The web site for the Louvre, arguably the most famous art museum in the world, allows students to drop in on the Mona Lisa, examine precious Etruscan artifacts, and take a virtual tour of one of the world's most celebrated cultural centers. A special education site called Louvre.edu—developed by the French Ministry of Education as a means to promote internet use in schools—includes lesson plans and an option for students to create their own personal art libraries, but these options unfortunately are available only in French. However, the Louvre's English-language web site provides online access to more than 3,000 works

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