Skip to main content

Year 11: Term 4 - The Great Barrier Reef

Overview

Databases

From Australian Points of View Reference Centre database

From Science in Context database

Websites

Statistics

ONESearch

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

https://imageserver.ebscohost.com/branding/brisboy/brisbanetabbedsearch.html

Research Tips

Some research tips to get you started

  1. Use the resources provided by your library -
     
  2. Access the databases
    a)  Note that databases provide information from reference books, newspaper articles, magazine and academic journals.
     
  3. Access via the ONESearch for a broader search of the multiple databases listed (specifiy database articles).
     
  4. Use Google Advanced Search  when searching the Web.
    a)  Google Advanced Search provides the opportunity to place your terms as a "phrase search", narrow by date and by domain eg educational (.edu) or government (.gov).  Take a look at a quick video overview here.

Hints:

  • Ensure you critically evaluate the quality of the information, looking at the article's source, author, currency, purpose and bias.

Referencing:

For all the information you require when referencing at BBC - go to the Referencing Help page created by Ms King.