Secondary Sources Secondary Sources Primary Sources Research Level away from the Original Source Tertiary Sources Characteristics: First-hand observations, contemporary accounts of the event. Definition: Sources that identify and locate primary and secondary sources. Characteristics: Reference books. Lists of primary and secondary sources. Examples: Encyclopedias, dictionaries, library catalogs. Definition: Sources that analyze the information contained within primary sources. Examples: Biographies, textbooks, journal articles, literary criticisms. Examples: Newspaper articles written at the time, letters, diaries, Science journal articles, speeches. Characteristics: Interpretations of information. Offers a review or critique. Definition: Sources that contain raw or original information.
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