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Workshops & seminars

Finding Primary Sources (Grad students only)

Thursday, March 9, 2023
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Vince Graziano


This event is free


Concordia Webster Library
514-848-2424 ext. 7777



For graduate students only. Register through GradProSkills.

Primary sources are original documents and objects that were created at the time under study, or by participants or observers of the events. Suited for students who need to incorporate historical resources into their research, this workshop offers an introduction to finding sometimes elusive primary sources appropriate for the undergraduate level. Students will learn how to identify and retrieve original documents in a variety of formats at Concordia Library and beyond.

Learning Objectives:

1. Identify primary sources in a variety of formats in the Concordia Library

2. Apply techniques for finding primary sources in Sofia

3. Employ search skills to retrieve documents in relevant library databases

4. Identify and access primary material at other libraries worldwide

5. Evaluate primary sources

6. Cite primary sources in Chicago and MLA styles

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