Thumb Many history organizations have begun to think about how they can use their websites to educate the public about content and process.

While most of the recent activity related to websites has focused on digitization and making collections available online, the obvious next step is teaching researchers of all ages how to use the materials well and to think critically about historical sources.

This column provides information about websites that offer a variety of approaches to the research process.

The examples demonstrate how historians draw conclusions from primary source material and are targeted to teachers and students.

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