The Christopher Brennan Library subscribes to a range of databases that will help you with your studies of History.
Please ask your friendly librarian for the World Book Online login details.
Questia School is an online library and research tool with thousands of eBooks, academic journal articles, magazines, newspapers and encyclopedia entries. Ask your teacher or Librarian for the login details to Questia.
Ducksters is a search engine useful for preliminary research or a source of basic information. This may be useful when narrowing down your topic or identifying search terms that can be used in the above databases.
The Christopher Brennan Library has some excellent resources to help you in your study of your chosen area of history.
Ancient Egypt - 932
Ancient Greece - 938
Macchu Picchu - 951
World War I - 940.3
World War II - 940.53
Vietnam war - 959.7043
The Cold War - 909.825
Israel/Palestine relations - 956.04
Carrot2 is a cluster search engine which organizes your search results into topics. With an instant overview of what's available, you will quickly find what you're looking for.
This LibGuide has been setup to assist you with your Term 3 Passion Project.
You will be accessing information from a range of sources in this project. It is really important you collate and maintain effective notes. Make sure you are keeping them in a safe place!
Notetaking consists of three steps:
Remember don't copy and paste large chunks of text. Summarise and paraphrase instead!
In the subject area of History there is a vast amount of information on the internet. Some of it is excellent and written by qualified authors however there are many, many sites that quote incorrect information and/or the information may be out of date. It is important that you have the skills to evaluate which websites are useful and worthy of being quoted from and which are not. Use these tips below to help you:
In the Christopher Brennan Library we have more than enough information to help you with your assignment - books; databases; journals and videos. However, if you need to use Google to search for extra information read these tips below to guide you. You don't want to be wasting time searching all over the internet!