Bruce, B.C. (2002). What
tools, media, resources, or environments are most supportive of learning
in different contexts of learner and task?
Bruce, B.C. (2001). Successful
Inquiry Learning Environments
Bruce, B. C. (1999, February). How
Worldwide is the Web? Journal of Adolescent and Adult Literacy,
42 (5), 382-385.
Bruce, B. & Bishop, A. (2002) "Using
the Web to Support Inquiry-Based Literacy Development"
- Profs. Chip Bruce and Ann Bishop describe the Inquiry Page, its theory,
its development, and its uses in this article in JAAL.
Campbell, Duncan. (2001). Can the Digital Divide Be Contained? International
Labour Review, 2, 119-141.
DiPasquale, Cara B. (Nov. 19, 2001). Anderson Bridges Divide in Lead
Role at Rappdigital. Advertising Age, 47, 34.
Kuhlthau, Carol (2001). Rethinking
Libraries for the Information Age School: Vital Roles in Inquiry Learning.
the Hidden Web Part 1: Finding What the Search Engines Dont
the Hidden Web, Part 2: Resources for your classroom
of Chicago, eCUIP
This joint venture partners Chicago Public Schools with the University
of Chicago to offer a portal with K-12 educators in mind, covering fine
arts, language arts, math, science, and social studies. Chicago-centered
resources offer rich primary-source materials unavailable elsewhere.
of Michigan. Internet Public Library
This award-winning Web-based library is an excellent example of a virtual
library, acting both as a collection and as an organization of librarians
committed to helping patrons. IPL has a children's page, as well.
Sources on the Web:
Historical Society, Online Project
Local history comes alive at the Chicago Historical Society's Online Projects,
where digitized collections include those of the Haymarket Affair and
the Great Chicago Fire.
Digitized collections include images, letters, diaries, and ephemera from
the Civil War; historical images in American advertising, ancient Papyri
from Egypt, historical images and letters from African American women,
images and ephemera from the history of the Women's Liberation Movement,
This gateway to the Library of Congress' collections offers a wealth of
historical images and digitized texts. Of particular note for educators
is their American Memory Project: http://memory.loc.gov. Their children's
page, "America's Library," is linked from the American Memory
Project page, and is useful for students doing their own research.
Women's History Project
Nonprofit site that provides a gateway to other sources and links pertaining
to women's history. Go to the "Learning Place" page on the site
for links/resources that include primary materials.
Index to The Times
Useful for newspaper articles published in the London newspaper. Search
the archive limiting by years (e.g., "1790-1905") and then by
terms (e.g., "United States" or "America"). This will
retrieve digital copies of the original newspaper article.
of California, Berkeley, Digital Library Project
This collection includes over 600 images on diverse subjects, from plants
and animals of California to African animals, plants, or landscape searchable
by country. Its strength is its images that are not available elsewhere.
of Michigan Online Journal Collection
This catalog has archived magazines popularly read at the time. Search
by journal and date.
Sources on the Web:
The reference department at the Suburban Library System created this list
of superior sources on African American history
This site is a comprehensive resource of the African American experience.
To access historical information, click on "History" and limit
by date (e.g., "1500-1860").
Search their educator-selected sites on a diversity of subject areas.
This product covers content from government, educational, and museum archives.
Search or browse this site that has a mix of primary and secondary sources.
Examples of work and lesson plans using Digital Library resources:
Memory, Lesson Plans using the NDL
Examples of media specialists/teachers use of resources.
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