Term 2 1998
Connections for the Future
Thinking means connecting things' (G. K. Chesterton, Orthodoxy, 1908)
A recent report in the UK (Information Services: A Mission and a Vision, Les Watson, http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue14/ main/) identified the important role information professionals will play in creating a learning society. Curriculum Corporation sees its role as supporting Teacher Librarians (schools' information professionals) by providing information services such as SCIS. Connections is an extension of that support. Please let us know how we can improve this or other services.
In the future, Connections will include material on library software systems, effective use of the SCIS service and Voyager database for bibliographic searches and ways of managing web resources. Curriculum Corporation has had preliminary discussions with other national professional groups and organisations and we expect to present the issues and outcomes which arise.