This week’s Website of the Week is CharityNavigator.org. Founded in 2001, Charity Navigator has become one of the world’s largest and most-utilized evaluator of charities. In their quest to help donors, their team of professional analysts has examined tens of thousands of non-profit financial documents. They’ve used this knowledge to develop an unbiased, objective, numbers-based rating system to assess over 8,000 charities.
So if you want to donate to a worthy cause but you’re not sure which charity is for you, use this site to get the cold hard facts about just where your money will go.
Sale starts Wednesday 13 & continues Thursday 14 May in the Senior Library at Recess and Lunchtime. Books from 50 cents. Proceeds to the Caritas Nepal Earthquake Appeal. Donations can be delivered to the Middle School and Senior School libraries.
Today, May the Fourth, is celebrated worldwide as Star Wars Day. Check out he links below for a galaxy of info about the films, the characters and everything imaginable about the world’s most successful epic space opera franchise.
Checking out literary prize shortlists is a great way of introducing yourself to new, quality writing that you may not otherwise hear about. For more fantastic shortlists from worldwide literary prizes, click here
So folks, this might explain the sudden shift to a new more “responsive” theme to keep the robots at Google happy. Still not 100% sure which theme we will stick with. All feedback gratefully appreciated. You can read Google’s explanation for the change here.
Did your site pass? YAY! Pass GO and collect $200 from the Community Chest.
2. What can I do if my site is not mobile-friendly?
If your site failed Google’s test, you might be using an older theme that’s not responsive. Responsive themes change their layout slightly when someone visits via tablet or mobile phone to ensure that important content like the site title, post titles, and post content can be read on smaller screens.
The Cabra Library is now able to offer students and staff access to another excellent collection of reference information. It is called Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) and it offers comprehensive detailed information on just about every topic you could think of. You can access an incredible wealth of information on most topics and view or download these eBooks for later use, keyword searching…
GVRL is arranged into the following broad subject areas:
You will need a username and password to access the site, please ask your Homeroom Teacher for this. Access this resource and many others from the “Link Favourites” on the right hand side of our Access-It Library Catalogue.
For an overview and tips & tricks on using GVRL check out the video tutorials below:
“Secondhand books are wild books, homeless books; they have come together in vast flocks of variegated feather, and have a charm which the domesticated volumes of the library lack.”Virginia Woolf (1882-1941) Once again we are holding a huge “Bring and Buy” Book Sale on Wednesday 13th & Thursday 14th May. We are asking all students and staff to have a clear out at home and bring in any unwanted books, CDs and DVDs for the sale. These donations will be added to surplus library stock and go on sale on Wednesday 13th & Thursday 14th May in the Senior Library at Recess and Lunchtime. All books $1. The proceeds will be shared between the libraries and our nominated Cabra charities. Donations can be delivered to the Middle School and Senior School libraries from now till the start of Week 3. Go on, you know you want to.