School's Out, History Fair is In!
Palooza at the NEIU - Ronald WIlliams Library
Join librarian-led workshops in which they first demo, then help students with their own topics on doing research for:
- Primary Sources 10:30am, 1:00pm
- Secondary Sources 11:15am, 1:45pm
- Advanced Google Searches 12noon, 2:30pm
Expect to use some online databases that are new!
Individual coaching all day - We suggest students bring their historical questions/draft thesis statements, and outlines or draft argument sheets.
Do Research using NEIU's books and journals (on your own or with coach assistance as needed)
Visit the NEIU/State of Illinois Archives Special Collections to see the types of sources available.
Attend a History Fair staff-led workshop on developing the Theme-Based Thesis, 12:30pm
Teacher Meet-Up at 1:30pm in the NEIU Library Café to ask questions, share tips.
Lunch options: The nearby Student Union has an area reserved for History Fair. Buy food at the many options there or bring your own. The library's cafe has a small, light selection as well.