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Support for dissertations and research projects

A guide to resources and support for undertaking dissertations or research projects

Primary sources

Tower of Babel

Image of what the Tower Of Babel might have looked like, illustrating a discussion of whether it might have reached as far as the moon. STRONG ROOM OGDEN A FOLIO 450  Athanasius Kircher, Turris Babel (1679) 

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, data, 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.

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