How can I use this?
Primary sources are some of the most important documents in scientific research, and often they are expected to form the bulk of the sources you incorporate into your research paper. Successfully identifying primary sources is key to writing a successful research paper.
In science, sources that report on original research are known as Primary literature. They include:
Conference proceedings: Banting presented their preliminary results at the American Physiological Society conference at Yale University in December 1921. In May 1922, the success of their clinical testing was presented at the conference for the Association for American Physicians.
Journal articles: During this time, Banting and Best also wrote up their findings and submitted two papers to the Journal of Laboratory and Clinical Medicine.