News from nswrfs http://nswrfs.intersearch.com.au/cgi-bin/koha/opac-main.pl Rescue Resources - what's available from your library <p class="MsoNoSpacing" style="margin: 0cm 0cm 0pt; text-align: left;"><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';">Are you interested in rescue resources that cover topics such as search and&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';">re</span><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';">scue</span><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';">, swiftwat</span><img style="float: right;" src="http://nswrfs.intersearch.com.au/uploads//images/Vehicle_crash_image.jpg" alt="LIFESAVERS: Paramedics and firefighters rescue a 23-year-old-woman trapped in her car off Molong Road. Photo: STEVE GOSCH" width="287" height="160" /><span style="font-size: 12.0pt; font-family: 'Arial','sans-serif';">er rescue, and motor vehicle rescue?</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;"> The library has compiled a small online collection of resources that cover the provision of rescue in the community. This includes links to NATSAR, the Emergency Management Handbooks on the Australian Institute for Disaster Resilience website and several books we hold in our library.</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;"> At present, the list of current resources may be found at the library webpage <a title="Rescue Resources Library webpage" href="http://nswrfs.intersearch.com.au/cgi-bin/koha/opac-showpage.pl?pageid=%20Rescue%20Resources" target="_blank">Rescue Resources</a></span></span></p> Schools - how your NSW RFS Library can assist <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;"> <img style="margin-left: 10px; margin-right: 10px; float: left;" src="http://nswrfs.intersearch.com.au/uploads/images/Edited_photo_2.jpg" alt="Children reading books on bush fires" width="271" height="185" />The NSW Rural Fire Service recognises that children and young people can make substantial contributions to household and community resilience. Teachers who are looking for resources to support their lessons are encouraged to access information on the <a title="Schools - Teachers Resources" href="http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/resources/schools/teachers" target="_blank">NSW RFS Teachers webpage</a> on the NSW RFS <a title="NSW RFS website" href="http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/" target="_blank">website</a>.</span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;"> The NSW RFS Library is able to support primary school teachers in several ways. Our <a title="Children's Bush Fire Collection" href="http://nswrfs.intersearch.com.au/cgi-bin/koha/opac-showpage.pl?pageid=Children+Bush+Fire+Collection" target="_blank">Children&rsquo;s Bush Fire Collection</a> is a collection of children&rsquo;s picture books that that focus on bush fires. This collection is for 4 &ndash; 8 year olds. For Stage 3 students (Years 5 and 6) studying bush fire as part of the syllabus there are resources available online <a title="Syllabus 3 Primary School" href="http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/resources/schools/teachers/primary-school/new-stage-3-geography" target="_blank">here</a> in addition to the library&rsquo;s <a title="List of bush fire books for Syllabus 3" href="http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0015/53025/Stage-3-Bush-Fire-Reading-List.pdf" target="_blank">list of books</a> selected for students&rsquo; reading. </span></p> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;"> The NSW RFS Library also has an extensive range of books available for <a title="Secondary school " href="http://www.rfs.nsw.gov.au/resources/schools/teachers/secondary-school" target="_blank">secondary school students</a> to borrow. This includes both hardcopy books and access to our eBook collection.</span></p> Searching for a NSW RFS Training publication <div id="pubsearch" class="content"> <h3>Search NSW RFS training books</h3> <p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-size: 12pt; font-family: Arial, sans-serif;">Electronic copies of NSW RFS training manuals are located under Training in MyRFS. Use the search box below to locate hardcopy editions of NSW RFS training manuals and workbooks that are available for loan from your Library. Manuals and workbooks are available for a one month loan.</span></p> <form action="/cgi-bin/koha/opac-search.pl" method="get"><input type="text" name="q" /> <input type="hidden" name="idx" value="kw" /> <input type="hidden" name="limit" value="mc-loc:Training NSW RFS" /> <input type="submit" name="search" value="Search" /></form></div>