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WRIT 168: Hoaxes and Conspiracies

Contemporary News

Historical News

Primary Sources

Primary sources are original, uninterpreted information, such as firsthand accounts of events in letters, diaries, interviews, or historical news reportage; original works of fiction, art, or music; research data; testimony, speeches, etc. Visit Special Collections to use some original texts in print or manuscript.

Select a database from the dropdown below, or check out the Primary Sources Research Guide for more places to explore.

Search the Library Catalog for Books, E-books, and Videos


SuperSearch is a great place to start for journal articles, books and almost everything else the library has, in one easy to use interface.

For searching with more focus and precision, try one of the databases recommended on this guide.