You can now read the latest issue of Connections at the SCIS website. Digital Citizenship Judith Way discusses why she saw the need for a digital citizenship blog which reached out to all sectors of her school community. She felt that many students and parents, even if adept at using digital technology and social media, were often unaware of [...]
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At SCIS workshops a popular topic of discussion is e-books in school libraries. This blog post provides an update on what SCIS is doing about e-books. What e-books will I find in SCIS? SCIS catalogues e-books from a number of publishers and vendors. In most cases schools are unable to send e-books to their SCIS cataloguing [...]
A new version of the SCIS Standards for Cataloguing and Data Entry, including guidelines for cataloguing e-books, was published on the SCIS website in December 2010. The SCIS Information Services Standards Committee (ISSC) spent some time grappling with the issue of multiple e-book formats and providers before making a number of policy decisions. The following [...]
You can now read the latest issue of Connections online. Copies have been mailed to all Australian schools. There are articles of interest for everyone involved in school library activities. An introduction to the Australian Curriculum Dr Grette Toner outlines the structure, implications and opportunities for teacher librarians of the Australian Curriculum. As well as [...]
You can read the latest issue of Connections online. Copies have been mailed to all Australian schools. There are articles of interest for everyone involved in school library activities. Let us know what you think of this issue. Thinking about ebooks Ebook demonstration at Web 2.0 expo, San Francisco 2010, courtesy of Flickr Stephen Abram [...]
A few recently published articles about the role of digital media in the library that you might find interesting… Welcome to the library. Say goodbye to the books Boston Globe, by David Abel. A private preparatory school in New England has done away with it’s collection of more than 200,000 printed books in one of [...]