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Destiny, the library catalogue
Use the library catalogue to find books, ClickView videos and specific, reliable websites for your task. Login using your network login to expand your access to research databases and other digital resources.
Research Databases and
Custom Search Engine
|Google Education Custom Search Engine|
|This custom search engine will find information from credible and authoritative websites that are tailored for schools.|
|Research databases provide in-depth information about your topic. Click on the icon to go to iLearn for direct access to the databases.
|Science Reference Center|
|Designed for secondary schools, public libraries, and universities, this a comprehensive database featuring full text for more than 1,990 reference books, encyclopedias, and non-fiction books.|
|ANZ Reference Centre|
|This comprehensive database covers articles from newspapers, journals and full-text reference books. If the full text of an article or report is not available on the database, please contact the library to source the document from another source.|
|Weblinks sources information from credible, curriculum-based and annotated websites.|
|Britannica School and World Book Online are full online encyclopaedia which also include video, audio and images. The World Book website also includes specialist databases - Innovations and Discoveries and Living Green.|
Use this bibliography maker to record your references.
NSW Board of Studies Syllabuses
General Science Websites
Climate Change and Sea Level - Interactive Maps
Library Resources - Books
Here's where to find the Science books in the library. The numbers refer to how the books are shelved according to the Dewey Decimal Classification.
The 500 section is the main science area but relevant books may be in other areas such as those shown.
|500||General science including encyclopaedia, biographies|
|550||Earth science and geology|
|560||Fossils and prehistoric life|
|333.7_ _||Environment and sustainability|
|333.91||Water and water supply|
|363.7_ _||Climate change|
|610||Medicine and health|
Library Resources - Magazines
Australasian Science is Australia’s longest-running scientific publication. It has been Australia’s authority on science since 1938 when it was first published as The Australian Journal of Science by the Australian National Research Council.
Cosmos is a leading literary science magazine, published in Australia but with a global reach. It makes the world of science accessible to everyone.
New Scientist is the world’s leading science and technology news weekly.It is a current affairs medium that discusses science and technology in a global context and reports on the commercial, industrial and social consequences that affect us all.
Australian Geographic is a bimonthly magazine covering geography, science, exploration, wildlife, travel and adventure within Australia.
Habitat is the quarterly environmental magazine published by the Australian Conservation Foundation. It is a collection of stories by writers, campaigners, advocates and artists – all with a belief we can do better by our environment.
The National Geographic Society has been inspiring people to care about the planet since 1888. It is one of the largest nonprofit scientific and educational institutions in the world. Its interests include geography, archaeology and natural science, and the promotion of environmental and historical conservation.