The purpose of this guide is to help you distinguish between primary and secondary sources. This guide provides tips and guidance on how to find primary sources based on your information need and discipline. As you review the short video below, consider these questions: Why are primary sources important? Why is it useful to distinguish them from secondary, or even tertiary, sources?
Review the videos, tutorials, and practice quizzes to get a deeper understanding of primary, secondary, and tertiary sources, and why and how recognizing the differences can be helpful in your research.
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