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MSCH J450 History of Journalism

Recommended Resources

Primary sources sources as a key component of a successful history research paper.  Here you will find highlighted databases available through IU Libraries that include a range of primary sources related to American history.

For a more comprehensive list of databases, check out the IU Libraries' History Resource Suggestions and Journalism Resource Suggestions pages.  You can narrow your focus by clicking the concentration tabs such as "Early U.S. History," "19th Century U.S. History," etc. on the left side of the page.

Primary vs. Secondary Sources

Primary vs. Secondary Source Table

Adapted from University Library, California State University, Los Angeles. "Differences between Books / Articles, Scholarly Journals / Magazines, Primary Sources / Secondary Sources " Guide