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HSS 202 - Apartheid in South Africa: Secondary Sources: Books, Journals, & Websites

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Secondary Sources: Journals

Another type of secondary source is a scholarly journal article. These are much shorter than books, but also much more specific. You won't find a complete biography of Nelson Mandela in a scholarly journal article, but rather an analysis of a specific part of his life or work. Scholarly journal articles often have a thesis and a specific point of view, which is something to keep in mind as you read and take notes.

Here are a few databases that contain scholarly journal articles: