Monday, April 12, 2010

Distinguish between Primary and Secondary Sources


A concise web page that briefly covers one of the most important topics in academic endeavors...

Distinguish between Primary and Secondary Sources

... this distinction illustrates the degree to which the author of a piece is removed from the actual event being described, informing the reader as to whether the author is reporting impressions first hand (or is first to record these immediately following an event), or conveying the experiences and opinions of others...

Read the entire page here:
http://library.ucsc.edu/help/howto/distinguish-between-primary-and-secondary-sources

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