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In tough economic times, History Day provides an excellent opportunity for units at a university and interested parties in the community to collaborate in new and interesting ways. A focus on collaboration at St. Cloud State University (SCSU) helped ensure that History Day participants in central Minnesota had a more level playing field with their counterparts in the Twin Cities area. Strong relationships were built over three years of programming, which has become a stabilizing force as members of the team weather more new challenges due to the economic recession.

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College & Undergraduate Libraries


This accepted version of the article was published in the June 3, 2013 issue of College & Undergraduate Libraries (Volume 20, Issue 2). The published article can be found at



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