Areas are available in the Central and District libraries for you to meet, read and study. There are private study rooms available at Central, Thirroul and Dapto Libraries. Free access to the Internet and WiFi is also available at all libraries.
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
The NSW Board of Studies website contains exam papers from previous years, including marking guidelines, sample answers and notes from the marking centre.
Personal Interest Projects (PIPs)
Wollongong Central Library holds PIPs from 2009 onwards. A list can be found here. These resources are for use in the library only and may not be copied or reproduced.
The State Library of NSW has digitised selected sections of award-winning PIPs for the HSC subject, Society and Culture. These can be found on their website.
Weblinks & HSC
Weblinks links to 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.
Activities & Programs
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.