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Category: CommunityOliver v5

Shared resources: collaboration between schools doesn’t cost independence with Oliver v5

By using Oliver v5’s multi-branch management tools, the two schools have been able to create an environment that supports four collections. Learn more here. 

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UK’s children’s laureates stress the importance of school libraries

The case for school libraries continues to gain momentum, as children’s laureate Chris Riddell, backed by all 8 former children’s laureates called on the Department of Education to ensure there was equitable access to school library funding.

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What school libraries can learn from the Scholastic Kids and Family Reading Report

Earlier this year Scholastic released the Kids and Family Reading Report which explored family attitudes and behaviours in relation to reading for fun. Read more here.

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Forget about buzzwords, it’s the concepts behind Makerspaces that school libraries should focus on

In this blog post Kay Oddone shares her experience in developing Makerspaces, advice getting started, selection of a space, materials it will be resourced with and age-appropriate activities.

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Softlink’s Oliver v5 supporting future learning for NSW DoE school libraries

All NSW Department of Education school libraries have now migrated to Oliver v5. Feedback from school libraries regarding the Oliver v5 training and implementation process has been great, with educators agreeing that Oliver v5 is helping to engage students and support future learning.

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