Online Resources

NHD Official Research Site

Research Central

Primary Sources

Historical Organizations and Institutions

Museums and Historical sites

National Archives, Libraries and Directories

Using Archives for National History Day from the American Association of Archivists

National Archives

Library of Congress

NHD U.S. History Primary Source List

NHD World History Primary Source List

NHD Image Links

Secondary Sources

Google Scholar

  • Google Scholar only looks at scholarly literature when searching.

Penn State Libraries

  • Penn State is the 10th largest research library in the United States.¬† As a resident of PA you are able to get a free library card from Penn State’s libraries which allows you to use there collections. Just visit any of¬†the 36 libraries to request a card.

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Local Libraries

  • This link will allow you to search for a local library near you. This is a good place to start looking for secondary sources but be sure to check for primary as well. Some libraries have historical rooms that house local history documents, so be sure to ask.