The University of Georgia Libraries will host a special National History Day Round-up Event on Saturday, October 11th from 1-4 p.m. in the Russell Special Collections Building located at 300 South Hull St. in Athens, Georgia. The event is designed to give students as well as their mentors and teachers assistance with locating, and using amazing and credible primary sources to create wonderful and winning National History Day Projects.
The event will begin with a showcase of some of the amazing range of sources available that support the 2015 theme, “Leadership and Legacy.” Following this there will be a session designed to help students find great topics and develop them for the competition. To wrap up the day, students will have opportunities to meet with archivists and librarians one-on-one to get personal assistance with research on their projects.
1-1:45 p.m. Welcome and introduction to UGA special collections and research
1:45-2 p.m. Break
2-2:45 p.m. Wrangling a great topic
2:45-3 p.m. Break
3-3:45 p.m. One-on-one project assistance
3:45-4 p.m. Wrap-up and questions
The event is free, but space is limited. Please call 706-542-5766, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve space(s) at the event. For questions and more information, please contact Jill Severn at 706-542-5766 or email@example.com
Parking is free on UGA surface lots and parking decks on Saturdays. For more information about directions and parking please visit: http://www.libs.uga.edu/scl/visit/maps.html