For youth


1. Help with the HSC

Here are some great HSC sites to keep you on track for those exams:

Help for HSC

Board of Studies - for your curriculum, exams, examples of exam answers, markers notes and more.

CSU Guide for HSC Students - maintained by the Charles Sturt University, this site will offer you resources, information and advice, that will help you during preparation for your HSC

NSW Students Online - prime source for information about your HSC Bland Shire Library has a vast range of resources to help you in individual subjects. Search our online catalogue.

Bland Shire Library has a vast range of resources to help you in individual subjects. Search our online catalogue.

2. Online Study Centre

These online websites and databases can support your research or school projects.

Britannica Online is an Award-Winning resource for children and adults. Easy to use. Easy to find trusted information.

A popular resource, Academic Search Premier is a leading multidisciplinary research database. Designed for academic institutions, this database is a leading resource for scholarly research. It supports high-level research in the key areas of academic study by providing journals, periodicals, reports, books and more

Climate Kelpie is for Australian farmers and their advisors. It connects you to tools and information about climate to help you make decisions about your farm business.

Climate Kelpie

History Reference Center

Covering both U.S. and world history topics, History Reference Center is a full-text database featuring historical reference books, magazines, journals and thousands of primary source documents.

Click here for access the resources below -

Australia/NZ Reference Centre & MasterFILE Premier

Consumer Health Complete

Science Reference Centre

Academic Search Elite

NoveList Plus

Australia/New Zealand Points of View

Science Reference Center with Interface

Literary Reference Center Plus


EBSCO Discovery Service

History Reference Center

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center


Trove helps you find and use resources relating to Australia. It's more than a search engine. Trove brings together content from libraries, museums, archives, repositories and other research and collecting organisations big and small. Find and get over 564,834,439 Australian and online resources: books, images, historic newspapers, maps, music, archives and more.

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