Useful Websites for Homework and Research

Whanganui Intermediate School Library Catalogue

http://nz.accessit.online/WHN03/#dashboard

Any Questions

www.anyquestions.co.nz

A New Zealand website that gives students access to a librarian between 1pm and 6pm during term time.

Many Answers

www.manyanswers.co.nz

Sister site to Any Questions this site stores and archives topics which have been frequently searched at the Any Questions site.

Te Ara Encyclopedia of New Zealand

www.teara.govt.nz

An online New Zealand encyclopaedia with entries about famous New Zealanders and lots of other New Zealand information.

The National Library of New Zealand

www.natlib.govt.nz

Access the National Library computer catalogue, Images : 1/2 a million digial images, Paper Past : millions of historic NZ newspapers, Publications NZ : everything published in NZ and the National Library and Alexander Turbull Collections.

Digital New Zealand

www.digitalnz.org

Access to more than 25 million New Zealand digital items including photos, old posters and memorabilia, newspaper clipping, artworks and publications.

Epic

http://nz.accessit.online/WHN03/#dashboard

Databases containing thousands of international and New Zealand magazines, newspapers, biographies, reference works and images. Access to Epic is via the school library catalogue.

Encyclopaedia Britannica Online

http://nz.accessit.online/WHN03/#dashboard

Access to Britannica is via the school library catalogue.

National Geographic for Kids

kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/

Features different people, animals, and places with facts, games, activities, and related links.

Your dictionary

www.yourdictionary.com

Sweet Search

www.sweetsearch.com

A search engine for students that searches only credible websites approved by Internet research experts.

Primary Sources

schools.natlib.govt.nz/culture-identity-heritage/primary-sources/resources/more-primary-sources

Original materials or records often created at the time of the event.

The National Library of New Zealand - Topic Explorer

http://nz.accessit.online/WHN03/#dashboard

Access to Topic Explorer is via the school library catalogue.