Q. What is a secondary source?


A secondary source describes, analyzes, or interprets a primary source.  A secondary source is one or more steps removed from the original event or creation.

Common examples of secondary sources include magazine and journal articles that interpret original research studies, textbooks, biographies, literary criticisms and commentaries on events or works of art.



  • Last Updated Dec 20, 2017
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