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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

 

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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. 

 

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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. 

Time management & planning: key to success

These university Assignment Calculators show how you can organise yourself to complete your assignment.

QUT's Assignment Calculator 

University of Minnesota's Research Paper Assignment Calculator  provides suggested time percentages for research report tasks. For example, 15% of your time should be spent understanding  your assignment and developing your research question.

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