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What is a primary source?

Databases provide a lot of information.  Make sure you are choosing a primary source.  How can you tell the difference?

The sources are first-hand accounts from individuals during that time period.


   Journal or diary


   Newspaper clipping from that date

   Laws or major text

Make sure you are not using an encyclopedia article or reference article that explains the topic.

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Database Passwords

Databases for primary sources

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