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Kreitzberg Library for CGCS Students

Library Research Lesson: Finding Primary Source Materials

This lesson looks at what primary sources are, their value to the historian, and discusses different methods of locating them.

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Contact the Archives

Have a research question? Planning a visit? Or just don’t know who to contact?

Email us at

Phone: 802-485-2947 (direct) or 800-468-6679, ext. 2947 (toll free)

Contact the Library

You can contact me (Melissa the Online Learning & Scholarship Librarian) at or by phone at 802.485.2197.

I am part of a team of reference librarians who are here to help!

We check e-mail seven days a week and it is often the best way to contact us. We are dedicated to answering within 24 hours, though the actual turnaround is usually much shorter.


  • Deb Ahlers Head of Library Cataloging & Interlibrary Loan
  • John Holm Head of Digital Services
  • Claire Veach Head of Library Research & Instruction
  • Brandon Hugo Electronic Resources Librarian

You can contact the library directly at or by phone at  802.485.2179.