Four ways to find primary sources:
1. Start with what you already have: to uncover references to primary sources.
2. Use the library catalogue to find books and other materials.
3. Use reliable online text collections, such as the ones in this research guide.
Writing About History explains primary source research.
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Thematic International Databases
Online Primary Source Text Collections: Gender Focus
Oral history may be in manuscript, print, microform, audio, or video format. It may be identified through a variety of tools throughout this guide, using relevant keywords.
For example, to find oral histories in the library catalogue, use keywords such as the following with your subject:
You may then limit your results to 'online' or to a given 'format,' using the side menu.