Welcome to the Dickson College Library wiki

Check out the Library's e-resources - look in Student Shortcuts on the desktop:
Online Referencing Generator: Harvard style (creates bibliographies)
Links to ebooks (great for research), Weblinks (excellent websites), Hot Topics (newspaper articles), databases, Oliver library catalogue and TV4Education online video delivery system.

We now have OverDrive ebooks:

Download to a computer or your own device via Oliver, the library catalogue.

Oliver is available in the Digital Backpack and can be accessed from anywhere - home or school. The Backpack also has Office 365, Google Classroom and Google Drive.

https://backpack.ed.act.edu.au Also at: https://OPAC.ed.act.edu.au








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or ask this computational knowledge engine:

Find resources and databases at NLA:


Booko A very cool Australian site that compares prices of books & DVDs by searching through suppliers from around the world.
Choose the price you want and the supplier and see postage costs.

What's cool?


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"We are liars. We are beautiful and
privileged. We are cracked and
broken. A tale of love and romance. A tale of tragedy. Which are lies? Which is truth? You decide".

"Stylish, compelling and heartbreaking...the plot twist is breathtakingly successful..."
(Guardian)

Click here for more info.
Technology, popular culture, film, book & media news
Click here for more information & blog.

Top 200 tools for learning 2016
A good list of tools to use for presentations, research,
collaboration etc. Includes Twitter, Dropbox, Prezi, Scoopit, Evernote, Diigo, PowToon, Canva, Kahoot, Pinterest, Slideshare, Nearpod...
http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/

Top 100 tools for education
http://c4lpt.co.uk/top100tools/top100-edu/

Only2clicks
Bookmark your favourite websites and access them anywhere. Easy!
http://www.only2clicks.com/

Symbaloo
Another easy way to bookmark websites.
http://www.symbaloo.com/

Padlet
Put anything you like on your blank wall - notes etc.
http://padlet.com/

MorgueFile
A great source of photos - freely available to use.
www.morguefile.com

Incompetech
A wide variety of Creative Commons free music
by Kevin MacLeod - search by genre & feel.
http://incompetech.com/m/c/royalty-free/

QR code generator
Create your own Quick Response codes. Easy! http://qrcode.kaywa.com/
Click here for more information and blog.

Digital backpack
Click here - includes Oliver library catalogue, Office 365, Google Drive and Google Classroom.
What's new?

Non fiction
  • My country: contemporary art from black Australia - Queensland Art Gallery

  • All your friends like this: how social networks took over news - H. Crawford

  • The definitive visual history of design - A. Black

Magazines
  • Frankie (July/Aug) - In for the cull - getting rid of stuff

  • Rolling Stone (July) - Lorde; 50 greatest concerts of the last 50 years

Fiction & Autobiography
  • The silence - T. Lebbon

  • Something to say: stories to make you laugh awkwardly in public from Frankie magazine

  • Lion - Saroo Brierley



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