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. Our teacher librarians help students access multiple sources of information within and beyond the college library, supporting students with research, referencing and assignment writing skills.

Dickson College Library website

https://tinyurl.com/dicksoncollegelibrary

  • Useful websites & online research links
  • Bibliography and referencing guides
  • Essay and report writing guides
  • Information on academic integrity and copyright

Resources

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

Computers

  • Wi-Fi – Chromebooks and personal devices
  • Access to Oliver, the library catalogue – available from anywhere via the Digital Backpack
  • Access to Weblinks, eNotes, SLASA Online Referencing Generator (Harvard and APA)
  • Library Google Classroom available for assignment proofreading, enquiries, and queries

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