online resources

Lunchtime workshops

Lunchtime workshops

Drop into the library between twelve and one pm during March for hands on workshops. These include topics such as online research which will enhance your learning experience .  Check the calendar for dates . If these don’t  suit please contact the library to arrange alternative days and times.

Rare Book Room

Rare Book Room

There are countless rare books in the world, but what makes a book rare and valuable? There are many factors that influence a book’s collectability and value  including: Age Edition Manufacturing Condition History The “Rare Book Room” website of digitally scanned rare books was created in 2006 and is available for free to read. This […]

Copies of past TAFE exam papers - How do I access them?

Copies of past TAFE exam papers – How do I access them?

Copies of  TAFE NSW past exam papers (last 5 years) are available online and can easily be accessed via Quicklinks on the Petersham Library Webpage. The exams are also accessible in a number of places on the TAFE Library Catalogue, including the Useful Links box at the bottom right of the screen, and within the Find it fast! and eResources pages. Hard copies of past […]

Electrical Trades online subject guide

Electrical Trades online subject guide

Electrical Trades has now joined the growing number of Petersham Library online subject guides. The guide includes access to the library catalogue, online databases, online reference material, links to websites, blogs, podcasts, video clips, Dewey Decimal numbers, notification of new books, and more. Click on the link below to view the guide. The Petersham Library Subject […]

Virtual Reference Shelf @ SI Libraries

Virtual Reference Shelf @ SI Libraries

A virtual reference shelf has recently been created for Sydney Institute libraries. As a one stop reference shop it provides access to online encyclopedias, dictionaries, atlases, directories, as well as a range of online resources on news & media, law and legislation, government information, plus much more.  It can be found on the SI Libraries webpage and within […]

24/7 video streaming has arrived at Petersham Library

24/7 video streaming has arrived at Petersham Library

Petersham Library is now subscribing to a number of online videos across a range of subject areas including Child Studies, Electrical Trades, Hair and Beauty, Small Business Studies and Workplace Issues, as well as Job Search and Interview Skills. They can be viewed on the library online subject guides. Relevant links have been added to the Podcasts Videos […]

Online Subject Guide for ESOL students published

A brand new online subject guide  has been produced to support Petersham West St students who are undertaking ESOL courses, such as English for Further Studies & English for Academic Purposes. The English for Speakers of Other Languages @ Petersham guide lets you search the TAFEcat for useful resources, see lists of newly purchased resources, search […]

Online subject guides have arrived!

Online subject guides have arrived!

Online subject guides have come to SI Libraries and are now available on Petersham Library’s web page for a number of courses taught at Petersham campuses. Created by Petersham Library staff, guides have been created for Child Studies, Hair & Beauty, Information Technology, Interpreting & Translating,  and Office Skills. More guides are to follow and eventually they will exist […]