This area of our website serves as an additional source of information to assist students with their studies. These pages contain links to College resources, important websites and online resources.Students and families are strongly encouraged to check Compass in the first instance for all resources that they require.
Our Resource Centre provides a welcoming, user-centred environment, offering a wide selection of books and resources to support the curriculum. Skilled and committed staff provide and promote quality reading experiences, support the development of literacy skills and encourage students’ interest in reading for pleasure and understanding.
The Resource Centre consists of the College Library, with novels, magazines, reference material and online resources, reading and class workspace areas, multimedia services, ICT support and printing and scanning and photocopying facilities. Our catalogue can be accessed anywhere, anytime at Access-It.
Students and staff can access over 80 software applications available on the EduSTAR platform from their College laptops. Included in the Thinking Tools is access to the following online encyclopedias and dictionaries:
http://www.mathsonline.com.au/ – Australia’s leading online maths tutor.
http://www.mathletics.com.au/ – Australia’s most used mathematics website,
http://www.resourcebank.curriculum.edu.au/ – Covers a wide range of key learning areas.
http://www.infoplease.com/countries.html – An information database of countries.
http://ergo.slv.vic.gov.au/ – An excellent website launched by the State Library of Victoria
http://www.erl.vic.gov.au – Eastern Regional Libraries, join the ERL to access their e-resources
http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/ – State Library of Victoria, online databases include magazines, newspapers, business
http://www.nla.gov.au/app/eresources/ – National Library Databases
http://www.echoeducation.com.au/ – Current news and issues. Requires login and password
http://trove.nla.gov.au/ – Trove; includes digitised, historical newspapers
http://www.cybersmart.gov.au/ – Australian government site
http://www.vic.gov.au/education/school-education/student-resources.html – Victorian Government site with links to organisations and education topics