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Primary Sources in History - Titusville Campus: Getting Started

Designed to assist History students distinguish between Primary and Secondary Sources

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Primary vs. Secondary Sources - Titusville Campus

This guide will assist you in completing Professor Caton's assignments.  This guide will help you understand the difference between primary and secondary sources, provide information on how to write an annotation, provide samples of annotated bibliographies, and provide a link to the Chicago Manual of Style typically used in history courses and how to construct citations following this style. It will also provide you with links to helpful sites. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact the library or stop by the library to talk with a librarian.

 

Primary vs. Secondary Sources

A short video clip explaining the difference between Primary and Secondary Sources.

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