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Monmouth College Hewes Library

Primary Sources


In addition to library databases,
explore digital collections directly relating to the 19th century. 


Primary vs Secondary Sources (Video)

Consider the differences between
Primary & Secondary sources

This video is shared via a Creative Commons license by Hartness Library, Community College of Vermont. (3:17 length).

Database Access Off Campus

All of the databases provided by Hewes Library can be accessed from off campus.  To do so, follow these directions:

  • Select the database you wish to access from the Hewes Library website.
  • You will be prompted by a Monmouth College login screen.
  • Enter your MC network username and password.
  • Once logged in, use the resource as if you were on campus.

Primary Resources

Hewes Library at Monmouth College | 700 East Broadway, Monmouth, IL 61462 | Phone: 309-457-2190 | Fax: 309-457-2226 | |