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Africology 314: School in African American Life

This guide will assist you with the archives research assignment for Africology 314

Differentiate Between Primary and Secondary Sources

Primary vs. Secondary Sources - The video above explains the key characteristics, similarities, and differences of primary and secondary sources. This video provides you with the skills to determine if a source is a primary or secondary source. You will need to be able to complete this task for your midterm project, and potentially for future assignments. 

Analyze Your Primary Sources

How do you analyze a primary source?-This video walks you through the thought process of understanding the content and context of a document. This video will help you when you need to think more critically and analyze your three primary sources for your midterm project.