Your instructor may specify that you should use primary (and/or secondary) sources in your research. What does this mean?
|For the humanities, primary sources are contemporary accounts of an event written by someone who experienced or witnessed it.||For the physical and social sciences, primary sources may be original research or discoveries.|
|Primary source may include:
Primary sources may include:
Secondary sources interpret, assign value to, conjecture upon, and draw conclusions about the events or results reported in primary sources.
|In the humanities, examples of secondary sources include:||In the physical and social sciences, examples of secondary sources include:|