Online Research Resources
- Jackson State University Libraries - contains library catalogues, and links to indexes. Students may check the status of their library accounts and renew book check-outs online.
- H-Net - an essential resource for scholars in the humanities. Provides reviews of books and multimedia resources, sample syllabi for a wide variety of courses, calls for conference papers, and lists of funding opportunities. Students may find “H-Grad” (a list-serve for graduate students) particularly useful.
- Documenting the American South - online collection of primary sources by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill which includes a collection of North American slave narratives and materials ranging from the colonial period into the early twentieth century.
- American Memory at the Library of Congress - a growing collection of photos, documents, and other materials placed online by the Library of Congress.
- Making of America - a large and growing collection of nineteenth century American magazines, journals, and books which have been placed online. Search by word or phrase.
- Woman and Social Movements in the United States, 1775-2000 - Primary sources placed online by the State University of New York at Binghamton.
- American Women’s History: A Research Guide - A useful guide to online and offline resources for researching American women’s history. Administered by Middle Tennessee State University.
- From Revolution to Reconstruction - a collection of hypertexts of primary sources in American history, supported by the University of Groningen, The Netherlands.
- Global Gateway at the Library of Congress - provides links to Library of Congress resources on other nations, including some documents and images on world history.
- The Avalon Project at Yale University Law School - A collection of primary documents, mostly chosen for their significance in law, diplomacy, and politics.
- Africa South of the Sahara: African History on the Internet - A web-guide to a wide range of internet resources on African history.
- Internet History Sourcebooks - Paul Halsall of Fordham University has placed a large number of non-copyright primary sources from world history online at this site.
- The Public Record Office (Great Britain) - portal to British National Archives provides access to documents of interest to British and world history.
- The Adoption History Project created by historian Ellen Herman. The site includes a wide variety of primary and secondary sources on the history of adoption in the United States.
- Africa Focus: Sights and Sounds of a Continent - Digital images and sounds of Africa collected by the University of Wisconsin.
- The American Historical Association - Offers a growing number of resources for teachers of all levels. See AHA publications that provide short introductions to recent scholarship on a variety of topics in world and American history. The Teaching and Learning Project suggests ways to use technology in world and American history courses.
- Asia for Educators - Created and maintained by Columbia University.
- Best of History Websites - a portal to history sites on the web and a resource for teachers.
- Center for History and New Media - George Mason University offers debates over the use of new technologies in history and links to history websites.
- History Today - A British history magazine with readable articles by leading scholars. Makes current scholarship accessible to a wider audience by providing useful introductions for readers on a variety of historical topics.
- H-Net - an essential resource for scholars in the humanities. Provides sample syllabi for a wide variety of courses. Teachers may find “H-High-S” – a list on “Teaching High School History and Social Studies” particularly useful.
- The National Endowment for the Humanities website for teachers. Includes primary sources, lesson plans, and notices about funding opportunities for teachers.
- The Organization of American Historians - The OAH is the professional organization for all historians of American history. Offers Teaching Units on U.S. History and the OAH Magazine of History, both excellent resources for secondary school history teachers.
- PBS - offers useful websites and lesson plans for many of the programs aired on their network. History teachers may find useful resources related to their American Experience program, which includes primary sources and interviews with historians.
- The United Kingdom National Archives - The U.K. National Archives offers some interesting resources for teaching global and American history.
- The Valley of the Shadow: Two Communities in the American Civil War. A scholarly website on the experiences of two communities during the Civil War created by historian Edward Ayers. Includes military records for soldiers from the communities, transcriptions of letters and diaries of community members, and many other materials.
- A Visual Sourcebook of Chinese History - an interesting collection of images in Chinese history compiled and edited by Patricia Ebrey, a leading historian of China.
- Women in World History Curriculum - This website suggests lesson plans and curriculum resources for including women in world history courses.
Professional Historical Organizations
- The American Historical Association - The AHA is a professional association for all historians, of any subject, in the United States.
- The Organization of American Historians - The OAH is a professional organization for all historians of American history. Offers a professional journal on American history.
- The Historical Society
Jobs in History
- H-Net: Job Guide
- The Chronicle of Higher Education – Job Openings
- Organization of American Historians: Jobs Online
- Higher Ed Jobs
- The Journal of American History
- The American Historical Review
- Journal of Southern History
- The Slavic Review
Book Stores and Publishers
Other Links to Internet Resources