So Many Sources, So Little Time

Searching the Library of Congress online

Find the wonderful and useful primary sources you need at the nation's library

The Library of Congress online holds millions of exciting pictures, sound files, maps, and documents. Yet the abundance can be overwhelming! Learn effective and efficient strategies to find relevant primary sources for your lesson or project. Better guide student online research. Veteran researcher and teacher educator, Rich Cairn, will showcase search tools, tips, and strategies to save you time and hone your research skills. This is a 50 minute online webinar - join us from your location!

Who should attend: K-12 Teachers


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  • Rich Cairn

    Rich Cairn has directed the Emerging America program since 2006. Emerging America includes Library of Congress Teaching with Primary Sources Program at the Collaborative for Educational Services, and the National Endowment for the Humanities Landmarks of American History Institutes: "Forge of Innovation: The Springfield Armory and the Genesis of American Industry."

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