Physics

General Resources for Senior Students

  • Use the Information Skills Process (ISP) on the Research page to guide you.
  • Browse the non-fiction shelves in the 530s.
  • Search DVC for audio-visual material.  Please note you will only be able to view items rated G and PG and only while you are at school.

Oliver Catalogue

  • Search the CTHS Library Oliver catalogue using subject terms: earth science, geology, introduced species, mining, resources (names of specific ones), tectonics, animals, plants.
  • Expand your search to Hornsby Library resources by running a search in Oliver, click other providers and select Hornsby Shire Library. If you are a member of Hornsby Library you can borrow their items.
  • Expand your search to Macquarie University library resources by running a search in Oliver, click other providers and select Macquarie University Library. You can access their hard copy resources onsite but will be unable to borrow.

Publications

  • The Sydney Morning Herald – digital edition accessible while at school.
  • ChemMatters – the contents pages are searchable using Oliver.
  • Australasian Science – the contents pages are searchable using Oliver.
  • Cosmos – the contents pages are searchable using Oliver.
  • New Scientist Magazine – the contents pages are searchable using Oliver.
  • PLOS Journals – open access journals.

Encyclopaedias

  • Search World Book Online Advanced. This is a reliable starting point for research if you don’t know much about the topic.

Databases

Internet Resources