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eSmart Libraries Newsletter - Edition 52
Welcome to the latest edition of Check-In for 2018! This newsletter is circulated every two months to all eSmart registered library services in Australia. We hope you make good use of it. If you think it would be beneficial to others, feel free to share it around.

eSmart News
It’s an exciting time to be part of eSmart Libraries. Not only will eSmart Membership be launching in July, but every eSmart registered library over the next 12 months will receive:

Funded eSmart Digital Licences for every library
The eSmart Digital Licence is Australia’s most comprehensive online cyber safety resource. It is designed to teach children and teenagers positive decision making skills. Find out more

Staff Professional Development
Eight short informative modules have been designed to highlight the latest online trends and pitfalls in cyber safety. Additional training modules are scheduled for release in early 2019.

National eSmart Week
eSmart Week is back again in the first week of September. It is a time when communities come together to raise awareness around being smart, safe and responsible online.

Don't forget to register to receive an eSmart toolkit to help you plan some great activities throughout the week.
eSmart Week 2018 - Register Now
Register Now for eSmart Week 2018!
Resources from other Libraries
Free posters - cyber bullying
Would library visitors know what to do if their child was being cyber bullied? The Office of the eSafety Commissioner has some great posters it is happy to send to libraries. These can be placed around the library or offered to local schools. A small touch, but one that could have a massive impact on the life of a young person.

Order your free cyber bullying posters.
Office of eSafety - Free to order posters
An eSmart mousepad
Wimmera Library created an eSmart mousepad design and is allowing us to turn it into a template for you to use at your own library.

Other libraries have adapted it and turned it into their own ideas. See an example from Big Sky Libraries below.
eSmart mousepad template
Mind Your Netiquette Library Poster
If you want to download this, click to open in your browser.
The seven deadly sins
Here's a fun moment from the eSmart team. The seven deadly sins have been transferred to the digital world.