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Immigration and multiculturalism : essential primary sources - K. Lee Lerner, Brenda Wilmoth Lerner, and Adrienne Wilmoth Lerner, editors.
Call Number: 304.8 IMM
ISBN: 9781414403298
Presents approximately 150 primary source documents, such as speeches, legislation, memoirs, newspaper articles, and interviews, related to immigration and multiculturalism between the nineteenth and twenty-first centuries.

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American decades primary sources - Cynthia Rose, project editor.
Call Number: 973.91 AME
ISBN: 0787665878

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Courageous Teen Resisters: primary sources from the Holocaust - Ann Byers.
Call Number: 940.53 BYE
ISBN: 9780766032699
Examines the stories of children and teen resisters in Europe during the Holocaust, including resistance groups, unarmed resistance, armed resistance in the ghettos and camps, and partisan units.

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War in the Persian Gulf. Primary Sources from Operation Desert Storm to Operation Iraqi Freedom - [compiled by] Laurie Collier Hillstrom ; Julie Carnagie, project editor.
Call Number: 956.7044 HIL
ISBN: 0787690880
Presents twelve primary sources from the 1991 Persian Gulf War and the 2003 Iraq War, including excerpts from speeches, memoirs, and newspaper articles.


Primary & Secondary Sources Video Tutorial

A video produced by the University of California at San Diego Social Science and Humanities Library designed to define primary and secondary sources of information.


Scholarly vs. Popular What's the Difference? Video Tutorial

A video created by the Cook Library of Towson University explaining what to look for to distinguish a scholarly journal article from a popular magazine article.


Article Databases in 5 minutes

This video tutorial created by the North Carolina State University Libraries gives an overview of article databases and key features for searching them effectively.


American Memory Resources

This is a listing of Primary and Secondary Source sites from the webpages of the Library of Congress.


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