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Discover McGill's Primary Sources

This workshop will give you the tools to understand, discover, and engage with primary sources held at the McGill University Library. Whether you are beginning a project with primary sources, or just want to learn more about what rare and unique items are held at McGill, this workshop is for you.

In this workshop, you will learn:

  • How to distinguish primary sources from secondary sources
  • How to develop research approaches to primary sources
  • How to find primary sources online and in person
  • How to understand gaps and silences in primary source collections
  • About different types of documents
  • How to use critical thinking with primary sources

All students welcome!

Related LibGuide: Rare Books & Archival Collections Reference Guide by Jennifer Garland

Thursday, October 26, 2023
2:00pm - 3:30pm
RBSC - Colgate Seminar Room
Rare Books and Special Collections
Ann Marie Holland, Kristen Howard & Lauren Williams
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Ann Marie Holland
Lauren Williams
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Kristen Howard

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