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11 Historical Investigations

Year 11 History

Year 11: Historical Investigations

This guide is designed to help you find information to support your Historical Investigation. You might need help accessing databases to find information. JUST ASK, we are here to help you. You can email Mrs Keighery.


Analyses & interprets different types of sources: Books

Search - St Pius X College catalogue

*** Book Chapters are available from the database JSTOR (look for JSTOR in eResources on the Senior Library portal page)

Search - Willoughby Library catalogue



Analyses & interprets different types of sources: Encyclopedias

For biographical information search the Britannica Online Encyclopedia.
Access from eResources on the Senior Library page on your Portal. 

Search widely: resources from your public library and the State Library of NSW

Additional books and eResources (databases) are available. 

  • Willoughby Library. Join up here.
  • the State Library of NSW. You will need a library card to access them - apply here. 
    The file below lists recommended resources


Analyses & interprets different types of sources: Magazines and Academic Journals

 Journal literature is a key source of authoritative information. 


Search in:

Need help? See the "How to Search JSTOR" guide.



When your at home, you'll need to access these resources by logging into your Portal page and use the Senior Library tab. 

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