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secondary source

- Information or research that is derivative, such as a comment by a historian, an encyclopedia article, or a critical essay.
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When it came to decision time last Wednesday, Baghdad just folded and accepted the secondary source figure calculated for October.
A new PubMed search option "hasdatabanklist" has been created to retrieve citations that carry a value in the Secondary Source ID [SI] field regardless of what the specific value(s) may be.
A photograph or drawing of an item is a secondary source, and a drawing made from a photo is a tertiary source.
This reference reader on the life and writings of Northrop Frye provides researchers with a comprehensive listing of events, publications, and secondary source materials relating to the father of modern literary criticism.
* A secondary source interprets and analyzes primary sources.
The failover module will attempt to reconnect to the primary source, such as an ACD or database fails and the primary source is still unavailable, the module will connect to the secondary source. There is now a data grid feature to its XforceView PC desktop application allowing users to display KPIs and metrics in that format.
Clicking on a particular topic's link will take users to a page with links to other resources related to that topic (such as IRS publications, tax forms and secondary source articles).
Primary and secondary source bibliographies accompany listings which run a page and a half to several pages in length.
This presents the need for a secondary source to help resolve this ambiguity.
Barbara Saffer's Smallpox (159-0183010) tells of the history of smallpox, using both primary and secondary source material to reveal its devastating effects in Europe, the development and dissemination of the smallpox vaccine, and the possibilities of its use as a biological weapon.
The unit accepts Mo AC power inputs and monitors both inputs, and, in the event that primary power is lost or experiences a brownout, the unit will transfer power to the secondary source. The switch will transfer from primary to secondary source fast enough to keep critical equipment powered.