HSC Society and Culture

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Society and Culture research guide

Essential resources for Society and Culture, with a focus on those that are useful for your Personal Interest Project (PIP) research. 

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Personal Interest Projects (PIPs)

Access award winning PIPs, both onsite and online, and hear great advice from high achieving past students.

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Society and Culture HSC exam

Highly accomplished Society and Culture teacher, Mandy Lupton, answers questions from students studying for their final exam.

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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.

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Access eresources to find fulltext articles, ebooks and websites arranged in broad subject groupings. These are free to use with your Library card.  

Gale in Context - Opposing viewpoints and Global issues

Find differing points of view and critical overviews of contemporary global issues relating to society, politics, technology, conflict, health and business. Search Opposing Viewpoints and Global Issues individually or simultaneously from the main search box.

Australia Newsbank

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.

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Citing your work and avoiding plagiarism

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Essential Library resources for research

We bring together key HSC subjects resources, including those for Advanced and Extension courses.

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