Answered By: Heather Empey
Last Updated: Mar 09, 2021     Views: 5

Primary source literature in the sciences:
- documents the results of original research
- is written by those who have conducted the research
- includes firsthand information about their methodologies, data, results, or conclusions.

Secondary source literature in the sciences:
- summarizes, compares, critiques, or interprets the primary literature.

For more information and examples of primary/secondary sources in the sciences, please visit https://libguides.unbc.ca/c.php?g=555270&p=5160123

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