More than just Google – free workshops at the State Library

SEaK – Search Engage and Know
Do you feel lost on the information highway?
Don’t know where to start looking for information?
Feel intimidated by the library or the internet?

The State Library has a range of free, practical hands-on workshops where you can improve your research skills and get internet search tips and tricks. All sessions are designed to give you a head start in uncovering the wealth of information available in the Library’s collections and online.

For full details visit the State Library website.

Paul Clitheroe honoured!

Congratulations to Financial Literacy guru Paul Clitheroe – In the recent Queen’s Birthday Honours list he was awarded Membership of the Order of Australia

For service to the finance sector through the promotion of financial literacy, and to the community

Paul Clitheroe is one of our business heroes. As Chairman of the Financial Literacy Foundation Advisory Board he’s a key figure in the Understanding Money campaign

…to give all Australians the opportunity to increase their financial knowledge and better manage their money.

You may know of Paul from the Nine Network television programme Money, he still contributes to Money Magazine and to the Money website.  (My personal finances have improved considerably since I began reading Money Magazine!)

The State Library of WA is part of the Australia-wide network of financial literacy resource providers – if you want to find out more come and join us this Thursday (12 June) when the Business Subject Specialists present “Money: your bottom line” 11am-12 noon, 1st floor, Alexander Library Building, Perth Cultural Centre.  Ring 9427 3111 to book your place.  Can’t make this weeks session?  We are repeating the session on Thurday 17th July, 5:30-6:30pm.  Contact the Business Subject Specialists for more details.

You can read more about the honours list in news stories from Google News Australia, and more about the Australian system of honours at the It’s an Honour website.