The purpose of this guide is to help you to identify, locate, and use primary sources in your research.
Click on the tabs to the left of the page to:
- Read definitions of primary, secondary, and tertiary sources and learn to distinguish between them
- Locate primary sources at Noreen Reale Falcone Library and beyond
- Find primary sources by subject
- Learn how to evaluate and cite primary sources
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This guide is adapted from Primary Sources, New York University Libraries, 2023.