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Women's and Gender Studies

A guide to top resources for doing research in Women's Studies. Women's Studies is a highly interdisciplinary field and the resources included in this guide reflect that.

What are Primary Sources?

Primary Sources are firsthand accounts that document events, individuals, experiences, and time periods.

Examples of primary sources include:

  • newspaper articles
  • interviews and transcripts
  • speeches
  • letters
  • diaries
  • photographs
  • research data

Here's more on Primary Sources:

Primary vs. Secondary Sources via Minnesota History Youtube Channel

LMU Library Primary Source Collections

Primary Sources on the Internet

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