A hundred years ago people often wrote letters on a daily basis. They chose their words carefully and thoughtfully to communicate feelings and intent. However, during the intervening decades the art of written communication has been lost. People in this digital age do not know how to begin or end their emails appropriately. Email is […]
Our ebooks are ideal for homework, great for research and perfect for casual reading. Using them costs nothing. Chances are you can access our ebooks from where you are sitting right now. Access is via the TAFE catalogue – TAFEcat Click on the TAFEcat link on the library website at www.sit.nsw.edu.au/library Click on the eResources […]
Recent News On 27 June 2007 the Premier announced that legislation would be introduced to provide NSW residents with extra daylight saving. A Bill is presently before Parliament and will be debated when Parliament resumes sitting in September. More information about Daylight Saving (including a history dating back to World War I) may be found […]
You can listen to a PDF document instead of reading it with Adobe Reader 7.0 or 6.0 by using these simple instructions: Ctrl+shift+b – to hear the entire Document Ctrl+shift+v – to hear the page Ctrl+shift+c – to resume Ctrl+shift+e – to stop
Have you ever used a periodical database? Do you know what one is? A periodical database is a listing of articles from a range of periodicals (magazines, newspapers, annuals etc.) One benefit of the database is that it makes it possible to search for information using keywords and these keywords are searched for in the […]
There are new fiction books and music CDs avaliable for loan in the library. They have been kindly donated by the College Student Association.
When your TAFECard is locked out of the photocopier, email Bear Solutions with your name and barcode number and ask them to unlock it. Bear Solutions are in the TAFE address book on Microsoft Outlook.
Will blogs become a regular teaching tool? Many professors in the U.S. think so. Click on the link to find the results of a recent higher education survey. http://www.thomson.com/content/pr/tl/tl_high_ed/New_Media_Tools_Faculty_Survey What do you think?
Remember, this week is Library & Information Week – a big day for libraries across Australia! Help us celebrate the contribution libraries make to the information and recreation needs of all Australians. We have displays of students’ work, demonstrations of e-resources, competitions and PRIZES! For staff members we have a Conversation Cafe on Wednesday discussing […]
St George College has a Screenrights licence. This is very important when copying free-to-air programs and excerpts from TV and Radio. The following website gives information on what teachers can do with this licence:- http://www.enhancetv.com.au/ This site is well worth investigating if you want to make electronic copies of free-to-air programs and send them to […]