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Discovering Collection
Content covers history, literature, biography, science, and social studies. Resources include primary sources, essays, critical analyses, biographies, creative works, and multimedia. more info.

EBSCO MegaFILE
Search multiple collections of magazine articles, reference books, and images at one time. Subjects include science, humanities, social sciences, technology, business. more info.

General Reference Center Gold
General-interest newspapers, journals, magazines, videos on current events, popular culture, business and industry, the arts and sciences, sports, hobbies. 1980-present. more info.

Junior Reference Collection
Information from reference books about people, places, history, science, and more. Includes audio, video, photos, and maps. more info.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Social issues covered by pro/con viewpoint essays, topic overviews, primary source documents, biographies, court-case overviews, periodical articles, statistical tables, charts and graphs, images, and podcasts. more info.

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History Day Research in Minnesota 
Step-by-step instructions on how to interpret the theme, choose a topic, create a research strategy, find background and context, gather sources and put together a bibliography.

Minnesota History Topics 
Explore debates and diplomacy from a broad list of topics that relate to Minnesota history. From the Minnesota Historical Society.

National History Day 
Info on how to participate as well as Teacher Resources which could help with your history day project.

National History Day in Minnesota 
Find information about regional and state competitions, and Research Resources to help you in your work. One option is to E-mail a History Day helper at the U of MN.

TeenLinks' Research & Primary Sources Subject Guide 
Librarian-selected links to oral histories, documents, diaries, artifacts, and multi-media primary sources.

TeenLinks' Writing Subtopic 
Tips on how to organize and write research projects.

Using Primary Soruces on the Web 
A short guide to finding and evaluating primary sources on the Internet.



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