||Original documents created or experienced concurrently with the event being researched.
||First hand observations, contemporary accounts of the event. Viewpoint of the time.
||Interviews, news footage, data sets, original research, speeches, diaries, letters, creative works, photographs
||Works that analyze, assess, or interpret a historical event, an era, or a phenomenon. Generally uses primary sources.
||Interpretation of information, usually written well after an event. Offers reviews or critiques.
||Research studies, literary criticism, book reviews, biographies, textbooks
||Sources that identify, locate, and synthesize primary AND secondary sources.
||Reference works, collections of lists of primary and secondary sources, finding tools for sources.
||Encyclopedias, bibliographies, dictionaries, manuals, textbooks, fact books