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Women's and Gender Studies

A research guide to help you find books, articles and other resources on topics in Women's and Gender Studies.

Primary Sources

What are primary sources?

Simply stated, primary sources are works that are created at the time of an event or by someone who experienced the event. Examples include letters, diaries, interviews, photographs, video, newspapers, public records, and music. For more details on what primary sources are, please consult the following excellent guides:

Primary Sources: Databases