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Reference Resources

Dictionaries and encyclopedias are a good starting point when researching a topic as they provide definitions, explanations or general overviews.


This is list of some important journals relating to this subject area. Additional print and electronic journals can be located via the Library Search Box.


Relevant Article Databases

Journal articles often provide the most current and authoritative research on a topic. The Library subscribes to databases to provide you access to these sources which are usually not freely available via the World Wide Web. You can search databases on your chosen topic and locate full-text articles, abstracts of articles or citations. Check the Catalogue by journal title if the database does not give you the full-text or a linkage to full-text elsewhere. A comprehensive listing of databases is provided on the main e-Resources page

Popular Articles

How does Hot Articles work?

Hot Articles is a mini window that goes on a web page and shows popular articles in broad subject areas (as defined by ExLibris). In each subject area, bX Hot Articles displays a list of up to ten articles and is based on selections made by millions of researchers from thousands of academic institutions around the world. Note: This list is updated once a month.

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Curriculum Collection

The Curriculum Collection is a special collection within the UWS Library comprised of easy books; junior fiction; classroom resources; and syllabus, support and policy documents.

Curriculum Collections are located at the Penrith and  Bankstown campus libraries.


You can limit your search results to CC items using the 'Libraries' limit on the left hand side of your results - choose More Options and then tick to include items from the Bankstown and/or Penrith Curriculum Collections.

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