HSS 202 - Genocide & Human Rights: Secondary Sources: Books, journals, and websites

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Secondary Sources: Websites

You can also find some journal articles and secondary sources on websites.

However, not all websites are trustworthy and worthy of citation in your academic work. Be sure to consider who is responsible for a website, when and where it was created and updated, and for what purpose. Always ask your teacher or a librarian to vet a website before citing it in your paper.

Below are some websites with secondary source-type information that you can use in your research:

Books Available in the OWHL

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.

**In Noodletools, cite these sources as "Where is it"? --> Database, "What is it"? --> Journal

Here are a few databases that contain scholarly journal articles: