Student Resources

OLIVER – An online catalogue used to search for books, renew loans and reserve books.  Students can access Oliver through their student portal.

BLOOM’S LITERATURE – An online database, rich with relevant content on the core authors and works most studied in the high school curriculum. Essays, full length films & plays, writing help, Shakespeare centre and much more! Come to the library for the username & password.

CLICKVIEW ONLINE – An online resource featuring thousands of educational videos. 

EBSCOhost – Designed for libraries in Australia and New Zealand, this resource provides the largest collection of full text from leading regional and international periodicals, full-text reference books, full-text biographies and a collection of images containing more than one million photos, maps and flags.

Killara High School eBooks – You can access our Library of over 1800 fiction and non-fiction eBooks anywhere, anytime, on multiple devices. 

Click here to download the app for Apple devices.
Click here to download the app for Android devices

Australia/New Zealand Points of View Reference Centre – Containing resources that present multiple sides of a current issue — including information on key topics of interest to Australia/New Zealand researchers — this database helps students develop persuasive arguments and essays, better understand controversial issues and develop analytical thinking skills.

Explora – This research portal is tailored for secondary students. It includes topic overviews that provide students with a starting point for research and access to articles from newspapers, magazines and academic journals

History Reference Centera full-text history reference database designed for secondary schools. It features reference books, encyclopedia entries, non-fiction books, and history periodicals as well as thousands of historical documents, biographies of historical figures, photos and maps.

Science Reference Center – designed to meet every student researcher’s needs. Contains full text for hundreds of science magazines, journals, encyclopedias, reference books and a vast collection of images.