• National History Day: 2024 theme - Turning Points in History

      NHD Georgia how to get started, including understanding the theme, how to get ideas, the rules & much more!

    Choosing a topic - what interests you - a sport, a period in history, an ethnic group, music, automobiles, a person? When choosing a topic, first check to make sure there are enough research sources to support your thesis.   
     Sample Topic Funnel - Minnesota Historical Society (MNHS)
    Thinking Historically - video on how to read, analyze and write about the stories of past events.
    Research - Need help or have a question?  Email or come see Ms Roberts in the library media center. 
    GALILEO primary sources, ebooks, websites, articles, videos, etc. Password on IC, School Messages
    • GALILEO sources have MLA citations, ready to copy and paste!
    • It includes scholarly articles from peer-reviewed journals - excellent sources for analysis of history.
    • Save sources to your Google Drive with a click!
    Additional Primary Sources -visit them online &/or in person in Metro Atlanta
    Library of Congress - treasure trove of resources from America's Library
    National Archives, 5780 Jonesboro Rd, Morrow, GA 30260 
    Georgia Archives, 5800 Jonesboro Road, Morrow, GA 30260
    History Museums in Atlanta, a variety of historical museums in metro Atlanta
    Citing Your Sources is creating a list of the materials you used in your research. There are several ways to do this and several different formats. The official format for our school is MLA. 
Last Modified on October 6, 2023