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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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Referencing using APA 7

Date Published: 28/04/2022

With many research assignments underway in Term 2, it is a great time to refresh our memories on referencing. At Mount Alvernia, we use the APA 7 style guide for referencing. You can find information on Referencing Basics in your

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Research Tips

Date Published: 26/04/2022

As many of you are about to embark on research tasks for your Term 2 assessment, the iCentre are here to support you with your research goals with some tips and tricks for effective research. 1. Find and use authoritative

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Anzac Day 2022

Date Published: 26/04/2022

Anzac Day marks the anniversary of the first key military action fought by Australian and New Zealand forces during the First World War. It is a day for all Australian and New Zealand citizens to commemorate those men, women, and

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 21/04/2022

Only a monster is an urban fantasy adventure by Vanessa Len. This book turns our idea of monsters on its head and Vanessa Len will have you questioning who is the hero and who is the villain in this story,

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Holiday reads for staff & parents

Date Published: 29/03/2022

If you are going to have some downtime over the Easter break and are looking for something to read, view, or listen to – we have put together some suggestions for you below. If you have read something great and

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