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Digging Deep: Doing Historical Research

Digging Deep is for teachers, students, beginning genealogists, local heritage volunteers and others interested in exploring the past. TEACHERS - BE SURE TO SIGN UP FOR 3 CLOCK HOURS PROVIDED FREE OF CHARGE BY THE ASSOCIATION OF WASHINGTON STUDENT LEADERS.  You’ll get practical advice and learn the basic steps for gathering the information that you will need to investigate and interpret a historical topic. This class will cover: What primary sources are—and aren’t; What historical sources are—and how to use them; How to use the library system in your research; How to use archival collections; How to find and use reliable online resources; How to properly cite your sources; and How to use information from different sources.   Seats are limited.  Register now!
Date & Time Start:
10-19-2019 11:00 AM
Date & Time End:
10-19-2019 02:00 PM
3000 Landerholm Cr SE
Bellevue, WA 98007-6484