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GPLL270 - Finding Primary Sources

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 graduate study. Students will learn how to identify and retrieve original documents in a variety of formats at Concordia Library and beyond. You will learn the relevant skills necessary to find, evaluate, and cite primary sources.

Learning Objectives

In this workshop, participants will learn how to:
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

Leaders Information

Vince Graziano is a Senior Librarian and the Reference and Subject Librarian for History, English, Theatre, and Sexuality Studies. Vince has a BA in History (Concordia University), an MA in History (York University), and an MLIS (McGill University).

This workshop is not scheduled at this time.
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