October 3, 2022

Primary Source Spotlight: Smallpox & Inoculation
Primary Source Spotlight: Smallpox & Inoculation
Selecting Primary Sources: Strategies & Tips
Selecting Primary Sources: Strategies & Tips
Collections Spotlight: Cyclones, Hurricanes, Typhoons
Collections Spotlight: Cyclones, Hurricanes, Typhoons
NHD 2023: Topic Selection, Research, Sources & More
NHD 2023: Topic Selection, Research, Sources & More
Latest News, Events, Opportunities, Resources & PD from the Library & TPS Consortium
Latest News, Events, Opportunities, Resources & PD from the Library & TPS Consortium
NHD 2023 – Frontiers in History: Ideas Resource Sets
NHD 2023 – Frontiers in History: Ideas Resource Sets
NHD 2023 – Frontiers in History: Places Resource Sets
NHD 2023 – Frontiers in History: Places Resource Sets

Primary Source Spotlight: Smallpox & Inoculation

1721 proclamation mentioning small pox The Fight Over Inoculation During the 1721 Boston Smallpox Epidemic Science in the News, Harvard University An historical account of the small-pox inoculated in New-England 1726 Internet Archive George Washington Papers, Series 4, General Correspondence: Massachusetts House of Representatives, October 5, 1775, Smallpox Resolution George Washington letter to Martha Washington urging inoculation […]

Selecting Primary Sources: Strategies & Tips

Use these resources from the Library of Congress and Citizen U to help you select the best primary sources for instructional use. Foundations Webinar: Selecting Primary Sources recording | session materials Selecting Primary Sources: Criteria for Classroom Use Selecting Primary Sources: Knowing your Students Selecting Primary Sources: Learning Activity Criteria Selecting Primary Sources for the […]

Collections Spotlight: Cyclones, Hurricanes, Typhoons

Cyclones The recent cyclone in the South photograph U.S.S. Yantic, after cyclone photograph Sailing in a cyclone storm sheet music The Voice of the Cyclone on Sea and Land 1893 U.S. historical newspaper coverage of cyclones US. legislation related to cyclones Places in the News October 2012: Cyclone Nilam heading towards India Fiji : February […]

NHD 2023: Topic Selection, Research, Sources & More

Students, we have compiled a big list of resources to help you dig deep into National History Day (NHD) projects. Understanding NHD Projects Read the Contest Rule Book carefully. English | Spanish Watch the NHD Contest Rules video. Explore the categories. Click the orange buttons to learn more about each category. Documentary rules video project checklist evaluation […]

Latest News, Events, Opportunities, Resources & PD from the Library & TPS Consortium

News Library 2022 Literacy Award Winners and Honorees Librarian of Congress Dr. Carla Hayden has selected 3 top winners and 12 Successful Practices Honorees for this year. Read all about it! Jason Reynolds: He’s Back!  Find out what he did this summer and his plans for the school year in the September 2022 Grab the Mic Newsletter. | Read […]

NHD 2023 – Frontiers in History: Ideas Resource Sets

The 2023 National History Day theme is Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas. A frontier may represent the outermost limits of a defined body of knowledge or a new field waiting to explored. While considering topics for history fair projects, keep the following questions from the NHD 2023 themebook in mind. What factors contributed to the […]

NHD 2023 – Frontiers in History: Places Resource Sets

The 2023 National History Day theme is Frontiers in History: People, Places, Ideas. A frontier may be a geographical  area like a new region beyond some established border. While considering topics for history fair projects, keep the following questions from the NHD 2023 themebook in mind. What factors contributed to the development of a frontier? […]

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