eAudiobooks and eBooks available 24/7
Whitefriars College students have embraced listening to and reading stories in alternative formats in addition to print. Selected key English texts are available in alternative formats to borrow digitally. The Shortis Library provides borrowable eAudiobooks and eBooks through two platforms: Wheelers and BorrowBox, accessible through their laptops from the Shortis Library homepage link via Whitefriars Learn. Apps for both platforms exist on Apple and Android formats should students wish to utilise them on mobile devices at home. Students and parents/guardians are welcome to contact the library for more information.
ClickView available 24/7
ClickView is Whitefriars College’s online film and documentary resource.
Students have been utilising the URL https://online.clickview.com.au to access programs that support the curriculum and classroom teaching. ClickView is available 24/7. Any queries please contact Miss Scicluna in the Shortis Library.
Research Skills and Wider Reading Sessions
The library staff have conducted a number of research skills and wider reading sessions in term one for: English wider reading; English presenting argument; Innovative Technologies; Science and R.E. Students have been reminded they have access to numerous credible digital resources 24/7 through their notebooks. The databases we subscribe to include: Explora for newspaper articles; Echo; ANZ Points of View; Science in Context; World History in Context; Issues in Society and more.
Access is through the Shortis Library (link from Whitefriars Learn homepage) > Digital Library
Mrs Jenny Corbin
Learning Leader – Library