Student Resources

For assistance accessing the resources below please email the library team at: library@khs.nsw.edu.au

General Organisation Links

STUDENT PORTAL – An important means of communication. Check your email here.

https://student.det.nsw.edu.au

COMPASS –  An important resource for general school communication. Check your timetables and schedules here.

https://killara-h-nsw.compass.education/

Click here for a short video on how to access your Student Email account

Click here for our ‘Student’s Introduction to Compass’ video

Resource Links

Research Links

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

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. Ask the library staff for login details

Click here for an introduction to Explora video.

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

Click here for a short video overview of ClickView

Click here to watch how to log in to ClickView

EBSCOHOST – Designed for libraries in Australia and New Zealand, this resource provides the largest collection of full text periodicals, reference books, biographies and a collection of images containing more than one million photos, maps and flags. Ask the library staff for login details.

Click here for an introduction to EBSCOhost video.

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

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! Ask the library staff for login details

Click here for an introduction to Bloom’s Literature video.