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Evelyn Hellen Library: Home

Here you will find websites, databases, newspapers, magazines and other online resources to help you with your research

To inspire a love for learning, reading, inquiry and innovation. 

MISSION STATEMENT & VISION

MISSION

We aim to support the College ethos to ‘step forth with courage’ by leading and enriching innovation that exceeds expectations.  

We work collaboratively to meet challenging goals and promote lifelong learning by empowering a love for reading, a passion for inquiry and a zest for innovation with technology.  

We are future focused with an aim of providing resources and services that meet curriculum needs, support and celebrate Jewish life and are inclusive of all learning types and support all learners.  

We embrace and celebrate the diversity of our students, staff and wider community and provide a sanctuary to support student wellbeing. 

VISION

To inspire a love for learning, reading, inquiry and innovation. 

A-Z DATABASES

See drop down tab from Home tab for access to A-Z Databases

GALE eBOOKS

Access Full Catalogue of Gale eBooks titles

HOW DO I?

ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF COUNTRY

Bialik Library acknowledges the traditional owners and custodians of Country throughout Australia. We recognise their continuing connection to land, waters and community. We pay our respects to the people, the cultures and the elders past, present.

We respectfully acknowledge the role that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples continue to play in shaping Australia’s democracy.

Current Events

2024 Events We Support

SEARCH THE CATALOGUE

CLICKVIEW

 


Log in with your school email address and school password
(teachers and students year 6-12)



 

For  helpful tutorials, click on the image above.

ePLATFORM by WHEELERS

 


Wheelers ePlatform

Log in using your Bialik email address and password to begin.
OR
download the iPad app to read Wheelers eBooks on your device

 

BORROW BOX

 BorrowBox - eBooks and eAudio Books 
Prep- 12 titles available
Log in details require your Library number (student or staff iD & school password)
May also require your school /staff email address 

STORY BOX LIBRARY

Now available to students through their Library and Literacy classes.

Teachers can contact the library to obtain login details.

 

NEW TO REDeLEARN

   

REDeLEARN have integrated eBooks onto their Platform.

Have a look they are fantastic. 

Divided into two key areas K-2 & 2-6

JOIN THE STATE LIBRARY OF VICTORIA

We stongly encourage our VCE students and staff to join the State Library of Victoria

Why join?

  • Membership is for one year and free if you are a resident of Victoria
  • Allows access to a huge range of online databases and eResources for every subject area as well as access to music and audio files
  • Easy to join - online within seconds.

Check out the eResources available including, but not limited to:

Australian Financial Review Library Edition - Full Text The Age/SMH News - Gale
Biographies in Context - Gale Literature Reference Centre - Gale Oxford Art Online
Health & Wellness - Gale EbscoHost eBooks  ProQuest eBooks 
JSTOR - Periodical Database Macquarie Dictionary StoryLine Online

Library Hours

Evelyn Hellen Library
Monday to Thursday                       8 am - 5 pm
Friday                                             8 am - 3:30 pm

Loan Period:
ELC: 1 week
Primary: 3 weeks 
Middle and Senior Students: 3 weeks
Staff: 5 weeks 
 

 FOOD FREE: Please help to keep our library clean and tidy by eating outside.
Drink bottles permitted and tea / coffee for staff & senior students only

 

MOBILE PHONES:  Please conduct conversations outside the library Hub and keep phones on silent when in the Library Hub to respect others who are using the space.

BAGS:  Bags are to be kept in the locker bays near the entrance to the Library Hub

SOCIAL MEDIA

Contact Bialik LIbrary Staff : library@bialik.vic.edu.au

TRY THESE INSTEAD

SLASA ONLINE REFERENCING TOOL

Use the APA 7th edition style for all subjects except History.

Use Harvard Referencing for History by clicking on this link.

If you are having difficulties accessing this tool please contact the library.

WHAT A SCHOOL LIBRARY CAN DO FOR YOU

COURSE RESERVES

What is a Course Reserve? 
A course reserve is a list or resources curated to support different curriculum areas.


Click on the Image to access all of the current Course Reserves.

 

SMART COPYING

School Information sheets available via this link

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