A primary source is a document that was created at the time of the event or subject you've chosen to study, or by people who were observers of, or participants in that event or topic
Think about what kinds of primary sources might be related to your topic:
Ways to find primary sources:
1. Start with what you already have to uncover references to primary sources. Consult your:
They can also help you identify relevant historical figures, authors, or keywords for searching library database
2. Use the library catalogue to find books and other materials
Combine keywords for different kinds of primary sources with keywords for your topic to find them in the library catalogue.
Refugees in Canada sources
Canadian Immigrant Diaries
Latin American migration to Canada documents
Tip: filter your search in the library catalog by format using the left side bar
Primary source keywords
3. Use reliable online primary source collections
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