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Welcome to the UF Libraries
We are happy to be hosting National History Day students!
As you can see, previous students have enjoyed doing their research at the university.
Primary Sources vs. Secondary Sources
|Types of Primary Resources
Primary resources are original documents, artifacts and objects related to the event and include:
- diaries, letters, field notes, manuscripts
- interviews with eyewitnesses
- original diagrams and drawings
- historical photographs
- audio recordings or videos of an event
|Types of Secondary Resources
|Secondary resources are resources about the event and include:
- magazine articles
- newspaper articles
Librarians who can help you out:
- Shelley Arlen, librarian for US History (firstname.lastname@example.org)
- Chelsea Dinsmore, librarian for government documents (email@example.com)
- James Cusick, librarian for Florida's history (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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