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Research: Let Us Help You

Date Published: 26/10/2020

If you are in the process of completing a research task, don’t forget that the iCentre team are here to help. Regardless of what subject you are researching, here are some of the ways that we can assist:   Getting

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Access to NEWSPAPERS at Mt Alvernia College

Date Published: 13/10/2020

Attention students We have a new way of accessing Australian newspaper articles at Mt A. This subscription allows you to access today’s articles and back issues from twelve of the country’s newspapers through the Mount Alvernia College iCentre in FIVE

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Referencing & CiteMaker Update

Date Published: 08/06/2020

The referencing style used at Mount Alvernia College is APA referencing. Recently, APA has updated to the 7th edition involving several style changes.  Teacher Librarians will be working with teaching staff and classes to inform our researchers about the changes

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iCentre Service Available for Students

Date Published: 24/03/2020

Students are reminded to use the ASK A LIBRARIAN feature that is available on the iCentre website.  This is good for students across all curriculum areas who are working on assignments at home and need assistance in finding reliable information

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Referencing @ Mt A

Date Published: 10/03/2020

It’s timely at this time of the term to remind teachers and students that they can use the information below about Referencing @MtA as well as our iCentre Tutorials with instructions of how to use CiteMaker, to support their research

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Research – How the iCentre Can Help

Date Published: 03/03/2020

To assist students with the research expectations of the ATAR curriculum, the iCentre is working with Learning Area Advisors and subject teachers to develop Research Guides.    Research Guides are also being developed for Junior grades so that younger students

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Video Resources via ClickView

Date Published: 08/10/2019

Think beyond books for learning.  Students can use video information as a research source and broaden their understanding of topics covered in class. The college subscribes to Clickview so that students have engaging and relevant video resources.  These are curated

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Research Skills: Assessing Resources

Date Published: 05/08/2019

Students are bombarded with information from the internet, but how do they discern trustworthy sources from those less credible or even false? In our digital environment and the era of  ‘fake news’,  it is essential for students to develop the research and

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Finding Resources About Ancient Greece

Date Published: 06/05/2019

This term, our Yr 7 students are researching what everyday life was like for people who lived in Ancient Greece. They will be learning how to access quality information to support their inquiry, and this is where the iCentre website

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Referencing @ Mt A

Date Published: 18/03/2019

It’s timely at this time of the term to remind teachers and students that they can use the information below about Referencing @MtA as well as our iCentre Tutorials with instructions of how to use CiteMaker, to support their research

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