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What are Primary sources?

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Primary Sources

Factual (not interpreted), recorded, original material, research ideas.

  • Report findings/data from experiments or research studies.
  • Frequently found in scholarly journals or government reports.

Examples:

  • Dissertation and theses
  • Government reports
  • Patents
  • Papers and proceedings from scientific conferences
  • Technical reports
  • Surveys
  • Focus groups
  • Interviews
  • Observation

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