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Research Basics: Examples of Information Sources

MC Hammer

Primary sources
The actual recording of MC Hammer songs
MC Hammer's writings
An interview with MC Hammer
video on VH1
first-hand account of a performance 
MC Hammer's own web site
Secondary sources  
biography  about MC Hammer
review of one of his CDs
magazine article about MC Hammer
documentary i.e. VH1’s “Behind the Music"
Tertiary sources 
An index or database 
library catalog to search for books

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