National History Day

National History Day Contest

The official site of National History Day. It includes information on creating entries and student project examples.

2014 theme Rights and Responsibilities in History

Explains the 2014 National History Day Contest theme and includes sample topics.

Primary and Secondary Sources-Library Basics-LibGuides at Bowling Green State University

Bowling Green State University Library explanation of Primary and Secondary sources including samples of each.

NKU_NHD_Primary Sources

Northern Kentucky University resource for the 2014 National History Day Contest. Resource includes explanation of the theme, explanation of primary and secondary sources, and suggested local topics for this year’s theme. NKU’s  Special Collections and Archives policies are included.

Using Primary Sources on the Web

American Library Association’s guide to primary sources including finding, evaluating and citing sources.

Quia – Primary and Secondary Sources

Quiz to test your knowledge of primary and secondary sources.

Good Research Questions

Plymouth State University’s National History Day in New Hampshire website includes information on forming a good research question.

Browse by Topic (Library of Congress)

Library of Congress online content for selected collections arranged by broad topics.

Online Public Access (National Archives)

National Archives of the United States Government.

Scoop it curating tool

Create a topic, find website suggestions about that topic, publish and get feeds for updates.

Symbaloo tool

Tool to save and organize websites.