Use this Library Guide as a starting point for your research on Popular Culture.
To gain an overview of the 1940s - 2000s use the Library Guide home tab which has a link to the Visual Search function on the library catalogue for print resources and website links to look at significant events in Australia and the world during this time period.
The other tabs on the Library Guide including Film, Music, Sport and Televison have website links including primary and secondary sources of information specifically related to these themes.
After you have formed your inquiry question you might find several of the databases in the Quick Links box on the left of this page useful, including History Reference Centre, Clickview online and the Senior School Research Centre. This will depend on the focus of your question. Ask Ms Smith for help with using these databases.
There may be other print resources that will help you in your research. Use Fast Find on the library catalogue to search for these.
You will definitely be using the Online Referencing Generator to organise your reference list.
Don't forget to gather your references using the ORG as you go!
As a starting point for your research and to help you form your inquiry question, click on Visual Search on the Library catalogue's home page. Under popular culture there are several icons which you can click on and find associated resources that you can find on the library shelves or website links that you can use in your research. The books in the decades icon have information on what was happening in the world under a vast array of themes including music, fashion, politics, technology etc.
It is a still important to use the Fast Find search on the library catalogue to find any other resources that might be useful to your inquiry question including Clickview videos.