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Guided Tour of the DACB Web Site

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1. For first-time visitors who want an introduction to the DACB project:

a. A quick definition of the project: http://www.dacb.org/what-is-dacb.html

b. How it began: http://www.dacb.org/introduction.html

c. The complete story of its beginnings, the vision, its scope, the way it operates: http://www.dacb.org/xnmaps.html

d. DACB Staff, board, partners:
    Project Director and Project Manager: http://www.dacb.org/jonbio.htm
    Assistant: http://www.dacb.org/jonbio.htm
    Advisory council : http://www.dacb.org/advisors.html
    Financial supporters/donors: http://www.dacb.org/dacbpartners.htm

e. People who write biographies for the DACB:
    Project Luke scholars: http://www.dacb.org/plfellows.htm
    Participating Institutions: http://www.dacb.org/particip_instit.html
    Independent scholars and lay writers: http://www.dacb.org/authors.html

2. For returning visitors and regular affiliates of the project:

a. What's new: http://www.dacb.org/what-is-new.html
b. Our newsletters: http://www.dacb.org/newsletter.html
c. The latest stories uploaded to the site: http://www.dacb.org/newstories.html

3. For readers, stories are organized in many different indexes :

a. Stories recently added to the site: http://www.dacb.org/newstories.html

b. The Africa map (click on a country to get a country index): http://www.dacb.org/stories/dacbmap.html

c. All Subjects: a comprehensive list of stories: http://www.dacb.org/stories/all%20subjects.html

d. Map of Ancient Africa (click on a region): http://www.dacb.org/stories/ancient-africa.html

e. Ancient church (up to 650 A.D.): http://www.dacb.org/stories/ancientchristw.html

f. Women: http://www.dacb.org/stories/women-index.html

g. Non Africans (who never set foot in Africa): http://www.dacb.org/stories/non%20africans/nonafricans.html

h. Stories by independent authors: http://www.dacb.org/authors.html

i. Stories by Project Luke Scholars (link next to each PL scholar): http://www.dacb.org/plfellows.htm

j. Stories submitted by Participating Institutions: http://www.dacb.org/partic-instit_stories.html

k. Stories by church affiliation: http://www.dacb.org/churches.html

l. Stories by country: click on the drop down menu in the sidebar

m. Stories with photos: http://www.dacb.org/stories/photo-index.html

4. Various resources and research tools DACB offers:

a. Index of online resources or regional histories of Africa: http://www.dacb.org/history/histories.htm

b. Stories organized by church affiliation: http://www.dacb.org/churches.html

c. Official languages of Africa: http://www.dacb.org/languages.html

d. Regions of Africa: http://www.dacb.org/regions.html

e. Link to video resources: http://www.dacb.org/video-info.html

f. Our links page: http://www.dacb.org/links.html

5. Additional resources for researchers and writers:

a. Our guidelines: http://www.dacb.org/guidelines-writers.html

b. Our Instructional Manual: http://www.dacb.org/FinalInstrManual.pdf

c. For archivists and librarians: http://www.dacb.org/ArchivesManual-English.pdf

d. Resources index, including oral history materials: http://www.dacb.org/resources.html

e. Training resources (index): http://www.dacb.org/training.html

f. Potential subjects indexes (listing of suggested names of individuals whose biographies should be written): http://www.dacb.org/stories/potential%20subjects/potsubj_index.html
     Complete bibliography of references from potential subjects pages (current works on African Christian history): http://www.dacb.org/stories/potential%20subjects/references.html



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