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Best of History Websites
Best of History Web Sites, created by EdTechTeacher Inc, is an award-winning portal that contains annotated links to over 1200 history web sites as well as links to hundreds of quality K-12 history lesson plans, history teacher guides, history activities, history games, history quizzes, and more.
Best of History Web Sites has been recommended by The Chronicle of Higher Education, The National Council for the Social Studies, The New York Public Library, the BBC, Princeton University, -- and many others.
HyperHistory is an expanding scientific project presenting 3,000 years of world history with an interactive combination of synchronoptic lifelines, timelines, and maps.
The Tombouctou Manuscripts Project
The city and its desert environs are an archive of handwritten texts in Arabic and in African languages in the Arabic script, produced between the 13th and the 20th centuries. The manuscript libraries of Timbuktu are significant repositories of scholarly production in West Africa and the Sahara. Given the large number of manuscript collections it is surprising that Timbuktu as an archive remains largely unknown and under-used. Timbuktu’s manuscript collections deserve close study. It is a significant starting-point for reflecting on Africa’s written traditions.
This guide is a collection of books and databases useful the IB History IA's and EE's. The books in the book tab are all recommended primary sources by the History department.
Another source is Katie Day's excellent History LibGuide for High School students.
Google Scholar Searches
Use AND to find all your search terms
migrant AND labour AND remittances
Use OR to find any of your search terms
migration OR remittances
Search for exact phrases using quotations " " (this is important to prevent confusion with "economic development".)
Use truncation (*) to find different word endings and plurals
econom* finds economist, economic, economics, economy, economical…
Use the Wildcard (?) to find variations in spelling
labo?r finds labor and labour
Use brackets ( ) for complex search statements
“development economics” AND (migration OR remittances)