While general in nature, encyclopedias often provide a starting point to obtain a general overview of an event or a person.
What is a primary source?
A primary source is first hand evidence. It was there at the time of an event. It is contemporary to the period being studied. Examples of primary sources are speeches, letters, songs, legislation, court decisions, journals/diaries, interviews, artifacts, autobiographies, and photographs.
Destiny, MBA's online catalog, has preselected websites on Webpath Express. In addition to summaries for each website, you may filter the content by grade level and domain. To access, use the link below, choose MBA Library Catalog, then the link to Webpath Express on the catalog tab.
Click on the link below, scroll down to history, then choose view all. Remember you'll need usernames and passwords if you are off campus!
This resource contains biographies, subject entries, primary sources, timelines, image galleries, and map galleries.
Refer to this if you need usernames and passwords when not on campus. You must log in to the MBA website to see this list.