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Primary Sources for Literature: Home

What's in this guide?

[ ancient Egyptian Literature]
Credits: Ancient Egyptian literature

In this guide you will find:

Identify Primary Sources

  • a video describing what primary and secondary sources are 


  • Who are the participants in primary sources
  • How the participants in the literature make something a primary source


  • Who observers are in primary sources
  • How observers make something a primary source 

Non-print Sources

  • Examples of references and in text citations
  • Helpful books and Web sites for references and in text citations

Ask a Librarian

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  • Email any one of the librarians for a research appointment tailored to your paper/project
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