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Mother’s Day Reads

Date Published: 29/04/2019

We have plenty of suggestions for #greatreads for Mum on Mother’s Day. Check out the following iCentre Pinterest boards for our curated list of new reads that can either be purchased from your local independent book store or borrowed from

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Rebranded iCentre Learning Spaces

Date Published: 27/04/2019

We have exciting news. We’ve re-branded the iCentre spaces and the new names we’ve given them reflect the type of learning/library activity that is catered for in each area. We love our new signage that identifies each area. Campfire The

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Book of the Week

Date Published: 27/04/2019

Set in Brisbane at the University of Queensland, The Things That Will Not Stand by Michael Gerard Bauer is a coming of age story which is both humorous and heart-breaking at the same time. It is highly recommended for our

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A New Book about the Teen Brain

Date Published: 01/04/2019

Teen Brain: Why Screens Are Making Your Teenager Depressed, Anxious and Prone to Lifelong Addictive Illnesses – and How to Stop It Now by David Gillespie has been recently published and we think it will be of interest to staff

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CBCA Shortlist 2019

Date Published: 01/04/2019

The 2019 CBCA Shortlist has been announced. Start reading from the list and decide who you think will win this year’s Book of the Year awards. For more information, go to the CBCA website where this list has been published.

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Holiday Reads

Date Published: 01/04/2019

Holidays are the perfect time to catch up on your reading. We recommend that you put any of this term’s Book of the Week recommendations on your reading list to borrow in whatever format you prefer – book, ebook or

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Easter Book Hunt

Date Published: 26/03/2019

Join us in the iCentre in Week 10 for our Easter Book Hunt and the chance to win prizes including Easter eggs and badges! During Week 10: Ask at the iCentre circulation desk for the ‘Easter Book Hunt’ clues. Complete

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Exam Preparation with Smart Studying Strategies

Date Published: 26/03/2019

Our brains are wired to forget so try these proven strategies from neuroscience to help you reinforce your learning and assist with your exam preparation. Taking handwritten notes rather than using your laptop allows you to remember more and have

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Book of the Week for Middle Years’ Readers

Date Published: 26/03/2019

The Dog with Seven Names by Dianne Wolfer is a tender and heart-warming story about a dog, the runt of the litter, her many owners and her adventures during a time of war. This novel will appeal to our younger

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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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