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Researching for a History assessment piece can often be the most daunting part of the subject. However, it needn't be. Research is a systematic process that, if followed step-by-step, will become a logical and efficient part of your work. There are nine stages of good research.

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All sources, both primary and secondary, are made by people and may be biased (one-sided) and incomplete. Two people can see exactly the same incident and yet remember it differently. So too, modern historians can study the same evidence and reach different conclusions.

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As you study History, you will be asked to complete a range of assessment types. Understanding what each kind of assessment task requires will help you to prepare more effectively for it.


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Finding good sources can always be difficult and time-consuming. To aid in your research, this part has a collection of online sources, categorised by historical era.


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