Archives Research Tutorial



What records do we have?

What should you expect?

Finding & accessing records

Handling records

Records appraisal & analysis

Integrating records into your assignment

Citing records in your assignment

Integrating Records Into Your Assignment

Now that you have hopefully found some useful primary sources your next step involves integrating these records into your assignment. There are many different ways in which archival records can be used to support your research. Often a particular fact, figure, or statistic will be used as supporting evidence to 'back up' or add weight to a statement you make. Here are a few examples of how to integrate primary sources into your assignment.