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History Day @ Your Library

Teachers and media specialists along with public and academic librarians involved with History Day are invited to attend this info-filled day focused on making the most of library resources for students and teachers working on History Day in Minnesota.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009
8:00am - 4:30pm
Minnesota History Center - St. Paul, MN


Two attendees from the same library/organization can attend for the price of one!

If you've already registered, just have your friend write your name in the appropriate box on the registration form - it's that easy!

Please register by October 28

Also remember that Metronet has Continuing Education scholarships available for members in the 7-county metro area. Scholarships can cover the cost of registration, a substitute, travel costs, etc. Visit http://www.metrolibraries.net/res/continuing-ed-scholarships.html to learn more and download the application form.

Metronet, Metropolitan Library Service Agency (MELSA), and History Day in Minnesota are joining forces to present a conference-style workshop to help teachers and students effectively use library resources. Participants will learn the steps of a History Day project and how it differs from the ordinary research project. Twenty break-out sessions on research, reliable resources, and responsible use of information will provide tools and tips on making History Day a success for students, teachers, and librarians. A special panel of "Innovative Individuals in History" will highlight the day.

Lunch in Café Minnesota and parking are included in the $40 registration fee. Registration deadline is October 28 and space is limited to the first 100 registrations. Online registration can be found at http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=YQsX1wwDsRBcFfKaeIb3Aw_3d_3d. Additional information (publicity flyer and sessions/schedule) can be found at www.metrolibraries.net. Questions? Email info@metronet.lib.mn.us.

Metronet and MELSA are state-sponsored organizations that work to bring all kinds of libraries--public, university, school, and special--from around the metro area together to tackle relevant issues and services.

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