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.

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Professional Learning in Term 1, 2016

SCIS will run three webinars on Tuesdays from 16 February, including Introduction to SCIS (FREE); Downloading SCIS records; and Searching and Selecting on the SCIS Catalogue.

We'll also be running workshops in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch in March, Melbourne in May and Brisbane in June.

Visit our professional learning page to register or find further details.

Education Lending Rights 2015

A big thank you to all participating schools in the Educational Lending Rights 2015-16 survey. We are very grateful for the participation of over 350 schools helping to support Australian book creators and publishers. Visit our ELR page to learn more about the survey and how it encourages the growth of the Australian writing and publishing industries.

Connections Issue 96

Connections Issue 96 is out now. Click here to read about how Vancouver Public Schools in the U.S. revamped their school libraries, the importance of multicultural literature in the school library's fiction collection, the skills needed to teach critical web literacy, how to teach social history in the classroom, and more. Have any feedback? Send us an email at connections@esa.edu.au.

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