Welcome to SCIS

SCIS provides schools with access to a database of high quality, consistent catalogue records for print and digital content. With quick and easy download, SCIS makes cataloguing simple.

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SCIS catalogue

Search the SCIS catalogue for print books, ebooks, audio books, websites, apps, digital videos and more.



Subscribe to access high-quality catalogue records, digital content, cover images and optional authorities.

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Digital collections

Enhance the size of your collection with access to thousands of catalogue records for digital content.

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Latest news

SCIS webinars

Mon, 13 Nov 2017

Early in 2018, SCIS will be hosting a series of webinars to show you how to make the most of your SCIS subscription. Find out more and register now.

The SCIS blog

Thu, 19 Oct 2017

We're pleased to announce that the SCIS blog has recently been ranked in the top 50 library blogs. Subscribe for the latest news and information from the library industry.



Welcome to our website

Wed, 11 Oct 2017

Welcome to SCIS! This new website has been a long time coming and we're extremely proud of the results. New functionality is being delivered every day. We'd like to extend our sincere thanks to the ESA technology team, testers and LMS vendors who are working with us. We welcome user feedback via [email protected]. Thank you.

SCIS services are important in ensuring efficiency and quality in our cataloguing processes. SCIS provides an authority set that is school-catalogue appropriate and meets our curricula needs. The Dewey classification is thorough and systematic. I unreservedly recommend SCIS to library professionals.

Robert George ~ Head of Libraries
The Alice Smith School
SCIS has always provided excellent customer service. The SCIS database is user-friendly and gives access to thousands of catalogued resources. We use Follett Destiny - uploading SCIS Marc data is easy! The SCIS catalogue is helpful to browse and curate lists of new resources to add to our library collection.

Wendy Wei
Western Academy of Beijing
SCIS is an essential pillar within the school library community. Through the provision of accurate and comprehensive catalogue records, as well as their strong role in advocacy and professional learning, SCIS plays an active and vital role. I recommend their high-quality and timely services to any school library.

Kay Oddone
Teacher Librarian
Queensland, Australia

Library management systems

SCIS works with providers of library management systems to ensure the most efficient delivery of SCIS products and services. Subject to agreement, library system vendors are offered complimentary access to SCIS products for the purposes of development, testing and demonstration.

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University and TAFE educators

SCIS supports university and TAFE educators in training and developing future librarians with essential cataloguing skills. Subject to agreement, lecturers of librarianship courses are offered complimentary access to SCIS for their students to use as part of their studies.

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Content providers

SCIS works closely with a number of publishers, distributors and suppliers. By arranging for new, high demand titles to be catalogued in the SCIS database, publishers have an additional avenue for reaching their market and customers have a consistent resource management solution.

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