Space to Meet, Read & Study
Areas are available in the Central and District libraries for you to meet, read and study. There are two private study rooms available for use in the Central Reference Library. Library members can book these rooms for a period of up to 2 hours. Free access to the Internet and WiFi is also available.
Your Tutor is an online tutoring service offering just-in-time homework and study help to students in years 3 – 12, in English, maths, science, research and study skills. Students connect online, on-demand to an exclusive, expert network of qualified teachers and tutors, the moment help is needed after school hours. How does it Work?
The Library aims to support local HSC students by providing access to relevant information and resources and holding help sessions and presentations for HSC students throughout the year.
The NSW Board of Studies website contains exam papers from the 2012 HSC, including marking guidelines, sample answers and notes from the marking centre.
HSC and School Certificate resources are available for loan from all branches of the library. These resources are also available for use in the Central Reference Library. They includes study notes and guides on a wide variety of subjects including maths, science, religion, english, biology, legal studies, chemistry and physics.
The Central Reference Library also holds an extensive collection of non fiction materials covering a wide range of topics suitable for study and research. The Local Studies staff can help you find historical and current information about your local area, including information to get you started with your Senior Geography Project.
Find a related text for Discover using the AOS Discovery – Related Texts Handout
Personal Interest Projects (PIPs)
Wollongong Library holds PIPs from 2009 onwards. A list can be found by clicking here. They can only be used in the library and are not able to be copied, reproduced or borrowed.
The State Library of NSW has digitised selected sections of award-winning PIPs for the HSC subject, Society and Culture. They show excellence in various areas related to the construction of the PIPs. The link to these can be found here.
Weblinks & HSC
Weblinks links to up-to-date and accurate information on a wide range of topics.
The Library subscribes to databases which will give you access to newspaper and magazine articles and information on subjects such as health, science, law, history and literature. A database is a great place to find up-to-date medical and scientific information not yet published in books.
The Library holds help sessions and presentations throughout the year for HSC students. These activities will be promoted on our website, in the Advertiser and at all Local Libraries. If you have any enquiries regarding the activities or programs please contact your local library.