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history fair research palooza

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Each Palooza Offers Different Resources to Power-Up Your Project

Chicago Public Library

Harold Washington Library Center

400 S. State Street, Sign-Up is on the 6th floor--take the elevators off Plymouth Ct.

Saturday, January 20, 2018

  • Narrowing your topic
  • Individual appointments with librarians for Special Collections and for Government Documents
  • Magazine and Newspaper Searches workshop
  • Primary Sources online, including African-American topics
  • Secondary sources online and with books

Pre-Register for the HWLC Palooza

Morning Session Registration

Afternoon Session Registration

 

University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Library

801 S. Morgan (between Halsted & Racine, off Harrison)

Saturday, February 3, 2018

uic palooza coach and student

  • Research coaching for secondary and primary sources with librarians
  • Research in UIC Special Collections or referrals to other archives
  • Individual coaching and workshop on thesis making

Bring your flash drive/usb drive to save time and money

RESERVATIONS WILL OPEN IN MID JANUARY

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Northeastern Illinois University Library

Ronald Williams Library on the NEIU Campus

Monday, February 19, 2018 -- School's Out

  • Research Audio and Video sources for documentaries and websites presented by Media Burn, Studs Terkel Archives, and a public historian
  • Tips on best practices in producing docs
  • Researching with the online primary sources databases at NEIU
  • Coaching on thesis and argument-making

Bring your flash drive/usb drive to save time and money

RESERVATIONS WILL OPEN IN MID JANUARY

Parents: Chicago Metro History Fair/CHM, UIC, NEIU, CPL-CoC are not responsible for your children.  If they are dropped off, they must have clear instructions to stay in the library at all times until pick-up. Please assume your child will work a minimum of two hours, but longer is encouraged to take advantage of the resources.

 

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