Library

8:45am – 4:00pm   Monday to Friday

Dickson College Library holds an extensive collection of resources that support all curriculum areas as well as recreational 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

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

Resources

  • Graphic novels, fantasy, science fiction, crime and contemporary fiction
  • Interesting and useful non fiction
  • ebooks – a growing collection
  • Magazines – Time, New Scientist, Cosmos, Hyper, Top Gear, Girlfriend, 2020 BMX, Rolling Stone, National Geographic, Men's Health, Women's Health, Frankie…
  • Newspapers - The Canberra Times, The Daily Telegraph
  • 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 - netbooks and personal devices
  • Access to Oliver, the library catalogue
  • Shared T: drive>DCKC>common>Library DC – access to ebooks, Weblinks, Hot Topics, databases, TV4Education...
  • Online full text magazine and newspaper articles via Libraries ACT

Teacher librarians can help you with

  • Research and assignment skills
  • Information literacy and information fluency
  • Search skills – finding great resources
  • Writing bibliographies
  • Orientation and e-learning sessions