Research Papers - University of Kansas
An extensive step-by-step guide. Very useful.
Writers' Handbook: Research Papers - University of Wisconsin
A series of quick-check bullet points. Less comprehensive than the Kansas page, but quicker to read and easier to get an overview of what's needed.
Political Science - University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Another overview page that nicely combines writing and discipline specific concerns. This university has a range of useful pages for various disciplines, and also good links on other writing issues. Check out the menu bar on the right hand side of the page.
Postgraduate Research in Law - University of Wollongong
An extensive and well structured page for guidance with legal studies research.