Website of the Week: Roads to Refuge


Roads to Refuge

Image © UNHCR / E.Dorfman

This week’s Website of the Week is Roads-to- Refuge.com.au. This site offers a wealth of information on the current global refugee crisis and where Australia fits in. This website provides definitions of what a refugee is, the law and the current debate within Australia around this sensitive and important issue.

Designed for students, teachers and the general community, Roads-to-Refuge explores and explodes many myths surrounding refugees and asylum seekers globally.

Click here for access to a bunch of excellent resources.

 

 

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Research in Context Database Now Available


The Cabra Library is now able to offer students and staff access to another excellent collection of reference information. It is called Research in Context Database and it offers comprehensive detailed  information on just about every topic you could think of. You can access an incredible wealth of information on most topics and view or download these eBooks for later use in much the same way as the Gale Virtual Reference Database GVRL database. For a comprehensive set of guides on using this new research tool click here.

The Research in Context Database covers the following broad subject areas: Click here for the full list.

You will need a username and password to access the site, please ask your Homeroom Teacher for this. Access this resource and many others from the “Link Favourites” on the right hand side of our Access-It Library Catalogue.

For an overview and tips & tricks on using GVRL check out the video tutorials below:

Gale Virtual Reference Library Now Available


The Cabra Library is now able to offer students and staff access to another excellent collection of reference information. It is called Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) and it offers comprehensive detailed  information on just about every topic you could think of. You can access an incredible wealth of information on most topics and view or download these eBooks for later use, keyword searching…

GVRL is arranged into the following broad subject areas:

You will need a username and password to access the site, please ask your Homeroom Teacher for this. Access this resource and many others from the “Link Favourites” on the right hand side of our Access-It Library Catalogue.

For an overview and tips & tricks on using GVRL check out the video tutorials below:

Website of the Week: bethinking.org


 

BeThinking

This week’s Website of the Week is bethinking.org. This site offers a wide range of critical articles on Christianity and comparative religion. Bethinking.org is divided into four main sections; Engage, Explore, Compare and Relate which provide intelligent, thought-provoking articles on religion, morals, and the meaning of life.