Online Resources

STUDY AND RESEARCH

Echo Online    http://www.echoeducation.com.au/schools

Information content is drawn from three major Australian newspapers and the Internet. Regular issue outlines are also published. For each issue arguments for and against (as put forward by journalists and commentators) are set out. In addition there are links to vetted relevant documents and sites on the Internet, including relevant video in the form of news, comment and analysis clips.
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State Library of Victoria     http://www.slv.vic.gov.au

To access the online databases http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/services/join-library

 

Ergo    http://ergo.slv.vic.gov.au

 

Explore Victoria’s social, political and cultural history with original documents and images. Plus learn how to improve your research skills, plan and write an essay, reduce stress and prepare for exams. 
 

Debatepedia   http://debatepedia.idebate.org

An encyclopedia of pro and con arguments and quotes on critical issues
 

 

READING AND LITERATURE

Inside A Dog    http://www.insideadog.com.au
 

A site all about books for teen readers. Here you can find great reads, share book reviews and read authors’ thoughts about writing and reading and discuss book news and hot topics in blogs and forums.


THE INKYS    http://www.insideadog.com.au/page/inkys

The Inkys are international awards for teenage literature, voted for online by the readers of insideadog.com.au.


Between the Lines    http://penguinbtl.blogspot.com.au


Boys Read    http://boysread.org


Cool Reads    http://cool-reads.co.uk


Fantastic Fiction    http://www.fantasticfiction.co.uk

Information on over 350,000 books and bibliographies for over 30,000 authors