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ENGL105i Health and Medicine; Researching Pandemics: Understanding Primary Sources

This research guide will help you find primary sources for your Unit 3 project in Professor Clark's ENGL105i course.

Finding primary sources in archives and special collections can be very different from finding peer-reviewed research in a library database. The links below will help give you a good understanding of how to find primary sources. 

Slides from the library session 

What is a Special Collection? and  What is a Primary Source? from Purdue University Libraries 

Distinguish Between Primary and Secondary Sources from UC Santa Cruz Libraries 

Special Collections Citation Examples from Wilson Library, UNC University Libraries 


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