ERIC Number: ED426007
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
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The History Highway: A Guide to Internet Resources.
Trinkle, Dennis A.; Auchter, Dorothy; Merriman, Scott A.; Larson, Todd E.
This book provides a general introduction to the skills and tools necessary to navigate the Internet and offers detailed information about the many historical resources available and how to find them. Chapter 1, "Getting Started," is short primer on using the Internet. Chapter 2, "Internet Sites for Historians," directs readers to thousands of sites that appeal to anyone interested in history. Web sites include general history, ancient history, Medieval and Renaissance history, world history, military history, religious history, history of science and technology, historic preservation, genealogy, state historical societies, maps, electronic texts, resources for teachers, and libraries, archives, and museums. An online reference desk, Internet search engines, a glossary of terms, and suggestions for further reading are also included. (Contains an index.) (EH)
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Computers, History Instruction, Information Networks, Internet, United States History, World History
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Publication Type: Books; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
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