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Demystifying barcodes

By Julie Styles

Issue 96, Term 1 2016

we understand that it can sometimes be difficult to match the exact resource you have in your hand to one of the 1.4 million records available in the SCIS catalogue. This article will look at the identifying numbers many resources are assigned, what they mean, and how each number can be located in S

Let’s talk seriously about series

By Julie Styles

Issue 100, Term 1 2017

Feedback received through SCIS workshops and surveys indicates that inconsistencies in series statements are an issue for many of our customers. It is also an issue for cataloguers, who love consistency. This article explores some of the challenges of cataloguing items within a series. Stand-alone i

Subject headings update

By Les Kneebone

Issue 92, Term 1 2015

Where to find summary lists of subject heading revisions A summary list of new and revised subject headings is available from the SCIS website. Readers should note that we will not list detailed changes in Connections as was done previously. Consult the SCIS website for recent changes and an archive

SCIS is more

By Dr Ben Chadwick

Issue 92, Term 1 2015

At SCIS we're often talking about the time-saving benefits of being a subscriber. For example, a typical school of between 200 and 400 students downloads 950 records per year. If we were generous and said each record took only twenty minutes to catalogue from scratch, this school would require over

Videorecordings and SCIS

By Anne Dowling

Issue 29, Term 2 1999

SCIS records for videorecordings follow the rules for cataloguing set out in the Anglo-American cataloguing rules (1988 revision) (AACR). The AACR lists the different locations from which the title of a videorecording can be taken and ranks the locations in order of preference. The order is: the it

SCIS is more

By Caroline Hartley

Issue 118, TERM 3 2021

rdinarily talented and passionate school library community that we are honoured to work alongside. ASLA Australian Teacher Librarian of the Year 2021 SCIS is very pleased to join the Australian School Library Association in supporting the ASLA Australian Teacher Librarian of the Year 2021 award. Nom

SCIS Update

By Lance Deveson

Issue 10, Term 3 1994

SCIS 3rd Edition Subject Headings Book This publication is now finished and available from the publisher, D W Thorpe on (03) 245 7370. The publication is for sale at $58 not $55 as previously advertised. Voyager Implementation Curriculum Corporation will soon take delivery of the first module of the

SCIS advertising partners and promotions

By SCIS team.

Issue 118, TERM 3 2021

SCIS advertising partners and promotions

SCIS Update - Additions to SCIS Subject Headings

By Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS)

Issue 11, Term 4 1994

The following subject headings have been added to the SCIS database since June 1994. Please feel free to add them to your catalogue. Schools are reminded to contact their state SCIS agency with suggestions for new subject headings. DALAI LAMASSee also names of specific Dalai Lamas, eg. TENZIN GYATSO

New Generation SCIS Products

By Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS)

Issue 23, Term 4 1997

Many schools have been asking for the ability to download SCIS records, rather than wait for them to be delivered. Now you can! Many schools have also asked for access to SCIS via the Internet. Now there is! Curriculum Corporation is pleased to introduce two new and exciting SCIS products for 1998:

From the desk of a cataloguer

By Julie Styles

Issue 94, Term 3 2015

SCIS works very hard for the fantastic hit rate we consistently achieve. We strive to anticipate the needs of our subscribers, and to facilitate this we have fostered relationships with many Australian publishers, both large and small, who send resources to us for cataloguing before they are availab

What's so special about Special Order Files?

By Julie Styles, Nicole Richardson

Issue 97, Term 2 2016

SCIS subscribers looking to add digital content to their library collection have the option to download bulk records from the Special Order Files page. The Special Order Files page enables you to obtain quick access to batches of records for new digital resources, including websites, apps, e-books,

New and revised subject headings

By Cataloguing team, SCIS

Issue 108, Term 1 2019

Below is an overview of the new and revised subject headings approved by the SCIS Information Services Standards Committee in 2018. New headings HASS educationUse for works of, or works about education in the humanities and social sciences in an interdisciplinary and applied approach. Use for the te

New and revised subject headings

By Cataloguing team, SCIS

Issue 116, Term 1 2021

oo (S.A.) Murray River (N.S.W.-S.A.)• Added the qualifier Malaysia to the states of Malaysia, e.g. Sabah (Malaysia). The full reference structure for SCIS subject headings can be found in https://my.scisdata.com/standards.

SCIS and its continued success

By Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS)

Issue 17, Term 2 1996

While their prime function is to input cataloguing data, Agency personnel are also involved in the development of SCIS products. Each school has the right of access to Voyager via the digital communication network Sprintnet for the cost of a local phone call through their State agency. Each Agency c

New SCIS Subject Headings

By Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS)

Issue 8, Term 4 1993

Below is a list of subject headings which have been approved for entry into the SCIS database. Please feel free to them add them to yow existing catalogue. *NOTE: CHILD CARE CENTRES and PLAY CENTRES are not new headings but have been significantly altered to accommodate the new heading FAMILY DAY CA

New Generation SCIS

By Nigel Paull

Issue 24, Term 1 1998

Welcome to the first issue of Connections for 1998. The new look Connections reflects the culmination of many years of work on the SCIS service. In 1998 over 6,000 Australian schools are subscribing to the new SCISWeb and SCISCO downloading products. This 'coming of age' of SCIS is recognised by the

SCIS Standards Amendment

By Ellen Paxton

Issue 7, Term 3 1993

At a recent meeting held between members of the SCIS cataloguing agencies it was decided that a special book number ABL would be assigned to materials about Australian Aborigines whose book number would normally be ABO. The change is a response to concerns raised by teachers and members of the Abori

SCIS advertising partners and promotions

By Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS)

Issue 116, Term 1 2021

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New SCIS Subject Headings

By Ellen Paxton

Issue 6, Term 2 1993

Revised Soviet Union Republic Headings These headings, listed below, have recently been approved by the SCIS cataloguing agencies for publication in the forthcoming third edition of the SCIS subject Headings List. Please feel free to add them to your existing catalogue. ARMENIA May be subdivided as