Finding Primary Sources Relating to an IndividualFinding Primary Sources Collected in BooksFinding Primary Sources in Databases and Finding Newspaper ArticlesFinding Primary Sources in the Dickinson College Archives and Other Archives
Primary Scientific SourcesSecondary Scientific Sources
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Introduction

This guide will assist you in understanding what exactly is a Primary Source. A Primary Source is different between the Sciences and the Humanities & Social Sciences. The pages on this guide will help you understand the nature of a "Primary Source" between these academic areas, as well as how to locate them.

Primary Sources in the Humanities & Social Sciences

  • What are Primary Sources? and Helpful Websites (main page)
  • Finding Primary Sources Relating to an Individual (sub page)
  • Finding Primary Sources Collected in Books (sub page)
  • Finding Primary Sources in Databases and Finding Newspaper Articles (sub page)
  • Finding Primary Sources in the Dickinson College Archives and Other Archives (sub page)

Primary and Secondary Sources in the Sciences

  • A Word About Document Types and Databases (main page)
  • Primary Scientific Sources (sub page)
  • Secondary Scientific Sources (sub page)
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