Although this collection is not exhaustive, several important course documents are included here for your convenience.
Primary sources serve as a record of first-hand experience, including the collection and analysis of raw data. Just like diaries share an author's personal life, research articles describe the author's own studies or other work.
Secondary sources report, describe, or analyze someone else's original work. Books and articles that present overviews or summaries of previous research are usually secondary sources.
Look for these characteristics: