Category Archives: Research

Abroad WW1

Access the State Library of Victoria’s online Ergo research resource on events abroad during WW1. Australians earned a ferocious reputation as troops in the First World War. They also earned a reputation as larrikins that paid little attention to military traditions like the observation of rank. Topics include: Gallipoli Actions in France Life in the trenches Morale and relaxation Letters

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Home WW1

Access the State Library of Victoria’s online Ergo research resource on the home front during WW1. Australian men rushed to enlist while loved ones tried to support them any way they could. Soldiers prepared for the new style trench warfare while mothers, daughters and wives at home supported them by sending woollen clothing, care-packages and encouraging words. (http://ergo.slv.vic.gov.au/explore-history/australia-wwi/home-wwi) Topics include:

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Dig – The Burke & Wills Research Gateway

From Melbourne, Burke and Wills set out into terra incognita – the unknown land.  Discover an extensive range of resources and stories created by the State Library of Victoria from Burke and Wills expeditions. Dig Resources include: Original documents Artefacts Natural history specimens Images Geocaches Contact information for expedition historian David Phoenix. http://burkeandwills.slv.vic.gov.au/

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eSafety

Young & eSafe By young people, for young people to help challenge the haters and fakers online.   Here’s a great place to start if you want to develop an understanding of how you can be an active member of a positive online world. The Australian Government’s Office of the eSafety Commisioner has training resources, created ‘by young people, for young

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OER COMMONS

http://www.oercommons.org Open Educational Resources (OER) Support Equity and Flexibility. Here’s why you may choose to use (or freely print, share, edit and reuse) this online resource: Open Educational Resources (OER) are teaching and learning materials that you may freely use and reuse at no cost, and without needing to ask permission. Unlike copyrighted resources, OER have been authored or created

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Looking for a reliable source? Try THE CONVERSATION

We’ve stumbled across a great reliable online resource for researching.. just about anything in the news really! The Conversation : Academic rigour, journalistic flair Topics on the website are divided into several key categories: Arts & Culture Business & Economy Education Environment & Energy Fact Check Health & Medicine Politics & Society Science & Technology What makes ‘The Conversation’ different, though,

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