These books contain tips for doing research in libraries, information about history reference sources, and writing suggestions.
Information-Literate Historian: a Guide to Research for History Students
Main D 16.2 .P71 2007
Author is a history librarian at Miami University in Ohio.
Student's Guide to History
Main D 16.3 .B4 [date]
Many editions. Use a recent one. Author now emeritus, Ithaca College in New York.
Writing History, a Guide for Students
Main D 16 .S864 2009
Oxford University Press. Author is a history professor at Millsaps College.
Historian's Toolbox, a Student's Guide to the Theory and Craft of History
Main D 16 .W62 2007
Author is a history professor at Davidson College, North Carolina