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Journalism, Communication Studies & News

Primary Sources

Primary sources are original materials. They are first-hand accounts from the time period involved and may include such things as diaries, letters, photographs, art, maps, original video, film or sound recordings, interviews, or newspaper articles. 

In the Library Catalogue use keywords that describe your topic together with any of the following words:

  •    Autobiography/ies
  •    Correspondence
  •    Diary/Diaries
  •    Interview/Interviews
  •    Journal         
  •    Letter/Letters
  •    Personal narratives
  •    Public opinion
  •    Sources
  •    Speech/Speeches