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History Day Projects


A documentary, exhibit, paper, performance or web site based on the National History Day theme

Check out History Day Hullabaloo Resources and Events for more information

Sub-Topics

• *Get Started
• *Research Tips
• Advanced Research
 
• Minnesota History Resources
• U.S. History Resources
• World History Resources

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Biography In Context
Biographical information on people from throughout history, around the world, and across all disciplines and subject areas. Searchable by birth and death years and places, nationality, ethnicity, occupation or gender. Results include images, audio, and articles from periodicals and reference books. more info.

Britannica Reference Center
Accompanying the expansive encyclopedia articles are primary sources, news, websites, video, images, magazine articles, eBooks, and an interactive atlas. more info.

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.

Historical New York Times, 1851–2009
Offers full page and article images with searchable full-text back to the first issue. See ProQuest Digital Microfilm for current articles. 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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Websites

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...more
https://sites.google.com/a/umn.edu/
hdmn2/


Digital Collections & Services from the Library of Congress 
Historic maps, photos, audio files, videos, documents and more can be found online here.
http://www.loc.gov/library/libarch-
digital.html


Google Patent Search 
Information on inventions that changed the world.
http://www.google.com/?tbm=pts

Help with Connecting to Library Databases 
Troubleshooting tips to use library databases from computers outside the library.
http://www.hclib.org/pub/search/Hel
pConnectingToLibraryDatabases.cfm


Hennepin County Library's Minneapolis Collection 
Historic books, photographs, high school yearbooks, archival and manuscript collections, periodicals, maps, and thousand...more
http://www.hclib.org/pub/search/spe
cialcollections/minneapoliscoll
ection.cfm


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