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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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The Open Syllabus Project and Syllabus Explorer
The Open Syllabus Project (OSP) is an effort to make the intellectual judgment...
George Mason University: World History Sources
The Center for History and New Media (CHNM) at George Mason University have...
The Weather Underground Presentation
This presentation is about the Weather Underground, a radical left-wing...
Canadian History: Pre-Confederation
Canadian History: Pre-Confederation is a survey text that introduces...
'Those who major in history can look forward to a diverse range of career...
Temoa: Open Educational Resources Portal
Temoa:  Open Educational Resources Portal (OER) provides educators with an OER...
JURN: Open Access Search Engine and eJournal Directory for Arts and Humanities
JURN is a search engine tool for finding and reading open access scholarly...
American Government: Your Voice, Your Future
Published in February of 2011, the 4th edition fully incorporates 2010 election...
U.S. History
'U.S. History covers the breadth of the chronological history of the United...

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