Partners with Nunavummiut in preserving culture and nurturing literacy.

Web Resources

Library Associations:

Library Association of Alberta -
Atlantic Provinces Library Association -
British Columbia Library Association -
Canadian Library Association -
Manitoba Library Association -
Newfoundland and Labrador Library Association -
Nunavut Library Association -
Ontario Library Association -
Qubec Library Association -
Saskatchewan Library Association -

Library Trustees Associations:

Alberta Library Trustees Association -
British Columbia Library Trustees Association -
Canadian Library Trustees Association -
Manitoba Library Trustees Association -
Saskatchewan Library Trustees Association -

Nunavut Newspapers:

Nunatsiaq News-
Nunavut's territorial newspaper, is the only source of reliable news in the Nunavut and Nunavik regions.
Nunavut News-
Territorial government website.
Kivalliq News. -
Nunavut's Award Winning Voice of Kivalliq.

A collection of websites dealing with Nunavut:

Project naming -
The goal of this project is the identification of Inuit portrayed in some of the photographic collections of Library and Archives Canada (LAC) in Ottawa. -
News, weather, and discussion.
Government of Nunavut -
Territorial government website.
Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. -
Group looking after Inuit land claims. Includes history and overview, news releases, staff, and election information.
Nunavut Planning Commission -
Information on Nunavut land claims (before the creation of the territory).
National Atlas of Canada -
Map of Nunavut communities, facts and resources.
Canadian Arctic Resources Committee -
Northern Perspectives - - Lists the political accords of the territory.
Oddities, Rarities, and Other Stuff about Nunavut -
Trivia including photographs of the territorial bird and flower, average costs of food items, cars and caribou per capita, population density, and most northern community.
Nunavut Bibliography -
Focuses on the negotiation and implementation of the Nunavut Land Claim Agreement and the design and implementation of the Nunavut Government.

General Reference Collections:

Internet Public Library Basic Research Tools -
Hundreds of sites organized by categories and extensively annotated.
RefDesk -
Links to sites on all subjects plus news, a search engine and recommended sites.
The Virtual Reference Library -
Subject-based access to information on the Internet with special focus on Canada.

Quick Reference Sites:

AltaVista Translation Service -
Translate web pages, Usenet postings, news articles from foreign papers, or your own text.
Biographical Dictionary -
Search by natural language query, for example, "Who invented the zipper?" -
Access the complete Encyclopedia Britannica as well as websites and articles.
The Canadian Encyclopedia -
Canada's most authoritative and comprehensive reference. -
Short useful articles about people, places and things - a great place to start research!
Farmer's Almanac -
Source for weather prediction, planting tables, recipes, sunrise tables, and other country wisdom.
Historica -
Source for weather prediction, planting tables, recipes, sunrise tables, and other country wisdom.
Information Please -
Combined almanac, encyclopedia and dictionary that continuously updates facts.
Literary Index -
References to biographies in the Gale literary series Contemporary Authors and Contemporary Literary Criticism.
World Factbook -
Basic information on all the countries of the world as gathered by the CIA.