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Primary Sources: Primary Sources on the Web

Finding first-hand accounts of events (either originals, reproductions, or reprints).

Free Web-based Primary Sources

This is a selected list of links to Web sites containing primary source documents for history research.

Free Online Magazines & Newspapers

OhioLINK Digital Resource Center

The OhioLINK Digital Resource Center houses digital collections from OhioLINK and its member libraries.

Collections of particular interest include the Historical & Archive Collections and other Ohio member sites.

Library Subscriptions to Primary Source Resources