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U.S. history matters : a student guide to U.S. history online

Author: Kelly Schrum; Alan Gevinson; Roy Rosenzweig
Publisher: Boston : Bedford/St. Martin's, [2009] ©2009
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Second edition
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"Based on the popular 'History Matters' Web site developed by the Center for History and New Media, this unique resource combines reviews of 250 of the most useful and reliable U.S. history Web sites with an introduction that guides students in locating, evaluating, and correctly citing online sources. Chosen and annotated by a group of Internet-savvy scholars, the Web sites offer opportunities for researching broad  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Directories
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kelly Schrum; Alan Gevinson; Roy Rosenzweig
ISBN: 9780312478384 0312478380
OCLC Number: 233936320
Notes: Previously published as History matters : a student guide to U.S. history online / Alan Gevinson, Kelly Schrum, Roy Rosenzweig.
Includes index.
Description: x, 186 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. An Introduction to History Research Online --
Evaluating Websites --
Web 2.0 --
Working with Online Primary and Secondary Sources --
Search Tips and Further Resources --
Using This Guide --
Key to the Icons --
2. A Selection of Top U.S. History Websites --
General Websites for U.S. History Research --
U.S. History Websites by Time Period (Three Worlds Meet and Colonization, Beginnings to 1763; Revolution and the New Nation, 1754-1820s; Expansion and Reform, 1801-1861; Civil War and Reconstruction, 1850-1877; Development of the Industrial United States, 1870-1900; Emergence of Modern America, 1890-1930; Great Depression and World War II, 1929-1945; Postwar United States, 1945 to the early 1970s; Contemporary United States, 1968 to the Present) --
A Glossary of Common Internet Terms --
Alphabetical List of Websites Reviewed.
Other Titles: US history matters
Responsibility: Kelly Schrum, Alan Gevinson, Roy Rosenzweig.

Abstract:

"Based on the popular 'History Matters' Web site developed by the Center for History and New Media, this unique resource combines reviews of 250 of the most useful and reliable U.S. history Web sites with an introduction that guides students in locating, evaluating, and correctly citing online sources. Chosen and annotated by a group of Internet-savvy scholars, the Web sites offer opportunities for researching broad themes as well as special topics and regions. They feature a range of sources, including primary documents, maps, art, photographs, statistics, and audio and video recordings."--Publisher description.
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