World Digital Library
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World Digital Library


World Digital Library

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This web site allows visitors to browse through a myriad of artifacts spanning the history of civilization.  The site, four years in the making, brings together historical manuscripts along with secondary literature describing them-translated into seven different languages. The library includes scanned documents from 27 libraries in 19 countries. The WDL home page contains a world map and a timeline. The content is organized by geographic region on the map. Each region is associated with a group... More
Material Type: Collection
Technical Format: Image
Date Added to MERLOT: April 24, 2009
Date Modified in MERLOT: April 24, 2009
Submitter: Cathy Swift


  • Reviewed by members of Editorial board for inclusion in MERLOT.
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    Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
    avg: 5 rating
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Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division, College Upper Division, Graduate School, Professional
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Technical Requirements: Collection of images
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: unsure
Accessiblity Information Available: unsure
Creative Commons: no


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