World History Primary Sources
From Golden Telescope Research Guides
- Do a keyword search or a subject search. Put in a general topic. Scan the book that comes up. Look next to it on the shelf for similar books.
- Select "Publication Type" "Primary Source Document"
- Additional strategy: Limiting the timeline to the period you are researching can help focus your search.
- Select "Primary Source" tab
Primary, Secondary & Tertiary Sources - What's the difference?
- Institute of Historical Research This website contains primary documents in text, image, and audio about the experiences of ordinary Americans throughout U.S. history. All of the documents have been screened by professional historians and are accompanied by annotations that address their larger historical significance and context.
- The Best of History WebsitesAnd Oral History Sites
- Best of History Web Sites was created in 2001 by Tom Daccord, 15-year history teacher and co-director of EdTechTeacher, Inc. Best of History Web Sites contains links to over 1200 history-related web sites that have been reviewed for quality, accuracy, and usefulness including a link to ORAL HISTORY Sites.
- Includes links to local, state and national newspaper collections
- NOTE READ CAREFULLY: The links to special subject and PRIMARY sources are at the BOTTOM of this page
- Topics included: Organizations and Institutions, Museums & Historic Sites, National Libraries, Archives & Directories,World History Primary Sources and Major Websites, Photos, Maps and Other Images, Music - all potential sites for primary sources.
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