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How to Find Primary Sources

This is a companion guide to the Library 101: How to Find Primary Sources workshop. This guide contains information on how to find and access primary sources, their use in research, and analysis.

Introduction

This guide contains information on how to find and access primary sources, their use in research, and analysis. Below is a description of what you will find on each tab. 

What is a Primary Source?

  • Primary Source Defined
  • Types of Primary Sources
  • Helpful Terms

Using Primary Sources

  • Analyzing Primary Sources
  • Using Primary Sources
  • Primary Source Analysis Exercises
  • Citing Primary Sources

Finding Primary Sources

  • Sources Through Sherrod Library & ETSU
  • Tips for Finding Primary Sources

Related Guides & Other Sources

  • Related Guides
  • Related Books at Sherrod Library

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