Primary Sources: I need them!

People are often confused when differentiating between primary and secondary sources. Primary sources are artifacts, which tell a first hand account of an event or can be used as direct evidence. Primary sources are valuable in many fields of study and are commonly used in humanities and social science coursework. For more information on what makes an item a primary source check out our very own research guide. The guide explains the difference between primary and secondary sources, while also listing various library and online resources. Still need help? Stop by the library or start a live chat on the right to speak with a librarian.
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