You can find many primary sources using Google. Remember that you will want to evaluate the sources to make sure they are acceptable for your research.
Try adding one of the following primary source keywords to searches. Hint: do multiple searches with different primary source keywords.
Primary sources such as government documents, laws, images, interviews, news accounts, autobiographies, literature and many others can greatly enhance your research. Here are some suggestions for locating primary sources related to the topic of this course.
Honnold Special Collections : Depending on your topic, there may be materials in Special Collections that might be of use to your research. For example, the matrimonial investigation records from Mission San Gabriel of the period 1788–1861.
Autobiographies : Here are some subject heading examples to use in Library Search
Images and art
Search Librarys Search for art or photography sources. For example, Indian art Central America
Digital archives and exhibits created by libraries, museums and other cultural institutions:
The following resources are recommended for finding newspaper articles. In some cases, there is a direct link in the database to the full text of the article. If not, use the button or search Library Search for the title of the newspaper to determine if the library has access to the newspaper that you need.