Online Educational Directories (or portals about training, education and development)

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What's an Online Directory?

Online directories are usually very large repositories of information in regard to one overall topic. Readers can search the directories for specific subtopics or various ways to get the subtopic (for example, via online newsletter, Website, etc.). Online directories are sometimes referred to as learning or knowledge portals (although these terms are still being defined somewhat.)

The following directories were generously suggested by John Simkin of Spartacus Educational on January 20, 2000. Comments from John:

I have had a large number of requests concerning Google and good directory websites for education. I would suggest that you all [people providing online educational resources!] register your website with Google (at http://www.google.com).

I have found the following website directories very good. Most require you to fill out a form. When they are maintained by one individual I have also enclosed their email address. The BBC website is the most visited website in Britain (160 million page impressions a month). It is not easy to get on there but it is well worth the effort.

British Directories

ScoilNet
Learning and Teaching Scotland
Time Plan

USA & Canada Directories

Scout - email: (scout@CS.WISC.EDU)
Teaching and Learning at Indiana University - email: aitlc-l@ai.org
- or email: Mark Whitman (ITL) whitman@laf.cioe.com
WWW Virtual Library
Education World
Internet Public Library
About Internet Guides
Virtual Reference - email: Bob Drudge (Virtual Reference) rbdrudge@refdesk.com
Academic Information - email: Mike Maden (Academic Information) index@academicinfo.net
Tutor Index Canada
Tutor Index USA

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Learning Websites

You may wish to look at John Simkin's two internet encyclopedias:
Encyclopedia of British History: 1500-1980
Encyclopedia of USA History: 1840-1980

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