Dan Gibson, Storyteller/Banjoplayer
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Links to Useful Storytelling Pages
Copyright information
Brad Templeton -- Ten Big Myths about Copyright Explained

American Library Association
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U.S. Library of Congress -- Copyright Information

Stanford University Libraries
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Great storytelling sites with hundreds of links
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National Council of Teachers of English -- "Teaching Storytelling."

The Internet Public Library -- Enough here to keep you browsing 'til the wee hours and beyond. Useful and comprehensive beyond belief.

The Library Spot -- Another great library site.

Southern Festivals -- Comprehensive listing of Southern festivals and entertainers.

The American Storyteller -- Long list of links dealing with learning disabilities and storytelling.

The Moonlit Road -- Text and streaming audio versions of ghost stories and strange folktales from the backroads of the American South. Told by the region's best storytellers.

Society for Storytelling (UK) -- The SfS is the most comprehensive society in Britain for storytellers - it publishes a quarterly newlsetter, factsheets and does all sorts of things for storytelling and storytellers. Great links, too.

The Digital Library "Mythology" page, for the incurably curious.

The Wheel Council -- Great site for exploring the use of storytelling for prevention and healing, multicutural learning and more -- plenty of food for thought with a good collection of links.

Storytelling as Ministry -- by Fr. Brian Cavanaugh, TOR, Franciscan University, Steubenville, Ohio, published in THE PRIEST, December 1994. Fr. Cavanaugh is a National Storytelling Network member. His "Appleseeds.org" web site is well worth a long look.

DimDima -- An online magazine from India with a good selection of stories and a huge amount of information about India. This link goes to the stories page.

Musical storytellers
David Holt -- Grammy award winner, musician (old time banjo, guitar, slide guitar, uke, bantar, hammered dulcimer, lap dulcimer, autoharp, bones, spoons, harmonica, jaw harp, mouth bow, washboard and paper bag), storyteller, historian, television host and entertainer, dedicated to performing, preserving and promoting traditional American music and storytelling.

Bill Amatneek -- He plays the five-string banjo (among many other instruments), tells stories, sings songs and has a lonnnnnnggg list of enviable credits. You'll find a nice collection of useful links on his web site.