General Information

– video shows some handy first steps to fact check news and information online. From ABC

SACE website
– information for teachers, students and families

Web literacy for student fact-checkers
– eBook that outlines specific web-based techniques that can get you closer to the truth on the web more quickly. By Michael A Caulfield

Research Project videos

Overview of the Research Project video
– an introductory video to the elements of the Research Process. From Jasmin Parasiers

Refining your topic video
– using a lotus diagram to plan. From Jasmin Parasiers

Research Processes video
– tips for planning your research. From Jasmin Parasiers

Research Planning and Analysis video
– annotations. From Jasmin Parasiers

Outcome Evaluation video
– evaluating the answer to the question. From Jasmin Parasiers

Annotated Bibliography

Writing an annotated bibliography
– fact sheet from University of New England

Writing an annotated bibliography
– fact sheet from Queensland University of Technology

Primary and Secondary Sources

– video explaining the characteristics of primary and secondary sources and how they can be used in research. Uploaded by Imagine Easy Solutions


– explains why need to cite sources in an assignment. Uploaded by UTSA Libraries

Online Referencing Generator

Online Referencing Generator

Authoritative Sources

Online Databases

Online Databases

Online Databases


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Non-Fiction eBooks

Reports, Podcasts, Videos


Australian Broadcasting Corporation search

Database Tutorials


Survey Tools

– construct online surveys using free software

Survey Research
– looks at different types of surveys, selecting the survey method, constructing the survey, types of survey questions, question content, wording questions, question placement and sequence and response format. From William Trochim