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Finding Primary Sources in the FIU Libraries Catalog

How to pinpoint primary sources in the FIU library catalog, library databases containing primary sources, and freely accessible primary sources on the web

PRIMARY SOURCES ON THE WEB

SEARCHING FOR PRIMARY SOURCES ON THE INTERNET

Use the Internet to find primary source materials by adding primary source specific terms to a Search Engine search.

For example, "Civil War + soldiers + diaries"

LIBRARY DATABASES

Search the library's databases to find primary source materials on your topic, including:

    FREE ONLINE COLLECTIONS

    Archives, libraries, and museums continue to digitize and transcribe their collections of primary source materials and make them freely accessible online. Reproductions of original primary source materials may be considered equal substitutes for the originals; however, it is best to always evaluate the source of a reproduction for credibility.

    Among the many primary source collections now available online are: