The library has a full collection of school journals. To find relevant resources in these journals for use in the classroom, you need to search a database called Journal Surf.
Journal Surf can be accessed in the library or from home.
You will need to login with special login details: the login name and password is provided on the page linked to above, along with a link to the Journal Surf database.
What can you find on Journal Surf?
Journal Surf lists stories, articles, plays and poems published from 1978 onwards in
The publications above are shelved on Level 4 of the Central Library. You can usually access PDFs of teacher support material through Journal Surf.
Advanced Search option enables you to select the year range, type/level, text features, values and competencies, and cross-curricula themes/big ideas as part of your inital search. This is a great option to ensure you get a very specific course type or level.
Journal Surf publications are shelved as part of the Dewey collection on Level 4 of the Central Library. Teachers' notes are on the shelf with the issues for older issues; for later issues, teachers' notes can be found on TKI. Library staff are always happy to help you find items.
Journal of Young People's Writing - Call number 820.809282 SCH
Journal of Secondary Students' Writing - Call number 820.809282
Junior Journal - Call number 820.809282 JUN
School Journal - Call number 820.809282 SCH
School Journal Story Library - Call number 428.6 SCH
Connected - Call number 505 CON
The best way to search for school journals is by searching the catalogue using the ‘Title begins with’ search function. Select ‘Title begins with’ in the drop down menu and search publication name, part, number and year - as indicated below:
Click on the correct record (You may sometimes need to scroll down through the records to select the correct year):