What are Primary Sources?
Primary sources are original artifacts or documents. They offer contemporary accounts from participants or people directly involved in an event. Examples of primary sources include, but are not limited to:
|An article critiquing the diary
|Book on the memoir
Other examples include:
While secondary sources are further removed from events and often reflect the author's perspective, using primary sources enables you to work with raw material and draw your own conclusions.
Articles and Newspapers:
Speeches and Interviews: