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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.

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MDPI: An Outstanding, Open Access Journals Publishing Platform
MDPI (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute) is an outstanding,...
Digital Commons Network: [Open Access] Arts and Humanities Commons
The Digital Commons Network: [Open Access] Arts and Humanities Commons provides...
The Global Shakespeare Explorer
As Shakespeare enthusiasts, we’re constantly looking around for more creative...
Computer Histories - An introductory course on the history of computing
Computer Histories is an introductory course on the history of computing whose...
Teaching History in the Digital Age
Digital history is an approach to examining and representing the past that...
Writing History in the Digital Age
With our unique focus on writing, our innovative web-born format and our open...
Pastplay: Teaching and Learning History with Technology
In the field of history, the Web and other technologies have become important...
Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) WarmUp Activity: Groundwater and Archaeology
This site from SERC features Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT) warm up questions...
My NASA Data User Contributed Lesson 17: Analysis of Atmospheric Conditions for a High Mountain Retreat
This lesson is designed to help students gain knowledge in accessing current...

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