Answered By: Chris Pollette Last Updated: Sep 25, 2015 Views: 86
First, make sure you understand what a primary source is for your subject.
Find Primary Sources Held by Emory Libraries
The library catalog, discoverE searches print and electronic books, audio-visual materials, sound recordings,and databases provided by the Emory libraries and their many special collections.
Use the ADVANCED search in the library catalog, discoverE.
Put in your topic keyword and search one of the following terms as a subject:
Search the collections in MARBL
Emory FindingAids Database: Browse or search online finding aids for most of the collections available in Emory's Manuscript, Archives,and Rare Book Library.
Other places to look for primary sources
Proquest Historical Databases: Get access to historical newspapers (New York Times, Atlanta Journal/Constitution, etc.) and other publications.
Digital Public Library of America: Search materials from America's libraries, archives, and museums
Worldcat: This global catalog of more than 1 billion items contains descriptions of books, archives, manuscript collections, digital and audio-visual materials in libraries and other repositories around the world. Using Worldcat's ADVANCED SEARCH option you can limit your search by format, date, publication location, and many other parameters.
Or ask a subject librarian for helping finding primary sources for specific subjects/topics!!