Category Archives: Web Tools

Quote Investigator: Exploring the Origins of Quotes

http://quoteinvestigator.com/ A good example of why we shouldn’t believe everything we read on the internet played out on the weekend (12 Jan 2017) when in the US the Republican National Committee (GOP) posted a quote to twitter in celebration of former President Abraham Lincoln’s birthday anniversary. The only problem (which twitter users were quick to pick up on) was the

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Nectar.org

https://nectar.org.au/ “The National eResearch Collaboration Tools and Resources project (Nectar) provides an online infrastructure that supports researchers to connect with colleagues in Australia and around the world, allowing them to collaborate and share ideas and research outcomes, which will ultimately contribute to our collective knowledge and make a significant impact on our society. Nectar Virtual Labs are rich domain-oriented online

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Amazon Storybuilder

This is a free screenwriting tool to assist you in building note-cards and stories for movies or television. You can arrange your note-cards on a virtual story-board while you decide upon sequence and develop narrative. You can also add notes, images and tags to help to build layers into your characters and story. This tool is cloud based, so it

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110 Key Documents that Are The Foundation of our Nation

http://www.foundingdocs.gov.au/default.asp MoADOPH in conjunction with the National Archives of Australia presents 110 key documents that are the foundation of our nation. This site was developed by Australia’s nine government archives, supported by the National Council for the Centenary of Federation. It contains Australia’s ‘birth certificates’ – the story of our democracy. You can browse documents by state or place follow a themed pathway in

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Access Australian film resources online

  AustralianScreen contains information about and excerpts from a wide selection of Australian feature films, documentaries, television programs, newsreels, short films, animations, and home-movies produced over the last 100 years. Film can be an excellent primary or secondary source of information. There are currently 1065 clips with teachers’ notes in the Education section. Topics presently covered in the educational area of this

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