Create a free login using your Western Sydney email and a personal password (top right of the page) to monitor the online activity surrounding your academic and non-traditional research. Track the global engagement of your work via Twitter & Facebook activity, Wikipedia mentions, online opinion pieces (eg The Conversation), blog posts, news stories, citations in policy documents and more. Scopus and Web of Science citations are also included so traditional and non-traditional metrics can be assessed holistically. Search results can be filtered by individual researcher or department within the University, or select the 'full database' to access the global dataset. See the User Guide for further information and this quick overview tutorial.
This collection unfolds the historical development of anthropology from a global perspective, bringing together the work of early scholars who shaped the theories and methods students learn about, critique and re-shape today. Includes fieldnotes, images, letters and recordings. Includes the Margaret Mead Archival Collection with original field notebooks on gender roles, original field notes detailing linguistic notes and analysis on the Samoan language of nearly a century ago, and correspondence between Mead and her contemporaries.
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APA Style CENTRALfeatures full integration of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, and is designed to assist in the education and proper application of APA Style formatting rules. It also offers expert tools and guidance on the scholarly writing and research processes
For the best user experience, please use Firefox and Chrome. Safari or Mac OS. Includes examples of most reference types, the Publication Manual (6th Ed) and the APA Style Guide to Electronic Resource. APA Style CENTRAL
Cross-searchable access to Gale archives including Eighteenth Century Collections Online: Law Module, Making of the Modern Law: Historic Trials, 1600 - 1926, The Times, The Economist, the Burney Collection of 17th & 18th Century British Newspapers, and 19th Century British Newspapers Parts 1 and 2.
Offers a comprehensive listing of journal articles on architecture and design, including bibliographic descriptions on subjects such as the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and interior design and decoration.
Includes CABI's bibliographic databases, CAB Abstracts and Global Health, and contains over 11 million bibliographic records, full-text articles, news items and reports across the applied life sciences. Includes access to Description of Fungi and Bacteria (DFB).
Collection of authoritative guides in the areas of literature, classic studies, philosophy, religion, culture and music. Written by leading experts, Cambridge Companions offers lively, accessible introductions to major writers, artists, philosophers, topics, and periods.
Provides centralised access to Cambridge University Press ejournals and ebooks. The HTML Cambridge Core Reader provides an enhanced reading experience, offering easy access to contextualised figures, tables and charts, a collapsible side panel, and improved linking to multimedia materials and references. You can also save and send content to Dropbox, Google Drive or Kindle. See the Cambridge Core user guide.
Alerts on parliamentary, political, legislative, regulatory and judicial news and information to subscribers almost as soon as it is available, with news and information filtered by a team at Parliament House, before being distributed by e-mail to subscribers. Coverage: 1996 - Present.
CiteScore includes current and free metrics for journal titles in Scopus. The CiteScore Tracker shows how the current year's CiteScore buids up each month. You can also report using these annual metrics and track the current year metrics via the links to each title’s Scopus source details page.
Coverage includes business, science, engineering technology, agriculture, philosophy, medicine, humanities and social sciences. Updated daily, the information is available in English and Chinese (Traditional and Simplified), along with a User Guide.
(Subscription covers content from 1994-2016)
These video titles address criteria in the DSM-5 and ICD-10 for diagnosing various mental and related disorders, including obsessive-compulsive, depressive, bipolar, anxiety, schizophrenia spectrum, and trauma and stressor-related disorders.
Contains the most comprehensive set of declassified government documents available, with each collection exhaustively covering the most critical world events, countries, and U.S. policy decisions from post World War II through the 21st century.
Offers the full text of first editions of American novels and short stories by such authors as Louisa May Alcott, Herman Melville, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Mark Twain, as well as a host of minor writers of the period.
Contains eleven major editions from the First Folio of 1623 to the Cambridge edition of 186366, twenty-eight separate contemporary printings of individual plays and poems, selected apocrypha and related works.
Comprehensive archive of English verse which provides representation of both of the literary heritages of former colonial countries and of the poetic legacies of English writers brought back to scholarly attention during the last thirty years.
Covers feminism over the long nineteenth century (1776–1928). It contains an extensive range of primary and secondary resources, including full books, selected chapters, and journal articles, as well as new thematic essays, and subject introductions on its structural themes. Includes video introduction to the subject and an image gallery containing photographs and illustrations that can be used in teaching and study.
Full-text, full-image multidisciplinary database which includes American Politics and Society (from Kennedy to Watergate); Slavery and the Law; Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy, 1960-1975; and World War II.
Includes judgments handed down in the Court of Appeal, Administrative Court and other divisions of the High Court from 2000 to the present day are available to all, free of charge. In addition, we’re opening up ICLR’s index of leading case law dating back to 1865 for the very first time.
The ebooks are freely available for anyone in the world to use. Each ebook carries one of six Creative Commons licenses determined by the publisher. The titles are easy to use, with no DRM restrictions and no limits on chapter PDF downloads or printing. Users will not need to register or log in to JSTOR.
LEGENDcom (LEGEND commercial) is a database maintained by the Australian Commonwealth Department of Immigration and Border Protection which includes Migration and Citizenship legislation, policy documents, and the procedural advice manual (PAM). It provides current and historical versions of migration and citizenship legislation as well as migration series instructions, citizenship instructions, and legislative instruments.
This module provides step-by-step guidance, legislation, cases, checklists, tools, forms and precedents on human trafficking in several Asia Pacific Jurisdictions, discrimination law, humanitarian immigration, and establishing and managing a charity. Useful resource for social justice issues and pro-bono cases.
Provide a high level of analytic coverage of constitutional law topics in a comparative context. The articles seek to provide the best coverage of the essence, character, development, and history of constitutional law from a global perspective.
Scholarly journal publishing primary research about plants; be it their evolution, development or metabolism, their interactions with the environment, or their societal significance. Coverage: 2015 to Present.
* Replaces Legacy RefWorks platform which will run concurrently with New RefWorks until further notice *
Online research management, writing and collaboration tool designed to help users gather, manage, store and share information, and generate citations and bibliographies. For further information see the New RefWorks LibGuide.
Collection of British and Irish novels from the period 1782 to 1903, stretching from the golden age of Gothic fiction to the Decadent and New Woman novels of the 1890s (popular romances, sensation fiction, colonial adventure novels and children's literature).
Enables in-depth searching of free music content curated by international music scholars, students, teachers and librarians. This collection holds journal articles, books, scores, audio and video performances in one free index.
Will incorporate content from EBL, ebrary, and CRC Press. The migration of content from EBL is due to be completed by end of 2016.
Offers ebook titles from scholarly sources, for a wide range of disciplines.
Addresses the entire spectrum of the social sciences with deep coverage of sociology and politics, extending to criminal justice, education, linguistics, and language behavior. Coverage: 1871 - Present.
Nonprofit publisher and advocacy organisation founded to accelerate progress in science and medicine by leading a transformation in research communication. All articles submitted by any Western Sydney University author, and accepted for publication in any PLOS journals, will not be subject to any Article Processing Charges.
Find stories of real research to learn from and be inspired by. Choose from hundreds of case studies showing how methods are applied in real research projects. Browse all cases, cases from SAGE Research Methods Cases Part 1, cases from SAGE Research Methods Cases Part 2, or browse by the options provided.
Find practice datasets to help you master qualitative and quantitative data analysis. Choose from over 150 datasets using data from real research, designed to support the teaching and independent learning of data analysis techniques. Browse all datasets or browse by the options provided.
Search over 90,000 eBooks in specialist subjects led by a global network of editors and authors. Includes access to CHEMnetBASE, Combined Chemical Dictionary, CRC Press, and CRCnetBASE subscribed content. See also Student/Researcher FAQs and User Guide.
* PLEASE ENSURE YOU HAVE THE LATEST VERSION OF FLASH INSTALLED ON YOUR DESKTOP/LAPTOP. The app is compatible with iPad & Android tablets, but not mobile phones, due to screen size limitations *
Helps learners improve their understanding of key grammar areas. The program includes detailed feedback in exercises, and each unit includes a video-based pronunciation exercise relating to the grammar point.
More than 1,200 exclusive documentaries for higher education, from leading film producers and distributors, including Bullfrog Films, Icarus Films, BBC, National Film Board of Canada, CBC, TV Trust for the Environment, Australian Broadcasting Corporation, and more...
Provides access to thousands of items selected from the John Johnson Collection of Printed Ephemera, offering unique insights into the changing nature of everyday life in Britain in the eighteenth, nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
Video collection of interviews and panel discussions recorded at The Paley Center for Media on industry insiders discussing the processes of television production, the impact of media on contemporary society, and much more.
Access to Fairfax titles for all students and staff in either the web edition or digital replica format. Click here to view the print edition from the last six months via the Digital Replica archive.
EZproxy has been added to the URL of the web edition (free online version) to allow access to articles available exclusively to subscribers (LW/20170615). Log into your personal account to save articles and access the Subscriber Hub for further access to news and related content.
Provides access to the latest research and best practice methods in the fields of counseling, mental health, and psychology through contemporary presentations, lectures, and workshops from renowned counselors, psychologists, and practitioners.
Includes primary law, analytical materials, practice area insights, litigation resources, public records, and provides full text access to case law, statutes, administrative materials, annotated reports, law reviews, current affairs etc from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Europe, Hong Kong and Australasia. See user guides for further information.
Explore the literary activity and critical opinion makers of the 20th and early 21st centuries. Identification of the anonymous contributors – reviewers, essayists, and writers of letters and poems – is included.
Archival research resource containing a vast collection of rare magazines by and for servicemen and women of all nations during the First World War. Includes periodicals published between 1914 and the end of 1919.
Collection includes poems by many poets, including Adrienne Rich, Andrei Codrescu, Ezra Pound, William Carlos Williams, Denise Levertov, Wallace Stevens, Langston Hughes, Lucille Clifton, and Cathy Song.
Collection of working documents of the British government for all areas of social, political, economic, and foreign policy. It covers Bills, Reports of Royal Commissions, Reports of Select Committees, Accounts and Papers and other materials.