About the VIS Library
In a connected and rapidly changing world, the role of the school library in student learning is more important now than ever before. Publishing trends show us that print is not going away however the role of print is evolving and so have library spaces that host these resources. The VIS library provides a unique environment for collaborating, connecting, studying, creating, sharing and of course, reading. Currently the library hosts over 17,000 print books (approximately 35 items per student) while also providing digital access to a wide range of research databases, over 600,000 ebooks, over 7,000 newspapers and magazines from around the world, video streaming services and much more.
The library resources & services enable learners from a wide range of backgrounds, interests, hopes and concerns to access a diverse range of perspectives on the world around us, to challenge them toward independent inquiry, to inspire them with a wide range of human creative expression and empower them to participate in the global community. The future of the VIS library is focused on supporting student agency in their learning by providing a responsive, flexible and differentiated experience for learners. Personalised learning is achieved by enabling learners to define their own experience & chose their own path of discovery.