The library provides access to millions of scholarly resources through HoyaSearch. This includes many primary sources and collections of primary sources. To locate primary sources follow these important steps:
Get to know your topic and create a keyword list, which can include names of important events, documents, people, places, dates, and specialized vocabulary.
For example, if you are conducting research on the Turkish War of Independence, 1918 - 1923, some of the keywords you might add to a list include:
Combine the keywords from this list with special keywords HoyaSearch recognizes for finding primary sources:
The search used in the example below is Turkish Revolution Sources.
Details from the book From empire to republic : the Turkish war of national liberation, 1918-1923 : a documentary study.
Note that the entry for this title from the results list includes our keywords, shows that Sources is listed as the genre - indicating primary sources, and the title uses the phrase documentary reader, which indicates a collection of documents or primary sources.