Library

8:30am - 4:00pm Monday to Thursday

8:30am - 3:30pm  Friday

Dickson College Library holds an extensive collection of resources supporting curriculum areas and reading interests. Teacher librarians and library assistants help students access multiple sources of information within and beyond the college library and also help students with research and assignment skills.

Dickson College Library website (After the closure of Wikispaces on 31 July 2018, our new website will be up and running by 10 August)

https://tinyurl.com/dicksoncollegelibrary

  • Useful websites & online research links
  • Bibliography and referencing guides
  • Essay and report writing guides

Resources

  • Graphic novels, fantasy, science fiction, crime fiction, contemporary fiction, picture books, easy readers
  • Interesting and useful non fiction
  • ebooks – a growing collection
  • DVD collection – films and documentaries
  • TV4Education online video delivery system – curriculum-related programs, available on all devices

Computers                              

  • Desktop computers for research and assignments
  • Wifi – Chromebook laptops and personal devices
  • Access to Oliver, the library catalogue – available from anywhere via the Digital Backpack
  • Access to Weblinks, Hot Topics, eNotes, Online Referencing Generator
  • Online full text journal, magazine and newspaper articles via Libraries ACT

Teacher librarians can help you with:

  • Essays and other assessment tasks
  • Research skills – finding great resources
  • Information literacy, multiliteracies and guided inquiry
  • Referencing and bibliographies
  • Library orientations and e-learning sessions