Online Search Tools
EBSCOhost – an online database (collection) of academic articles, journals, images and news.
Killara High School pays a subscription so that you can access this treasure trove of online academic articles, books, photographs, videos etc.
EBSCOhost login details:
Go to: http://search.ebscohost.com
Ask library staff for the username and password
Once you are logged in, scroll down and choose the 'Explora Secondary Schools' service link.
Enter your search terms into the search bar or click on one of the listed categories or topics.
If you click on one of the listed categories or topics, the first search result will be a Topic Overview which may be useful for your research.
*Tick the Peer Reviewed checkbox to see only articles that have been rigorously reviewed by other academics.
*Tick the Full Text checkbox to see only full articles.
*Change the Publication Date range to narrow your search to more recent articles.
Online Search Tips
Watch this YouTube video “How to Google like a Pro” for some excellent tips on effectively targeting your online searches.
National Library of Australia - Trove
Find and access Australian and online resources: books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more.
State Library of NSW
The State Library of NSW has amazing research and other HSC resources on their website. Just search for “State Library HSC Base Camp” and “State Library NSW eResources”
The State Library also holds free 'HSC Help' sessions for English, History and Society & Culture twice a year.
City of Sydney Library
Any resident of NSW can join the City of Sydney library online for free, and access their huge range of resources online or in print.
Your Local Library
Your local library will have a selection of HSC and other resources in print and online, and may give you access to online subscription databases for academic research.
Search for your local council library on Google:
Eg: “Ku-ring-gai Council Library or Hornsby Council Library"