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Tertiary Sources Poster

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 2 pages | Years: 1 - 6

A poster providing the definition and some examples of tertiary sources.

Tertiary sources consist of information that is a collection of primary and secondary sources. Tertiary sources often provide information in a context that is able to be interpreted.

  • Bibliographies: Also considered secondary.
  • Chronologies
  • Dictionaries and encyclopaedias: Also considered secondary.
  • Directories
  • Fact books
  • Guidebooks
  • Indexes, abstracts and bibliographies used to locate primary and secondary sources
  • Textbooks: Also considered secondary.
  • Manuals


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