Schools Catalogue Information Service (SCIS) aims to provide schools with access to a database of consistent catalogue records created according to agreed national standards, in order to reduce the cost and duplication of effort of cataloguing resources in schools. Since its inception, SCIS has been responsible for improving the quality and consistency of cataloguing materials for schools.
New Zealand Post Book awards for Children and Young People winners 2014.
The Boring Book by Vasanti Unka took out the Margaret Mahy Book of the Year award at the 2014 New Zealand Post Book Awards for Children and Young People at a ceremony in Auckland. Here is a full list of the winning titles. Click on any of these covers to view them in our catalogue, or download a selection of the MARC records into your's.
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2015 SCIS subscriptions
Schools who pay their SCIS subscriptions on an annual basis will receive their invoice for SCIS early in Term 4. Payment is due by the end of 2014 to ensure continuous access. Government school systems, except Victoria and Tasmania, and a number of Catholic Dioceses coordinate access to SCIS on behalf of all their schools.
SCIS workshops New Zealand
SCIS is pleased to announce that we will be presenting workshops in Auckland on 20 October, Hamilton on 22 October, and Wellington 24 October 2014. Details here.
Education Lending Rights Survey 2015
The ELR school library survey collects data used to estimate the number of copies of specific titles held in Australian school libraries. In October SCIS will be inviting 600 schools to participate in this quick and simple survey.