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HSC Resources

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Get Ahead of the HSC Now!

City of Parramatta Libraries provides a range of resources to assist students with their HSC studies.

Learn how to approach Year 12 assessment tasks and exam questions, so you are prepared to start your HSC year on the front foot and maximise every mark.

Students have access to a well-resourced HSC Collection that covers a range of subjects, including English, Maths, Chemistry, Biology, History, Ancient History, Business, Commerce, Economics, Religion, Computer Studies, Legal Studies, Study Guides, past HSC questions and answers, exam workbooks and more.

The library also provides HSC academic databases and e-resources, which can be accessed with your Library card.

Studiosity - Free Online Tutoring

Study help anytime, anywhere!

Online homework help aimed at students from Year 3 to Year 12, TAFE and university. Students connect in an online chat session with a qualified tutor who provides homework and assignment help and tutoring. Job skills help is also available for job searchers, including CV feedback, job application tips, business writing and online job searching skills.

Use your library card number and PIN to log in.

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Online library resources

City of Parramatta Libraries subscribes to a wide selection of useful online resources on your behalf, giving you access to thousands journals, articles and images on a wide range of topics.


Our online ePlatform library has a huge collection of Issues in Society books available to download. The Issues in Society series is a great collection of topical books that looks at the many different issues affecting Australian society today.

HSC Collection at City of Parramatta Libraries

This video is an introduction and overview of the HSC collection held by City of Parramatta Libraries. A demonstration of resources supporting each subject and module and how to access these resources will be briefly explained. 

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Web Resources


Search Trove to explore amazing collections from Australian libraries, universities, museums, galleries and archives. It’s free and available online all day, every day. 

Find out more about Trove.

Bored of Studies

Created by students, for students, Bored of Studies strives to provide current year 12 and year 11 students with all the resources and support they need to succeed during the 2 years that form the most important part of their education and subsequently, their futures.

Find out more about Bored of Studies.

Board of Studies

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Pinterest – City of Parramatta Libraries

Explore our HSC Board for study tips, new resources, essay writing hints and more!

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Library podcasts


On our Parra Pods podcast, check out two great podcasts on HSC hacks and HSC resources. Pick up some expert tips from Mohan Dhall Educator and CEO of the Australian Tutoring Association.  

HSC Hacks, Parra Pods

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HSC Resources, Parra Pods

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ATAR Notes

ATAR Notes one of our most popular resources here at the library, has their own ATAR Notes podcast. Check it out for some expert tips!

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Health & Wellbeing

Taking care of your mental health during the stressful HSC time is just as important as your study time. We found a couple of sites that offer some sound advice. Why not take a look.

Education NSW

Health, Study & Connection (HSC)

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HSC Student Toolkit

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State Library of NSW - HSC Resources

The State Library has just launched a new HSC 2021 web page which brings together the key information students and teachers need for the HSC journey.  

Find links to research guides for Society & Culture, English, History (Modern and Ancient) and Legal Studies as well as our recent Smart research for HSC students webinars now accessible to view online.   

Teachers can check out the For Teachers page for links to booking inquiry forms for onsite and online HSC Introduction to resources workshops for their students.