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Agenda | Readings
Studies WWW Virtual Library, Columbia University
Studies Center On-Line Resources, University of
of the Sahara: Selected Internet Resources,
Stanford University Libraries
Studies Association of the United States
of the Shadow: Living the Civil War in
Pennsylvania and Virginia
project interweaves the histories of two
communities on either side of the Mason-Dixon
line during the era of the American Civil War. It
also combines a narrative and an electronic
archive of the sources on which the narrative is
Southern Homefront, 1861-1865," documents
Southern life during the Civil War, especially
the unsuccessful attempt to create a viable
nation state as evidenced in both private and
public life. Part of UNC's Documenting the
American South project.
Quarterly Hypertext Project
issue of the American Quarterly which explored
the nature of scholarship in a hypertextual
collection of over two hundred social dance
manuals at the Library of Congress.
American sites - Carolyn Palaima
American Network Information Center)
site for Latin America receiving on average 3
million hits a month. It is the most
comprehensive information system for Latin
American Studies on the Internet. LANIC has been
online since 1992. Our main services are a
directory of resources organized by country and
subject, joint projects, hosted databases, and
interested in a large-scale scanning project,
featuring primary documents of the 19th and 20th
centuries; it gives a good example of what can be
done for a quarter-million dollars.
Database of the Americas - The Georgetown
University Center for Latin American Studies
founded in 1995 to fill a void in the electronic
informational resources available to
students,academics, policy analysts and
government officials on Latin American politics.
Resources for Latin Americas - Molly Molloy
(University of New Mexico)
provides a guide for accessing information
resources for Latin America.
some other digital archives, or lists of links to
other archives and full text sources:
Comemorativo de la Guerra entre Mexico y Estados
Digital Arqueologico de El Salvador
La Idea del
This is not
a Latin American site, but it is a good site for
showing how Internet-based information can be
used in the classroom. EDSITEment offers a
gateway for teachers,students, and parents
searching for high-quality material on the
Internet in the subject areas of literature and
language arts, foreign languages, art and
culture, and history and social studies. The
National Endowment for the Humanities along with
other partners launched the site in 1997.
Publishing in an Electronic Age: 8 Views of the
Higher Education, June 25 1999. (for
Web-Based Language Learning: The State of the
Art" - Thursday
July 16, 1998. Douglas G. Mills
Consortium Multi-Language Conference,"
MESA Bulletin, Vol. 32, No. 2, Winter
1998, pp. 169-174.
Reviews the content of
conference at a 1998 conference of teachers of
Arabic, Hebrew, Persian and Turkish
presentations. Some concern innovative work in
computer-assisted language teaching.
Andrew Rippin's "The
Study of Tafsir in the 21st Century: E-Texts and
Their Scholarly Use"
Raises important questions
about what can and cannot be done with
electronically available texts, and compares them
to what can be accomplished with printed
Innovative use of
technology in the Hebrew program at the
University of Texas-Austin
occasional papers, documents, translations &
1000's of pages of Arabic & Persian text in
image format on the Bahai faith and history
site for discussion & docs pertaining to the
contemporary Arabian/Persian Gulf
site on the Levant, with lots of text &
Sibawayhi (9th cent. Arab
- a major
project to publish in hypertext the whole Kitab
of Sibawayhi in all its editions and manuscripts,
plus ... much secondary literature ....
Studies - William
Renaissance in Context.
of graphics and moving images in presenting
The World of
Dante by Deborah Parker. Professor Parker
will be joining us in Washington.
research project in Florence.
English Books Online.
commercial resource from Bell&Howell.
Studies - Marshall
Resouces for Russian Studies - by Hokkaido
University's Slavic Research Center
This is the
best universal index site in our field at
present. A monster and growing.
H-Russia - moderated by
and best discussion list in Russian history. Very
useful and often used (sometimes by Trotskyists
Guide to the History of Russian and Soviet
Technology - by Slava
excellent example of a monographic page (a
"monopage," as I call them). Sticks to
the point and provides reference to the
"book world." I would suggest it to a
student with embarrassment.
II and His Time - Walter Moss.
web-enabled and improved book by a respected old
hand (who has surpassed his much younger
colleagues in web-savvy). Fully suitable for
classroom use (and free!).
Bibliography of Slavic and Eastern European
project of the AAASS and the University of
Illiniois. A very good idea: an on line
bibliography of everything published in our
field. But, as you will see, they are a bit
behind in their cataloging efforts (Russian
studies ain't what it used to be!)
History on the Web
information on Russian history URLs, I might
immodestly suggest my own clumsy attempt to
critically review "what's out there".