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Online encyclopaedias:

Online encyclopaedias are great for short, concise and correct information. Search by your topic or image e.g. Tiananmen Square incident.

  • Variety of reading levels
  • Quality resources including text, images, videos and ‘Web’s Best Sites’
  • Read aloud facility
  • Size your font up or down
  • Ready-made citation

  • Easy-to-understand articles
  • Built-in research tool
  • Text-to-speech tool can read aloud

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  • Most articles include a list of trusted websites
  • Citation included for each article
  • You may need to return to Portal Encyclopaedias to find the login details
  • Read aloud facility

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N.B. Quentin Tarantino doesn't make "James Bond" movies, he just "Digs strong chicks."

Online databases:

A online collection of magazine and newspaper articles as well as interview transcripts, images and videos. You can sort your results by publication, full text versions and even date. Online databases are available through the portal and many require specific login details.

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Has James Bond become a feminist in SPECTRE? (Telegraph): At first glance, Suffragette and SPECTRE don’t have anything in common, writes Allison Pearson, but 007 is adjusting to the 21st century.

Suggested websites:

The tragedy of James Bond  (NewStatesman): 007 is still supposed to be a hero but if you knew him in real life, you would be warning all your friends not to invite him to their parties.

The role of women in film: Supporting the men -- An analysis of how culture influences the changing discourse on gender representations in film: An analysis of how culture influences the changing discourse on gender representations in film. Women are portrayed as often dependent on other characters, over-emotional, and confined to low-status jobs compared to enterprising and ambitious male characters. 

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Reference Generator:

It is important you show your teacher you used a variety of reliable resources. Use the online Reference Generator available through the Portal to create your citations. Make sure you alphabetically sort them afterwards.

sample bibliography for 3 resources provided on this page would look like:

CAROLINE, R n.d., 'United by bonds of sex and violence', Daily Telegraph, The (Sydney), Australia/New Zealand Reference Centre, EBSCOhost, viewed 26 July 2016.

Rubin, S 2003, The complete James Bond movie encyclopedia, McGraw-Hill Education, London.

Sony Pictures 2013, Skyfall - Certain Kind of Woman Blu-Ray Clip (HD), online video, 11 February, accessed 27 July 2016, <>.