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Student perspectives on ebook and audiobook usage

By Tehani Wessely

Issue 98, Term 3 2016

Various studies suggest that ebook usage is suffering in comparison to its print counterpart. Franklin’s (2016) research indicates that readers overwhelmingly prefer print books to ebooks, while others argue that readers’ information retention and comprehension while using ebooks are not as strong

What do our students really want?

By Megan Stuart

Issue 101, Term 2 2017

If there is one professional group familiar with the fear and excitement that disruptive technology can bring, it is library staff. Over the course of nearly four decades teaching in schools and libraries, I have witnessed incredible change and welcomed exciting progress in the way information is a

Stopping the slide: improving reading rates in the middle school

By Narelle Keen

Issue 99, Term 4 2016

f the year, I will run our borrowing statistics report again to see if these changes have impacted borrowing rates. If not, we will undertake further surveys, interviews, and reviews to lead to improved reading programs. Many factors affect student borrowing, some of which are beyond the control of

SCIS is more

By Anthony Shaw

Issue 126, Term 3 2023

Welcome to Term 3, 2023 issue of Connections. For the SCIS team, Term 2, 2023 was a great chance to learn from our subscriber base. In-person workshops, library association conferences, and the 2023 Customer Survey have collectively provided us with helpful feedback that will inform future develo

ELR: big win for Aussie authors

By Amanda Shay

Issue 126, Term 3 2023

Have you ever thought about how lucky Australian school children are to have to access Australian-made content in their school libraries? One copy of an Australian-made book may have been purchased for your school library and can now be borrowed hundreds of times. Yet, the author was only paid