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Supporting students in their PIPs.
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Gosford City Library

  • Gosford City Library
    Use your Gosford City Library card to gain access to eresouces, databases and the library's catalogue.

Wyong Shire Library

 

Personal Interest Project

State Library of NSW presents a digitised collection of selected sections of award winning PIPs from 2010-2014. These show excellence in various areas related to the construction of PIPs.

http://www.sl.nsw.gov.au/services/learning_at_the_Library/pip_extract_index.html

 

How to develop your Personal Interest Project

Melanie Brierley talks to Rowan Kunz from Study TV about how she developed her Personal Interest Project for Society and Culture. Melanie completed her HSC in 2010 and achieved an ATAR of 99.25. Melanie also achieved a state ranking of 1st in Society and Culture out of 4 000 students.

 

 

Scholarly vs Popular Articles

 

Using Wikipedia for Academic Research

 

Developing a research question

Useful search engines

  • Google Scholar
    Google Scholar is a search engine that links users to scholarly articles. The articles can be full text, abstracts or the metadata of an article. You can use your State Library card to access many of the journal articles in full text, as well as access the citation of the article.
  • Google
    The most popular search engine, Google is fast, relevant and the largest single catalogue of Web pages available today.
  • Qwant
    Qwant is a search engine that gives results from conventional websites, news, shopping websites and social networks such as Facebook and Twitter.

Useful websites

  • Family Studies Journal
    Journal containing research articles on Australian families and issues that affect them.
  • Insight - SBS video on demand
    'Insight is Australia's leading forum for debate and powerful first person stories.' The archive provides a thematic listing of documentaries.
  • Compass
    Access Compass' past programs. Compass is an Australian weekly news documentary program, providing information about faith, values, ethics and religion from across the globe.
  • New Internationalist magazine guide
    New Internationalist is a journal containing articles on politics, global justice and equality. The topics are arranged thematically on this web page. Look also at the New Internationalist blog.
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