ATSIDA - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Data Archive
Wingara Mura - Sydney University Library
NINTI-ONE - Remote Australia Online
OPUS - Open Publication of UTS Scholars
Trove NLA - Click on the image above to access images, maps, diaries, letters etc from the National Library of Australia
AIATSIS - Click on image at left to access guidelines for Ethical Research in Australian Indigenous Studies (2012)
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Research Ethics: A Domestic and International Review - Researching the Right Way. Whilst the focus is on health research the guidelines and framework are beneficial for all aspects of researching indigenous issues.
Austlit BlackWords - Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Writing and Storytelling. Access to a vast record of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander writers and their publications.
National Museum of Australia - Click on the image at left to access a range of resources from the National Museum in Canberra. Interviews, photographs, videos on First Australians.
National Archives of Australia - Research Guides has some excellent Research Guide titled 'Tracking Family'
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by qualified authors however there are many, many sites that quote incorrect information and/or the information may be out of date.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!