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Choose your topic and conduct your research right
Last Updated: Jul 17, 2014 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates
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Project Help

  • History Day Project Samples
    From the Harry S. Truman Library in Missouri. Take a look at other students' work and get an idea what a winning project looks like
  • History Day FAQ - Primary Sources
    Find out what makes a primary source and why. Get answers to other questions about History Day. From the Pennsylvania chapter of National History Day
  • History Day How To Video Part 1
    Can't come to the Library to get individual help on your project? See the presentation we give to students as they start their History Day work
  • History Day How To Video Part 2
    It's a long video!
  • National History Day and Archives
    A special toolkit from the Society of American Archivists helps you look at how to visit and use archives all over to enhance your History Day project.
  • National History Day Research Central
    A list of links designed to help students, teachers, parents, administrators, and visitors in a variety of ways, covering research methods and materials, primary sources on the Web, and state resources.

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Articles from the Journal of World History

You will need your Library card number to read these articles if you are at home or school.

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Articles on Scientific History

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Library Databases

Get recent and relevant research for your project with these Library Databases. Use your Library card # and PIN to login if you are not at the Library.

apple Student Resources in Context
lots of biographies, background info, and primary documents
yin yang Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Pro-con articles, essays on controversial topics, a good place to find controversy
world book World Book
Online encyclopedia full of basic articles, overviews, and primary sources
World History in Context
Subject database specializing in connecting historical topics


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