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AP World History: Internet sites

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Google Web Search

Some recommended internet sites

Best of History Websites - from EdTech - over 1200 history websites

Euro Docs - many primary source documents and links to sites on European history

Google Books

HathiTrust - a large-scale collaborative repository of digital content from research libraries including content digitized via the Google Books project and Internet Archive digitization project, as well as content digitized by local libraries

Internet Classics Archive 441 works of classical literature by 59 different authors, including user-driven commentary and "reader's choice" Web sites. Mainly Greco-Roman works (some Chinese and Persian), all in English translation.

Internet History Sourcebooks Project  a collection of public domain and copy-permitted historical texts presented by Fordham Univeristy without advertising or excessive layout for educational use. Use the left side menu to navigate to specific time periods and then to specific documents

Internet Archives

Perseus Digital Library This site contains primary and secondary sources organized by theme/time period). Search at the top right by keywords. When you see a blue triangle, click on it to open list of sources.


The Five W's of Web Site Evaluation

Who Who wrote the pages? Are they an expert? Is a bio of the author included?

What What does the author say is the purpose of the site? What information is included and is it different from other sites?

When When was the site created? When was it last updated?

Where Where does the information come from?

Why Why is the information useful for my research? Why should I use this information? Why is this page better than another?