To evaluate a source to see if it is appropriate for your work, examine its currency, relevance, authority, accuracy, and purpose. For more information, take a look at this Evaluating Sources guide by Nova Southeastern University Library.
The Heinz History Center is the largest history museum in Pennsylvania. Includes the Western Pennsylvania Sports Museum and the Library & Archives, an extensive scholarly resource documenting 250 years of life in Western Pennsylvania.
The society is one of the largest family history libraries in the nation, has preeminent printed collections on Pennsylvania and regional history, and offers superb manuscript collections renowned for their strength in 17th-, 18th-, and 19th-century history.
Historic Pittsburgh is a comprehensive collection of local resources that supports personal and scholarly research of the western Pennsylvania area. Historic Pittsburgh is hosted by the University of Pittsburgh's University Library System.