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SOC 444: Social Movements (Crubaugh)

This online guide contains customized materials selected by your librarian, in partnership with your professor, to highlight resources you'll need for the research assignment.

Secondary Sources

Remember, secondary sources will often name key people, pivotal events, influential literature, important dates, etc. Thus, secondary sources identify primary sources you need to find or the people worth research further.   


 Ex: Civil Rights Topic 

You discover Martin Luther King Jr. was a leader in this moment so your research him further to see if he gave speeches,  published materials, or was interviewed. 

You discover he gave the important "I have a Dream Speech"  during the "March on Washington" event and you are able to track down the transcript and finds audio-visual of the speech.