What are policy statements

what are policy statements

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What is a Primary Source?

A primary source is a document or physical object which was written or created during the time under study. These sources were present during an experience or time period and offer an inside view of a particular event. Some types of primary sources include:
  • ORIGINAL DOCUMENTS (excerpts or translations acceptable): Diaries, speeches, manuscripts, letters, interviews, news film footage, autobiographies, official records
  • CREATIVE WORKS: Poetry, drama, novels, music, art
  • RELICS OR ARTIFACTS: Pottery, furniture, clothing, buildings
Examples of primary sources include:
  • Diary of Anne Frank - Experiences of a Jewish family during WWII
  • The

    Constitution of Canada - Canadian History

  • A journal article reporting NEW research or findings
  • Weavings and pottery - Native American history
  • Plato's Republic - Women in Ancient Greece
What is a secondary source?

You can search the Main Catalog to find direct references to primary source material. Perform a keyword search for your topic and add one of the words below:

(these are several examples of words that would identify a source as primary)
  • charters
  • correspondence
  • diaries
  • early works
  • interviews
  • manuscripts
  • oratory
  • pamphlets
  • personal narratives
  • sources
  • speeches
  • letters
  • documents

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