Humanities and Social Sciences

Humanities and social sciences resources

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.

ABC Education

Grade 6 – Grade 12

Links to a huge range of resources via ABC Education site, Healing Foundation, SBS and more. Search by subjects, topics, year levels or keywords.

First Nations

Foundation – Grade 10

Australians Together Learning Framework’s vast selection of free curriculum resources will take you on a learning journey to unlock the truth of the past. Register for free to access resources.

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.