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Year 10: Term 2: Hitler and Nazi Germany

Useful Websites

Essay Planning Mind Map

Suggested websites with Primary Sources

MyBib Referencing Generator

Manage your bibliography using "MyBib" - Referencing - LibGuides at  Melbourne High School

MyBib is an online referencing generator to help you with in text references and your List of References.


  • Sign up for an account so that it will store the references for your assignment. Add it to your bookmark bar to find it quickly.
  • Install the Chrome extension to make your referencing even faster.
  • Make sure everything in your Reference List has a corresponding In-Text citation in the body of your essay.


The ENTIRE collection of resources provided by the BBC Library can now be searched on ONE single, powerful search platform, which retrieves print books, eBooks, database articles and websites. Click HERE for assistance.

Useful Databases

If you are off-campus, and are having difficulty logging in, please use the Database Passwords document previously emailed to you by your Head of Library.

Essay Writing Template

History Essay (From QUT Library)
In this type of essay, you are required to take a position on a topic, and present arguments which support your position.

  • Introduction
    • Background information on topic
    • Statement of your position on the topic (hypothesis or thesis)
    • Overview of arguments to be presented (structure)
  • Body paragraphs
    • paragraph 1
      • Topic sentence outlining first argument
      • Sentences giving explanations and providing evidence to support topic sentence
      • Concluding sentence – link to next paragraph
    • paragraph 2
      • Topic sentence outlining second argument
      • Sentences giving explanations and providing evidence to back topic sentence
      • Concluding sentence – link to next paragraph
    • Following body paragraphs
      • These follow the same structure for as many arguments as you wish to put forward in support of the topic.
  • Conclusion
    • Summary of the main points of the body
    • Restatement of the hypothesis

PEEAL Method for Writing Your Essay

Oliver Library Catalogue

Look here for books, eBooks, DVDs and websites.

Useful Ebooks from the Catalogue

We now have many ebooks on Nazi Germany. Specific ones include: The Treaty of Versailles, Auschwitz, The Dresden Bombing, Hitler Youth, Berlin Olympics, Josef Mengele, Operation Barbarossa and more.

To find them, go to the Oliver catalogue in the box on the left and type in your preferred search term. any ebooks will have the green 'ebook' icon  attached to them.