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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.


Hundreds of photographs, documents, and film clips to browse to discover the connection between some of the National Archives' most treasured records.

National Archives Experience: Digital Vaults in MERLOT

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ICT Literacy in History
This collection of links points to resources about ICT literacy as it applies...
Tennessee Archaeology
A new publication outlet for archaeology in Tennessee was created. The journal...
Archdukes, Cynicism, and World War I: Crash Course World History #36
A quick video on the importance of WWI and what it did for society.  It is easy...
Wikibooks: Available Open Textbooks (CC-BY-SA) By Subject
Wikibooks by Subject lists by subject the completed Wiki Open Textbooks...
This is a tool to create interactive timelines.  While often used for history,...
Cogent Open Access: Arts & Humanities
Cogent Open Access (CogentOA): Arts & Humanities is a fully peer-reviewed,...
Luminos Open Access: UC Press' Monograph Publishing Program
Luminos is University of California Press' new open access publishing...
19: Interdisciplinary Studies in the Long Nineteenth Century
19 is an open access, peer-reviewed, scholarly, refeered web journal dedicated...
The Worlds of Burke and Hare
The site uses scanned images to introduce the main historical actors in a book...

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