News from nswrfs http://nswrfs.intersearch.com.au/cgi-bin/koha/opac-main.pl 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: left; 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 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