Welcome to the Digital Human Library

Welcome and thank you for visiting the dHL!  

The Digital Human Library (dHL) is a free educational resource that connects Canadian teachers and students with hundreds of organizations and experts around the world who are delivering interactive curriculum-based programs using video conferencing technology. Curious? Preview some of the hundreds of dHL meBook experts available for loan.

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Be sure to check out the variety of resources for the classroom as well – like hundreds of multi-media virtual tours to compliment virtual visits with dHL meBook experts, and tips about getting the most from your Digital Human Library experience. 

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I hope you take some time to look around and learn more about how the dHL is connecting K-12 teachers and students with experts around the world.  It’s time to bring the field trip experience into your classroom!

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Leigh Cassell
Elementary Teacher, AMDSB
Founder of the Digital Human Library

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  • Sponsors

    The Digital Human Library appreciates the generosity and support of our sponsors.

    A special thank you to Wes MacVicar and the Foundation for funding the development of the dHL database and website. Let's continue to meet over great ideas and cookies!

    Mornington Communications

    Thank you to Mornington Communications for their generous donation which provided each elementary and secondary school in AMDSB with a webcam.

    A special thank you to Steve Howe for believing in me and making the dHL website a reality. I will always be grateful for your unconditional support and leadership.

    A BIG thank you to Tim Bilcke for all of his work designing the dHL website.