The Seaford Library is a joint use library, serving both the Seaford Secondary College and the local community. This joint partnership, between the City of Onkaparinga Libraries and the Department for Education, has been extremely successful and is recognised as a leading example of joint use libraries both nationally and internationally.
City of Onkaparinga Libraries is also a part of the new One Card network, allowing access to millions of items from other public libraries in South Australia, meaning that Seaford Secondary College staff and students have many more resources available to them than a regular school library.
The library has a School Services Librarian, Karla Pickett, whose primary role is to assist members of the school community with their information needs. Students and staff are welcome to contact Karla whenever they need assistance on 83840049, ext. 247, or by email through the school network.
Library Opening Hours
The library is open to Seaford Secondary College staff and students from 8:30am every school day. The library is closed at recess to students, but open for use every lunchtime. After school finishes, Public Library hours and conditions apply.
Library resources and equipment available to the school community include:
* Fiction books * Non- Fiction books
* Audio books * Magazines
* Teacher Reference materials * Class sets
* DVD's * CD's
* Nintendo DS’ * Xbox and Wii
* iPads * Data Projectors
* Cameras * Video Cameras
* CD Players * Calculators
* Maths Equipment * GPS’
* External Hard Drives * Miscellaneous Cables/Accessories
* Computers (including laptops which students can take home*)
Students wishing to take a laptop home must have a parent/guardian come into the library with photo ID to sign an agreement form. This form will allow overnight laptop loans until the end of the school year. Each year a new form needs to be signed.
'Only2Clicks' is a website that has all of your most useful online resources only 2 mouse clicks away. This has been set up for Seaford Secondary College staff and students to allow fast and easy searching for good, reliable and specific resources. It is recommended that this website is saved as a bookmark in your toolbar. To access Seaford’s Only2Clicks page, please click HERE
Online Referencing Generator
The School Library Association of SA (SLASA) has developed a Harvard Online Referencing Generator for schools. There are 3 levels available to use depending on year level - Junior (abridged), Middle and Senior levels. The generator creates citations for a comprehensive range of sources, and allows a simple copy and paste into the bibliography,. The Senior level also provides examples of in-text referencing for each type of source.
The generator requires a password available to students from teachers.
Access the Online Referencing Generator HERE
Search the Library Catalogue HERE