Science Research Project
Top quality information tools at PJ Walsh Library
A good basic starting place. Look at best websites.
For journals and magazines
Books at PJ Walsh Library
Browse the Investigate room science collection. Science books have Dewey Decimal numbers in the 500s.
Lewis, Dyani, & Foley, Cathy (2021). Best Australian science writing 2021 INVESTIGATE 500 BES
Pinker, Steven (2018) Enlightenment now: Manifesto for science, humanism and progress EXPLORE 153 PIN
Kruszelnicki, Karl (2020) Dr Karl’s Surfing Safari 502 KRU – His books might be handy for a starting place for project ideas.
Halstead, Rachel (2004) Science and History project book INVESTIGATE 508.8 HAL Another place for ideas for your project.
State Library for scientific research
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Provides online full-text access to reference books, and some journal and magazine articles on current science topics. Includes images, videos and audio which can provide comprehensive coverage of a topic.
Provides online full-text access to a wide range of international journal articles and newspapers with some Australian content. Useful databases include: o ProQuest Science Journals o ProQuest Research Library; ProQuest Central o ProQuest Australia and New Zealand Newsstream
Provides online full-text access (with some references only) to Australian scholarly journals.
Many Google searches will want you to pay for a JStor article. Use the State Library for free.
Resources for Science Extension
Biological sciences and the literature review with samples