This guide will familiarise you with resources particularly useful to historical research.
Historical research involves using primary and secondary sources.
In essence, primary sources are the original document, object or data that you are investigating. Secondary sources are the interpretation, analysis or commentary about a primary source.
Watch this 3 minute video to learn more about primary and secondary sources and how your research question shapes these definitions.
Types of historical primary resources you might explore include:
See where you can find primary sources and often also secondary sources related to them.