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What is Primary Research?

A primary source, also called an original source or evidence, is an original piece of information from the time period of the topic

Examples of primary sources include:

  • Manuscripts
  • Images
  • Sound recordings
  • Newspapers
  • Video recordings
  • Letters
  • Diaries
  • Autobiographies
  • Speeches
  • Papers
  • Interviews
  • Documentaries
  • Pamphlets
  • Reports

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