Q. How can I find primary sources through the library?
Answered By: Christine Stark Last Updated: Nov 19, 2015 Views: 56
Primary sources include texts like diaries, memoirs, letters, speech transcripts, interview transcripts, and field notes. It can also include non-textual formats like photographs, films, artworks, artifacts, clothing, and more.
Archives and Special Collections has archival records including theses, yearbooks, campus newspapers and the private archives of influential Canadians.There are many primary source materials available on the open Internet. National Libraries and Archives will frequently have digital collections to browse. For good Canadian collections, you may consider the following sites:
- Library and Archives Canada
- Archives of Alberta
- Peel's Prairie Provinces
- CBC Archives
- Canadian Pamphlets and Broadsides