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A primary source is something that is connected to the topic you are writing about, meaning that it was created by someone who was involved firsthand or is tied to the topic somehow.

For example, when writing a biography article a primary source could be a letter, diary, or an autobiography written by the person. It could also be similar writings by a friend, family member, or employee. If the person is/was part of an organization or went to a particular school, anything written by those groups would be considered a primary source as well. The reasoning behind this last part is that organizations are more likely to write about someone affiliated with them and write about them in a favorable tone.

To use another example, for businesses primary sources are things like press releases, official websites, and things released by people/organizations/businesses that partner with them or have a direct link to the business. A newspaper article about a business would be considered a non-primary source, however a reprint of a press release would be considered primary.

A primary source is something that is connected to the topic you are writing about, meaning that it was created by someone who was involved firsthand or is tied to the topic somehow.

For example, when writing a biography article a primary source could be a letter, diary, or an autobiography letter written by Thomas Jefferson about the person. It could also be similar writings by a friend, family member, or employee. If the person is/was part Declaration of an organization or went to a particular school, anything written by those groups Independence would be considered a primary source on both Thomas Jefferson, since it was written by the man himself, and the Declaration, as well. The reasoning behind this last part is that organizations are more likely to write about someone affiliated with them and write about them he was directly involved in a favorable tone. its creation.

To use another example, for businesses primary sources are things like press releases, official websites, and things A secondary source is something that was released by people/organizations/businesses an independent party about a topic. An example of this would be a newspaper article or biography about Thomas Jefferson.

The key here is that partner with them or have a direct link the person writing the source should not be directly tied to the business. A newspaper article topic. For example, if I wrote a news piece about WikiEd and managed to get it published in the New York Times, that would still be seen as a business would be considered a non-primary source, however a reprint of a press release would be considered primary. primary source on WikiEd since I work for them.

A primary source is something that is connected to the topic you are writing about, meaning that it was created by someone who was involved firsthand or is tied to the topic somehow. For example, a letter written by Thomas Jefferson about the Declaration of Independence would be considered a primary source on both Thomas Jefferson, since it was written by the man himself, and the Declaration, as he was directly involved in its creation.

A secondary source is something that was released by an independent party about a topic. An example of this would be a newspaper article or biography about Thomas Jefferson.Jefferson. These are the sources you would use to establish notability for an article, assuming that they go into depth about your chosen topic.

The key here is that the person writing the source should not be directly tied to the topic. For example, if I wrote a news piece about WikiEd and managed to get it published in the New York Times, that would still be seen as a primary source on WikiEd since I work for them. You could use my post to back up some basic details about WikiEd, but it wouldn't be something that could show notability.

A primary source is something that is connected to the topic you are writing about, meaning that it was created by someone who was involved firsthand or is tied to the topic somehow. For example, a letter written by Thomas Jefferson about the Declaration of Independence would be considered a primary source on both Thomas Jefferson, since it was written by the man himself, and the Declaration, as he was directly involved in its creation.

A secondary source is something that was released by an independent party about a topic. An example of this would be a newspaper article or biography about Thomas Jefferson. These are the sources you would use to establish notability for an article, assuming that they go into depth about your chosen topic.

The key here is that the person writing the source should not be directly tied to the topic. For example, if I wrote a news piece about WikiEd and managed to get it published in the New York Times, that would still be seen as a primary source on WikiEd since I work for them. You could use my post to back up some basic details about WikiEd, but it wouldn't be something that could show notability.

If you're editing biomedical related topics this can get a little more tricky, so it's very important for you to read the WikiEd handout on editing medicine topics.

A primary source is something that is connected to the topic you are writing about, meaning that it was created by someone who was involved firsthand or is tied to the topic somehow. For example, a letter written by Thomas Jefferson about the Declaration of Independence would be considered a primary source on both Thomas Jefferson, since it was written by the man himself, and the Declaration, as he was directly involved in its creation.

A secondary source is something that was released by an independent party about a topic. An example of this would be a newspaper article or biography about Thomas Jefferson. These are the sources you would use to establish notability for an article, assuming that they go into depth about your chosen topic.

The key here is that the person writing the source should not be directly tied to the topic. For example, if I wrote a news piece about WikiEd and managed to get it published in the New York Times, that would still be seen as a primary source on WikiEd since I work for them. You could use my post to back up some basic details about WikiEd, but it wouldn't be something that could show notability.

If you're editing biomedical related topics this can get a little more tricky, so it's very important for you to read the WikiEd handout on editing medicine topics.