Words to the Wise
"No source is perfect, but even a not-perfect source can be useful, as long as you're thoughtful about its use." ----- Mrs. McKittrick
"Research (noun): the process of learning independently, guided by savvy choices and intelligent judgments." ---- Mrs. Hruban
- Is this a primary source?
- Is this source credible? (Who published it?)
Finding Multimedia Primary Sources
Laika: Laika onboard Sputnik 2. Photograph. Encyclopædia Britannica Online. Web. 3 Mar. 2014.
(videos and images)
BritishPathe --- Historic newsreel footage from 1890-2011
Movietone --- British newsreel archives (Note: no email log-in is needed)
Universal Newsreels --- Newsreels from Universal Studios
Library of Congress Prints and Photographs (To search all collections, use the general search box, at the top of the page.)
Wikimedia Commons (Images in the public domain or licensed to share)
(videos, images, and audio files)
Global Issues in Context (for people, legislation and historic events)
Science in Context (for technology or inventions)