Examples of secondary sources:
- Biographical works.
- Reference books, including dictionaries, encyclopedias, and atlases.
- Articles from magazines, journals, and newspapers after the event.
- Literature reviews and review articles (e.g., movie reviews, book reviews)
Other Question and Answers that can be helpful for you
1. Which is the best example of a secondary source?
Which is the best example of a secondary source?
- There are journal articles that analyse or comment on research.
- There are textbooks
- There are dictionaries and encyclopedias.
- There are books that analyse.
- There is political commentary.
- There are biographies of people.
- There is a proposal for a thesis.
- Newspaper editorials.
2. What are examples of secondary resources?
- Paper Reviews
- Course-Specific Resources
- Podcast & Multimedia Resources
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- Services by Faculty Request
3. What are the strengths and weaknesses of secondary sources?
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- Ease of Access. There are many advantages to using secondary research.
- Low Cost to Acquire. The use of secondary data has allowed researchers access to valuable information for little or no cost to acquire.
- Quality of Research. There are some disadvantages to using secondary research.
4. What is the difference between primary and secondary sources?
What are the 5 primary sources?
- archives and manuscript material.
- photographs, audio recordings, video recordings, films.
- journals, letters and diaries.
- published books, newspapers and magazine clippings published at the time.
- government publications.
- oral histories.