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FINDING PRIMARY SOURCES

FINDING PRIMARY SOURCES

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The following chart lists different types of primary, secondary, and tertiary sources.  For example, if your topic was the role of women in ancient Greece, you might use the following books.

Primary

Secondary

 Tertiary

Artifacts
Artwork/Drawings
Audio/Video Recordings
Autobiography/Memoirs
Correspondence/Letters
Diaries/Journals
Government Publications
Interviews/Oral Histories 
Manuscripts

Maps
Photographs   
Public Records

Speeches

Biographies
Books
Book chapters
Commentaries
Literature Reviews
Review Articles







Almanacs
Bibliographies
Chronologies
Dictionaries
Encyclopedias
Guidebooks
Handbooks
Indexes






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