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Marie O'Brien commented on Julie Pagliaro's blog post FYI Journal - Do you have something to contribute?
"... The LOTE teachers were able to access very accurate and current data about a variety of countries because they used a subscription database where all the information is clearly presented in one screen."
Dec 15
Julie Pagliaro posted a blog post

FYI Journal - Do you have something to contribute?

The editor of FYI, Fay Pattison, requires members to respond to the "Consider this!" section for the next issue. The topic is: "I knew my library was better than Google when ......" It may reflect a comment from teachers or students or some other way that you would like to respond to this statement.  Relies to fyi@slav.org.au by Friday 19 December would be much appreciated. On behalf of Fay PattisonEditor FYISee More
Dec 15
Julie Pagliaro posted a blog post

SLAV Eastern Branch Dinner - Change of Venue

Good Afternoon SLAV Eastern Branch MembersOur dinner will now be held prior to the "2015: The Year Ahead in Youth Literature" event at the State Library Café.2015: The Year Ahead in Youth LiteratureTuesday 2 December, 6.00pm-8.30pmState Library of Victoria - The CourtyardBooking information: http://www.slv.vic.gov.au/event/2015-year-ahead-youth-literaturePlease refer to an earlier post from Camilla…See More
Nov 28
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

Event: SLV 2015: Year Ahead in Youth Literature

Posted on behalf of Adele Walsh, Centre for Youth Literature Program CoordinatorInvitation"Our annual The Year Ahead in Youth Literature event is coming up early next month. This year we have twelve publishers (more than ever) giving exclusive sneak peeks at their 2015 young adult releases. It’s an event that is warmly received as it provides the unique opportunity to hear straight from the editors and publishers, and gain an overview of 2015 releases. 2015: The Year Ahead in Youth…See More
Nov 23
Camilla Elliott commented on Julie Pagliaro's blog post Reminder! Please Reply - End of Year Dinner
"Hi Julie Looking forward to catching up with this dinner to round off the year.  Thanks for organising on behalf of SLAV-Eastern. Cheers Camilla"
Nov 23
Mary Asquith commented on Julie Pagliaro's blog post Reminder! Please Reply - End of Year Dinner
"Hello Julia, Thank you for the invitation. Apologies that I cannot join you for the dinner. I am also retiring from teaching at the end of the year. I have worked for the last 3 years in ICT and prior to that the previous 14 and a half years as a…"
Nov 21
Jan O'Sullivan commented on Julie Pagliaro's blog post Reminder! Please Reply - End of Year Dinner
"Sorry I can't make it, have a wonderful time, and a great Christmas break, look forward to the first meeting next year."
Nov 20
Anne Fuller commented on Julie Pagliaro's blog post Reminder! Please Reply - End of Year Dinner
"Sorry :( I am an apology. Have a lovely evening :)"
Nov 20
Julie Pagliaro posted a blog post

Reminder! Please Reply - End of Year Dinner

Hello SLAV Eastern MembersIf you will be attending this function, please reply ASAP.We hope you can join us at our last function for the year. This will be a relaxed dinner at the Verona Restaurant.Date: Tuesday 2nd December at 7.30pmWhere: Verona Restaurant (part of the Gateway on Monash Hotel)630 Blackburn Road, Notting HillPlease view the link here:http://www.gatewayonmonash.com.au/index.htmlRSVP: Julie Pagliaro…See More
Nov 20
Julie Pagliaro posted a blog post

Branch End of Year Dinner - Mark this date!

We hope you can join us at our last function for the year. This will be a relaxed dinner at the Verona Restaurant.Date: Tuesday 2nd December at 7.30pmWhere: Verona Restaurant (part of the Gateway on Monash Hotel)630 Blackburn Road, Notting HillPlease view the link here:http://www.gatewayonmonash.com.au/index.htmlRSVP: Julie Pagliaro by Friday 28th November…See More
Oct 29
Camilla Elliott posted a blog post

CSU Survey - E-books in your school and school library - what's happening now?

Hello SLAV Eastern Metro MembersThis survey is being distributed on behalf of Dr Jennie Bales, Charles Sturt University.  Your participation in the survey will assist in establishing an Australia wide perspective.For your convenience, the message below is also available as a .pdf - …See More
Oct 28
Sharon Betridge posted a blog post

Sharing Adolescent Literature - knowledge and ideas

Café Oggi - Wed 5th November '14A small friendly group of Teacher-Librarians meet once a term to share adolescent literature - latest reads, what's popular and ideas for promoting and using in literacy development.  We meet once a term - discussion over dinner in the Vermont, Burwood, Forest Hills, Blackburn areas. The idea is to bring along a book you've read recently to explain and promote discussion.  We meet at 6.00pm, have a meal while sharing our reading and then finish up about…See More
Oct 24
Julie Pagliaro posted a blog post

How did you promote Book Week this year?

The SLAV Editor of FYI, Fay Pattison, is seeking contributions of 100-200 words for the Spring issue of FYI on the topic: " How did you promote this years CBCA shortlisted books and /or Book Week in your school?"  A few words about an activity in your library and an image to illustrate this would be appreciated. If including an image it should be at least 300dpi or 5mp to meet the requirements for printing.It would be great to have a contribution from our Branch, so please think about sharing…See More
Oct 8
Julie Pagliaro posted a blog post

What has been your experience with the Soflink Oliver System?

At my school, we are presently reviewing our LMS and have been looking closely at Oliver. I would welcome  feedback on other people's experiences with it. Please share your views.See More
Sep 5
Sharon Betridge posted a blog post

Reading and sharing latest adolescent literature

We are a group who are interested in sharing our latest reading of adolescent literature. We will be meeting on Tuesday 24th June '14 at a restaurant in Burwood East.  The idea is to bring along books you've read recently and explain how you are introducing them to students or how popular they have been.  We meet at 6.00pm, have a meal while sharing our reading and then finish up about 7.30pm.If you are interested in joining us please email me  …See More
Aug 19
Cara Latina is now a member of Eastern Metropolitan Group - SLAV
Aug 7

Forum

Share your ideas for displays and activities 1 Reply

Started by Rhondda Powling. Last reply by Julie Pagliaro Oct 18, 2013.

Books worth reading 7 Replies

Started by Rhondda Powling. Last reply by Rhondda Powling Apr 26, 2013.

Some thoughts on school librarianship 1 Reply

Started by Philip Ryan. Last reply by Camilla Elliott Feb 12, 2013.

 

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FYI Journal - Do you have something to contribute?

The editor of FYI, Fay Pattison, requires members to respond to the "Consider this!" section for the next issue. The topic is: "I knew my library was better than Google when ......"

 It may reflect a comment from teachers or students or some other way that you would like to respond to this statement.  Relies to fyi@slav.org.au by Friday 19 December would be much appreciated.

 

On behalf of Fay Pattison

Editor FYI

Posted by Julie Pagliaro on December 15, 2014 at 19:57 — 1 Comment

SLAV Eastern Branch Dinner - Change of Venue

Good Afternoon SLAV Eastern Branch Members
Our dinner will now be held prior to the "2015: The Year Ahead in Youth Literature" event at the State Library Café.
2015: The Year Ahead in Youth Literature…
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Posted by Julie Pagliaro on November 28, 2014 at 13:45

Event: SLV 2015: Year Ahead in Youth Literature

Posted on behalf of Adele Walsh, Centre for Youth Literature Program Coordinator
Invitation
"Our annual The Year Ahead in Youth Literature event is coming up early next month. This year we have twelve publishers (more than ever) giving exclusive…
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Posted by Camilla Elliott on November 23, 2014 at 20:22

Reminder! Please Reply - End of Year Dinner

Hello SLAV Eastern Members

If you will be attending this function, please reply ASAP.

We hope you can join us at our last function for the year. This will be a relaxed dinner at the Verona Restaurant.

Date: Tuesday 2nd December at 7.30pm

Where: Verona Restaurant (part of the…

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Posted by Julie Pagliaro on November 20, 2014 at 11:45 — 4 Comments

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