Tutorials and Displays
An online tutorial from Yale's Manuscripts and Archives Collection. It's written specifically for Yale's collection, but it also provides a good general overview for doing primary source research.
Online version of a 2008 exhibit in the Special Collections department of the Michigan State University Libraries. It introduces the many types of primary sources used by researchers, with examples from Special Collections.
Written cooperatively by U.S. history librarians, this brief guide helps students and researchers find and evaluate the quality of primary resources found online for use in history research. Also includes information on citing these resources.