Humanities and Social Sciences

Britannica Library
Grade 7 – Grade 12
Find reliable information on almost any topic. Obtaining knowledge has never been easier, with different reading levels available for kids, teens and adults making it simple, no matter your age. Sign in to the State Library of Queensland.

First Nations
Grade 6 – Grade 12
Links to a huge range of resources via ABC Education site, Healing Foundation, SBS and more. Information includes NAIDIOC, language and culture, Stolen Generations and Reconciliation.

Heritage Library
Grade 3 – Grade 12 
Access a range of resources to aid in understanding and learning the history of the region. The site contains photographs, oral stories and First Nations resources.

TIME for Kids
Kindergarten – Grade 6
Especially for kids in year K-6, TIME for Kids is a free website written by publishers of TIME magazine. It contains age-appropriate articles for each year. The articles provide information about current topics. 

Find Australian books, images, historic newspapers, maps, archives and more. If you are interested in Australian social sciences, literature, local or family history, or need inspiration for your school assignment, then this is the tool for you.

Over 7000 newspapers and magazines from over 120 countries and 60+ languages. Sign in through the State Library of Queensland.

World Book online 
Kindergarten – Grade 12 
An interactive learning platform designed specifically with kids in mind. Using image based navigation and a huge range of stories, games and science experiments, even the most reluctant learner will be curious. Sign in with your member number.