These related sites will be useful for those interested in museum work and American military history. They have been selected because they are comprehensive, well maintained, and likely to be around for a long time.
- American Association of Museums
AAM is the only organization representing the entire scope of museums and professionals and nonpaid staff who work for and with museums. The site also contains Museum Marketplace Online, a source for museum products and services. Its bookstore site is billed as "the most comprehensive list of titles in the museum profession."
- American Association for State and Local History
This site offers an extensive publications catalog for museum-related work, and technical leaflets and videos.
- U.S. Army Museums
The Army Museum System comprises more than 100 Active Army, Army Reserve, and National Guard museums throughout the country.
- Canadian Military Museums
Canadian Forces museums collect, preserve, and interpret our military heritage to create a sense of history, identity, and pride within the Canadian Forces and throughout Canada, in support of the goals of the Department of National Defence.
- MuseumLink's Museum of Museums
According to the publishers of this site: "MuseumLink's Museum of Museums will eventually contain links to every museum on the planet, from the world's largest to the most obscure (assuming they have a website). See the very beginning of this effort at U.S. Museums by State or the newly started Canadian Museums."
- Conservation OnLine, Resources for Conservation Professionals
a project of the Preservation Department of Stanford University Libraries, is a full text library of conservation information, covering a wide spectrum of topics of interest to those involved with the conservation of library, archives and museum materials.
- Heritage Conservation
An Australian site at the State Library of Victoria, it provides a range of current information useful to conservators, curators and anyone else concerned with the care of heritage material, sites and structures.
- SOLINET Preservation
These Internet Resources provide useful information for preservation and conservation professionals.
- National Center for Preservation Technology and Training
A National Park Service site on preservation and conservation.
- National Archives and Record Administration, Archives and Preservation Resources
This page is designed to offer guidance concerning archival preservation, management, and training to all levels of archivists and preservation professionals from the at-home record-keeper, to the family genealogist, to professionals seeking technical guidance from the National Archives and Records Administration. Below is a brief description of where the buttons on the left will take you.
- Northeast Document Conservation Center
- Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education
It is the purpose of the Smithsonian Center for Materials Research and Education to increase and disseminate scientific knowledge that contributes to improved preservation and conservation of museum collections and related materials and to the enhancement of their contextual interpretation.
- The Research Room at the National Archives
- The Pentagon Library
- Prints & Photographs Online Catalog
The Prints & Photographs Online Catalog provides access to a rich cross-section of the Prints & Photographs Division's holdings and some visual materials held by other divisions of the Library of Congress that have been cataloged by the Prints & Photographs Division.
A source for: Museums and Research Centers, Education and Outreach, Publications and Media, Scholarly Services, Planning Your Visit, New Exhibitions, Smithsonian Shops, Accessibility Guides, Support Services, and Affiliations Program.
- Smithsonian SIRIS Catalog
As of October 1, 1998, this catalog provided access to approximately 40,000 multimedia files through catalog records online.
- Military History Institute
MHI serves as the primary research facility for the historical study of the US Army in order to foster a greater understanding of the Army's role in our nation's history and in its future.
- The Institute of Heraldry
Contains information on Army awards and decorations, campaign medals, service medals, distinctive unit insignia.
- American Memory, the Library of Congress history site
A great source for historic photographs.
- Military Personnel Records from the National Personnel Records Center
This site gives instructions for requesting military personnel records.
- Military Service and Pension Records from the National Archives
The official repository for records of discharged military personnel, the site contains instructions for ordering military personnel records.
- Military Awards
- Documents in Military History
A collection of primary source documents for military history from Hillsdale College.
- World War I Document Archive
An extensive archive of primary documents from World War I, along with articles and an image archive.
- Air University Library
Provides online access to bibliographies and its own valuable Index to Military Periodicals. It also has links to magazines, newspapers, research resources, maps, multimedia, and the USAF Museum.
- Arizona Historical Society (Tucson)
Offers information on library and tells how to request information, but does not have any finding guides or material available online.
- Search CMH Library Catalog
Check the online bookshelves for entire Center of Military History books, including American Military History, Maurice Matloff, editor.
- The American Civil War Homepage
It includes these topics: General Resources, The Secession Crisis and Before, Images of Wartime, Documentary Records, Histories, FAQs, Bibliographies, etc. All you ever wanted to know about the Civil War.
- Atlases of American Wars
The West Point Atlas of American Wars online.
- U.S. Army Installations Online
- Parameters: U.S. Army War College Quarterly
Contains a cumulative index of articles and review essays. Also has links to other U.S. military journals and magazines.
- Reference Desk
This Purdue University Library site provide links to Dictionaries, Thesauri, Acronyums and Encyclopedias, Maps, Phone Books, Area Codes, and more.
- Army Publications and Forms
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