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Welcome to the St Patrick's Marist College Library website. We hope that you find the information contained on this site useful.

If you have any suggestion about features/information you would like to see on the site please contact a member of the library staff.

 

Search engines

Google is the most commonly used search engine by Internet users. Following are some other search engines that you might like to try:
 
Blekko:  This search engine uses "slash tags" to help you refine your search.
http://blekko.com

Blinkx:  This is a one stop search engine for finding videos on the web.

http://www.blinx.com

Hakia:  A powerful search engine that gives your search results according to media category e.g Open Web; Blogs; Twitter; Images; etc.


Quintura:  This site brings up vocabulary associated with your search.
               
http://www.quintura.com

For more search engines go to:
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Internet Safety

Internet Safety is a very important issue today. Following are some sites that we give you information and activities about this issue.

Commonsense:  Common Sense Media is dedicated to improving the lives of kids and families by providing the trustworthy information, education, and independent voice they need to thrive in a world of media and technology.

Jo cool or Jo fool:   Josie and Joseph Cool visit their twelve favorite Web sites, and you have to decide whether or not they're making smart choices.http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/games/jocool_jofool/kids.cfm

Stay smart on line:  This site is maintained by the Department of Broadband, Communications and the Digital Economy, Australia. It provides simple steps that Australian Internet users can make to protect their personal and financial information online.
http://www.staysmartonline.gov.au/

A printable booklet (PDF format) available from this site is located at:
http://www.staysmartonline.gov.au/news/news_articles/regular/?a=19598
 

Share the adventure

Here are some live sites that allow you to follow some exiting exploration that is going on in our world.

Lab UK: Take part in groundbreaking scientific experiments online.
Nautilus:  Follow the nautilus deep sea exploration live

Phoenix Mars Mission:  Follow the Phoenix Mars mission (launched in 2007) as it explores Mar's Arctic region.

World Wide Telescope:   Discover the wonders of the universe through the world wide telescope
 

Some interesting sites

Here are some interesting sites you might want to check out.
 
Visit Canberra's famous Science and Technology Museum
 
 
Check out your weight on the moon and other planets of the solar system
 
 
Check this site out if you are a teenager under 18 years of age; and you would like to improve your writing skills, and share your work with other young people.
 
 
 
For older posts from this section go to the following page:
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

    To access the Library catalog and eResources log onto the following

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    Students:    http://studentnet.parra.catholic.edu.au


    Staff::    Access via OSCAR portal.
 
 
 



 


 
 
 

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Attribution

This website was created by, and is maintained by,
the Library staff at St Patrick's Marist College
151 Kirby Street,
Dundas. NSW.
Australia. 2117
Phone (02) 9638 5644


Site last updated 21 June 2016


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Michael Wondracz,
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Michael Wondracz,
17 Feb 2013, 21:54
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Michael Wondracz,
17 Feb 2013, 21:54
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Michael Wondracz,
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