Resources in the area—special libraries,
organizations and institutions
Finding the goods!
What resources does a library in your area have to offer
that you don’t have?
Books, journals, other resources
Computers-catalog & Internet
Subject Guide for History Day
Special History Day handouts?
Connections to other libraries
Some academic libraries
have strong History Day ties
Building Library Connections
With the financial support of MN Legacy funds for
History Day projects
We hope to build stronger connections to the various
History Day Research Funding
In 2008, Minnesota voters passed the Minnesota
Legacy Amendment creating an Arts and Cultural
With these dollars, the Council for Regional
Public Library Service Administration (CRPLSA) has
partnered with History Day (HD) to provide
financial support for student research.
To qualify for program dollars
Please submit the following information:
• Primary contact
• School or Library
• Proposed destination
• Number of impacted students (estimate)
• Participating School(s) with school contact
• Nature of your event
• Complete a program survey
Schools, Libraries, Staff-can be reimbursed for:
Time (substitute or stipends)
Training History Day staff programs around
Again…monies available to promote-
Class visits to libraries-public and academic
Special History Day events
•Helping to make it fun for your students
•Helping the students be successful
What is a Hullabaloo?
A fun History Day event!
Minnesota Historical Society Staff
University History Day Mentors
Extra library staff
Extra resources—like laptop computers
Minneapolis Central Library partners with MHS to target students in the
metro area for History Day