Primary sources are first hand observations of a time, person or event, or material culture associated with a time, person or event.
When examining a primary source, ask yourself the following questions:
Here's something to test using these questions: it is page 1 of National Action Committee on the Status of Women MEMO, March 1983. Click on the image to link to the whole document.
Available via Rise UP! Feminist Digital Archive.
1. The Databases page has a Database Types drop down menu. Select "Primary Sources" to retrieve databases.
2. This search in Omni, the Library's catalogue targets records describing primary sources. Give it a try.
Here's an example using poverty AND laws