These databases index publications covering all subjects in the arts and humanities and social sciences. Use these to get a broader overview of your topic.
A primary source is a first-hand expression or evidence of an event or experience. This evidence can be in the form of the written word, images, artefacts, film or sound recordings, and will have been created at some point during the lifetime of the person involved. Using primary sources in your research adds context and credibility to your argument. Primary sources will vary depending upon what is being studied.
The Library provides access to a number of digital collections of historical documents. The following interdisciplinary databases cover a range of subjects: