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Library catalogues and the World Wide Web: it takes two to tango

By Nicole Richardson

Issue 101, Term 2 2017

Library catalogues have traditionally been the access point between the library user and the collection. Broadly speaking, the general function of the library catalogue is to allow the user to successfully find, identify, select and obtain resources (Tillett 2004). While these are still the main fun

Looking back: school library catalogues and the online revolution

By Lance Deveson

Issue 100, Term 1 2017

I was delighted to receive an invitation from the current Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS) team at Education Services Australia (ESA) to reflect on and write about the early days of teacher librarianship, SCIS and Connections. As the SCIS manager in the early 1990s, my staff and I came u

New and revised subject headings

By Renate Beilharz

Issue 120, Term 1

New headings Biomimicry Use for works on the imitation of nature in manufacture and design. Cryptocurrencies Use for works on currencies that use cryptography to secure and verify transactions and to control the creation of new currency units. Computational thinking Use for works on problem-solving

New and revised subject headings

By Renate Beilharz

Issue 124, Term 1 2023

The following changes to the SCIS Subject Headings List were approved by the SCIS Standards Committee November 2021 – October 2022. For more information on subject headings and your library, see our blog article. New Headings Academic writing Scope note: Use for works on nonfiction as part of acade

The Great Aussie Book Count 2021-22

By Michelle Harvey

Issue 121, Term 2, 2022

We would like to thank everyone who participated in last year’s ELR School Library Survey. We were thrilled to receive results from over 300 schools across the country: an outcome that is truly appreciated during another challenging year. The ELR School Library Survey is conducted each year by Educa

Graphic novels and manga selection: 101

By Michael Earp

Issue 121, Term 2 2022

Graphic novels and manga have been areas of exponential growth for us at The Little Bookroom. We may be the world’s oldest children’s bookshop, but that doesn’t mean we can’t move with the times! Before the pandemic hit, we had a small collection of our favourite hand-picked graphic novels as well a

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