Chances are they are among the best written and most influential in your area. True, an article may have been overlooked and the most recent articles (however good) haven't been cited yet. But this is a cool trick if you're getting overwhelmed with too many search results.
Ray Bradbury (1920-2012) was one of the great writers of the 20th century. Was he science fiction, fantasy, a surrealist or a Midwestern magical realist? Bradbury set stories in a variety of settings including American small towns and different planets.
Let's call it speculative fiction with surrealist influences predating magical realism while working in a genre sensibility. Whew!
Themes such as morality, freedom of thought, the nature of humanity, the relationship of the individual to the greater society appear in his works.
The mobile version of the Millennium catalog, is up and running! Point the browser on your mobile device to http://catalog.library.txstate.edu and you should be redirected to the mobile site, where you can search the catalog, place requests, and view and renew items checked out to you.
Please note that the mobile catalog page has a link to the regular catalog: Main Site. If you are redirected but prefer to use the non-mobile version, please go to Main Site.
Primary sources are documents that are direct records of an event, raw data, documents, magazines or newspapers from the time, photos or other material created at the time of an event. Even audio recordings, buildings, or just about anything could be considered primary sources.
Again, if you're working in the field of history, you can search our catalog for published collections of primary sources.
Our history maven Margaret Vavarek suggests the searching the following key words in the catalog: Correspondence, Description and Travel, Diaries, Interviews, Personal Narratives, Sources, Letters or Speeches
Another way to identify primary sources is to go to Dissertation Theses Full Text, find relevant dissertations (they are fulltext online) and read their bibliographies. You could then search to see if we our other libraries have the primary sources mentioned in these bibliographies.
Primary sources in other disciplines can mean studies, experiment results or original research. These can be found by searching the appropriate databases and finding articles that contain primary research results.