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    A Pathfinder For Year Six    


Examine the significance of human  impact  on the ecology of the polar     
    evironments. 
What precautions are being taken to protect these regions?              

non scholæ sed vitæ discimus
"we do not learn for school, but for life"
[attributed to Seneca Philosophus (circa 4 BC - 65 AD)]


This pathfinder will help you to locate resources suitable for your research topic.  If you get stuck remember:
Your class teacher and  teacher librarian are here to help you !

If you are just commencing your topic or have not used a pathfinder before, start at the guide and follow the arrows. 

  If you are completing your research and need help with a particular resource, click on the relevant link.


reference books

libraries

 Newspapers

Non Fiction

Images

Magazines

Maps

Databases

People

Email

Multimedia

Internet Links

  Before you start !! 


Have you used the Big 6 before?

A Big 6 Allegory


Have you heard of Boolean searching?

Do you understand the Dewey System ?

Can you       compile a bibliography?

Do you know the meaning of plagiarism?

1. Task Definition     ( What is the task or question?)
 

Reference Books

Reference books may not be borrowed from the library and
have the prefix "R" located on the spine.
Consult  the map of the library on the noticeboard, if you're not sure of their location.

Where ?

   How? 

an atlas
Where are the Arctic and 
Antarctic regions
Some sample resources
R 912 ATK  Heinemann Primary Atlas
Locate the Arctic and Antarctic regions on a world map.  Search the contents page under Antarctica and North Asia for detailed maps of each region.  Locate a world view of Australia and the world P.43

  World Atlas
  The world factbook 2001
Select Arctic and Antarctica from the country locator links

  World Wide Fund For Nature http://www.panda.org/kids/wildlife/idxpolmn.htm 
 


 a dictionary

Find search words for your topic. 
 
 
 
 

Try the keywords:
polar 
ecology 
impact
regions

Locate some  keywords or synonyms. 
Underline the most important words (usually nouns).  Make a list of these key words. Next to these words, think of some words that are related to them. You might use a thesaurus for this step.
A thesaurus is an alphabetical list of words, very much like a dictionary. But this reference source will list other words that can be used in place of the word you look up.

When using dictionaries be careful to select the most appropriate meaning, rather than the first meaning you find.   Wordsmyth uses the words in a variety of sentence structures to help you

Some sample resources:

R 428 WEB   Websters Dictionary of English Usage 

  Wordsmyth Educational Dictionary-Thesaurus
  Online English dictionary, thesaurus and reference guide

 


encyclopedias

Try the words:
Antarctica
Arctic
polar regions

General encyclopedias will  provide you with a summary of  your topic, while specific encyclopedias provide you with  information about particular subjects.
General encyclopedias are usually found in the Reference Section at 030.
It is posible to use the search term encyclopedia AND subject

Sample Search Result
General Encyclopedias:
  Encarta Encyclopedia
Once you enter "Antarctica" or "Arctic"in the search box, related articles will be displayed in the menu at the side

  Encyclopedia.com 
 Try clicking on the "P" volume and locating "polar regions"

Specific encyclopedias:

R 333.7 MAC Macmillan encyclopedia of the environment
R 503 YOU Our world in danger 

Macmillan encyclopedia of the environment
animal rights, the ozone hole and thoughts about establishing an Arctic Wildlife Refuge

Our world in danger
The threat of extinction for polar animals, disruption to th efood chain


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2. Information Seeking Strategies(What resources can I use?)
3. Location and access (Where can I find what I need?)

4. Use of Information( What do I do once I find the information ?)
 
 

The School Library

All resources in the library are organised according to the Dewey Decimal Classification.  The call number (the book's location) can be found on either the spine or back cover.

Where ? 

  How? 

Non Fiction 

  Check the subject index  located next to the circulation terminal for ideas. 
 
 

 Try Subject Headings:

POLAR REGIONS  998
ANTARCTICA 998
ARCTIC REGIONS -people 323
ARCTIC OCEANS 551.46
ANIMALS-POLAR REGIONS 591
WHALES-TREATMENT 639
WILDLIFE CONSERVATION 639
POLLUTION 508

take special note of the many different shelf locations for these resources.  This is because of their Dewey Decimal Classification .  Browse along the shelves in the non fiction area at these locations and see what other resources you can uncover

Use the enquiry terminal to enter your subject. 
Once you get to the bottom of the screen clicking  on the right arrow will reveal all titles.  Press escape to return to enquiry.

Look at each entry and find the shelf location.  This will tell you what type of resource it is and in which part of the library it is located (the call number)

Here is an example of one of the call numbers in non-fiction: J 591.99LOV
The 591 tells us that the book is in the 591's section,  where some books on animals are kept. 
The J tells us that the book is in the children's section. 
The LOV tells us that the authors surname begins with LOV

Sample Search Result

J 591.99 LOV Discovering Antarctica: plants and animals
a fantastic series of four books, dealing with all issues
J 919.89 LOV Discovering Antarctica: the future
J 998 ROO People and places in peril: the arctic
presents a good summary of all major issues
J 998 ROO Exploration into the polar regions
deals with native rights and the importance of the polar regions as life support systems for the planet
J 998 MAR Pioneering frozen worlds
The importance of scientific research 

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CD ROMS


Where ?

   How? 
CD ROM
The CD's are not for loan. 
Ask the teacher librarian or a monitor to locate it from Teachers Reference.  The shelf location will be listed on the inquiry terminal as TRC 
(teachers reference CD)
Once the CD is in the tower, double click on the Antarctica shortcut icon on the desktop.  Make sure you click on "the issues" button for some helpful information

 Sample Search Result

TRC 998 MCA Antarctica: the last continent
An interactive multimedia guide to Antarctica, including complete history of Antarctic exploration, the effects of global warming and ozone depletion, amazing video footage of wildlife and harsh conditions. 


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Videos

All Videos are arranged in Dewey order and located in the teachers' reference section of the library.  If you fill out a request slip, either the teacher librarian or one of the library monitors will retrieve a copy for you for lunchtime viewing in the media room.  You will need to look at the bookings list on the noticeboard to check that the room is available.

Where ?


   How? 

Videos
 

Try Subjects:

antarctic
arctic
wildlife

 

After you type in your search term at enquiry, look in the Subject and Title results.  Once you select one, press enter and look at the shelf location.  All videos have the prefix "V" before the call number

Sample Search Result

V 591.998 ARC Arctic kingdom: life at the edge
Engangered animals of the arctic
V 591.5 INS In search of wildlife, 1988
Includes the illegal trade in animal skins
V 919.89 GRA Wildest Antarctica: from the expeditions of Greg Grainger
Endangered species of the Antarctic

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Sutherland Library

Look for call numbers preceded by " J ".  These identify
resources located in the children's section which are which are more appropriate

Where ?

How? 


Sutherland Library Computer Catalogue







  Searches may be conducted at Sutherland, branch libraries or online at:

Sutherland Library WebPac
 
 

Try Topic Keywords:
ecology -polar regions
conservation
indigenous peoples -arctic
nature-effect of human beings
animals-polar

OPAC (online public access catalogue)
Searches may be conducted according to Title, Title Keyword, Author, Subject  or Subject Keyword.  Topic Keyword searches- Try choosing a topic keyword search as well as a subject keyword search, and see which one produces better results.  Many of these topics will be "crossreferenced" like in an encyclopedia, and lead you to other resources e.g polar regions:
understanding the polar lands
conservation
environmental protection

  The online WebPac search procedure is identical to the OPAC at the library

For help select "user guide" from the side menu and scroll to the relevant section.

Sample Search Result
J 508.989GRE The Greenpeace book of Antarctica
JR 591.529 The atlas of endangered animals
JR 910.3 LAN Lands and peoples Vol.5,
JR306.08 WAY Wayland atlas of threatened culture
JR 591.529 Endangered wildlife of the world Vols. 4 & 17
J 998 LAM Polar regions
J 998.200 Eskimos: the inuit of the arctic

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The State Library

This library is enormous and call numbers for some items may be confusing. Ask the librarian for help any time you need it.  That's what they are there for ! Because this library is in the city, you may need your parents help to visit.  It is a great place to spend a rainy afternoon!

Where ? 

  How? 

State Library of NSW


  An Inter-Library loan may be arranged by the librarian at Sutherland for resources held in many libraries such as this one.  There is a fee involved so you will need to speak with your local librarian. First use the WEBCAT so see if there is a suitable resource. 
 


Try Subject Keywords:
antarctica 
arctic
polar 

You can either visit the Library  or search "WEBCAT, the online catalogue which contains  records of published items catalogued since 1980.

The State Library WEBCAT
    Enter keywords and scroll through "video recordings"

Sample Search Result
VB 1836 Antarctica : Who'll Break The Ice
Looks at the Antarctic's fragile and finely-tuned ecosystem and poses critical questions about the impact of humans on the environment and exploitation of the continent's resources.
 

Booking Electronic Resources
Computers are available in the State Reference Library and the Mitchell Library with access to a wide range of CD-Roms and databases, the Internet (except electronic mail) and catalogues. Bookings can be made for 30 minutes or one hour, per person per day. 

To book ahead, it is necessary to phone (02) 9273 1414. 


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On-line Databases
Periodicals & Indexes

   what is an index?
   what is a database ?
   what is a periodical?

Where ? 

  How? 

Electric Library Australia
A searchable database of full text (not a summary, or abstract) magazine and newspaper articles, book, maps, pictures, and broadcast transcripts from television, radio and government programs. 
 
 

The term "periodical" is used to refer to a journal, magazine or newspaper publication which is published at regular intervals e.g monthly, weekly.
 

 To find articles in periodicals, you need to use a periodical
index.  Most of them are available electronically and called databases
 

Only available from Sutherland Shire Libraries PCs. Ask a librarian for the password. 

  Follow the link from the Virtual Reference Library,  to "periodical Indexes", then Electric Library Australasia.

  Try the Search term "polar regions AND global warming" to locate some relevant newspaper articles:

After entering your search term you can select your source e.g newspaper, book or magazine, by clicking on the icon.

  Click on a title link to read the article

All periodicals to which Sutherland Library subscribes are listed in the library catalogue.  Search by the TITLE of the periodical NOT the title of the article e.g Independent on Sunday 

Sample Search Result
Newspapers

Whale population devastated by warming ; 
Independent on Sunday, Geoffrey Lean and Robert Mendick; 07-29-2001 
The HOLE story ; The Courier-Mail, Brisbane, Australia Paul Parkinson; 07-31-2001
UN warning on climate change ;The Advertiser, Adelaide, Australia, 07-21-2001 
PMT -- penguin moulting tension ; Townsville Bulletin Queensland, Australia, Frank Harrison; 07-28-2001

Magazines:

Grounded on Ice: The Inuit Struggle to Preserve Their Values, The World & I, Written and photographed by Eric P. Olsen, 03-01-1997 
SEVEN DOOMSDAY MYTHS ABOUT THE ENVIRONMENT, The Futurist  Ronald Bailey; 01-01-1995 


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Magazines


Where ?

   How? 

World Magazine Bank
World Magazine Bank database is made up of indexing, abstracts, and full text  from over 230 English language publications from Australia and around the world. 
 
 
 

  If the articles are NOT full text you are told if Sutherland Library holds the magazine. If not held by the library, articles can be requested on inter-library loan. You will need to speak to the librarian at the help desk




   Antarctic Magazine

Issue 1 - Autumn 2001
The first isssue of the online magazine published by the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD), an agency of Environment Australia.   It seeks to inform the Australian and international Antarctic community about the activities of the Australian Antarctic program
  Sutherland Shire Libraries members can  access World Magazine Bank from home by entering their full library card number (no spaces). Enter your Library Card number in the Patron ID box (eg B123456789) do not include the check letter, which is the letter after the first five numbers, or the space. Keep clicking on World Magazine Bank until you reach the search screen. You can search by keyword or by Subject, then Click on the Icon 

  If you find something you would like to read search the library catalogue under the title of the magazine, not the title of the article.  If the magazine is located in Stack, you will need to fill out a request form(located beside each computer terminal), then give it to the librarian who will retrieve it.  You can also "Limit Your Results" to "Journal titles held by Sutherland Shire Libraries "

  Connect to the Library WebPac.

  Select the link from the Virtual Reference Library,  to "periodical Indexes", then World Magazine Bank from home 
 

  Try "polar regions"

A sample entry
21.  Antarctica Melts.  Science World, 07/02/2000, Vol. 56 Issue 9, p16, 4p, 1c Author(s):  Vilar, Miguel 

   Antarctic Magazine 
    Follow links to the contents page.  Articles available include:
Southerly prospect: Antarctic science meets new 
    challenges 
Human impacts in Antarctica: what are we doing?
Minimising the disturbance to Antarctic wildlife
Antarctic Treaty focusses on environment and liability
Antarctic Treaty to celebrate 40 years

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Newspapers


Where ?

   How? 

Infoquick

INFOQUICK provides an  index to articles about Australia and Australians, which have been published in the Sydney Morning Herald and associated publications such as: Sun Herald, Eastern Herald, Northern Herald and Good Weekend (from 1988 onwards).



good information on Antarctic issues due to Australia's involvement in waste management and research ventures
 

  The articles can be viewed at Sutherland Library once you have obtained your citations. 

  Infoquick may be accessed either at home or at the library by selecting the link to the Virtual Reference Library, then  "periodical Indexes", then Infoquick.  No password is required.

  If you see an article that you think may be useful, copy down the title, date and page number and ask the librarian in the reference section upstairs to show you where to access the article on microfilm.

Use the searchword "Antarctica" 
Headline  : Protecting Australia's white wilderness. The winds of change are sweeping our last physical frontier, where frozen old beards and eager young summerers may need tourists to help fund their work 
"Australian AntarcticTerritory" and "Environmental impact" are shown as cross referenced subjects

Sample Search Result 
Headline: Tougher control urged in Antarctic. 
Source: SMH - 06 Nov 1992 p.6 

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The Internet
Boolean Searching
There are a number of helpful tips and hints you can use to improve your search results. For example, you can use Boolean operators to link search terms together; and/or limit the search to a specific title.  Search Engines or databases often offer an "advanced search" link which will use these terms.
How to evaluate the resources you find using the CARDS system

Where ?

   How? 

The Internet
If you need to search for additional resources, try these search engines.

 


  Kids Click
Scroll down and click on "What does this page look like through a Librarian's Eyes?" to see all the subjects chnaged to their Dewey Classifications. Now try clicking on suitable links !   WOW !
 

Ithaki 4 KiDs
Ithaki.net is a metasearch engine.  This means it searches in other search engines, ranks the results and shows them to you on one page! You can also search for images.
 

Ask Jeeves For Kids 
You enter a question, and Ask Jeeves tries to point you to the right web page that provides an answer. 

Gateway to Antarctica 
the University' of Canterbury's Centre for Antarctic Studies.

This is a wonderful site but difficult to navigate without missing vital information
Opens at the Welcome to Gateway Antarctica
1. Click on "gateway to Antarctica " link at left
2. Select "education" from within the logo aT top
3. Select the top option which appears "Antarctica: A Resource for Teachers and Students"
4. Select "information about Antarctica" from the contents
Experiment with Boolean Logic:
Try:
antarctic AND arctic
polar regions AND human impact
antarctic OR arctic biodiversity

  Suggested Internet Links
Encyclopedia of the Atmospheric Environment
 This site uses a topic tree as an index e.g  global warming , sea level.  Two levels can be accesses by clicking on the Bart or Mr Burns icons.
The arctic circle - click on the introduction link for an appraisal of the ecological and social justice issues affecting the Arctic
The Antarctic Treaty  The Treaty now has been in place for 36 years and in this time it has served as an unprecedented example of international cooperation. 
The Arctic Council was established on September 19th, 1996 in Ottawa, Canada. A high level intergovernmental forum, the Council provides a mechanism to address the common concerns and challenges faced by the Arctic governments and the people of the Arctic.
The Madrid Protocol We know from recent expeditions to Antarctica, notably by Greenpeace, that pollution and destruction which the Protocol was instituted to prevent continues today. 
Environmental Code of Conduct for Australian Field Activities in Antarctica 
 One of the major goals of the Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) is to protect the Antarctic environment. To do this, the AAD conducts research and develops and implements measures to ensure that human activities in Antarctica and the subantarctic do not cause unacceptable effects to the natural environment 
Damage to the ecosystemConserving the living resources of the Antarctic means understanding relationships between the various species - that is, understanding entire ecosystems.
the Antarctic Ecosystem -Why are krill so important? It has become the keystone species in the Antarctic.
The Threat of Climate Change to Arctic Wildlife Interestingly, scientists consider the polar bear as the ideal "indicator" species of climatic warming and ecological change in the Arctic, given the bears' position atop the Arctic marine food chain. 
kidsplanet endangered animals alphabetised list of listing diet, description and threats 
Powerpoint presentation on pollution in the Arctic- use the arrow key to advance - the threat of POPs to the native population
United Nations Environment ProgramGEO 2000 comparing the Arctic and Antarctic Regions - bio diversity and social end economic background 
United StatesEnvironmental Protection Agency If you follow the games link you can take a quiz on all areas fantastic page for kids 
GLACIER Antarctica and the part Antarctica plays in our global system of weather and climate and oceans and geology! 
National Wildlife Federation Penguins facing threats from oil spills,overfishing and alien species

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Images
Many  images (photographs, graphics, logos)on the internet are protected by copyright.  People need permission to copy them.  It is important not to copy any images unless granted this permission on site.  If you are unsure, please ask Mrs. O'Grady or Mrs. Blewitt. 

Where ?

   How? 
    Images
  It is possible to search for images by typing "free graphics" AND "subject"
e.g "free graphics" AND "animals"

 

    Free Images of Antarctica
"...This collection of antarctic and subantarctic photographic images is copyright-free for use by teachers and students.  Simply click on the image you want to enlarge it to full size..".


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Email

Where ?

   How? 
Email

Ask Rosie, Sutherland Library's  email reference service. The Ask Rosie service allows you email a request for information to the reference staff at Sutherland Shire Libraries. Responce is within 2 working days
Use this service only if no other resources have answered your questions

The New South Polar Times

 is a newsletter written by the staff of the Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, South Pole, Antarctica. This Internet-based newsletter provides students and teachers around the world with information on Antarctica, the scientific research taking place there, and interesting facts about life at the station. 

  Access Sutherland Library's WebPac, then click on the "dog" icon at the top right hand corner of any screen. Type in your request, then click on the button "please help me Rosie"

The New South Polar Times
You can email a question to the South Pole Times.  The list for the NSPT is called NSPT-SP. Subscribe online

The Arctic Forum
Sharing a common interest in the resources, peoples, and environmental issues of the Circumpolar North.  Discussion of Arctic Circle's three major themes: natural resources, history & culture; social equity and environmental justice. Select messages to read by date, or topic, or post a message

Sample Search Result
e.g select "older messages" and scroll to "a message from Robert Redford" dated 05-07-01 15:42 -  purpose: to rally opposition to the Bush administration's plan to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. Read the replies

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People

Before contacting anybody via email or telephone, remember to ask permission from your parent or teacher 

Where ?

   How? 
People


Often organisations or digital reference services provide contact with "experts" who may be able to help you
 
 

The Mad Scientist Network is one such organisation staffed and maintained by volunteer scientists and engineers from around the world. 
 
 

 

  MadSci Archives - Scroll down to select your age and area and date then click on "generate index"  to see if your question has already been answered
Ask a question Sometimes it takes approximately two weeks for your question to be answered, so take the time to read the archived questions

Question Status Form  Your question will not be answered by email, so read this page carefully

Some sample contacts;
Antarctic Education Services, PO Box 4111, Kingston, ACT 2604. 
Tel./Fax +61-06-285-4148. 
activities: Information service to schools adapted to the needs of children of a wide range of ages.
CSIRO, Division of Oceanography, Castray Esplanade, Hobart, Tasmania. 
Tel. +61-02-32-5214.  Fax +61-02-32-5125. 
E-mail Gary.Meyers@marine.csiro.au
activities: Leads multi-disciplinary expeditions carrying 
out research focusing chiefly on the role of Antarctica and the Southern Ocean in global change. 
Antarctic Society of Australia, PO Box 243, Pymble, New South Wales 
2073.  Tel. +61-2-44-5414.  Fax +61-2-449-8987.
E-mail dgore@laurel.ocs.mq.edu.au
activities: to interest people in exploration and research in the Antarctic and  sub-Antarctic regions and in the prevention of exploitation of its living and mineral resources
publications: Newsletter (1985-); Information Brochures (1993-) 
Antarctic and Southern Ocean Coalition (ASOC) 
Australia: GPO Box 51, Balmain,  2041 New South Wales 2041 
E-mail antarctica@igc.org
activities: Association of organizations concerned with environmental issues in these regions.  Members include Greenpeace and the Antarctica Project in addition to other environmental groups. 

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5. Synthesis   (How can I put my information together)

6. Evaluation(judging the product and the process)

Designed by Susan O'Grady  ETL 501   Spring 2001  Assignment Item 2 Part 2
Compiling a Pathfinder
Bibliography
Before you start !!

Armour, B. 1996, Information and problem-solving strategy, (online)  http://www.redlands.qld.edu.au/library/bigsix.html [accessed September 30, 2001]
Armour, B. 1996, The bright bird - a problem-solving allegory, (online) http://www.redlands.qld.edu.au/library/bribird.html [accessed September 10, 2001]
The Dewey decimal cassification:a multimedia tour, 2001, (online) http://www.oclc.org/dewey/about/ddctour/ddc1.html [accessed September 01, 2001]
Cartwright, S. 2000, W.W.W. search strategy, (online) http://www.adelaidehs.sa.edu.au/infoprocess/Strategy.htm#plagiarism [accessed August 12, 2001]

Reference Books

Atkins, R. 1995, Heinemann Primary Atlas, Rigby Heinemann, Victoria R912 ATK
World Atlas, 2001,(online) http://www.worldatlas.com/aatlas/world.htm [accessed September 10, 2001)
Websters dictionary of english usage, 1989, Merriam Webster, Springfield, Mass R428 WEB
The Wordsmyth educational dictionary-thesaurus (online) http://www.wordsmyth.net/ [accessed September 10, 2001)
Lexico LLC english dictionary, thesaurus and reference guide, (online)http://www.dictionary.com/[accessed September 10, 2001)
The world factbook 2001, (online) http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html [accessed September 10, 2001)
Macmillan encyclopedia of the environment (eds. Kellert, S.R & Black, M.) 1997, Vols.1 & 4, Simon Schuster & Prentice Hall International , London R 333.7 MAC
Our world in danger (Young Scientist ), 1990 World Book International, England R 503 YOU
Encarta encyclopedia (online) http://encarta.msn.com/reference/ [accessed September 10, 2001)
Electric Library Encyclopedia, 2001, (online)http://www.encyclopedia.com/ [accessed August 20. 2001]
World Wide Fund For Nature, (online) http://www.panda.org/kids/wildlife/idxpolmn.htm [accessed July 13. 2001]

The School Library

Rootes, D. 1989, People and places in peril: the arctic, Cherry Tree Books, London J 998 ROO
Loves, J. 1998, Discovering Antarctica: the future, Macmillan Education, Australia J 919.89 LOV
Loves, J. 1998, Discovering Antarctica: plants and animals, Macmillan Education, Australia J591.99 LOV
Rootes, D. 1994, Exploration into the polar regions, Belitha, London. J 998 ROO
Markle, S. 1996, Pioneering frozen worlds, Atheneum Books, N.Y. J 998 MAR
Subject index for NSW school libraries, 1982, NSW Department of Education, Sydney

CD ROMS

McArthur, D. J. 1994, Antarctica: the last continent, (interactive multimedia), Earth Sense: Cambrix Professional Services, Woodland Hills, California TRC 998 MCA

Videos

Arctic kingdom: life at the edge, 1993, (Worlds Last Great Places)(video recording) Time Life, N.S.W V591.998 ARC
In search of wildlife, 1988, (video recording) Colstar Production in association with  Thames Television and Public Broadcasting Service U.S.A, London V 591.5 INS
Granger, G. 1998, Wildest Antarctica: from the expeditions of Greg Grainger, 1998, (video recording) Grainger TV Australia, Sydney V919.89 GRA

Sutherland Library

 Sutherland Library WebPAC  (online) http://www.suthlib.nsw.gov.au/catalogue.htm [accessed July 18, 2001]
The Greenpeace book of Antarctica: a new view of the seventh continent, 1988,  New Child & Associates, French's Forest  J 508.989GRE
Pollock, S. 1993, The atlas of endangered animals (Environmental Atlases), Belitha Press, London JR 591.529
Endangered wildlife of the world, 1993, Vols. 4 & 17, Marshall Cavendish, New York JR 591.529
Lands and peoples, 1993, Vol.5, Grolier, Connecticut  JR 910.3 LAN
Wayland atlas of threatened cultures, 1996, Wayland, England JR 306.08 WAY
Lambert, D. 1987, Polar regions, Hove Wayland, England  J 998 LAM
Smith, G. 1984, Eskimos: the inuit of the arctic,  Wayland, England J 998.200

The State Library

The State Library WEBCAT, (online) http://library.slnsw.gov.au/search/[accessed August 20. 2001]
Gell, R. 1987, Antarctica: who'll break the ice ? (videorecording), Austrama Television, Melbourne VB 1836

On-line Databases

Electric Library Australasia (online) http://www.elibrary.com/s/edumarkau/ [accessed AUgust 10, 2001]
Electric Library Australasia (database) Lean, G. & Mendick, R. 2001, Whale population devastated by warming - Independent on Sunday, 29 July
Electric Library Australasia (database) UN warning on climate change, 2001, The Advertiser, Adelaide, Australia  21 July
Electric Library Australasia (database) Parkinson, P. 17-31-2001, The HOLE story, The Courier-Mail Brisbane, Australia
Electric Library Australasia (database) Harrison, F. 2001, PMT -- penguin moulting tension, Townsville Bulletin , Queensland, Australia, 28 July
Electric Library Australasia (database) Bailey, R. 1995, Seven Doomsday mythsabout the environment,  The Futurist, 1 January
Electric Library Australasia (database)  Olsen, Eric P. 1997, Grounded on ice: The Inuit struggle to preserve their values, The World & I , 1 March

Magazines

World Magazine Bank (online) http://www.global.ebscohost.com/ehost/login.html [accessed July 30, 2001]
Sutherland Library WebPAC (online) http://www.suthlib.nsw.gov.au/www_links/index.htm [accessed July 30, 2001]
World Magazine Bank(database) Vilar, M. 2000, Antarctica melts, Science World, July 2. Vol. 56 (9) p.16 (online) http://www.global.ebscohost.com/ehost/login.html [accessed July 30, 2001]
Antarctic magazine. 2001,Southerly prospect: Antarctic science meets new challenges,  Issue 1, Autumn, Australian Antarctic Division (AAD) (online)  http://www.antdiv.gov.au/magazine/  [accessed September 30, 2001]

Newspapers

Infoquick(online)http://www.slnsw.gov.au/infoquick/welcome.htm [accessed 
Darby, A. Tougher control urged in Antarctic, Sydney Morning Herald, 1992,   06 Nov.  p.6 

The Internet

Ask Jeeves for kids, http://www.ajkids.com/ [accessed September 13, 2001]
Ithaki 4 Kids, http://www.ithaki.net/kids/ [accessed September 13, 2001]
KidsClick, http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/KidsClick!/ [accessed September 13, 2001]
Encyclopedia of the atmospheric environment, http://www.doc.mmu.ac.uk/aric/eae/enter.html [accessed September 13, 2001]
The arctic circle http://arcticcircle.uconn.edu/ [accessed September 13, 2001]
The Arctic Council, http://arctic-council.org/about.asp [accessed September 13, 2001]
Terraquest, http://www.terraquest.com/va/history/treaty.html  [accessed September 13, 2001]
One world magazine, http://www.oneworldmagazine.org/focus/southpole/treamain.htm [accessed September 13, 2001]
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Food-Chain stories from the earthwatch radio program -Why are krill so important?
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Images

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Email

Ask Rosie (online) http://www.suthlib.nsw.gov.au/ask_rosie/ask_rosie.htm [accessed July 16. 2001]
 The New South Polar Times (online) http://205.174.118.254/nspt/home.htm [accessed July 2, 2001]
The Arctic Forum, (online)http://arcticcircle.uconn.edu/ [accessed September 2, 2001]

 

People

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National Polar and cold regions organisations, (online) http://www.spri.cam.ac.uk/lib/organ/argent.htm#aus [accessed July 16. 2001]