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New Items to the library!

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Scorpion Mountain - John Flanagan
Call Number: F FLA
ISBN: 9781742759364
Publication Date: 2014
One assassination attempt on Princess Cassandra was foiled. The Herons, along with Ranger Gilan, set off for Arrida. There they must track the cult of killers across the desert, and infiltrate the cult's mountain lair to find their leader - and stop him. Book 5 of the Brotherband series.

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Thirst - Lizzie Wilcock
Call Number: F WIL
ISBN: 9781742839660
Publication Date: 2015
Karanda Hooke doesn't need anybody or anything. On her way to her sixth foster home, a crash leaves her stranded in the outback with only a backpack, a bottle of water and a stained picture of the mother she hasn't seen in years. This is her chance to escape her old life. There's only one thing in her way - eight-year-old Solomon.

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Footy Dreaming - Micahel Hyde
Call Number: F HYD
ISBN: 9781925000993
Publication Date: 2015
Ben and Noah play on opposing teams in a footy-obsessed town. They each dream of playing at the G - and this is their make or break season. A novel about footy and friendship.

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Crime and Violence - Justin Healey
Call Number: 364.1 CRI
ISBN: 978192084705
Publication Date: 2015
The prevalence of violent crime - which includes homicide, assault, sexual assault, robbery and kidnapping - can be difficult to measure, with the facts often obscured by fear. If regular media reports are to be believed, Australia is constantly in the midst of a violent crime wave; is this actually the case? Why are 18-24 year olds most at risk of being victims and perpetrators of violent crime? What are the effects of violence on victims? Alcohol-related violence is a complex issue explored in this book - do greater alcohol restrictions and the introduction of 'one-punch' laws and mandatory sentencing have an impact on violent street assaults?

 

AccessIt - NEW LIBRARY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM!

Remember Amlib?!

Well Amlib is no more in the Loxton High School Library!

So how will you locate the resources you need? How can you borrow your English novel?

AccessIt is the answer!

We have recently upgraded our Library Management System from Amlib to AccessIt.

The Library staff have undertaken some training and are learning our way around the new program!

We love that the OPAC is so visual and now when you log on to the curriculum network you will find the above icon which will open AccessIt and allow you to search and even extend your own overdues!

 

Welcome to the Loxton High School Library

 

Loxton High School Library - Our Mission

To provide a dynamic client centred service which will support, enrich and implement the curriculum.  The library will be a positive environment where quality learning can occur.

We hope that you find the Loxton High School Library LibGuides helpful and informative. We are working through sections as we go, so keep checking back for updates and new additions!

We are always looking at ways to improve our libguide pages so if you have any ideas or suggestions, please let us know!

 

Library Staff

      Library SSO - Mrs Schiller

      Teacher Librarian - Mrs Wagner 

      Teacher Librarian - Ms Blazinic  

 

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Quick Links

Passwords are available from the library or on the school intranet

R:  Shortcuts folder - Library Resources - Library links &  Passwords.pdf

 

Library Opening Hours

Monday - Friday

8.15am - 4pm

Recess - CLOSED

Lunch - OPEN for study, reading, games etc

 

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