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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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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.
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.
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 switch will transfer from primary to secondary source fast enough to keep critical equipment powered.
The policy, brokered by the Los Angeles Police Commission and Mayor James Hahn after a long standoff between the Los Angeles Police Department and alarm companies, requires subsequent alarms to be verified by a secondary source, such as surveillance cameras or a security guard, before police will respond.
To cite a source from a secondary source ('quoted in .
Loislaw, based in Van Buren, Arkansas, is a national provider of primary and secondary source material for legal research that is delivered on a subscription basis over the internet.
The acquired company provides primary and secondary source material for legal research delivered via online subscriptions.