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A curated guide that brings together the essential resources for Society & Culture, especially those that are useful for researching for your Personal Interest Project (PIP).
Personal Interest projects and good advice from high achieving past students.
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The catalogue lists all items in the Library's collection such as books, online journals, magazines, ebooks. If you are studying at home or at school, the online resources are free to use with a Library card. If you are onsite, you can request material to be used in the Reading Rooms.
Access eresources to find fulltext articles, ebooks and websites arranged in broad subject groupings. These are free to use with your Library card.
Academic journal articles, magazine articles and speeches from primarily Australian publications. This database focuses on contemporary issues including refugees, indigenous rights, body image, education and many more topical issues.
Articles from Australian metropolitan, regional and local newspapers such as Sydney Morning Herald, Daily Telegraph and The Australian. You can also browse for Australian articles on current topics such as video game violence or texting while driving.