Skip to main content Chania

Pinnacle Scholars

A research guide for Pinnacle Scholars designed to facilitate all aspects of research related to the program.

Summer Research

Librarians are here full-time during the summer to assist you with any research-related questions. Whether on or off-campus, remember that you have access to all of the Library's subscription-based resources (such as databases, newspapers, magazines, scholarly journals and ebooks). Log-in from off-campus with your myStevens credentials.

Not sure where to start? Try searching our Research Guides.

Need more help?

Email a librarian:

Chat with a Librarian Monday-Friday 9-5 or whenever the chat button on the Library website reads

Selected Readings / Bibliography

Hunter, A.-B., Laursen, S. L., & Seymour, E. (2007). Becoming a scientist: The role of undergraduate research in students' cognitive, personal, and professional development. Science Education, 91(1), 36-74. doi:10.1002/sce.20173

Linn, M. C., Palmer, E., Baranger, A., Gerard, E., & Stone, E. (2015). Undergraduate research experiences: Impacts and opportunities. Science, 347(6222). doi:10.1126/science.1261757

Odera, E., Lamm, A. J., Odera, L. C., Duryea, M., & Davis, J. (2015). Understanding how research experiences foster undergraduate research skill development and influence STEM career choice. NACTA Journal, 59(3), 180-188. Retrieved from

Zydney, A. L., Bennett, J. S., Shahid, A., & Bauer, K. W. (2002). Impact of undergraduate research experience in engineering. Journal of Engineering Education, 91(2), 151-157. Retrieved from



Research Services Librarian

Courtney  Walsh's picture
Courtney Walsh
Research & Instructional Services Librarian
Samuel C. Williams Library
Stevens Institute of Technology
T (201) 216-5411
F (201) 216-8319