What Is the World Digital Library?

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In the Information Age, conducting research has its benefits and drawbacks. For example, the sheer amount of digital and digitized information, primary sources, and texts gives students conducting guided or independent research plenty of options for sources of good information. At the same time, this massive amount of sources and data can be overwhelming or even out-of-date or inaccurate. 

Do you wish your students had a central place to explore historic documents, objects, and more for their research? Well, wish no more; The World Digital Library can help.

In this post, we’ll define this archival project and look into ways it can be used to pump up research and build critical thinking, reading, and writing skills. 

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