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HSC Collection

The Library’s HSC collections include textbooks, study guides and cribs on various English texts and previous exam papers.


Online research databases available in the Library and at home.

You will need your Library card number to access some of these resources at home.

Board of Studies NSW

Official NSW Board of Studies website. Find all NSW Syllabuses and past papers here.

Bored of Studies

Site run by ex-HSC 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.

CSU – HSC Library Resource Guide

The CSU HSC Library Resource Guide for Senior Secondary Students offers resources, information and advice, that will help you during preparation for your HSC and includes:

  • links to past exams and study guides
  • free online resources for each year 12 subject or stream
  • free multidisciplinary resources.

State Library

State Library of NSW Research Guides – English and Legal Studies

A guide to the best books, articles, websites, and databases selected by the staff at the State Library of NSW

State Library of NSW – electronic resources

Use your Cumberland Library card to access a range of State Library resources.

HSC Study Lab

HSC Study Lab

Online HSC Study companion

Yourtutor is now Studiosity

Studiosity allows students to connect with qualified tutors online using the Library’s public computers or at home using their own computer. Get help with homework, assignments, projects and exam revision. You will need to enter your Library membership number for access. You can access Your Tutor between 3.00pm and 10.00pm on school days.