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History 210B: Victorian Britain

In Catalyst

There are 2 basic ways that you can search for primary literature in Catalyst:

1.  Along with your basic keywords, use terms that point to primary sources such as:

  • diaries
  • correspondence
  • letters
  • pamphlets
  • documents
  • speeches
  • manuscripts
  • personal narratives
  • interviews

2.  Perform a search in Catalyst with basic keywords for your topic, find the Genre/Form set of filters to the left of your search results and open that group; check to see if there are any terms there that would point to a primary source and click on that filter OR click on the Sources filter and see if that leads you to a primary source.

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