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LBST 2102: The Paradoxical 20th Century: Home

Primary and Secondary Sources

Primary means written at or near the time of the historical event.

Secondary means written many years later, probably by a scholar researching the historical event.

How-To Module: Searching for Secondary Sources

Secondary Source Databases

Search secondary source databases to locate scholarly articles

Citing Sources (Rampolla)

How-To Video: Searching Historical Newspapers

Primary Source Databases

Search historical newspaper databases and periodical indexes to locate primary sources. Periodicals include newspapers and magazines.

Atkins Library How-To Videos and Tours

If you are new to UNC Charlotte, you may want to browse the library's how-to videos and attend one of our drop-in library tours or research 101 sessions.