PERIODICALS FOR EDUCATION

Available from both the Preparatory and Secondary libraries.  Ask at the desk for back issues.

Available from both the Preparatory and Secondary libraties.  Ask at the library desk.

Click on the cover image here for online access to the School News magazine including back issues.

Click on the cover image here for access to the New Zealand Education Gazette including back issues.

EDUCATOR'S REFERENCE COMPLETE

This comprehensive online resource for teachers covers multiple levels of education from preschool to University and includes information on virtually every educational specialty.  Useful for all professional reading and professional development.

Educator's Reference Complete includes thousands of full-text  resoures from academic journals, magazine articles , newspapers, books, video and images.   

Click on the image here and log in using the St Andrew's College EPIC username and password.  Don't have the password?  Email the library or call into the library desk.

New to the Teacher
Resource Shelves in
the Library or Resource Room

Titles for teachers can be found beside the circulation desk in the Secondary Library and in the resource room in the Preparatory Library. 

All resources are added to our library catalogue and if you see anything you while searching the catalogue, just email the library and we will deliver it to your pigeon hole!

Many of our classroom resources are available in PDF format - just add PDF to any search in the catalogue - you can then save and download straight from the library catalogue.

SCHOOL JOURNAL RESOURCES

We subscribe to Journal Surf so you can search for journals by subject or keywords and filter by reading level and type.  Email the library or ask at the library desk for our username and password.

Access the School Journals as PDF files including teacher support material and audio files of selected stories and articles.  The Junior Journal is included.

No login or password required.

 

CLASSROOM RESOURCES FOR WORLD BOOK ONLINE AND BRITANNICA ONLINE

For more information about our World Book Online subscription and access to Britannica online, go to ourFor Your Research above or click here.

Both of these excellent resources provide teacher quizzes, scavenger hunts and other activities to help your students explore these valuable sites. 

 

SERVICES TO SCHOOLS

For sets of books on a curriculum topic, reading engagement or individual titles, contact the library and these can be ordered for you by our school coordinator (Cathy).

The Services to Schools site has many great links on a varitety of hot topics.  Below are just a few.  Search the site for the full list.
 

HIGH INTEREST TOPICS

 

PRIMARY SOURCES 

 

A HISTORY OF EARLY CHRISTCHURCH

 

FIRST WORLD WAR RESOURCES

 

MINISTRY OF EDUCATION

Digistore is a storehouse of digital content to support learning across the curriculum, from early childhood through to senior secondary.

 

Access to Digistore  and any other Ministry of Education sites is via your Educator Sector logon.  This logon is also knows as Education Sector Authentication and Authorisation (ESAA).

Email the library for our St Andrew's College student logon to access Digistore.

PREPARATORY LIBRARY TIMETABLE - Term 3

BOOKING THE LIBRARY

Preparatory Library

To change your library time or book one of the empty periods, just email the library and let us know what you would like.  

To book the library space outside of school periods, contact the Preparatory School office.

 

Secondary Library

 

To book a library lesson or any of the library spaces (including the computer suites), go to SOBS to make your bookings online.