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Finding Primary Sources, Evaluating & Using Websites, Avoiding Plagiarism: Home

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Using primary sources is a key part of historical research.  This guide will provide information to help in identifying what  primary sources are and some starting points for locating them.  

Online content sometimes has a bad reputation for being inaccurate and biased, but there is a lot of high quality, up-to-date information available via web sources.

This guide will give some tips on how to find research sources online and how to evaluate them to ensure you only use the best possible content.

You will also find resources to help make sure you understand what plagiarism is and how to avoid it in your work.