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THEA 3100: THEATRE HISTORY I - Primary Sources: Home

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Working With Internet Resources

When looking for materials online remember to conduct multiple searches and to ask these important questions about the documents you've found

  • Who made this?
  • Why is this source online?
  • Where did the document come from?
  • Is there any helpful background information?

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Ways to Find Primary Sources

There are many methods for locating primary documents. Some of these include the following.

  • Looking in library catalogs for published primary documents
  • Looking in archival databases
  • Searching the internet.

Working With Primary Document

Primary documents can be used to enhance your research in a variety of different ways. When working with primary documents remember to ask the following.

  • Who made this?
  • What is this?
  • Why was it made?
  • What does it tell me?
  • What am I not being told?
  • What other information do I need?

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