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Librarians in the digital age: experts in e-health

By Susan Marshall

Issue 101, Term 2 2017

No one would argue against the perception that librarians have moved well beyond their traditional role.The view of the librarian as the keeper of knowledge and the guide to unlocking the best of it has been totally overthrown — and the disruption metaphor is entirely apt. No longer do we even blink

What is The GiST?

By Emma Durbridge

Issue 112, Term 1 2020

In 2016, the Office of the Chief Scientist released a data sheet that headlined with ‘Australia loses female talent at every stage of the STEM pipeline despite no innate cognitive gender differences’. This statement is mirrored around the world, particularly for countries that are more likely to hol

BlackWords: celebrating writers and storytellers

By Dr Anita Heiss

Issue 90, Term 3 2014

Looking for some assistance in embedding Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander histories and cultures in your curriculum? Then spend some time exploring BlackWords: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Writers and Storytellers, created by the research community of AustLit: The Australian Literature

The positive potential of ebooks within school libraries

By Trish du Temple

Issue 113, Term 2 2020

‘What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us.’ — Ralph Waldo Emerson How can we help students flourish in a world filled with increasing pressures and uncertainty? Academic expectations, social relationships, technology overload and identity formation

Pivot! Moving a library forward when COVID gets in the way

By Catherine Barnes

Issue 117, Term 2 2021

‘Pivot’ used to be a word from the netball court, then it became the butt of a joke from the much loved Friends TV show, but over the last 12 months it has become an everyday reality in our schools. In 2020, our school calendar was full of excursions and incursions overwritten with the word ‘Cancell

How to support early literacy with phonemic awareness

By Judith Barker

Issue 119, Term 4

When I first read Oh, the Places You’ll Go! to children, it was  clear that the repetition and rhyming of the sounds and letters  in Dr Seuss’s whimsical story seemed to fully resonate with them. I was at an international school in Italy, and the children would separate the individual sounds (s-a-t)

Unique libraries: The School of St Jude in Tanzania

By Rebecca Hansford

Issue 119, Term 4

The School of St Jude is a unique school that is home to three unique libraries. St Jude’s is located in Arusha, Tanzania. The school provides 1,800 bright students from poor backgrounds with free, quality education. Established in 2002 with just three students, St Jude’s now stretches across three

Digital literacy: using Wikipedia as a fact-checking tool

By Mathieu O'Neil, Rachel Cunneen

Issue 121, Term 2 2022

Can Wikipedia be used as a legitimate source? In November 2021 we published an article in The Conversation which obviously touched a nerve since it was shared by around 7,000 readers. The article, ‘Students are told not to use Wikipedia for research. But it’s a trustworthy source’, derived from our

CC News

By Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS)

Issue 36, Term 1 2001

ave three major goals The first goal is to ensure that SCIS products and services respond to schools' evolving needs, especially in the management of digital resources. We are aware that schools are developing a range of strategies and practices to manage digital resources and their integration with

What's New?

By Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS)

Issue 33, Term 2 2000

8 is located at <http://www.sofweb.vic.edu.au/itb/libryrpt/ index.him> and would provide further information. 4. The great divide? Physical and digital resources in school libraries School libraries face an increasing challenge to meet the needs of their users for integrated access to all reso

The future of Australian educational publishing

By Lee Walker

Issue 116, Term 1 2021

mote and virtual learning. As president of the Australian Publishers Association, I witnessed the wider industry rally by simplifying access to their digital resources to expedite the change. The response from educators and parents was positively overwhelming. There was also quick action to move aut

Bollards to you too: ASLA XVI Conference Report

By Nigel Paull, Wendy Smith, Kevin Gove

Issue 28, Term 1 1999

Wide Web. Several sessions raised the question of whether or not to catalogue Internet sites. On the one hand, cataloguing provides control over the digital resources, as with physical resources, allowing sophisticated search strategies. But on the other hand, such structure may reduce students' le

SCIS is more

By Dr Ben Chadwick

Issue 113, Term 2 2020

cases they are stepping up to provide a vital link from the home to the school, a digital ‘common ground’ across the school community, and access to digital resources enabling continuity in learning, literacy, research and the world of the imagination. This is the silver lining we have seen during

Digital fluency vs. digital literacy

By Clint Lalonde

Issue 111, Term 4 2019

aff, with many students reporting frustration when lecturers struggle to use digital systems correctly, saying it wastes time and restricts access to digital resources. To help address this gap, organisations have begun devoting resources to increasing the digital literacy of faculty and instructors

New Zealand school libraries respond to COVID-19

By Glenys Bichan

Issue 114, Term 3 2020

e-books, online magazines, read-alouds and a great tab called ‘Fun and cool stuff’.   Helen Muxlow, a primary school librarian, shared her wakelet of digital resources to explore from home with children. This spirit of cooperation meant we could all harness the ocean of online information available

CC News

By Schools Catalogue Information Service

Issue 33, Term 2 2000

formation Service (SCIS) and explains how it simplifies the cataloguing task for Teacher Librarians. The challenges of cataloguing Internet and other digital resources are also addressed. 6. Britannica.com Curriculum Corporation's website has been nominated by Britannica Online as one of 'The Web's

SCIS is more

By Pru Mitchell

Issue 90, Term 3 2014

tent from the resource itself These tasks apply to all forms of physical material, such as print titles, video recordings, as well as electronic and digital resources, such as, ebooks, online audio books, websites, computer software and apps.In order to have optimal effect, these tasks rely upon ca

SCIS is more

By Ben Chadwick

Issue 93, Term 2 2015

and browse Connections online. Visit our catalogue to browse for new resources or the Special Orders page to do a quick search of recently catalogued digital resources.

SCIS is more

By Ben Chadwick

Issue 97, Term 2 2016

n products? Conversely, are there ‘library’ resources that live in other locations, distributed throughout the school? Do you integrate references to digital resources into your physical collection, perhaps using QR codes? Are you defying Dewey and pulling collections out for special placement? Genr

Easy access to library services: public and school libraries working together

By Adie Johansen

Issue 116, Term 1 2021

rograms in the library, it’s better to help schools access equipment that many of them are unable to purchase for themselves. This provides access to digital resources the children in our community wouldn’t necessarily experience otherwise. School link to our e-resources Our further connection to sc