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Welcome to the MERLOT History Portal, an educational resource for teaching and learning. Use this portal to discover online learning materials, MERLOT members, journals, professional organizations, and news in your discipline.

You are also invited to join MERLOT – it's free! As a member of MERLOT, you can contribute to this growing community of instructors and students by using and rating the learning materials you find, submitting online learning materials for evaluation that you have created or that you have used.

MERLOT prides itself on the peer reviews of material in our collection. As a member you can become a peer reviewer which has many benefits! The peer review process for evaluating the teaching and learning resources in MERLOT follows a standard model and is led by Editors and editorial boards. Faculty members are selected in accordance with MERLOT guidelines. For more information, email or visit our Peer Review Information page.


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American Government: OpenStax [College]
American Government is designed to meet the scope and sequence requirements of...
Kittiya 110B Course Redesign
World History Course that Heightens Student Engagement
Sketches of the History of Electromagnetics
Authored by Jeff Biggus, this website provides a history of light, electricity,...
Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics
This site, authored by Professor Nina Byers of the University of California,...
The Alsos Digital Library for Nuclear Issues is a web-based collection of...
Faultline: Seismic Science At The Epicenter
This website from the Exploratorium provides an introduction to seismic...
Women in Math Project
The Women in Math Web site features an extensive, searchable bibliography of...
Exploring Leonardo
This is an online exhibit, created by the Boston Museum of Science, on Leonardo...
Canadian History: Pre-Confederation
Canadian History: Pre-Confederation is a survey text that introduces...

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