Information Literacy

Which of the following is an example of a primary source? A: Diaries and letters from the 1880s published in a recent book of collected diaries and letters from the 1880s B: an encyclopedia article citing events from the 1880s and giving a list of works cited C: a recently publishedd history book that cites diaries and letters from the 1880s D: a newspaper article published in the 1980s that reports on an event in the 1880s

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  1. Which are the originals, not something written about the original?

    Primary sources = original works

    Secondary sources = things written about the originals -- to analyze, to summarize, to refer, etc.

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