FREE, educational attractions at libraries, museums and galleries are booming in popularity as cash-strapped parents look for ways to keep kids entertained during the school holidays. Art and craft activities are a school holiday traditional.
"Escape's school holiday guide provides families with 100 activity ideas - many of them free - to make the most of the remaining summer break. Click the interactive"
"Storylines is a new system being piloted at the State Library of Western Australia to create a central access point for our digitised heritage collections relating to Aboriginal history in Western Australia.
Members of the public can view, print and engage with hundreds of photographs of Western Australian Aboriginal people and places online at http://storylines.slwa.wa.gov.au. "
In school, TAFE and university libraries, it was Mem Fox's evergreen Possum Magic that dominated bookshelves in 2012-13, followed by Emily Rodda's Rowan of Rin and Marcia Vaughan's Wombat Stew. The tables are ...
Media report on the results of the Public Lending Rights and Education Lending Rights survey.
New draft guidelines in Western Australian schools to tackle homophobia Perth Now making sure homosexuality is a part of the school curriculum. * stocking library books with gay and lesbian characters.
Encourages 'stocking library books with gay and lesbian characters'
The West Australian Australia's history via a new lens The West Australian The result is a highly readable and compact yet wide-ranging work of reference ideal for school, public and domestic libraries as well as for the office.
'Volume 1 Indigenous and Colonial Australia takes the reader up to Federation in 1901. Here one finds chapters such as The past 50,000 years: an archaeological view by Peter Veth and Sue O'Conno'
Information technology has traditionally been associated with computers and networks, as a result of the original emergence of the power of computing. But in a wider sense technologies are about information and information networks, as...
As Judy says... 'Data, information, information technology and knowledge are intertwined in our digital world of global connectedness underpinning the shifts that are taking place in learning and education.'
Education Services Australia manages multiple vocabularies including SCIS Subject Headings List and ScOT. At the SCIS consultation SCIS Asks, Ben Chadwick, ESA Metadata analyst outlined how vocabularies assist search.
Our final post from SCIS Asks on the future of vocabularies