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Catalogue

Use the box below to search the catalogue to find books available in the Christopher Brennan Library. 

Questia School

Questia School is an online library and research tool with thousands of eBooks, academic journal articles, magazines, newspapers and encyclopedia entries. Ask your friendly librarian for logon details.

World Book

Bureau of Meteorology

Click on the image above to access Australia's official weather site

AUSTRALIA - CIA Factbook

Click here to access CIA Factbook - Australia

National Geographic Education

 

Click on the image above to access the excellent National Geographic education blog

Why is geography important?

National Geographic Photo-A-Day

Click here to see the Photo-A-Day from National Geographic. Below are some previous examples.

 

Global Organisations

OECD - is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers, and statistics and is the gateway to OECD's analysis and data.

APEC - Asia-Pacific Economic Co-operation is the premier Asia-Pacific forum. Their primary goal is to support sustainable economic growth and prosperity in the Asia-Pacific region. 

ASEAN - Association of South-East Asian Nations was established in 1967 in Bangkok. It comprises of 10 ASEAN Member states who agree on a shared vision of SE Asian nations living in peace, stability and prosperity.

UNICEF - United Nations Children's Fund works in 190 different countries and territories to save children's lives, to defend their rights, and to help them fulfil their potential from early childhood through adolescence.

OXFAM INTERNATIONAL - is an international confederation of 19 organisations working together with partners and local communities in more than 90 countries. Their aim is to mobilize the power of people against poverty.

The UNITED NATIONS (UN) - is an international organisation founded in 1945. It is currently comprising of 193 member states. The mission and work of the UN are guided by the purposes and principles contained in its founding Charter.

WORLD HEALTH ORGANISATION (WHO) - established in April 1948 there are over 7000 people (from 150 different countries) working in over 150 countries offices and at the Global Service Centre, Malaysia and the headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland.

GREENPEACE INTERNAITONAL - established in 1971. Greenpeace uses non-violent creative action to pave the way towards a greener, more peaceful world. 

National Geographic Twitter

Geoscience Australia

 

Click on image above to access Geoscience Australia - Australia's pre-eminent public sector geoscience organisation. "We are the nation's trusted advisor on the nation's geology and geography of Australia. We apply Science and Technology to describe and understand the Earth for the benefit of Australia."

Barani - Sydney's Indigenous History

Click on the image above to explore information regarding Sydney's extensive aboriginal history