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Curriculum and policy support for school libraries - meeting the needs of future learners

Libraries for future learners

As part of Learning Systems, School Libraries provides curriculum and policy advice for NSW Public Schools. Explore these pages for collaborative approaches to using resources and online tools for learning.

Key services

  • online services for school libraries to lead innovative future learning
  • support for the implementation of the new Oliver library system
  • enabling Lighthouse schools to lead the way in implementing Oliver for quality teaching and learning
  • quarterly editions of Scan online journal
  • resource reviews
  • Schools Catalogue and Information Services (SCIS) for NSW schools

Latest news

It's on again! The Department Libraries for future learners 2016 conference will be held on Monday 17 October 2016. Registration is now open. The conference features three keynote speakers and a range of panel, workshop and presentation concurrent sessions.

The latest  issue of Scan has a focus on using quality literature.

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Enjoy a taster of the 2016 EduTECH conference Libraries strand.

On 5 May we celebrated the halfway point in the implementation of the new library system, Softlink Oliver at Banks Public School, an Oliver Lighthouse school. Over 1132 schools now have Oliver. View a taster in this compilation of tweets from the event.