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What the library can do for you

 Ask the Library (Teams)


We can: 

  • Suggest recreational reading
  • Suggest reading to support your studies
  • Proof read your work
  • Help with referencing your work and creating bibliographies
  • Listen and provide feedback on oral presentations
  • Help you improve your note taking skills

ONLINE DURING LIBRARY HOURS, replying within the hour

One Search for Books, Websites, ClickView Videos, EBSCO articles and the MHS  LibGuides

In EBSCO you can access 

  • The Age, The Australian and The Herald Sun in full text
  •  Research databases
  • Australia/New Zealand Points of View (These are excellent for English Issues)

Visit our Canvas page for database access.

Search Bloom's Literary database 

Search Clickview from anywhere.


Year 12 English

Single Texts (Unit 3)

Much Ado About Nothing, William Shakespeare (ed. Claire McEachern, Arden Shakespeare)
Sunset Boulevard, Billy Wilder (director) (students are required to download from iTunes or GooglePlay)

Paired Texts (Unit 4)

Never Let Me Go, Kazuo Ishiguro
Things We Didn’t See Coming, Steven Amsterdam

Oral Presentation - Issues

Year 11 English

Our fragile environment

Single texts (Units 1&2)

Film text selected by the teacher
The Rain Heron, Robbie Arnott
Creative Unit (Unit 2) Selected mentor texts provided by the teacher

Analysing and presenting argument - Issues


Year 10 English


One Shakespearean play selected by the teacher from the following list:

  • Hamlet
  • Julius Caesar
  • King Lear
  • Macbeth
  • The Merchant of Venice
  • A Midsummer Night’s Dream
  • Romeo and Juliet
  • Richard III