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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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B.C. Campus Open Education: Open Textbook Self-Publishing Guide
B.C. Campus Open Education: Open Textbook Self-Publishing Guide is a practical...
Mythology Unbound: An Online Textbook for Classical Mythology | Simple Book Publishingbound
This online textbook contains short articles on each major deity, hero,...
Virtual Reality And It's Potential For Europe
Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) are technologies which have the...
Anti-Slavery Manuscripts
The Boston Public Library's Anti-Slavery collection—one of the largest...
America's History in the Making & Historical Thinking Skills Interactives
This series of interactive activities introduces and models the Historical...
Open Research Glossary
The Open Research Glossary is designed as a reference resource to inform people...
M. Vivian - History 303: The Roman Empire - Faculty Showcase at California State University, Bakersfield
This open textbook is being utilized in a history course for undergraduate...
S Campbell - HST 202: United States History, from 1877 - Faculty Showcase at Cal Poly Pomona
This open textbook is being utilized in a U.S. History course for undergraduate...
The Chatter of the Visible - Montage and Narrative in Weimar Germany
The Chatter of the Visible examines the paradoxical narrative features of the...

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