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Many students get to college with the idea that it is essential to read every single word on each page of an assigned history text.  For many secondary source reading, however, this approach is not the best use of time.  Rather, the reader should actively engage with the text, locating the author’s central argument, and then follow that argument through the rest of the piece.  For more, make sure you read our recent blog entry about reading secondary sources.

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