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New Books in the iCentre and the CBCA Shortlist

Date Published: 15/06/2022

What better time than the holidays to catch up on your reading! The iCentre have a bunch of new books available for you to borrow, as well as eBooks and audio books – depending on availability. You won’t be disappointed.

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Date Published: 14/06/2022

With upcoming holidays, now could be a great time to get stuck into writing for pleasure! There are several writing competitions currently open to secondary school students. The Hachette Australia Prize for Young Writers The Hachette Australia Prize for Young

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JSTOR: A New Database For The iCentre

Date Published: 06/06/2022

The iCentre is pleased to announce the inclusion of JSTOR to our OPAC. This database provides access to more than 12 million journal articles, books, images, and primary sources in over 70 different disciplines. These include: Arts (Art History, Architecture,

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Read Like a Girl with your Dad

Date Published: 30/05/2022

We are excited to be offering the opportunity for Dads to play a part in their daughter’s reading journey and attend our Read Like a Girl Father-Daughter Event. This requires Dads to read a book and have some fun with

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Reading for Pleasure

Date Published: 27/05/2022

The Importance of Reading for Pleasure We are in the middle of the Principal’s Reading Challenge, so what better time to talk about how great reading is for us! There is a breadth of research (Baker, et al., 2000; Clark,

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Database Tutorials

Date Published: 24/05/2022

Databases provide high quality academic sources for research. For students doing assignments, these offer both credible and reliable information and are highly recommended. Teachers will expect to see such sources in student Reference Lists for research tasks. The iCentre team

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Generation Alpha

Date Published: 17/05/2022

Generation Alpha, written by Mark McCrindle, Ashley Fell, and Sam Buckerfield, shares insights and answers teachers and parents need to help 21st century kids thrive. Generation Alpha covers children born between 2010 and 2024, who are living through an era

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New Books in the iCentre

Date Published: 16/05/2022

We have a bunch of new books in the iCentre ready for you to borrow out! Check out the covers below and keep an eye on our Pinterest page for all of our new books. Ranging from Fantasy to Romance,

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Database Literacy

Date Published: 12/05/2022

According to EBSO (2015) “Research databases offer users access to thousands of books, magazine articles, images, charts and primary sources. These databases contain scholarly and peer-reviewed articles written by credible authors, such as journalists, researchers and experts in their field.

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 10/05/2022

Fish out of water is Kate Hendrick’s third novel. It investigates some difficult themes including: identity, friendship and respect, abuse and trauma. This book will resonate with anyone who has ever tried to ignore an ugly truth. Read an interview

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