News from nswrfs http://nswrfs.intersearch.com.au/cgi-bin/koha/opac-main.pl Library opening hours during current fire activity <p class="MsoNormal" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt;"><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; color: black; mso-themecolor: text1;"><span style="font-size: medium;"><span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Due to the current fire activity this February, the librarian is currently working between the library and the operations centre. I apologise for any delay in answering library queries as the library is not staffed full-time at present and request your patience in the present situation.</span></span></span></p> http://nswrfs.intersearch.com.au/cgi-bin/koha/opac-main.pl#newsitem46 Are you enjoying our eBooks, Audiobooks or digital magazine collections - new login details for 2020! <p><span style="font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif'; color: black; mso-themecolor: text1;"><span style="font-size: medium;">Are you a NSW RFS member and enjoying either or all of our online collections - eBooks, digital magazines, and audiobooks. Recently the login credentials changed for accessing these collections and hence you will need a new link to be able to read or listen to these books and magazines. The new login will last until December 2020. Please contact the library at <a href="mailto:rfs.library@rfs.nsw.gov.au" target="_blank">rfs.library@rfs.nsw.gov.au</a> for the new password links and instructions.</span></span></p> <!--[if IE]> <!DOCTYPE html> <![endif]--> <p>&nbsp;</p> <!-- BEGIN: Carousel Profile: ns022395.main.eitws.ebs6711 AuthType: cookie,ip,uid QueryValue: LO system.nl-ns022395 --> <div class="scrollfix" style="height: 280px; margin-top: -10px; overflow: hidden !important;"><iframe class="EBSCOcarouselContainer" style="height: 300px;" src="https://widgets.ebscohost.com/prod/encryptedkey/eit/eit.php?t=themes%2Fflipster_carousel_slick%2Fxsl_auth_id.php%3Fcss%3D%2F%2Fimageserver.ebscohost.com%2Fbranding%2FFlipsterCarousel%2Fcss%2Fslick-app-theme.css&amp;q=https%3A%2F%2Fwidgets.ebscohost.com%2Fprod%2Fencryptedkey%2Fehis%2Fwidget.php%3Fprof%3Dns022395.main.eitws%26pwd%3Debs6711%26sort%3Decmtitle%26query%3DLO%252Bsystem.nl-ns022395%26db%3Dnlabk%26numrec%3D50%26format%3Dxml%26protect%3Dno%26removeehis%3D1%26pl%3D1%26smode%3D%26forcehttp%3Dhttp%26proxy%3D%26rcounturl%3D&amp;h=&amp;custid=ns022395&amp;authtype=cookie,ip,uid&amp;groupid=main" frameborder="0">You need a Frame Capable browser to view this content.</iframe> <script type="text/javascript">// <![CDATA[ function carouselfixes() { var carouselcontainer = document.getElementsByClassName("EBSCOcarouselContainer"); if (carouselcontainer.length > 0) { for (var ebsco = 0; ebsco < carouselcontainer.length; ebsco++) { carouselcontainer[ebsco].style.display = "none"; // For Chrome v44 xsl iframe bug. carouselcontainer[ebsco].style.display = "block"; // For Chrome v44 xsl iframe bug. if (navigator.userAgent.match(/(iPhone|iPod|iPad)/i)) { //check if using iOS mobile carouselcontainer[ebsco].scrolling = "no"; } } } } window.addEventListener("load", carouselfixes(), false); // ]]></script> </div> <!-- END: Carousel --> http://nswrfs.intersearch.com.au/cgi-bin/koha/opac-main.pl#newsitem42 Search our Bush Fire Bulletin (with Sitrep) online through Trove <div class="image-And-iframe-container" style="position: relative;"><iframe style="width: 15em; height: 5.3em; position: absolute; top: 150px; left: 40px;" name="trovesearchframe" src="https://trove.nla.gov.au/static/searchbox/search_s.html?tab=article&amp;q=%20AND%20(%22nla.obj-284283986%22%20OR%20%22nla.obj-284265362%22%20OR%20%22nla.obj-578112846%22)" frameborder="0" marginwidth="0" marginheight="0" scrolling="no"> &amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;a href="http://trove.nla.gov.au" data-mce-href="http://trove.nla.gov.au"&amp;amp;amp;amp;gt;Search Trove&amp;amp;amp;amp;lt;/a&amp;amp;amp;amp;gt; </iframe> <img src="http://nswrfs.intersearch.com.au/uploads//images/BFB_on_Trove.png" alt="" width="743" height="249" /></div> <p class="MsoNormal">&nbsp;</p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">The NSW Rural Fire Service, with the National Library of Australia, has digitised the entire collection of the Bush Fire Bulletin dating back to September 1952. All editions of the historical archived collection of the Bush Fire Bulletin are available online and fully searchable.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Unfortunately, there was no coverage of our bulletin in the mid 1970s. This gap no longer exists with the digitisation of the Sitrep Bulletin from 1976 to 1978. During these years the State Emergency Services of New South Wales and the Bush Fire Council of New South Wales produced this joint publication that incorporated both our Bush Fire Bulletin and the SES Bulletin.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;"><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Browse the Sitrep publication online using this <a href="http://nla.gov.au/nla.obj-578112846" target="_blank">link</a> or search the Bush Fire Bulletin and Sitrep in Trove by using the search box in the image above and clicking Go. More information on searching can be located on the Bush Fire Bulletin <a href="http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/resources/bush-fire-bulletin" target="_blank">website</a> or contacting your library.</span></span></p> http://nswrfs.intersearch.com.au/cgi-bin/koha/opac-main.pl#newsitem30