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Limitations of Sources


Identify the characteristics and limitations of source material. 0601.4.7

Links verified on 6/6/2014

  1. Characteristics of primary and secondary resources - lesson and exercise [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]
  2. Distinguishing Scholarly From Non-Scholarly Periodicals - a checklist of criteria
  3. First Punic War - Limitations of the Historical Sources -
  4. How to Evaluate Web Resources - a visual guide to evaluating sources on the web
  5. Primary vs. Secondary Sources: A Comparison - use this form as a review; Examine a historical event by looking at both a primary and a secondary source related to it. Record the information you find in each below.
  6. Source Types: Value and Limitations - comparisions of values and limitations.
  7. Sources and limitations of ancient and modern knowledge -
  8. Strengths & Limitations of Various Media - Different media strength and limitations.
  9. Using primary sources in your research - tutorial with quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding

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