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Wireless internet access is active at St George College Library!!! If you have a wireless enabled laptop, you can access internet at any time here in the library, and it is a free service. Please remember if you have trouble accessing the service, there is an instruction sheet available to borrow at the library loans desk [...]
Due to end of year and vacation period St George College Library opening hours will be varying. Please refer to the attached for opening times. All library items are due back no later than Friday 11th December, 2009. No renewals are possible.
You may have noticed that the library catalogue had a bit of a face lift when we went to the new version of library software in October. Have you noticed that since that time when you go to do a search on the catagloue you get a list of HOTTEST ITEMS? What are these hottest [...]
Recently I had the pleasure of recording a podcast with one of the Sutherland College library staff about her recent visit to the Powerhouse Museum Library as part of the holiday programme organised by the Sydney Institute library professional development committee. I was particularly interested in what she had to say about the small but [...]
During the October 2009 holidays a number of tours were arranged by the Sydney Institute professional development committee for Sydney Institute library staff. The University of New South Wales was one of the locations chosen and two tours were conducted there. Our tour guide was Howard Amos who spent several hours taking TAFE staff around [...]
Do you miss newspapers you used to read in your country? Do you want to be up to date with the latest news and events and read in your native language? Are you learning a foriegn language and want to master your language skills? There is a great place for you to go online: IPL Internet Public Library, IPl Newspapers [...]
Have you ever noticed the garbage bin that has adorned the library floor for about 8 years? It is there due to an ongoing problem with a leaking roof – not a great thing in a library! In the latest attempt to stem the flow, 2 plumbers have been investigating the roof and guess what [...]
The student use computers in the Library have been working overtime with students completing assignments etc. We have had to deal with a particulary nasty virus at present so PLEASE remember to do a virus scan on your USB before inserting it into a Library computer. Usage of the computers is particularly heavy during th [...]
As a Communication Skills student, I am fortunate to have my Work Experience in the library. It is a wonderful experience. I feel I have learnt a lot. I learned how to do shelving, according to the Dewey system, how to do an Inter-Library Loan, how to order new books, etc. One of the interesting things [...]
Are you looking for a fast way to stay up to date in your subject area? You can set up an alert for new articles in any of the magazines in the suite of EBSCO databases. By setting up an alert you can easily stay tuned (up-to-date), and save time. Once you have set up [...]