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EDSITEment contains a variety of links to other websites and references to resources available through government, nonprofit, and commercial entities. External links to websites from the "EDSITEment" website and references to non-federal resources are provided solely for informational purposes and the convenience of the user. The National Endowment for the Humanities does not control, review, approve, or endorse these sites, nor does the Endowment control, review, approve, or endorse these resources.

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Books

Each year since 2003 the National Endowment for the Humanities has  identified a theme important to the nation's heritage and selects books that embody that theme. This collection of theme-related books is the We the People Bookshelf. In addition to introducing young readers to good literature, the Bookshelf promotes understanding of abstract or general ideas through the power of particular stories.

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Researchers using information gathered on the Internet must cite their sources just as they would cite conventional sources in traditional research. Citation standards have been developed for electronic information based on the American Psychological Association, Modern Language Association, the Chicago Manual of Style conventions, and more.

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NEH Connections

NEH Connections offers a convenient path for discovering NEH-funded resources for teaching and learning both inside and outside the classroom.  Please click on any header to start exploring the rich array of resources brought to you by the National Endowment for the Humanities!

  • Books and Articles

    Humanities November/December cover 2010

    Be a Reader! Explore Humanities, the bimonthly magazine of the National Endowment for the Humanities; Read about award-winning NEH-supported books and projects; See what your State Humanities Council is up to.

  • Databases and Educational Gaming

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    Let your students fill the shoes of 14-year-old printer's apprentice Nat Wheeler... Immerse them in primary document exploration through online databases... Teach critical thinking skills, polish world language knowledge...

  • Exhibitions

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    Teach the humanities through words, sounds, and images by going to an exhibition. The National Endowment for the Humanities funds both short- and long-term exhibitions nationwide, as well as abroad. Discover what's open in your area right now or visit a digital version anytime. 

  • NEH Professional Development Events

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    Each year the NEH’s Division of Education Programs offers teachers opportunities to study a variety of humanities topics during the summer. Teachers selected for the programs can receive stipends from $1200 to $4500 depending on program and duration.

  • Sound, Film, and Video

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    Discover how NEH-funded documentary series, podcasts, radio shows, and classic films can enrich your students' knowledge and understanding of the humanities.

  • Websites for Teachers and Learners

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    The National Endowment for the Humanities has funded hundreds of projects with websites, many of them with teachers and students in mind. Check out this NEH state-by-state index to some of these projects.

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