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Category Archives: Research

Year 7 Research Guide: The Ancient World

Date Published: 10/10/2023

The tutorial below is an introduction to research for the Year 7 History task. Students in year 7 who are looking for a primary or secondary source from Ancient China or Ancient Egypt will find these in the Research Guide

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Year 9 Geography Research Guide

Date Published: 27/02/2023

Year 9 students studying Geography this term are required to research food security in Mali and to write a report proposing a solution to improve the existing level of food security in that country. The iCentre Team have curated a

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Year 9 History – Industrial Revolution

Date Published: 07/02/2023

iCentre Curated Research Guides The iCentre Team has spent the last few weeks curating purpose-built Research Guides for a range of year levels and subjects. These Guides are provided by the iCentre in consultation with teaching staff and are easy

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Referencing made easy

Date Published: 31/01/2023

Tutorials, guides, online referencing generators, and more   One of the most important skills that you will learn during your studies at Mount Alvernia College is how to correctly reference and cite information. Accurately referencing materials that you include in

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APA 7 Guide to Referencing for Secondary School Students – Digital Version

Date Published: 19/10/2022

The Queensland School Library Association has produced an up-to-date APA booklet which closely aligns with the 7th and latest edition of the popular APA referencing style. Using the APA 7th edition manual as its base, the booklet outlines in extensive

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Year 11 English – Researching Contemporary Issues

Date Published: 14/10/2022

To help prepare you for your persuasive speech, the iCentre have put together some tutorials on how to access newspapers on the OPAC and how to find relevant and appropriate videos on ClickView. The purpose of this assessment is to

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iCentre Tutorials

Date Published: 06/09/2022

just a quick reminder that the iCentre have produced tutorials to help both staff and students with a range of tools and products. They can be found on the iCentre website under Quicklinks > iCentre Tutorials. There are tutorials on:

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Database Tutorials

Date Published: 24/05/2022

Databases provide high quality academic sources for research. For students doing assignments, these offer both credible and reliable information and are highly recommended. Teachers will expect to see such sources in student Reference Lists for research tasks. The iCentre team

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Research Tips

Date Published: 26/04/2022

As many of you are about to embark on research tasks for your Term 2 assessment, the iCentre are here to support you with your research goals with some tips and tricks for effective research. 1. Find and use authoritative

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How to Log into the OPAC

Date Published: 22/03/2022

The OPAC is your gateway to all of the books and resources we have available in the iCentre. This tutorial will teach you how to log into the OPAC.  

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