Sunday, 6 April 2014

EPIC


The school has access to EPIC which is a website formed by New Zealand libraries and the Ministry of Education. It is intended for use by principals and teachers, library staff, and students and gives them access to a worldwide range of electronic resources as you can see below. One of the cool things about EPIC is that you can access Encyclopedia Britannica for free which is an awesome tool for researching!
Teachers, students, and library staff may also access EPIC from home using their school's password and username login. Please note that EPIC require that a school's username and password are kept confidential to your school community and all users must abide by the terms and conditions of use. 
If you would like to password to use EPIC you can contact me in the school library or ask at the office for the password and log in details.
Through EPIC schools can access databases containing thousands of international and New Zealand magazines, newspapers, biographies, substantial reference works, and images. EPIC lets you access up-to-date full text articles covering a huge range of subjects.

What is available?

EPIC resources are purchased on a subscription basis on behalf of all New Zealand schools. Visit the Databases page for descriptions of the resources, and to filter by learning area and school level.