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Library Orientation: Primary and Secondary resources

New to PA College of Health Sciences or college research? Want to know what the library offers and how to use it? Check out this guide

Primary sources

The tutorials below will help you learn what primary and secondary sources are. how to identify them, and when you might use each one.  This will help you prepare to use our databases by learning what type of resources you need.

Primary vs. Secondary Sources video

Interactive tutorial

Source: WI+RE

This webpage has terminology that may help you when identifying sources: https://uclalibrary.github.io/research-tips/primary-secondary/

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