2. Locate sources of information
Where can you find the information you need?
These places have quality info and all the referencing details you need:
*Your school library has a large collection of factual books that you can search in the catalogue (log in at the student portal and click Oliver).
*Student Resources in Context database
*Non fiction eBooks
If you don't know the password go to the Oliver catalogue page and see it there.
Here is the student portal link to start you off.
Need newspaper articles? Ask Carla about searching through the Sydney Morning Herald database.
What do you already know? Recall known information on the subject.
What do you still need to find out? Identify gaps in your knowledge or information
What sort of information do you need? Do you need general info, definitions, expert opinions, newspaper artices...?
Some other places to look for info:
For Australian legal issues search here.
Use an online dictionary at thefreedictionary
The NSW State Library has Online Databases available for you to download journal articles. You willl need to apply online for a libray card (its free!). Select "How Do I" in the drop down menu, then "Get a Library card". For instructions on how to locate journal articles click here.
Wikipedia will help as a first port of call to gain background info, but remember it is a publicly edited site so you need to make sure the information is accurate before you use it in your assignment.
Search the Great Lakes Council Library catalogue here.
Search the Greater Taree City Council Library catalogue here.