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Colonial Latin America - Oakland Campus: Secondary sources

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Secondary Resources


What is a secondary source?

A secondary source interprets and analyzes primary sources. These sources are one or more steps removed from the event. Secondary sources may have pictures, quotes or graphics of primary sources in them. Some types of secondary sources include:

  • PUBLICATIONS: Textbooks, magazine articles, Journal articles, books, encyclopedias


To use Get it!

  1. Find the not checked out item in PITTCat+ you want
  2. Click the Get it! link in the record
  3. Log in and follow the on-screen instructions to request your item

Use Get it! for things NOT CHECKED OUT

  • from any ULS library (excludes Health Sciences Library System (HSLS) libraries and Barco Law Library)
  • from our STORAGE location
  • from our regional campuses

Use RECALL for things that are CHECKED OUT

Use Get it! for things "On Order" to be notified when the book arrives and it is ready for use.


Books on Colonial Latin American History