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History : Secondary Source Databases

Use this guide to help you find information about history.


Welcome to the secondary sources databases page. This page highlights some specific databases that you can utilize to find journal articles or other secondary sources related to historical topics. One great resource to find these types of resources is QuickSearch on the library homepage as well! This does a great broad search of a lot of different databases

Secondary sources put primary sources in context. They summarize, interpret, analyze, or comment on information found in primary sources. Secondary sources are usually written by individuals who did not experience firsthand the events about which they are writing.

Common Examples of SECONDARY Sources:

Biographies, monographs, journal articles, dissertations, theses, essays and encyclopedia articles.

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