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Primary sources at your fingertips 


Now optimised for iPads and Tablets at no additional cost

Resources include encyclopedic content, e-books, images and sounds, research tools, and a vast collection of primary source documents highlighting the accomplishments of the greatest minds throughout history.

Key features include:

  • A powerful search engine that directs users to their desired content with maximum efficiency. 
  • Research tools - including dictionary, atlas, and local and country research guides - that help users find and compile the data and information they need.
  • Create and save features that offer users the ability to use site content in unique ways. They can save and annotate research results from World Book and external sources, create timelines, build citations, and more.
  • Access to Australian and New Zealand Education Associations and National and State Curriculum Guides.
  • A customisable interface and personalised home page content that create a unique user experience.
  • Over 5,500 E-books in a single search, including downloadable e-books.
  • Timeline builder.
  • Shared Pathfinders.
  • Integrated search.
  • Lexile measures (selected articles). More information on Lexile measures.

Primary Sources at your fingertips -

Analysis of primary documents is an essential skill for secondary and post-secondary students. Students can find thousands of original, eyewitness, and historical source documents, as well as important works of literature, including:

  • Marco Polo's Account of Japan and Java
  • The Overthrow of Sodom and Gomorrah
  • Einstein's Atomic Bomb Proposal
  • Recent and historical speeches
  • Contemporaneous accounts of historical events
  • Pliny the Younger on the Eruption of Mount Vesuvius
  • Captain Cook's Account of a Voyage round the World 1768 - 1771
  • New Zealand, Treaty of Waitangi, 1840
  • The works of A.B. (Banjo) Paterson

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Awards & Reviews

"Overall, World Book Advanced is an outstanding resource that every school must consider. It is easy to navigate, customise and find relevant information. World book provides excellent online tutorials, continuous updates and brilliant graphics and photos to provide a thoroughly enjoyable research experience. Highly recommended."
Catholic Library World, September 2011 

"I regard (the World book Web) with fervent awe, it is a masterwork that belongs in all libraries." -- Cheryl LaGuardia, Head of Instructional Services, Harvard College Library, Library Journal.

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