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ABOUT E-RESOURCES

eResources provide online access to many thousands of high quality full text journals, newspapers, books and other information.

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ISSUES IN SOCIETY E-BOOKS

Issues in Society is an Australian series of books for those who need up-to-date information. Each book is a thoroughly researched compilation of the latest news, facts, opinions and statistics from a range of sources.

User guide - Issues in Society eBooks

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eBooks from Gale Virtual Reference Library

eBooks from the following series: 
Global Viewpoints, In Context, Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints, and Issues that Concern You.

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Global Viewpoints series

In Context series

Introducing Issues with Opposing Viewpoints series

Issues That Concern You series

CLICKVIEW VIDEOS

 Online Videos

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Living with the enemy

Living with the enemy explores differences that may impact on social cohesion in Australia by asking people to live with others whose lifestyles and beliefs directly contradict their own.

Same-sex marriage. Living with the enemy. Episode 1. An atheist gay couple spend ten days with a conservative Anglican minister.

Detention Centres. Living with the enemy. Episode 2.  Morteza is a former 'boat person' who spent four years in detention centres. He will live with Jenni for ten days. She believes that asylum seekers should not be allowed in Australia.

Immigration. Living with the enemy. Episode 320,000 Sudanese refugees have recently arrived in Australia, some after many years in camps. Many have experienced racism.

Islam. Living with the enemy. Episode 4. Lydia and Ahmed try to convince Ben that there are moderate Muslims.

Hunters. Living with the enemy. Episode 5. Two Australians who have different views on the ethics of animal hunting, must live in each other's worlds for ten days.

Marijuana. Living with the enemy. Episode 6. Michael, Australia's no.1 public advocate for marijuana, and former drug-user Kerry, who is now a school drug educator, spend ten days living together debating the legalisation of marijuana.

ONLINE VIDEOS - REALTIME HEALTH

 RealTime Health videos 

RealTime Health Videos is a collection of short online video clips about the patient and carer experience of a range of illnesses.

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Britannica Academic

  

Britannica Academic delivers high-quality, comprehensive information, combining the Encyclopaedia Britannica, Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools. Written by experts, Britannica Academic provides trusted information with balanced, global perspectives and insights.

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