Panitza Library

Subject Week: "Student Survival"

January 12, 2021

This week we would like to share with you some useful books and articles about surviving at university. We wish you a healthy and successful spring semester!

Print Books:

1. Bowen, W. G., & Lack, K. A. A. (2013). Higher education in the digital age. Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press.

2. Cohen, M. (2015). Critical thinking skills for dummies. (Portable ed.). Chichester : John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

3. Kornhauser, A. W. (1993). How to study:suggestions for high school and college students (3rd ed.). Chicago : University of Chicago Press.

4. Pauk, W. (1989). How to study in college (4th ed.). Boston : Houghton Mifflin.

5. Wallwork, A. (2011). English for writing research papers. New York : Springer.

6. Weissberg, R. (1990). Writing up research : experimental research report writing for students of  english. Englewood Cliffs Prentice-Hall.

7. Wisker, G. (2009). The undergraduate research handbook. Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire [England]; New York : Palgrave Macmillan.


When off campus, please enter your credentials to access e-books and articles.

1. Blaxter, L., Hughes, C., & Tight, M.(2010)How to researchMcGraw-Hill Education.

2. Cryer, P. (2006). The Research Student’s Guide to Success: Vol. 3rd ed. McGraw-Hill Education.

3. Denscombe, M.(2012). Research Proposals: A Practical Guide. McGraw-Hill Education.

4. Judi Kesselman-Turkel, & Franklynn Peterson. (2003). Study Smarts : How to Learn More in Less Time. University of Wisconsin Press.

5. McIlroy, D. (2003). Studying at university : How to be a successful student. SAGE Publications.

6. Moore, S. (2010). The Ultimate Study Skills Handbook. McGraw-Hill Education.

7. Rumsey, S. (2008). How to Find Information : A Guide for Researchers: Vol. 2nd ed. McGraw-Hill Education.


1. Korstange, R., Hall,J., Holcomb, J., & Jackson, J. (2020). The Online First-Year Experience: Defining and Illustrating a New Reality. Adult Learning31(3), 95-10.

2.Cherry-Williams,C., & Porter, F. G. A. P. K. (2016). First Year College Students and Barriers to Selecting Healthy Food ChoicesJournal of Nutrition Education and Behavior, 48(7), S22.

3. Kreniske, P., Pala, A. N., Milman, R., & Sanchez, C. (2019). Expressive innovation: How first-year college students introduced emoticons to the curriculum. Cognitive Development, 49, 105–115.

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