These sources have research and/or writing tips.
Student's Guide to History, Main D 16.3 .B4 2010. Older eds in Main and Fine Arts. Also has info on reference sources.
Barzun and Graff, Modern Researcher, Ref. D 13 .B334 1992. Older eds in Main and Fine Arts
Mann, Oxford Guide to Library Research. Main Z 710 .M23 2015