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Title The American history highway : a guide to Internet resources on U.S., Canadian, and Latin American history / Dennis A. Trinkle and Scott A. Merriman, editors
Published Armonk, N.Y. : M.E. Sharpe, [2007]
©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 424 pages)
Contents Introduction -- Part I. Getting started -- 1. The basics -- History of the internet -- Uses of the internet -- Sending and receiving e-mail -- E-mail addresses -- E-mail security -- Reading and posting messages on newsgroups -- Reading and posting messages on discussion lists -- Word of warning about discussion lists -- Blogging -- Logging onto a remote computer with Telnet -- Transferring files with File Transfer Protocol (FTP) -- Browsing the world wide web -- 2. Signing on -- Getting on the internet -- Hardware -- Software -- Web browsers and e-mail programs -- Netiquette and copyright -- General netiquette -- Rules for newsgroups and discussion lists and blog posts -- Copyright -- Evaluating online resources: Tools, tips, and terms -- The web today -- Information literacy and peer review -- The democratization of information -- Evaluating web sites: What to look for -- The questions -- Bringing it all together -- Searching the web -- When in doubt. ... ASK! -- Part II. Internet sites for historians -- 3. Futuring methods, practitioners, and organizations -- 4. Future issues -- 5. General history -- 6. Canadian history -- 7. Latin and South American history -- 8. United States history -- 9. African-American history --10. Native American history -- 11. American West -- 12. Mexican-American history -- 13. Asian-American history -- 14. Colonial American History (1492-1763) -- 15. Revolutionary America -- 16. Early United States history (1783-1860) -- 17. American Civil War history -- 18. Gilded age and Progressive era history -- 19. The age of Franklin D. Roosevelt -- 20. World War II -- 21. The Cold War -- 22. General twentieth-century United States history -- 23. Women's history -- 24. Modern military history -- 25. Historiography -- 26. Historic preservation and conservation -- 27. Living history and historic reenactment -- 28. Genealogy -- 29. Environmental history -- 30. Immigration history -- 31. State and provincial historical societies : Canada and United States -- 32. History book sources on the internet -- 33. History and social studies organizations -- 34. Maps and images -- 35. Resources for teachers of history: K-12 and college -- 36. Libraries -- 37. Archives and manuscript collections -- 38. Special collections -- 39. Online reference desk -- Glossary -- About the editors and contributors -- Index
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject History -- Computer network resources -- Directories.
History -- Research -- Methodology.
Internet.
Americas -- History -- Research.
Genre/Form Directories.
History.
Directories.
Form Electronic book
Author Merriman, Scott A., 1968-
Trinkle, Dennis A., 1968-
LC no. 2006033212
ISBN 0765624613
9780765624611