Document Type

Article

Publication Date

9-2009

Source Publication

The Journal of Academic Librarianship

Source ISSN

0099-1333

Abstract

Primary source research requires students to acquire specialized research skills. This paper presents results from a user study testing the effectiveness of a Web guide designed to convey the concepts behind “primary source literacy”. The study also evaluated students’ strengths and weaknesses when conducting primary source research.

Comments

Accepted version. Journal of Academic Librarianship, Vol. 35, No. 5 (September 2009): 410-420. DOI. © Elsevier 2009. Used with permission.