Our Library

CEDP school libraries are physical and digital places of inquiry and reading.


They provide access to a range of resources that help students on their Learning journey and help inspire purposeful learning.

Through access to our library resources and services, students develop a range of learner dispositions and capabilities to cultivate a culture of curiosity, creativity, imagination and innovation.


Catherine McAuley Westmead Father David Scott Library

 

 

 

 

 

Physical Space


The Father David Scott Library, located on the McAuley campus, operates between 7:45am-5pm on Monday through to Thursday and 7:45am - 4pm on Friday. The extended hours provides students with access to all the essential amenities such as laptops, WiFi and printing services in a safe and quiet environment.

The libraries’ physical collection comprises of over 2000 fiction and non fiction texts for the students perusal and is continually updated. McAuley students are encouraged to participate in the many and varied extra curricular activities which run in the library such as Book Club, Think, Analyse, Challenge, Experiment (T.A.C.E) Space - a STEM club and Library Ambassadors.

 

 

 

 

 

Catherine McAuley Westmead Student Support

Student Support


Teacher Librarians are on hand to assist students with locating quality information from relatable sources and ensure it is used in an ethical manner. All library staff have a great passion for literature and are on hand to provide help to students to find their next ‘great read’.

 

 

 

 

eLibrary


eLibrary is the digital gateway to the range of quality online resources that encourage and enhance reading and support inquiry learning.

Our eLibrary has an extensive collection of texts and electronic resources. McAuley students are able to access online ebooks and audiobooks using their school accounts through our Wheelers and SORA subscriptions. Non Fiction texts are available via the EBSCO Host database as well as numerous other online subscriptions.

Access our elibrary  Britannica  School Databases