Need background information on particular events, issues, people or eras?
Try browsing authoritative web sites:
Check the web sites of government departments and education, health and welfare organisations for authoritative background information and historical overviews. Examples of useful sites include:
Finding other web sites:
Limit your search to specific types of web sites such as Australian government organisations (.gov.au), educational institutions (.edu.au) and non-profit or research based organisations (.org.au). eg.
Remember! It's important to critically evaluate all information/sites you find on the Web.
On the web:
In the Library:
Print dictionaries, encyclopedias and other reference handbooks are interfiled with books for loan on Level 1 and are identified by a 'Not for Loan' sticker on the spine. Examples include:
Finding other encyclopedias: