Primary Sources are materials that are examined for interpretation. These sources were present during an experience or time period and offer an inside view of a particular event.
Primary Sources can be:
Secondary Sources can be:
To find books and ebooks in the library collection, use the Library Catalog.
To find books located in other libraries, use the WorldCat database. If you identify a book in another library's collection that will be useful for your research, you can use Interlibrary Loan to borrow the book from another library.
To request a copy of a journal, magazine, or newspaper article, please use the appropriate Document Request Form located on the Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery page of the library web site. Depending on the total cost of the document, you may be required to pay a greater Document Delivery processing fee than the usual $1.00 fee.