Library

Library Mission Statement

The library is central in providing a stimulating learning environment that supports the Columba Catholic College vision and aims.

The library supports the needs of its users, which includes:

  • Teaching staff; both with curriculum needs and professional development areas
  • Students; both educational and recreational reading needs suited at their reading levels ranging from special needs students and non-English speaking backgrounds to the gifted and talented students; and
  • Parents and community members.

Library Staff

Ms Megan Lucas - Librarian

Library Hours

The library is open daily from 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, including lunch times.

  

GENERAL RESOURCES

 

Careers

Cyber Safety

Digital Etiquette

Digital Footprint


SUBJECT RESOURCES A-E

 

Agriculture

  1. Department of Agriculture, fisheries and forestry
  2. Australian Natural Resources Atlas
  3. Aglinks - Australian Agriculture Directory
  4. Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research
  5. DPI
  6. Cattle Council of Australia
  7. MLA (Meat & Livestock Australia)
  8. CSIRO
  9. Australian horse industry council
  10. Sheepmeat Council of Australia
  11. National Farmers' federation
  12. Qld Government - Agriculture
  13. Landline
  14. Australian farming virtual library

Art

  1. Art promote
  2. Arts connect
  3. Online Art resources online
  4. Art education - Australia
  5. Aboriginal Art
  6. Art history
  7. Galleries
  8. Aboriginal art directory
  9. D'Art
  10. AustArt index
  11. Oxford Art online
  12. Art encyclopaedia for kids
  13. Artcyclopedia
  14. Qld Art Gallery
  15. Art Almanac

Biology

  1. About.com: Biology
  2. KidsBiology
  3. Rader's biology4kids
  4. Biology online
  5. ScienceDaily (research news)
  6. NSW HSC online
  7. Scientific Americian
  8. Bee Biology electronic encyclopaedia
  9. Encyclopedia.com.
  10. Infoplease
  11. Biology project
  12. Biology in motion
  13. CSIRO

Business studies

  1. Australian Government - Treasury
  2. Reserve Bank of Australia
  3. Australian stock exchange
  4. Australian Competition & consumer commission (ACCC)
  5. Australian council of trade unions (ACTU)
  6. Australian industrial relations commission
  7. Australian Tax Office
  8. NATSEM
  9. Austrade
  10. Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade
  11. International monetary fund
  12. United Nations
  13. World Bank
  14. World Trade Organisation
  15. Australian institute of criminology

Chemistry

  1. About.com: Chemistry
  2. Rader's chem4kids
  3. 101science.com : chemistry
  4. Royal Australian Chemical Institute 
  5. Creative Chemistry
  6. Chemistry dictionary

Dance

  1. Australian Government - Culture
  2. Ausdance
  3. Sydney Dance Company
  4. Australian Dancing
  5. Dance Train Magazine
  6. Royal Academy of Dance - Australia
  7. Dance.net
  8. Australian Dance Theatre

Drama

  1. Drama Australia
  2. Drama Queensland News
  3. Australian Drama
  4. The EServer Drama Collection
  5. Drama Teacher

English - Grammar

  1. Guide to grammar and writing
  2. English grammar
  3. Language and learning online
  4. Grammar topics

English - Literature

  1. Literature links
  2. Novel reviews
  3. Fremantle Children's Literature Centre
  4. Book browse
  5. Famous quotes
  6. Welcome to the quote garden
  7. Wisdom quotes

English - Poetry

  1. Representative poetry online
  2. Famous Poets and Poems
  3. Giggle Poetry
  4. Lulu Poetry
  5. Modern Australian poetry
  6. Australian poetry centre
  7. Australian Bush Poetry, Verse & Music

English - Shakespeare

  1. The complete works of William Shakespeare
  2. Mr William Shakespeare and the internet
  3. Shakespeare's vocabulary
  4. Elizabethan England
  5. Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
  6. Shakespeare on the internet
  7. Shakespeare by Sparknotes


SUBJECT RESOURCES F-Z

 

Geography - General

  1. Geography.com

 Geography - Coasts & Coral Reefs

  1. What are coral reefs?
  2. Coasts (UK based)
  3. Coast coral reefs get clean bill of health
  4. Coral reefs : threats
  5. Coral reef
  6. Coastal Watershed factsheets
  7. Types of coasts

Geography - Deserts

  1. Deserts of the world
  2. Desert
  3. Australian Deserts
  4. World Desert Map
  5. Deserts and winds

Geography - Human Settlements

  1. Australian Department of Sustainability - Human Settlements

Geography - Mountains

  1. List of mountains in Australia
  2. Introduction to topographic map
  3. Reading and understanding a contour map
  4. Topographical map basics

Geography - Natural Hazards

  1. Natural hazards
  2. NASA Earth Observatory
  3. Beyond the blackstump 

Geography - Rainforests

  1. Tropical rainforest
  2. Tropical rainforests
  3. Rainforest Australia
  4. Gondwana Rainforests types of Australia

Contact

Contact Details

office@columba.catholic.edu.au

PO Box 274
Charters Towers QLD 4820

Campus

Mt Carmel Campus

Phone: 07 4787 1744
Fax: 07 4787 4986
6-8 Hackett Terrace
Charters Towers QLD 4820

St Mary's Campus

Phone: 07 4754 6333
59-69 Mary Street
Charters Towers QLD 4820

29 Mar

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