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Primary and Secondary Sources in Research

Summary: Describes the difference between primary and secondary sources in research. Explains how to determine the reliability of information.
Primary sources allow someone to access originally and unedited information. It requires a person to interact with the source and extract the information, allowing them to interpret it and accessing them to draw their own conclusions. Secondary sources are edited primary sources, second-handed versions. They represent someone else's thinking, restricting them from developing their own ideas. Primary and Secondary sources all provide great information however, they may not always be reliable and could possibly contain bias information.

Primary sources are original records created at the time historical events occurred or well after events in the form of memoirs and oral histories. Primary sources may include letters, manuscripts, diaries, journals, newspapers, speeches, interviews, memoirs, documents produced by government agencies such as Congress or the Office of the President, photographs, audio recordings, moving pictures or video recordings, research data, and objects or artifacts such as works...

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