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National History Day Research Guide: Digital Primary Sources

Using Google to Find Material

This downloadable guide developed by Robin Katz will help you find additional primary source material not covered in the links above

Evaluating Material Found Online

Once you've located primary sources related to your topic, it's important to evaluate them. The guide from Robin Katz, as well as the websites noted below, will help you to determine the trustworthiness of the sources and the veracity of the information in the material.

Along with secondary sources, newspapers are a good resource for providing context and corroborating information in the material you've been using. Where do the materials agree? Where do they disagree?