The following options are available to organisations wishing to pay for SCIS products and services.
- Credit card
Complete the credit card details on the SCIS credit card details form and send by email or fax to SCIS at Education Services Australia.
Credit card details
- Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT)
Transfer the money electronically into Education Services Australia's bank account.
Australian schools may send a school cheque made payable to Education Services Australia Ltd.
New Zealand and international schools need to obtain a bank draft in Australian dollars from the school's local bank.
As SCIS subscriptions are for a calendar year a note on the invoice states "If payment in Australian dollars is not received by 31 December access will be disabled".
There is a grace period at the beginning of the year when you will have access to SCIS until 13 February. If your payment has not been received by 13 February you will not be able to access SCIS. As soon as payments are received they are processed promptly to minimise time without access.
Schools will be invoiced for any shortfall in payments.
All bank fees are the responsibility of the customer.
SCIS Authority Files updated
In August, SCIS is running three webinars that focus on the New Zealand context, including Introduction to SCIS; SCIS Basics: Downloading SCIS records from SCISWeb and Z39.50; and Search and Selection.
For our Victorian subscribers, we will be hosting a 3 hour workshop, Getting the Most Out of SCIS, on 6 August at Education Services Australia.
For full details and booking instructions, visit our professional learning page.
Professional Learning in Term 2, 2015
SCIS Authority Files deliver the optimal search experience for staff and students by providing cross-references amongst our authorised list of Names and Subject Headings.
We have released a new version of SCIS Authority Files for April 2015. If you are subscribed to Authority Files you can download them from our Authority Files page.
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