Answered By: Camden County College Library
Last Updated: Mar 16, 2021     Views: 0

Primary sources (in the Arts and Humanities fields) are sources that were created or written during the time period in which they reference, and can include things like diaries, letters, films, interviews, and even results from research studies.

Primary sources (in the Health and Science fields) are sources that present original data and ideas from a scientific investigation including the results of experiments, observations and other scientific investigations.

For more detailed information, check out the Excelsior Online Writing Lab (OWL). There are also two short videos available...