General Resources for Senior Students
- You may also find links in the guides for Community and Family Studies (in TAS), Legal Studies, Society and Culture and Studies of Religion (in HSIE) useful.
- Use the Information Skills Process (ISP) on the Research page to guide you.
- Browse the non-fiction shelves: 200-290s – religions/mythology; 305.8s – groups; 340s – law; 641.3 – bush foods; 759.994s – art; A820s – authors/literature; 994s – Australian history.
- For audio visual resources, search ClickView by subject heading or title. Restrictions apply based on age/rating.
- Search the CTHS Library Oliver catalogue using subject terms: Aboriginal peoples, Aboriginal peoples with sub-headings – art, fiction, history, social conditions, etc.
- See also Reading Lists – Aboriginal Studies Resources
- Search for your topics in Series Issues in Society
- 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.
- The Sydney Morning Herald, Financial Review and The Age – digital edition accessible while at school; downloadable
- Indigenous Law Bulletin
- National Indigenous Times
- Koori Mail
- State Library of NSW databases require you to sign up for free membership. Browse or choose a database by subject: e.g. Aboriginal Australia.
- Hornsby Library databases require you to sign up for free membership.
- The Australian Institute of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (AIATSIS) – research, collections and publications.
- National Gallery of Australia: Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander art
- Support Material for Aboriginal Studies Stage 6 Syllabus 2011
- The Conversation – A collaboration between editors and academics to provide informed news analysis and commentary that’s free to read and republish.
- Face the facts: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples
- Aboriginal Customary Laws: Recognition? – Australian Government/Australian Law Reform Commission
- The health & welfare of Australia’s Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander people
- 55000 years and counting: celebrating our shared history
- National Indigenous Television (NITV) – A channel made by, for and about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people; browse by topic.
- Indigenous seasons calendars/CSIRO a series of calendars representing indigenous seasonal and ecological knowledge
- The Spinney Press: Web links for students – Links to NGOs, organisations and government websites on current issues.
- Indigenous incarceration: Unlock the facts (PWC report)
- Indigenous.gov.au – Stories from individuals, communities and organisations, real stories about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Social justice/Australian Human Rights Commission – Making sure that every Australian, Indigenous and non-Indigenous, has the opportunities and choices they need to lead full and healthy lives.
- Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet – “Helping to close the gap by providing the evidence base to inform practice and policy in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health”.
- NSW Aboriginal Land Council – NSWALC aims to protect the interests and further the aspirations of its members and the broader Aboriginal community.
- The Spinney Press: Web links for students – Links to websites on a variety of topics. There are links for NGOs, Government departments, organisations and support networks.
- Writing a Literature Review
Bibliographies and Citations
- Ask your teacher for requirements; keep records up to date – retrospectively is difficult.
- Bibliography Generator – choose the style you need.