Q. What is the difference between a primary and a secondary source?


To find out information regarding the differences between primary and secondary sources you may either visit our Service Desk on the 1st floor of the Library North building and speak with a Research Consultant who can help clarify the difference, or access the Primary vs. Secondary Sources - Library Workshop research guide. 

  • Last Updated Nov 14, 2017
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  • Answered By Jayati Chaudhuri

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