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  • Welcome

    Welcome to Research Help for High School, a collection of research materials collated and maintained by the University of Southern Queensland Library. Please click on the headings to find a list of resources in your subject area.

    • Academic SkillsTopic

      In this Academic Skills section there is a collection of resources developed and maintained by the University of Southern Queensland Library. There are a range of materials to assist you with developing your writing, reading and study skills for high school.

    • Research skillsTopic

      Create a winning search strategy: Finding the right information for your assignment requires you to understand your topic to identify, locate and evaluate appropriate resources. Developing an effective search strategy (choosing relevant search terms) will save you time, ensure you find the best information available, and also help you avoid overlooking relevant information.

      Evaluate your resources: Determine whether the information you found is suitable for your assignment.

      • BiologyTopic

        Quality online, open access (or free to Queensland residents) sources for Senior High School Biology

        Mathematics help for biology

        • MathBench introduces students to the mathematical underpinnings of what they learn in introductory biology courses.
        • ChemistryTopic

          Quality online, open access (or free to Queensland residents) sources for Senior High School Chemistry

          • MathematicsTopic

            Quality online, open access (or free to Queensland residents) sources for Senior High School Mathematics

             

            • PhysicsTopic

              Quality online, open access (or free to Queensland residents) sources for Senior High School 
              Physics

              • PROQUEST Central: Databases of scholarly journals. You will need to join the State Library of Queensland to access this database (this is free, easy and all online)
              • Directory of Open Access Journals (DOAG) A community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals
              • KHAN Academy Khan Academy’s library of practice and lessons includes Physics. You do need to join (free) to access the resources
              • PLOS ONE publishes research in Physics and many other areas
              • PsychologyTopic

                Quality online, open access (or free to Queensland residents) sources for Senior High School Psychology

                • PROQUEST Central and JSTOR: Databases of scholarly journals. You will need to join the State Library of Queensland to access this database (this is free, easy and all online)
                • DOAJ (Directory of Open Access Journals) is a community-curated online directory that indexes and provides access to high quality, open access, peer-reviewed journals.

                • Ancient HistoryTopic

                  Quality online, open access (or free to Queensland residents) sources for Senior High School Ancient History

                  • Modern HistoryTopic

                    Quality online, open access (or free to Queensland residents) sources for Senior High School Modern History