While this site is designed to supplement history classes in Grades 7, 8, 10, and 12, the introductory exercises are designed to assist in distinguishing primary sources from secondary sources. They are excellent tools for ANY educational level. The site also provides links to assist in the proper citation of online documents and access to the digital collections of all the project partners.
The goal of this guide is to help you conduct research at the Clara Thomas Archives and Special Collections, York University Libraries. The information is also a helpful introduction to using archival material in general. It goes through the research process from choosing a topic and getting started to arranging a visit to the archives.