News from nswrfs http://nswrfs.intersearch.com.au/cgi-bin/koha/opac-main.pl Here is where to find... <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;"><img style="float: left; margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px;" src="http://nswrfs.intersearch.com.au/shows3item.php?file=Library+news%2FBFB_vol_16_no_2_August_1994_article.png" alt="Bush Fire Bulletin Vol 16 no 2 August 1994" width="114" height="168" />Looking for a particular post-bushfire inquiry or review? The NSW RFS Library updates regularly their webpage Bush Fire Post Event Reviews and Inquiries with new publications and websites from across all states and territories in Australia. Most documents are available online and available to download.</span></span></span></p> <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;"><a title="Bush Fire Post Event Reviews and Inquiries" href="http://nswrfs.intersearch.com.au/cgi-bin/koha/opac-showpage.pl?pageid=Bush+Fire+Post+Event+Reviews" target="_blank">Click here</a> to browse the collection of inquiries and reviews beginning with the 1939 Victorian Royal Commission report through to current 2019-2020 national and state bushfire inquiry websites.</span></span></span></p> http://nswrfs.intersearch.com.au/cgi-bin/koha/opac-main.pl#newsitem47 NSW Rural Fire Service Library closed temporarily to vistors <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;"><img style="float: right; margin: 5px;" src="http://nswrfs.intersearch.com.au/shows3item.php?file=images%2FKeep_calm_termporarily_closed_to_visitors.jpg" alt="Temporary closure of library" width="136" height="139" />The NSW Rural Fire Service Library is closed temporarily to public visitors from today, 17th March 2020, to try to help slow the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) virus within the community.</span></span></span></p> <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;">At present the library is still open for answering information queries, providing journal articles and reports from our collection, and sending out loans via the postal system to our many members.</span></span></span></p> <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;">Members can also access our eBooks, audiobooks and digital magazines online &ndash; just ask your NSW RFS librarian how. </span></span></span></p> http://nswrfs.intersearch.com.au/cgi-bin/koha/opac-main.pl#newsitem46 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