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Finding Primary Sources - History: Databases

Finding Primary Sources in the Databases

Under the heading TCC Article Databases, select Browse Subjects.

Then select History from the drop down menu at the top of the page.

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*If you're accessing the databases from off-campus you'll be asked to log in using your TCC credentials.


Once you've gotten into the database, when looking for a well-known even of issue, select Browse Topics, located on the left.


Then, after selecting a topic, you'll have the option to go straight to a section of primary sources.

List of Types of Resources shown when looking at a topic.



Look at the type of article, if a source is a primary source it's often indicated.

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