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This guide will help you find secondary sources in history. Click the tabs to the left for details.

Secondary sources are the books, journal articles, and other materials that historians write by using primary source materials, such as contemporary newspaper or magazine accounts, memoirs, government documents, etc. For assistance with locating primary sources see this guide.

For more information on general library resources, see our tutorials.

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History and Area Studies Librarian

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Laurie Scrivener
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