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Primary, Secondary and Tertiary Sources: Want more?

This guide intends to clarify and differentiate three types of research sources, helping users discern and select academic-quality sources of information.

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Copious further discussion of primary, secondary, and tertiary sources can be found on the Internet. Helpful websites and Web-based videos are listed here.

Google Scholar

Use Google Scholar to find academic-quality information (articles, papers, reports) on the Web.

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