Secondary Sources will have more specific information about your topic.
BOOKS ON RESERVE AT THE CIRCULATION DESK To ensure equitable access, all reserve materials are to be used only in the library for the duration of the project.
TO BORROW RESERVE BOOKS:
General (more than one civilization)
Sources created by those who lived it
Any document, image, or artifact created at the time of the topic being researched is a primary source.
Examples include: eyewitness accounts, autobiographies and memoirs, diaries, letters, speeches, reports, newspapers, household and day-to-day objects, clothing, works of art, architecture, and photographs.
Please note: primary source documents are a reflection of the time and culture in which they were created and may contain language or images that are considered offensive today.
Primary Sources in Books / eBooks
Primary Sources in Online Subscription Databases
Primary Sources on the Internet
To find more primary sources on the internet, you can search your terms with the phrase AND documents OR "primary sources"
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NoodleTools Tips for Citing Books / eBooks and Primary Sources
PLEASE NOTE: Do not copy and paste complete citations from electronic sources. NoodleTools cannot generate footnotes from copied and pasted citations.
To cite a book, first choose the NoodleTools option that best describes where you found it:
Note: Print and electronic books can also be cited in NoodleTools using the ISBN (International Standard Book Number) . For a print book, look for the ISBN and associated barcode on the back cover or on the back side of the title page. If you don't find it, a library staff member can help. Books published before 1967 won't have an ISBN.
To cite a Primary Source, first choose the NoodleTools option that best describes where you found it:
Next determine what kind of primary source you are citing: