History 355: America in the 1960s

Defining Secondary Sources

Secondary source, noun

Any published or unpublished work that is one step removed from the original source, usually describing, summarizing, analyzing, evaluating, derived from, or based on primary source materials...—definition from the Online Dictionary for Library and Information Science

Secondary Sources: Journal Articles

Looking for journal articles topics related to the U.S. welfare state? Try these resources:

An easy way to find only ebooks in the library catalog

To find only ebooks:

1. Search the library catalog (https://library.wlu.edu) on the library's main webpage with “books only” selected.
2. On the left of the results screen, under “Refine my results,” click “Available online” & “Apply filters.”

Step 1:

Library Catalog with Book Only limiter






Step 2:

Refine my results for available onlien