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Web Resources

Library Associations:

Library Association of Alberta - http://www.laa.ca
Atlantic Provinces Library Association - http://www.apla.ca
British Columbia Library Association - http://www.bcla.bc.ca
Canadian Library Association - http://www.cla.ca/
Manitoba Library Association - http://www.mla.mb.ca
Newfoundland and Labrador Library Association - http://www.infonet.st-johns.nf.ca/providers/nlla
Nunavut Library Association - http://www.nunavutlibraryassociation.ca
Ontario Library Association - http://www.accessola.com
Qubec Library Association - http://www.abqla.qc.ca
Saskatchewan Library Association - http://www.lib.sk.ca/sla

Library Trustees Associations:

Alberta Library Trustees Association - www.librarytrustees.ab.ca
British Columbia Library Trustees Association - http://www.bclta.org/
Canadian Library Trustees Association - http://www.cla.ca/AM/Template.cfm?Section=CLTA
Manitoba Library Trustees Association - http://www.mlta.mb.ca/
Saskatchewan Library Trustees Association - http://www.lib.sk.ca/slta/

Nunavut Newspapers:

Nunatsiaq News- http://www.nunatsiaq.com
Nunavut's territorial newspaper, is the only source of reliable news in the Nunavut and Nunavik regions.
Nunavut News- http://www.nnsl.com/nunavutnews/index.html
Territorial government website.
Kivalliq News. - http://www.nnsl.com/kivalliqnews/index.html
Nunavut's Award Winning Voice of Kivalliq.

A collection of websites dealing with Nunavut:

Project naming - http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/inuit-research/index-e.html
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.
Nunavut.com - http://www.nunavut.com
News, weather, and discussion.
Government of Nunavut - http://www.gov.nu.ca
Territorial government website.
Nunavut Tunngavik Inc. - http://www.tunngavik.com
Group looking after Inuit land claims. Includes history and overview, news releases, staff, and election information.
Nunavut Planning Commission - http://npc.nunavut.ca
Information on Nunavut land claims (before the creation of the territory).
National Atlas of Canada - http://atlas.gc.ca/site/english/maps/peopleandsociety/nunavut/people/communities
Map of Nunavut communities, facts and resources.
Canadian Arctic Resources Committee -http://www.carc.org
Northern Perspectives - http://www.carc.org/pubs/v21no1/nunavut2.htm - Lists the political accords of the territory.
Oddities, Rarities, and Other Stuff about Nunavut - http://www.carleton.ca/Capital_News/26031999/quirks_03.htm
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 - http://www.nunanet.com/~jhicks/nunabib.html
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 - http://www.ipl.org/div/subject/browse/ref00.00.00/
Hundreds of sites organized by categories and extensively annotated.
RefDesk - http://www.refdesk.com
Links to sites on all subjects plus news, a search engine and recommended sites.
The Virtual Reference Library - http://www.virtualreferencelibrary.ca/
Subject-based access to information on the Internet with special focus on Canada.

Quick Reference Sites:

AltaVista Translation Service - http://babelfish.altavista.com/
Translate web pages, Usenet postings, news articles from foreign papers, or your own text.
Biographical Dictionary - http://s9.com/biography
Search by natural language query, for example, "Who invented the zipper?"
Britannica.com - http://www.britannica.com
Access the complete Encyclopedia Britannica as well as websites and articles.
The Canadian Encyclopedia - http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/
Canada's most authoritative and comprehensive reference.
Encyclopedia.com - http://encyclopedia.com
Short useful articles about people, places and things - a great place to start research!
Farmer's Almanac - http://www.almanac.com
Source for weather prediction, planting tables, recipes, sunrise tables, and other country wisdom.
Historica - http://www.histori.ca/default.do?page=.index
Source for weather prediction, planting tables, recipes, sunrise tables, and other country wisdom.
Information Please - http://www.infoplease.com
Combined almanac, encyclopedia and dictionary that continuously updates facts.
Literary Index - http://www.galenet.com/servlet/LitIndex/
References to biographies in the Gale literary series Contemporary Authors and Contemporary Literary Criticism.
World Factbook - http://www.odci.gov/cia/publications/factbook/index.html
Basic information on all the countries of the world as gathered by the CIA.