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: NEW!
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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"An audacious, darkly glittering
novel set in the eerie days of civilization's collapse - the
spellbinding story of a
Hollywood star, his would-be
savior and a nomadic group of actors roaming the scattered
outposts of the Great Lakes,
risking everything for art and humanity."
(Goodreads)


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

Top 100 tools for learning 2015
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/directory/top-100-tools/

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 info. and blog.

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

Non fiction
  • Confucius from the heart - Yu Dan

  • Nearly beloved - Patricia Piccinini

  • Chaos: a graphic guide - Z. Sardar

Magazines
  • Rolling Stone (Aug) - Virtual Reality: will it change your life?

  • Frankie (Sept/Oct) - Why I dance; Saying sorry

  • Frankie (May/June) - The science of binge watching

Fiction & Autobiography
  • Harry Potter and the cursed child - J.K.Rowling et al

  • Why we broke up - D. Handler



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