Know Your Sources: A Guide to Understanding Sources
Books, articles, reviews, magazines... There's so many types of resources, where do I start?
Check out this great infographic from Portland Community College describing various resources and their differing qualities:
Learn the difference between primary and secondary sources in this short video (3:17 min).
Examples of Primary Sources:
Secondary sources interpret or analyze historical events. They are generally at least one step removed from the event. Examples: