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Constitution Day: Home

This research guide provides a list of resources on the Library's Constitution Day Efforts

What is Constitution Day?

September 17 is Constitution Day and Citizenship Day. "Each educational institution that receives Federal funds for a fiscal year is required to hold an educational program about the U.S. Constitution for its students." US Department of Education on Commemorating Constitution Day

In commemoration of this date and in keeping with the requirement above, Yale University Libraries and the Lillian Goldman Law Library have collaborated to provide materials and programming in celebration of this event. This guide provides details on the events and collections surrounding the day.

The Library and Constitution Day

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Yale University Libraries are stewards of vast collections of materials. These materials cover a wide variety of formats, and range from the fourteen hundreds to present day. As a steward of US Federal Depository Collections, the library encourages civic engagement throughout the year.



Access to the Constitution

For access to a mini-constitution-please click here.