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The American history highway : a guide to Internet resources on U.S., Canadian, and Latin American history

Author: Dennis A Trinkle; Scott A Merriman
Publisher: Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2007.
Series: History highway.
Edition/Format:   Print book : CD for computer   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This newest addition to M.E. Sharpe's popular History Highway series is a handy guidebook for students, teachers, and researchers seeking to identify reliable, quality resources on the Internet. Complete with a CD-ROM with live links, The American History Highway provides easy-to-use information about more than 1,700 history Web sites."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Directories
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
American history highway.
Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, ©2007
(OCoLC)607925600
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis A Trinkle; Scott A Merriman
ISBN: 9780765616296 0765616297
OCLC Number: 72699413
Description: xiv, 424 pages ; 23 cm + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.)
Contents: Introduction --
Part I. Getting started --
1. The basics --
History of the internet --
Uses of the internet --
Sending and receiving e-mail --
E-mail addresses --
E-mail security --
Reading and posting messages on newsgroups --
Reading and posting messages on discussion lists --
Word of warning about discussion lists --
Blogging --
Logging onto a remote computer with Telnet --
Transferring files with File Transfer Protocol (FTP) --
Browsing the world wide web --
2. Signing on --
Getting on the internet --
Hardware --
Software --
Web browsers and e-mail programs --
Netiquette and copyright --
General netiquette --
Rules for newsgroups and discussion lists and blog posts --
Copyright --
Evaluating online resources: Tools, tips, and terms --
The web today --
Information literacy and peer review --
The democratization of information --
Evaluating web sites: What to look for --
The questions --
Bringing it all together --
Searching the web --
When in doubt. ... ASK! --
Part II. Internet sites for historians --
3. Futuring methods, practitioners, and organizations --
4. Future issues --
5. General history --
6. Canadian history --
7. Latin and South American history --
8. United States history --
9. African-American history --10. Native American history --
11. American West --
12. Mexican-American history --
13. Asian-American history --
14. Colonial American History (1492-1763) --
15. Revolutionary America --
16. Early United States history (1783-1860) --
17. American Civil War history --
18. Gilded age and Progressive era history --
19. The age of Franklin D. Roosevelt --
20. World War II --
21. The Cold War --
22. General twentieth-century United States history --
23. Women's history --
24. Modern military history --
25. Historiography --
26. Historic preservation and conservation --
27. Living history and historic reenactment --
28. Genealogy --
29. Environmental history --
30. Immigration history --
31. State and provincial historical societies : Canada and United States --
32. History book sources on the internet --
33. History and social studies organizations --
34. Maps and images --
35. Resources for teachers of history: K-12 and college --
36. Libraries --
37. Archives and manuscript collections --
38. Special collections --
39. Online reference desk --
Glossary --
About the editors and contributors --
Index.
Series Title: History highway.
Responsibility: Dennis A. Trinkle and Scott A. Merriman, editors.
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