What are primary sources?
Some examples of primary source formats include:
Check out our archives and special collections, oral histories, historical newspaper collection, and subject files, which include printed ephemera, for primary sources on Chicana/o Studies. For even more information on primary sources--how to find, evaluate, and use them--visit American Library Association (ALA) guide, Primary Sources on the Web: Finding, Evaluating, Using.
What are secondary sources?
Some examples of secondary sources:
Generally speaking, secondary sources are written well after the events that are being researched. Check out our books, articles, journals, publications, and research databases for secondary sources on Chicana/o Studies.