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USE OF SPECIAL COLLECTIONS AT LOCAL LIBRARIES
Students who wish to use primary source materials, such as manuscripts, letters, and photographs, at the Pikes Peak Library District’s Special Collections should contact Heather Jordan, Archivist, email@example.com to make an appointment. Students who wish to view the Photo Archive may contact Erinn Barnes the Photo Archivist. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or 531-6333 x2255. Special Collections is open Monday through Thursday, 10am to 9pm; Friday and Saturday, 10am to 6pm; Sunday 1pm to 5pm.
Students who wish to use materials in the Special Collections department at Colorado College, Tutt Library (manuscripts, letters, old newspapers, and other primary sources) should contact Jessy Randall, Archivist, 389-6668, or e-mail email@example.com to make an appointment. Special Collections is open 9am -noon and 1-5pm on weekdays. Many CC Special Collections have been digitized and are available via http://www.coloradocollege.edu/library/special-collections/#digitized.
INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP PROJECT RESEARCH APPOINTMENTS
All students should first seek help from their school librarians. If additional assistance is needed, the following local libraries may be able to help:
Pikes Peak Library District
PPLD librarians are happy to assist individual History Day students conduct research for their projects or arrange for class visits. The teacher, student or group needs to email in advance to make an appointment.
Contact Cameron Riesenberger, Young Adult Services Outreach Librarian for the district: firstname.lastname@example.org
- http://research.ppld.org/history-resources Our history subject guide, which points students toward reputable sources and gives tips on evaluating information.
- https://research.ppld.org/papertopics A guide that focuses on writing papers (brainstorming topics, developing a thesis, citing sources, etc)
- http://research.ppld.org/c.php?g=763150&p=5472729 our general homework help page.
Colorado College librarians may be available to assist depending on their commitments to the Colorado College campus community. However, Students or groups will need to call or email in advance to check on availability and to make appointment.
Class visits are only scheduled during the College’s Block Breaks. Please refer to Tutt Library’s Policy page: https://www.coloradocollege.edu/library/help/information-for/for-high-school-classes.html
Contact, Alison Rollins, Lead Instructional Librarian (719) 389-6669