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See below for resources to assist you with your Oral Presentation assignment. Check out the Getting Started with Research tab to find information on how to search and use databases. 

Looking for copyright free images you can use for your presentation?

Try Unsplash or Pixabay for free to use images. 

Looking for articles on your topic?

See our Themed Articles tab.

You can also use Library Search to find more information on your topic. Try using Advanced Search to combine keywords to find books and articles on your topic.

Example searches

Want to see the the results for the below example of an advanced search, on depression, mood and exercise? Click the image below to see the results in Library Search. 

Wanting to limit your results to a particular country or region? Add it as an additional field in your advanced search. See the below example here


Use 'Library Search' to start your research. From here you can access books, DVDs, journal articles, newspaper articles and other types of resources.

Library Search


Sign in for access to full text and request options.

Recommended databases

Use these databases to find more information for your assignments. Resources you find in these databases will be different from what you find in 'Library Search.'

Background research

Use these to find more information about a concept, or to provide a definition of a concept in your assignment. 

Academic databases

Use these to find academic journal articles and books on your topic.  

Image databases

Browse the ABS by topics (a more detailed list).

Finding international statistics

How Do We Find Statistics Internationally To Compare Against Australia?Here is a list of statistics websites from various countries, with similar types of information to the ABS:


Reference your sources (including statistics, datasets, images and tables) using the APA guide. 

You can use operators in a Google search to help refine your results.


This tells Google to return results from specific types of websites. For example, if you want to find information from Australian Government websites on ageing populations you could type: 

"ageing population" 

into Google. All of your search results will be from sites that end in - meaning they are Australian government websites. 


You can also use this operator to search within certain websites for information. Sometimes this works better than using the website's own search feature. Example: