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Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Sources

Definitions and examples of primary, secondary and tertiary sources


The library is filled with books and other materials that could be considered primary sources. Check out the tabs on the left for additional pathways to primary sources in books in the library.

Letters, manuscripts, diaries, journals, newspapers, speeches, interviews, memoirs, government documents, photographs, and works of art or ancient artifacts can be found reprinted in the pages of books in the library.

Use these and other keywords in OneSearch to see what hidden trasures you can find.

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