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Library - Web Subject Sites

Research tip for students: Before looking for information on the Internet, make sure you have checked for published works on your topic first. (1) Search the library catalogue for books and media (2) Search online journal indexes for journal articles on your topic.

Tip for searching this page: Click on a topic on the pull-down menu, or use "Edit-Find" to search by keyword e.g. Find: jobs takes you to job/career links


Aboriginal Studies - see First Nations


Anthropology

Welcome to the CNC Anthropology sites list . The discipline of anthropology consists of four subfields: Socio-cultural anthropology; biological or physical anthropology; archaeology; and linguistics -- anything that covers all of these is annotated 'full field'; otherwise, the annotation is broken down into one of the four subfields.     

General Anthropology Sites 

   

Archaeology 

Biological Anthropology

Linguistics

Socio-Cultural Anthropology

Note: for links pertaining to Aboriginal cultures in Canada please refer to the section "First Nations, Aboriginal Studies".


Methods & Theory


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Art

Local: Prince George: Two Rivers Art Gallery - http://www.tworiversartgallery.com/



Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online - www.getty.edu/research/conducting_research/vocabularies/aat/
Art History (about.com) - http://arthistory.about.com/
Art History Index (World Wide Arts Resources) - http://wwar.com/arthistory/index.html
Art Project: explore 17+ museums from around the world in Google "Street View" style - http://www.googleartproject.com/

Art:21: gateway to 21st century art and artists (PBS) - http://www.pbs.org/art21/ 

Artchive: archive of artists and art history - http://www.artchive.com/
Artcyclopedia: index of online museums and image archives - http://www.artcyclopedia.com/
Artist Portfolio Online - http://www.artq.net
Artlex: an art dictionary - www.artlex.com

Artnet: the art world online, including galleries, auctions - http://www.artnet.com/

Arts & Crafts Movement: 1880-1920 in Europe and America - http://collectionsonline.lacma.org/mwebcgi/mweb.exe?request=exhibit;id=7015
Arts Journal: daily digest of arts and cultural journalism - http://www.artsjournal.com/

Color: Dimensions of Color- http://www.huevaluechroma.com/

Color for Interior Design & Decoration - http://www.color.interiordezine.com/

Color: General Color Sites, from David Briggs - http://djcbriggs.googlepages.com/generalcoloursites

Color: Itten Theory - http://www.bauhaus.de/english/bauhaus1919/unterricht/unterricht_itten.htm

Color: Itten, Johannes - http://froebelweb.tripod.com/web2018.html

Color Matters- http://www.colormatters.com/

Color Theory: Tutorial by Worqx - http://www.worqx.com/color/

Color Theory: Causes of Color - http://www.webexhibits.org/causesofcolor/1B.html

Color Theory: Facts and Thoughts in Color - http://www.watercolorpainting.com/color.htm

Color: Watercolor guide - http://handprint.com/HP/WCL/
Emily Carr Institute of Art and Design http://www.eciad.bc.ca

Google Art Project: world art collections(install free Google Chrome Frame to view) - http://www.googleartproject.com/
International Dada archive - http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/dada/

Lost Treasures from Iraq: lost from museums and libraries in 2003 war - oi.uchicago.edu/OI/IRAQ/iraq.html

Making Sense of Modern Art (MOMA) - http://www.sfmoma.org/explore/multimedia/interactive_features/3
Museum of Bad Art - http://www.museumofbadart.org/
Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) - www.mocca.ca

Portrait Artist: lessons in sketching, drawing portraits - portrait-artist.org
Sister Wendy's American Collection - http://www.pbs.org/sisterwendy/main.html
Timeline of Art History (Metropolitan Museum of Art) - www.metmuseum.org/toah
Timelines of Art History: The World, organized by civilization and period - http://www.art-and-archaeology.com/timelines/tl001.html
1200 Years Of Italian Sculpture: by sculptor, in Italian - http://www.thais.it/scultura/

Twentieth Century Design timeline- http://courses.washington.edu/vcd208/resources_timescape.pdf

Vancouver Art Gallery: Emily Carr - http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/Exhibitions/EmilyCarr/
Vincent Van Gogh Gallery: complete works - http://www.vggallery.com/
WatercolorPainting.com: look, read, learn to paint - http://www.watercolorpainting.com/reference.htm
Web Gallery of Art: 1150-1800 paintings and sculpture - www.wga.hu
World Wide Arts Resources - http://wwar.com/

Your Paintings, from the BBC - http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/yourpaintings/



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Automotive

see  Technology and Trades--Automotive

Bartending

Bartender magazine – http://www.bartender.com
Extreme Bartending: demos, competitions, thousands of mixed drink recipes - http://www.extremebartending.com
The WebTender: an online bartender – http://www.webtender.com


Training and Certification


American Hotel and Motel Association Educational Institute – http://www.ei-ahla.org/


Wine


Prime Wines: wine selection and purchase - http://www.primewines.com/


Beer


Labatt Brewing Co.
– http://www.labatt.com
Budweiser Canada– http://www.budweiser.ca


Spirits


Grand Marnier – http://www.grand-marnier.com

Bourbon – http://www.straightbourbon.com

Whisky magazine online - http://www.whiskymag.com


Bar management

Squirrel Systems, point of sale order entry technology – http://www.squirrelsystems.com/


Occupational Safety and Health


Worksafe BC
(Worker’s Compensation Board) – http://www.worksafebc.com/
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Canada – http://www.psepc-sppcc.gc.ca/
Safety Council of Canada – http://www.safety-council.org



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Biology, Environment



Local
David Douglas Botanical Garden Society (Prince George) - http://www.ddbotgarden.bc.ca
 
3D Anatomical Models: rotatable images of human anatomy - http://tinyurl.com/5fqus8
Access Excellence: for health and bioscience teachers and learners - http://www.accessexcellence.org/
Alliance for Climate Protection (Al Gore) - http://www.climateprotect.org/

American Institute of Biological Sciences - http://www.aibs.org
Amazing Cells: genetics lessons - http://teach.genetics.utah.edu/content/begin/cells/

Atlas of the Body: Anatomy and Medical Illustrations - www.ama-assn.org/ama/pub/physician-resources/patient-education-materials/atlas-of-human-body.page
Basic Immunology: online multimedia course (some pay for use) - http://www.immunology.klimov.tom.ru/index.html

BC Ecosystems Branch: Species at Risk, etc. - http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/wld/

Beetle Science - http://www.explore.cornell.edu/scene.cfm?scene=Beetle Science

BioInteractive: bringing the world of biology to life - www.biointeractive.org
Biology Animation Library (Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory) - http://www.dnalc.org/ddnalc/resources/animations.html

Biology Browser: searchable links to news and life science websites - http://www.biologybrowser.org

Biology Online: dictionary of biology, tutorials, links - www.biology-online.org

Biology: Web of Life: sample lessons for college students/teachers - http://www.mindquest.org/samples/biology/

BioMed Central: peer-reviewed research - www.biomedcentral.com
BioPortal: information about Canadian biotechnology - http://www.bioportal.gc.ca/

Botany.com: online encyclopedia of plants - http://www.botany.com
BrainWeb: brain diseases and disorders - http://www.dana.org/resources/brainweb/
Bryophytes: mosses, liverworts and hornworts - http://bryophytes.plant.siu.edu/
Butterflies and Moths of North America: 2800+ species - http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/

Butterflies of North America - www.npwrc.usgs.gov/resource/distr/lepid/bflyusa/bflyusa.htm

CalPhoto: Fungi: over 1600 photos of fungi (Univ. of California, Berkeley) - http://elib.cs.berkeley.edu/photos/fungi/

Canadian Poisonous Plants Information System - http://sis.agr.gc.ca/pls/pp/poison?p_x=px
The Cell: An Image Library- http://cellimagelibrary.org/

Cells Alive! - http://www.cellsalive.com/index.htm
Complete Works of Charles Darwin: http://darwin-online.org.uk

Cool Science for Curious Kids: biology projects for K-Grade 3 - www.hhmi.org/coolscience 

DNA From the Beginning: animated primer on DNA, genes, heredity – http://dnaftb.org/

DNA Interactive: genetics and molecular biology - http://www.dnai.org/index.htm

Ducks Unlimited - www.ducks.org
E-Anatomy: atlas of human anatomy - http://www.imaios.com/en/e-Anatomy/
E-Flora BC: electronic atlas of the plants of British Columbia - http://www.eflora.bc.ca/  

Earth Day Canada - www.earthday.ca
Encyclopedia of Life - http://www.eol.org
Endangered Species International - http://www.endangeredspeciesinternational.org

Entomology (Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History) - entomology.si.edu
Evolution of Life: interactive site, launched for Darwin’s 150th anniversary - http://www.evolution-of-life.com/

The Fungus Among Us: fungus of Eastern North America - http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/Exhibitions/Mushroom/English/

Genes: introduction to genetics, cloning - http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/genes/

Genome Gateway: Nature magazine’s comprehensive genome resource - http://www.nature.com/genomics

Genomics Supersite - http://123genomics.com/
Global North: a study in wildlife migration and seasonal change - http://www.learner.org/jnorth/ 

Glossary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Online - http://www.portlandpress.com/pp/books/online/glick/search.htm
Glossary of Botanical Terms - http://glossary.gardenweb.com/glossary/

Grapes of Staph: Microbiology - http://student.ccbcmd.edu/~gkaiser/goshp.html

Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body (complete 1918 edition) - http://www.bartleby.com/107/
The Heart: An Online Exploration - http://www.fi.edu/biosci/heart.html
How to Go Organic: organic produce, gardening - http://howtogoorganic.com/
How Stem Cells Work - http://tinyurl.com/alkyty 

Human Body (BCC Online Science) - http://www.bbc.co.uk/science/humanbody/

Human Genome Project - http://www.ornl.gov/hgmis/

HyperHeart: heart in motion - http://library.med.utah.edu/kw/pharm/hyper_heart1.html

Insects on the Web - http://www.insects.org/
Instant Anatomy - http://www.instantanatomy.net/
IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: plant and animal - http://www.iucnredlist.org/

Jane Goodall Institute- http://www.janegoodall.org/
Learn Genetics (U of Utah) - http://learn.genetics.utah.edu/

Library of Bird and Animal Sounds: 65,000+ sound clips, 18,000+ video clips - http://www.animalbehaviorarchive.org/

Microbes.info: microbiology information portal - http://www.microbes.info

Microbiology Network - http://microbiol.org/
Micromatters: microbiology lesson plans (Baylor College of Medicine) - http://www.bioedonline.org/resources/micromatters.cfm

National Center for Biotechnology Information (US) - http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/
National Human Genome Research Institute - http://www.genome.gov/

Native American Ethnobotany: foods, drugs, dyes, fibers - http://herb.umd.umich.edu/
NatureServe: conservation information on 50,000+ plants, animals, ecological communities of US/Canada - http://www.natureserve.org/

Orca Live: with live Webcam viewing of Orca whales in BC – www.orca-live.com
The Organic Center: the science of organic growing - http://www.organic-center.org

Ornithology: the science of birds - http://www.ornithology.com/

Peterson Online – Birds - http://www.houghtonmifflinbooks.com/peterson/petersonhome.cfm

The Piltdown Plot - http://www.clarku.edu/~piltdown/
Primate Lit: articles, books on primate studies (enter www.cnc.bc.ca to access) - http://primatelit.library.wisc.edu/
Spark Notes biology study guides (Harvard) - http://www.sparknotes.com/
Species at Risk in Canada - http://www.sararegistry.gc.ca/default_e.cfm
Stem Cell Information(National Institutes of Health) - http://stemcells.nih.gov/Pages/default.aspx
Stem Cell Institute, Harvard - http://www.hsci.harvard.edu/
State of the Birds: surveys show nearly a third are endangered - http://www.stateofthebirds.org/
Stem Cell Research: AAAS Policy Brief - www.aaas.org/spp/cstc/issues/stemcells.htm
Stem Cell Resources: with image library(BioScience Network) - http://www.stemcellresources.org/

Stem Cells at the National Academies - http://dels.nas.edu/bls/stemcells/

Structure of the Human Body: human anatomy (Loyola University) - http://www.meddean.luc.edu/lumen/meded/grossanatomy/ga.html

Tour the Human Genome - www.ensembl.org/Homo_sapiens/

Transgenic Crops: genetically modified plants (Colorado State U) - http://www.cls.casa.colostate.edu/TransgenicCrops/what.html
UNSW Embryology - http://anatomy.med.unsw.edu.au/CBL/Embryo/embryo.htm
Vesalius Online Human Anatomy - http://www.vesalius.com/
Virtual Body: Brain, Skeleton, Heart, Digestive Tract - http://www.medtropolis.com/virtual-body/
Virtual Labs: 31 biology labs, from McGraw-Hill (Flash Player) - http://tinyurl.com/4rf9c
Virtual Microbiology (U of Wisconsin) - http://tinyurl.com/q8dfaz

Visible Human Project - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/research/visible/visible_human.html
vPlants: data and digital images for 90,000+ plant speciments - http://www.vplants.org/

WebAnatomy: interactive site with graphics, self-tests - http://msjensen.cehd.umn.edu/webanatomy/
Web Anatomy.net - http://webanatomy.net/
Wetlands International - http://www.wetlands.org/

World Wildlife Fund - http://www.worldwildlife.org/

World’s Biomes - http://www.ucmp.berkeley.edu/glossary/gloss5/biome/index.html

Zoos Worldwide: maps, reviews, zoo cams - http://www.zoos-worldwide.de/
 

Business

All topics | Advertising | Accounting | Banking | Companies | Companies-BC and Local | Consumers | E-commerce | Economics | Finance, commerce, investment | Human resources | International trade | Journals, news | Management | Office | Patents and trademarks | Small business | Statistics | Yellow pages, directories

All Topics

AdminAssist: Helpful Sites - Business- http://www.adminassist.com

Business Dictionary: over 20,000 business-related terms - http://www.businessdictionary.com/

Business Dictionary (Babylon) - http://www.babylon.com/define/22/Business-Dictionary.html

Current Industrial Reports: US reports on manufacturing, mining, construction - http://www.census.gov/manufacturing/cir/index.html

Industry Canada - Business Pages - http://www.ic.gc.ca/epic/site/ic1.nsf/en/h_00140e.html

Knowledge at Wharton School of Business: research on current business topics (free registration) – http://knowledge.wharton.upenn.edu

Winspear Canadian Industry database (U of Alberta Libraries) - www.library.ualberta.ca/subject/business/wcid/

Advertising

Advertising Age - http://adage.com/

Ad Access: historical ads 1911-1955 - scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/adaccess/

Ad Council: public service campaigns that have made a difference, 1942-present - http://www.adcouncil.org/default.aspx?id=61

The Advertising Century: 20th century advertising history, top campaigns - http://adage.com/century/

AdViews: A Digital Archive of Vintage Television Commercials, 1950s-1980s [iTunes] - http://library.duke.edu/digitalcollections/adviews/

Building Brands: brand management, marketing, communication - http://www.buildingbrands.com

Classic TV Ads: free classic television commercials - http://www.classictvads.com/index.htm

Clio Awards: world's largest advertising awards, archives 1960-present - http://www.clioawards.com/

Emergence of Advertising in America 1850-1920: over 9,000 images - http://scriptorium.lib.duke.edu/eaa/

ICOM target marketing company, Toronto - www.icomcanada.com

London International Advertising Awards - http://www.liaawards.com/

19th Century Advertising History - advertising.harpweek.com

Web Marketing Today: http://www.wilsonweb.com

Accounting

CA School of Business (Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC) - http://www.casb.com

Accounting Net - http://accounting.smartpros.com/

Rutgers Accounting Network - http://accounting.rutgers.edu/

Annual reports - see Company Information

Banking (examples)

Bank of Canada - http://www.bank-banque-canada.ca/

Bank of Montreal - http://www.bmo.com/

Credit Union Central of BC - http://www.cucbc.com/ 

Universal Currency Converter: foreign exchange rate conversions - http://www.xe.net/ucc/

        Company Information

 

 

Annual Reports.com: "most complete and up-to-date online listing" - http://www.AnnualReports.com/

Annual Reports Library - http://www.zpub.com/sf/arl/

Asia Society's Asia Business - http://www.asiabusinesstoday.org/

Canadian Trade Index - http://www.ctidirectory.com/

Edgar SEC Database: financial reports of all publicly traded US companies - http://edgar.sec.gov/

Forbes 2000 - http://www.forbes.com/lists/

Fortune 500 - http://www.fortune.com

Fortune's Top 100 Companies to Work For, 2009 - http://tinyurl.com/bwqkal 

Hoover's Online: over 10,000 company capsules; detailed info available for a fee - http://www.hoovers.com/

McRae's Blue Book: US company and product directory - http://www.macraesbluebook.com/

Public Register Annual Report Service - http://www.prars.com/

Stock Market Yellow Pages: company search - http://www.stockmarketyellowpages.com/

ThomasNet Industrial Product/Service Search - http://www.thomasnet.com/

World Franchising: search by industry, fees, 100 top companies - http://www.worldfranchising.com/

World Wide Data Bank of Annual Reports: IRIN Investor Relations Information Network - http://www.irin.com

Yahoo Financial News: with company profiles from Market Guide magazine - http://finance.yahoo.com/

Zapdata: Dun & Bradstreet company lookups, industry reports, prospect lists (free registration) - www.zapdata.com

Company Information - BC and Local

BC Manufacturers’ Directory (Made in BC) - http://www.made-in-bc.ca/

Initiatives Prince George (formerly PG Region Development Corp; PG Development Corp) - http://www.initiativespg.com

In Their Words: the story of BC Packers - http://www.intheirwords.ca/ 

Community Futures Development Corp - Fraser Fort George - http://www.cfdc.bc.ca

Consumer Price Index

CNC Library Consumer Sites List - http://www.cnc.bc.ca/Exploring/Services/Library/web_reference/Consumer.htm

 E-commerce

eBusiness Connection: BC's one-stop e-business resource centre for small and medium-sized enterprises - www.e-bc.ca 

Sample site: eBay: person to person online trading – http://www.ebay.com

Economics

Canada's Economic Action Plan - http://www.actionplan.gc.ca/eng/index.asp
Concise Encyclopedia of Economics - http://www.econlib.org/cgi-bin/searchCEE.pl
Credit Union Central of BC: economic information - http://www.cucbc.com/

Economic History Net: check value of dollar 1665-present - http://www.eh.net/ehresources/
Economics Lesson Plans - http://www.mcrel.org/lesson-plans/economics/index.asp
EconStats: economics statistics from around the world - http://www.econstats.com/index.htm

EH.Net encyclopedia of economic and business history - http://www.eh.net/encyclopedia/
Global Economy in Crisis: think tank - http://www.cfr.org/thinktank/greenberg/ 

Globalization 101: a student's guide to globalization - http://www.globalization101.org/
Library of Congress Technical Reports and Working Papers on Business and Economics - http://www.loc.gov/rr/business/techreps/techrepshome.php
Micro Theory Working Papers (UBC) - http://ideas.repec.org/s/ubc/pmicro.html
Microeconomic Theory in Canada - http://microeconomics.ca

Penn World Table: compare purchasing power for 188 countries, 1950-2004 - http://pwt.econ.upenn.edu/php_site/pwt_index.php
Research Papers in Economics: RePEc - http://repec.org/
Social Science Research Network eLibrary - http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/DisplayAbstractSearch.cfm

Spark Notes economics study guides (Harvard) - http://www.sparknotes.com/
Visualizing Economics - http://www.visualizingeconomics.com/

Finance, Commerce, Investment

Canada Dept. of Finance - http://www.fin.gc.ca/

Canadian Financial Network - http://www.canadianfinance.com/

Clarica (Mutual Life of Canada) - http://www.clarica.com/

CNN Financial Network - http://cnnfn.cnn.com/

CommerceNet - http://www.commerce.net/

Dun & Bradstreet Information Services - http://www.dnb.com/

Finance resources on the Web - http://pages.stern.nyu.edu/~igiddy/

Financial Advisory (Canadian) - http://www.financialadvisory.com/

Financial Post Markets page: search for a stock - http://www.financialpost.com/markets/index.html

Glossary of Financial and Business Terms (New York Times) - http://www.nytimes.com/library/financial/glossary/bfglosa.htm

Google Finance: beta version of stock market news and quotes index - http://finance.google.com/

Quicken: stocks, mutual funds, etc. - http://www.quicken.com/

Standard & Poor's - http://www.spglobal.com/

Stock Exchanges: New York - http://www.nyse.com/ 

Stock Exchanges: Toronto: TSK Venture Exchange - http://www.tmx.com/

Stock Exchanges: Nasdaq - http://www.nasdaq.com/

Stock Market Yellow Pages: company search - http://www.stockmarketyellowpages.com/

Wall Street Journal Interactive - http://public.wsj.com/home.html

World Bank: Global Challenges - http://www.worldbank.org/sixthemes

Yahoo Financial News - http://finance.yahoo.com/

Your Money Network: financial information for young Canadians (Canadian Bankers Association) – http://www.yourmoney.cba.ca

Human Resources

Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations- http://www.cchra.ca/en/

Office of the Information & Privacy Commissioner of BC - http://www.oipc.bc.ca

US Bureau of Labour Statistics - http://www.bls.gov/ 

International Trade

Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) - http://www.apec.org/

Canadian Consular Affairs and Government Offices Abroad - http://www.international.gc.ca/ciw-cdm/description_bureaux-offices.aspx?lang=eng&view=d

Doing Business with Canada - http://canadainternational.gc.ca/dbc/DoingBusinessWithCanada-en.aspx

Doing Business: in 181 economies - http://rru.worldbank.org/businessplanet/

GlobalEDGE International Business Resource Desk - http://globaledge.msu.edu/resourceDesk/

International Monetary Fund (IMF) - http://www.imf.org/

International Relations: for Canadian companies doing business abroad, and international companies doing business in Canada - http://canadaonline.about.com/cs/international/

International Trade Commission (ITC; based in US) - http://www.usitc.gov/

Library of Parliament, Trade and Investment Series - http://www.parl.gc.ca/Content/LOP/ResearchPublications/toctrade-e.htm

North American Free Trade Agreements (NAFTA Secretariat) - http://www.nafta-sec-alena.org/

Office of the Chief Economist- http://www.international.gc.ca/economist-economiste/index.aspx?view=d

Trade Data Online: searchable database (Industry Canada) - http://www.ic.gc.ca/epic/site/tdo-dcd.nsf/eng/Home

TSSN: the ultimate trade show resource - http://www.tsnn.com/

World Bank Group (WBG) - http://www.worldbank.org/

World Trade Organization (WTO) - http://www.wto.org/

Journals, News

CNC Library Journals page (CNC users only) - Over 1,500 full-text business journals and newspapers! Choose American Business Index (ABI), Canadian Business & Current Affairs, and Canadian NewsDisc

Management

Conference Board of Canada - http://www.conferenceboard.ca/

National Quality Institute (Canada) - http://www.nqi.ca/

Quick MBA: tutorials for the busy manager - http://www.quickmba.com/

Marketing - see Advertising



Office Administration + Online Tutorials

Associations

International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) - http://www.iaap-hq.org/index.htm

International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) - Western Canada Division - http://www.iaap.ca/WesternCanada/home/

Tutorials

Sense-lang: free typing tests, games, tutorials - http://www.sense-lang.org/typing/

Typing Test.com: test your typing skills (1-3 min., various topics) - http://www.typingtest.com/

Free Typing Test.com: single paragraph - http://www.free-typing-test.com/

Free Typing Game.net: different texts, different lengths - http://freetypinggame.net/free-typing-test.asp

Keybr.com: keyboarding game, random characters - http://keybr.com/

ActDen Digital Education Network software tutorials (Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, FrontPage, Internet Explorer) - http://www.actden.com/

Microsoft Office courses - http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/support/training-FX101782702.aspx?redir=0

Microsoft Office interactive guides: 2003-to-2007 conversion tool - http://office.microsoft.com/en-us/training/HA102295841033.aspx

Google Docs and Spreadsheets: free online word processor and spreadsheet - http://docs.google.com/

Open Office: free open source word, spreadsheet, presentation program - http://www.openoffice.org/

Patents and Trademarks

Canadian Patents database - http://www.cipo.ic.gc.ca/epic/site/cipointernet-internetopic.nsf/en/h_wr00001e.html

Canadian Trademarks - http://www.cipo.ic.gc.ca/epic/site/cipointernet-internetopic.nsf/en/h_wr00002e.html

US Patent Full Text Database: from 1976 on - http://www.uspto.gov/patft/

Patent Lens: search full text of 7 million+ patents, 60 countries - http://www.patentlens.net/daisy/patentlens/patentlens.html

Patent search: enter search words, click 'patents' box (Scirus) - http://www.scirus.com/srsapp/advanced/index.jsp

Patently silly: odd and interesting patents, posted by stand-up comedian Daniel Write - http://www.patentlysilly.com/

Small Business



BC Business Services: with tools for small business - http://www.smallbusinessbc.ca/
BC Small Business Accelerator: free info, A-Z guides by business - http://www.sba-bc.ca/business-planning/accelerator-guides/results

e-Business Website Blog: BC based e-business commentary, news, insider tips for small business on a budget - http://www.ebizblog.ca/
Entrepreneurship Corner: videos, podcasts, tips (Stanford U) - http://ecorner.stanford.edu/

US Small Business Administration - http://www.sba.gov/

Statistics

CNC Library Statistics Page - http://www.cnc.bc.ca/Exploring/Services/Library/web_reference/Statistics.htm

GD Sourcing: Statistics Canada data for small business and entrepreneurship (some pay for use) - http://www.gdsourcing.com/

Yellow Pages-Directories

Canada 411 - http://canada411.sympatico.ca/

Google Local Canada Yellow Pages Search - http://local.google.ca/

Yellow Pages (BC)- http://www.yellowpages.ca/locations/British-Columbia

Yellow Pages (US)- www.yellowpages.com



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Careers

CNC Library Information Sheet: Finding Career Info at CNC - http://www.cnc.bc.ca/Exploring/Services/Library/infosheets/carinfo.htm

CNC Human Resources Tutorial links: upgrade skills in keyboarding, word, excel, etc. 

Career Cruising: take a survey, explore careers (ask counselling/employment services/library for login) - http://www2.careercruising.com/

Job Opportunities Online

Local

Job Bank (HRDC) - http://jb-ge.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/

CNC Employment Opportunities

CNC Student Employment job board - http://tools.cnc.bc.ca/studentemployment/ 

Jobs at UNBC - http://www.unbc.ca/career-opportunities

Indeed job search: Prince George, or expand to BC/Canada - http://ca.indeed.com/

Newspaper job ads

Prince George Citizen - http://www.princegeorgecitizen.com

PG Free Press: choose Classifieds-Employment - http://pgfreepress.com

Prince George Job Shop: local job postings (in development) - http://www.princegeorgejobshop.ca/ 

Globe & Mail's Workopolis: “Canada’s biggest job site” – http://www.workopolis.com/

Career Click: search 8 newspapers (nation-wide) - http://www.careerclick.com

Eluta: Canada job searches - http://www.eluta.ca/

Jobs by type, sample sites

Aboriginal - Aboriginal Job and Career Centre - http://www.ammsa.com/ammsacareers.html

Education - ACCC Jobs: Association of Canadian Community Colleges - http://www.accc.ca/jobs

Education - BC Post-Secondary Job Links (BCPSEA): choose Employment - http://www.psea.bc.ca/

Education - Education Canada Network: job postings for teachers, school, college, university - http://www.educationcanada.com

Environment - Canadian Environmental Jobs - http://www.canadianenvironmental.com/envirojobs/

EnvironmentECO Canada (Environmental Careers Organization) - http://www.eco.ca/

Environment - Good Work Canada (green jobs) - http://www.goodworkcanada.ca/

Environment - Job Trekker, outdoor recreation jobs - http://jobtrekker.ca

Government - BC Government Job Opportunities - http://www.employment.gov.bc.ca

Government - Canadian Government Job Postings (Public Service Commission) - http://jobs.gc.ca/

Government - Civic Info BC: local government - http://www.civicinfo.bc.ca/16.asp

Health - Northern Health Authority Careers - http://www.northernhealth.ca/Careers/

Health - Health Match BC: employment recruiting - http://www.healthmatchbc.org/

Hospitality - Cool Jobs: Canadian tourism and hospitality jobs - http://www.cooljobscanada.com

Hydro - BC Hydro job postings - http://www.bchydro.bc.ca/careers

Library - Library Workers Fact Sheet 2010 - http://dpeaflcio.org/pdf/DPE-fs_2010_library_workers.pdf

Math - Mathematics Careers (Mathematical Assoc. of America) - http://www.maa.org/careers

Mining - Mining jobs, Bulkley-Nechako - http://tinyurl.com/ydfzumr

Mining - Northern Miner job postings and careers - http://www.northernminerjobs.com/

Nonprofits - Work in NonProfits: jobs in nonprofit organizations - http://workinnonprofits.ca/

Social Services - SWAT Social Workers Action Team Canada jobs - http://swatcanada.ca/jobs.php

Technology - T-Net: technology jobs in BC - http://www.bctechnology.com/frameset_emp.html

Tourism - Go2 Jobs in Tourism - http://www.go2hr.ca/JobBoard/tabid/160/PStatus/3/Pages/10/CurrentPage/3/ScrollTop/497/Find/True/Default.aspx#result

Salary comparisons

Salary Expert: salary information for job seekers (US/Canadian) - http://www.salaryexpert.com/

Note: Salary information for different careers is also available in places like WorkFutures (BC) and Working in Canada

 

All Canadian Jobs: job postings - http://www.allcanadianjobs.com/

CanJobs: Canadian job searches - www.canjobs.com

CareerJet: employment search engine for Canada - http://www.careerjet.ca

Eluta.ca - The search engine for new jobs in Canada: job bank and career sites directory - http://www.eluta.ca

JobCareer.ca (Canadian job postings) - http://www.jobcareer.ca

Job Postings: Canada's student job network - http://www.jobpostings.ca/

Monster.ca: Canadian job postings - http://monster.ca/

Neuvoo: Canadian job searches - http://neuvoo.ca/en

Plus +Jobs Canada: job postings - http://www.canada.plusjobs.com

Wow Jobs (Canada) - http://www.wowjobs.ca/

Career Information

WorkBC - http://www.workbc.ca/

Work Futures (BC) -  http://www.workfutures.bc.ca/

BC Industry Training Authority: trades, apprenticeships- http://www.itabc.ca/site3.aspx

Working in Canada (updated from Job Futures) - http://www.workingincanada.gc.ca/content_pieces-eng.do?lang=eng&cid=1 

Canadian Occupations - http://www.canadiancareers.com/sector.html  

Manitoba WorkInfoNet - http://mb.workinfonet.ca/

Canada Labour Market Information - http://www.labourmarketinformation.ca/

Jobs, Workers, Training, Career Exploration: Canada - http://www.jobsetc.ca/

What's Key in Labour Market Information for BC - http://whatskey.org/

Work Destinations: guide to work and relocation for regulated professions, trades in Canada - www.workdestinations.org

Other great career sites

All the Tests: IQ, EQ, Career, Health, etc. - http://www.allthetests.com

BC Centre for Education Information: career & labour market info - http://www.ceiss.org

Campus Access - http://campusaccess.com

Canada Career Consortium: with Career Directions occupational profiles - http://www.careerccc.org/

Canadian Careers: career resources - http://www.canadiancareers.com/ 

Career Directions (Canada Career Consortium) - http://www.careerccc.org/careerdirections/eng/e_ho_dwn.htm

Career Edge: national youth internship program - http://www.careeredge.org

Careers in Construction - http://www.careersinconstruction.ca/

Careers in Trades (HRDC) Canadian Apprenticeship Forum - http://www.careersintrades.ca

Clean Energy Classrooms: includes guide to post-secondary programs in energy management - http://www.cleanenergyclassrooms.ca/

 

Dictionary of Occupational Titles Index - http://www.wave.net/upg/immigration/dot_index.html

EcoCanada - Environmental Careers Organization- http://www.eco.ca/occupationalprofiles/

Job-Hunt: jobs, career profiles, videos (U.S.) - http://www.job-hunt.org/careers/index.html

Life Works: information about health and medical science careers - http://www.science.education.nih.gov/LifeWorks.nsf/feature/index.htm

Occupational Outlook Handbook (US) - http://www.bls.gov/oco/

Retired Worker Canada: for retirees who want part-time, temporary or contract

work - http://www.retiredworker.ca/

Vector: 150+ six-minute video profiles of Canada's most-needed careers - http://www.vector.cfee.org/

Vocational Information Center - http://www.khake.com/

World's Worst Jobs - http://www.worst-jobs.com/

Worst Jobs in History! (just for fun) - http://www.channel4.com/history/microsites/W/worstjobs/

Youth Resource Network of Canada - http://www.youth.gc.ca

Educational Institutions

CNC Home Page - http://www.cnc.bc.ca/

CanLearn Interactive (HRDC): supporting Canadians in pursuit of learning/career goals - http://canlearn.ca/

School Finder - http://www.schoolfinder.com/

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Chemistry

3D Organic Chemistry Animations - http://138.253.125.24/~ng/external/

ACD Labs: Advanced Chemistry Development, free downloads page - http://acdlabs.com/download/

American Chemical Society Website: with ChemResearchNews searchable index - chemistry.org

American Institute of Chemical Engineers - http://www.aiche.org

Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table: online textbook - http://www.chem1.com/acad/webtext/atoms/

CCINFOweb: with ChemInfo and MSDS (for CNC users only)

ChemGate: search for NMR, IR, MS Spectra - http://chemgate.emolecules.com/ 

Chemistry, a molecular approach: introductory - http://wps.prenhall.com/esm_tro_chemistry_1/

Chemistry at Nature.com: articles, news, podcasts - http://www.nature.com/chemistry/index.html 

Chemistry Index - http://www.claessen.net/chemistry/

ChemTutor - http://www.chemtutor.com/

General Chemistry Online: introductory college chemistry lecture guides, tutorials - http://antoine.frostburg.edu/chem/senese/101/

Household Products Database: links to consumer brands, MSDS information - http://hpd.nlm.nih.gov/

Martindale's Grad & Undergrad Centre: chem & math - http://www.martindalecenter.com

Organic Chemistry - Laboratory Technique Videos - http://www.chem.ualberta.ca/~orglabs/Techniques.html

Periodic Table of Elements, Comic Strip Style! - http://www.uky.edu/Projects/Chemcomics/

Periodic Table of Videos: video clips of each element - http://www.periodicvideos.com  

Science360:Chemistry:videos from the Knowledge Network - http://science360.gov/topic/Chemistry

Spark Notes chemistry study guides (Harvard) - http://www.sparknotes.com/

Spectra Online: IR, MS, NMR, UV/VIS, NIR spectra - http://www.galactic.com/SpcOnline.htm

Theoretical Chemistry: a self-guided introduction for college students - simons.hec.utah.edu/TheoryPage/index.html 

WebElements: the periodic table on the web - www.webelements.com



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College & Career Preparation - CCP/ABE

see Careers - Education - English language + literacy



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Computing

EdIT Library - http://editlib.org/

Anti-Virus Site - http://us.trendmicro.com/us/home/index.html

Ask Bob Rankin: free tech support questions and answers - http://askbobrankin.com/

CGI Resource Index: 2000+ links to CGI programs & tutorials - http://www.cgi-resources.com/

Dell Computer Online - http://www.dell.com

DottoTech: Steve Dotto's award winning TV show about technology - http://www.dottotech.com/

Every File Format in the World: list - http://www.ace.net.nz/tech/TechFileFormat.html

Font Face: free fonts - http://fontface.com/ 

Freeware Home: free software for business, education, games, etc.- http://www.freewarehome.com/

Home PC Firewall Guide: security for home computers - http://www.firewallguide.com/

Intute: science, engineering and technology research - http://www.intute.ac.uk/sciences/

IEEE Computer Society Magazines - http://www.computer.org

JustLinux - http://www.justlinux.com/

MacUser/MacWorld - http://www.macuser.com/

MacInTouch: for the latest Mac gossip - http://macintouch.com/

McAfee's Anti-Virus Information: software viruses - http://www.mcafee.com/anti-virus/

Microsoft Canada (Mississauga, Ont.) - http://www.microsoft.com/canada/

Programmers Heaven: programming languages, development tools, downloads - http://www.programmersheaven.com/

Scriptsearch: 5000+ CGIs and scripts for Website development - http://scriptsearch.com/

SecureList: virus threats, analysis, security issues - http://www.securelist.com/

Slashdot.org: “news for nerds” - slashdot.org

Spark Notes computer science study guides (Harvard) - http://www.sparknotes.com/

Tech Dictionary: computer terms and technology words defined - www.techdictionary.com

Tech Terms - http://www.jonesapr.com/techterms/

TechWeb: the IT network - http://www.techweb.com

Version Tracker - versiontracker.com

Webopedia: Computer and Internet encyclopedia (Internet.com) - http://www.webopedia.com/

Whatis?: the IT-specific encyclopedia - http://whatis.techtarget.com/ 

Internet Topics

Canadian Internet Registration Authority - http://www.cira.ca

Internet Archive: use the "Way Back Machine" to view web pages of yesteryear - http://www.archive.org/index.html

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) - http://www.icann.org

Internet Telephony Magazine: VoIP products, companies, organizations - http://www.tmcnet.com/voip/

Link Popularity - www.linkpopularity.com

Magnt: create your own free website - http://magnt.com/

McAfee URL shortener: create smaller addresses with security feature - http://mcaf.ee/

QuickScreenShare: share your screen (free beta version, uses Java) - http://quickscreenshare.com/

ReadWriteWeb: technology blog, Internet industry news - http://www.readwriteweb.com

Tiny Url: create smaller addresses - http://www.tinyurl.com/

Weebly: easy to use drag-and-drop option for creating a free website or blog - http://www.weebly.com/

Wiki Etiquette (PBWiki) - http://educators.pbwiki.com/Wiki+Etiquette+for+Students   

Evaluating Quality of Online Information/Websites

Evaluating Websites - Questions to Ask (CNC Library Information Sheet)

Evaluating Health Information (Medline Plus) - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/evaluatinghealthinformation.html

Evaluating Internet Health Information: a tutorial from National Library of Medicine - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/webeval/webeval.html

HON Code of Conduct for medical and health websites (Health on the Net) - www.hon.ch/HONcode/Conduct.html

Quackwatch: health fraud, quackery, intelligent decision making - http://www.quackwatch.com/

The CRAAP Test: evaluating sites - http://www.csuchico.edu/lins/handouts/evalsites.html

Thinking Critically about Web 2.0 and Beyond:  http://www2.library.ucla.edu/libraries/college/11605_12008.cfm

User's guide to finding and evaluating health information on the web - http://www.mlanet.org/resources/userguide.html

Web Evaluation Game: WEG from BCIT  - http://cdl-prod.bcit.ca/library/weg/   

World’s best websites: criteria/checklist for awards - http://www.worldbestwebsites.com/criteria.htm

Computer Tutorials, see Business-Office

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Construction

see Technology and Trades--Construction

Counselling

BC Council on Admissions & Transfer - http://www.bccat.bc.ca/ 

BC Post-Secondary Application Service - https://applybc.ca/apply

BC Student Student Awards & Financial Assistance: Student Awards & Financial Assistance, loan status (BC Ministry of Advanced Ed) - http://www.aved.gov.bc.ca/studentaidbc

See also links in Career and Education sections.

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Criminology

Justice Institute of BC - http://www.jibc.bc.ca/

Canada Dept. of Justice - http://canada.justice.gc.ca/

Crime Solutions: research into what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, victim services(US Dept of Justice) - http://crimesolutions.gov/
Crime Victims' Institute (US, publications, videos, training) - http://www.crimevictimsinstitute.org/
Criminology Resources (York University) - http://www.yorku.ca/lavisano/bookmarks/criminology/resources.html

FBI History: famous cases - http://www.fbi.gov/libref/historic/famcases/famcases.htm

Human Security Report Project at SFU: international studies on political violence, war - http://www.hsrgroup.org/

Interactive Investigator-Forensic Science: play a game, solve a crime – www.virtualmuseum.ca/Exhibitions/Myst/

Law Enforcement Technology - http://www.officer.com/publication/pub.jsp?pubId=1

Proceedings of the Old Bailey, London, 1674-1834: digitized accounts of over 100,000 criminal trials, search by keyword, date, name, place, crime (e.g. theft), punishment (e.g. whipping, hanging) - www.oldbaileyonline.org
RAND Center on Quality Policing - http://www.rand.org/ise/centers/quality_policing/ 

RCMP - http://www.rcmp-grc.gc.ca/

US Bureau of Justice Statistics - http://www.ojp.usdoj.gov/bjs/

National Criminal Justice Reference Service(US): abstracts, full-text, statistics - http://www.ncjrs.gov
White Collar Crime and Fraud (FBI) - http://www.fbi.gov/whitecollarcrime.htm
World Legal Systems (U of Ottawa; in many languages) - http://www.juriglobe.ca/



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Culinary Arts

see also Bartending - Hospitality, Tourism

Bakery Net: industry news, formulas, recipes - http://www.bakery-net.com/

BBC Food: recipes from BBC cooking shows - http://www.bbc.co.uk/food

Boke of Gode Cookery: medieval food & feasts - http://www.godecookery.com/

Canadian Federation of Chefs and Cooks - http://www.ccfcc.ca

Canadian Restaurant and Food Services Association - http://www.crfa.ca

Chef de Cuisine: features recipes in notecard format - http://www.chefdecuisine.com/

Cook's Thesaurus: food substitutions - http://www.foodsubs.com/

Cookbook Wiki: the open source cookbook anyone can edit - http://www.cookbookwiki.com/

Cookipedia - http://www.cookipedia.co.uk  

Creole and Cajun Recipe Page - http://www.gumbopages.com/recipe-page.html

Culinary Cooking Schools and Institutes - http://www.culinary-cooking-schools-institutes.com/

Epicurean Online - http://www.epicurean.com/

Epicurious: the world's greatest recipe collection - http://eat.epicurious.com

Feeding America: search for historical recipes by name, ingredient, etc. - http://digital.lib.msu.edu/projects/cookbooks/coldfusion/search.cfm

Food 411: a directory of food-related businesses - http://www.food411.com

Food Network- www.foodnetwork.ca

Food Timeline: food throughout history - http://www.foodtimeline.org/index.html

Global Gourmet - http://www.foodwine.com

The Gourmet Connection: gourmet food & health magazine - http://gourmetconnection.com/

The Internet Chef online – http://www.ichef.com

Low Protein Recipes - http://www.kidney.org/atoz/atozitem.cfm?id=89

Meals for You: recipe search - http://www.mealsforyou.com/

Medieval Cookery - http://www.medievalcookery.com/

Mimi's Cyber Kitchen - http://www.cyber-kitchen.com/

Recipezaar: menu ideas and recipes - http://www.recipezaar.com/

Restaurant Report: for hospitality industry professionals - http://www.restaurantreport.com/

Rouxbe: for apprentice and aspiring chefs - http://www.rouxbe.com/

Sonoma Diet: with "top 10 power foods" - http://www.webmd.com/content/Article/118/112845.htm?pagenumber=1 

StarChefs - http://www.starchefs.com/

Terra Madre: slow food movement - http://www.terramadre.info/

Vegetarian Times: recipes, links, articles - http://www.vegetariantimes.com/

Weird Food from around the World - http://www.weird-food.com/

World's Healthiest Foods List A-Z - http://www.whfoods.com/foodstoc.php



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Dental

go to CNC Library Resources for Dental Programs, with Links to Program pages and Websites  

 

 

 

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Disabilities

General

BC Association for Community Living - http://www.bcacl.org/
Accessible Media TACTV and Voiceprint services: brings TV and news programs to registered disability users in voice, described video, closed captioning formats - http://www.ami.ca/

Canadian Dyslexia Association - http://www.dyslexiaassociation.ca/

Learning Disabilities Association of BC - http://www.ldav.ca/
Learning Disabilities Association Pamphlets - http://www.ldanatl.org/aboutld/resources/guide.asp
Learning Disabilities Online: for teachers, parents, children - http://www.ldonline.org/
Ouch! written by and for disabled people (BBC)- http://www.bbc.co.uk/ouch/

Persons with Disabilities Online - http://www.pwd-online.ca/

Local

AiMHi - Prince George Association for Community Living: http://www.aimhi.ca

Hearing

Animated BSL Manual Alphabet - http://homepage.ntlworld.com/ian.barnsley/bslsite/bslindex.html

Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf - http://www.deafculturecentre.ca/public

Deaf@x - http://www.deafax.org

Deaf Resource Library - http://www.deaflibrary.org/

Visual

 

BC Centre for Accessible Post-secondary Education Resources (CAPER-BC): catalogue of resources for blind and visually impaired - http://caperbc.ca/

Canadian National Institute for the Blind - http://www.cnib.ca/
Accessibility Tools for Adobe PDF Documents: convert to HTML/ASCII - http://access.adobe.com/
American Printing House for the Blind: Louis database - http://www.aph.org/

American Sign Language dictionary - http://www.masterstech-home.com/ASLDict.html

HandSpeak: A Sign Language Dictionary Online - http://www.handspeak.com/

HotBraille: send Braille letters, learn more about Braille - http://www.hotbraille.com/



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Early Childhood Care and Learning

 
 
Aboriginal Infant Development Programs of BC - http://www.aidp.bc.ca/ (see also their Terminology of First Nations, Native, Aboriginal, Metis)
BC Council for Families - http://www.bccf.bc.ca/
BC Aboriginal Child Care Society - http://www.acc-society.bc.ca/
Canadian Childcare Federation- http://www.cccf-fcsge.ca/

Child and Family WebGuide: child development, psychology, parenting (Tufts U) - http://www.cfw.tufts.edu/
Child Trends: US research and data - www.childtrends.org

Childcare Resource and Research Unit (Canada) - http://www.childcarecanada.org/

Children’s Literature Web Guide (UCalgary) - http://www.acs.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown/

Daycare Providers Home Page - www.daycareproviders.ca
Dr. Jessica Ball - REACH Publications List - https://reach.uvic.ca/Dr.JessicaBallPublications.htm
Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development- http://www.child-encyclopedia.com/
Healthy Toys: the consumer action guide to toxic chemicals in toys - http://www.healthytoys.org

Looking Glass for the Mind: 350 Years of Books for Children: 18th to 20th century - http://content.lib.washington.edu/childrensweb/exhibit.html

National Center for Early Childhood Development & Learning - www.fpg.unc.edu/~ncedl

Perpetual Preschool: for early childhood educators – http://www.perpetualpreschool.com/

PIKA Canadian Children's Literature Database: bibliographic information, summaries, age levels for over 35,000 titles - www.nlc-bnc.ca/pika/index-e.html
Zero to Three: for educators, parents, policy makers who support improving the lives of infants and toddlers – http://www.zerotothree.org/

 

For Kids

Club Penguin: a kid-friendly virtual world - http://www.clubpenguin.com/
Crayola.com: for parents, educators and kids - http://www.crayola.com/

Dr. Seuss: Seussville - www.seussville.com

Dr. Seuss Web Page - http://www.seuss.org/

Fairy Tales: Anderson [Flash animation] - www.andersenfairytales.com

Fairy Tales: Grimm [Flash animation] - www.grimmfairytales.com

Games Kids Play - http://www.gameskidsplay.net/
International Children's Digital Library - http://www.icdlbooks.org/

KidsCom: an educational, entertaining playground for kids 4 -15 - http://www.kidscom.com/

Kinderart - http://www.kinderart.com
Mother Goose Rhymes - www.mothergooseclub.com/rhymes.php

Paper Toys: paper toys, models, cut-outs, party gifts - papertoys.com

Paperdoll Heaven: dress up celebrities - http://www.paperdollheaven.com/
Shining Stars plush toys - http://www.starregistry.com/

World of Peter Rabbit: readings, activities - www.peterrabbit.co.uk

Coloring books

 

Coloring.com online - http://www.coloring.com/pictures/choose.cdc

Cartoon Critters: cartoons to print and colour - http://www.cartooncritters.com/
Free Coloring Books published by US government - http://www.edu-cyberpg.com/Arts/color.html

Stacey Mayer’s Free Online Coloring Books - http://www.awhitehorse.com/centaur/
The Color: free coloring books - http://thecolor.com/



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Ecotourism, Outdoor Recreation

see also Hospitality, Tourism - Culinary Arts - Human Kinetics

 

BC Parks - http://www.env.gov.bc.ca/bcparks/index.html
BC Recreation and Parks Association - http://www.bcrpa.bc.ca
Ecotourism Explorer International Ecotourism Society) - http://www.ecotourism.org/

Great Canadian Adventure Co. - http://www.adventures.ca/
Great Outdoor Recreation Page - http://www.gorp.com/

Nature Conservancy Ecotourism Program - nature.org/aboutus/travel/ecotourism/
National Parks (Parks Canada) - http://www.parkscanada.ca/
Outdoor Recreation Council of BC - http://www.orcbc.ca 

Wildernet: guide to US outdoor recreation sites and activities - http://www.wildernet.com/

Safety

Avalanche! (Canadian Avalanche Center) - http://www.avalanche.ca/

By Sport...

Canoeing, kayaking, rafting

Whitewater Rafting Information- http://www.e-raft.com/

Cycling

Trails BC: hiking, cycling, running, equestrian sports - http://www.trailsbc.ca

Skating

Skate Canada - http://www.skatecanada.ca/

Snow sports

Canadian Council of Snowmobiling Organizations - http://www.ccso-ccom.ca/

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Education

BC Post-Secondary Institutions



BC Institute of Technology

http://www.bcit.ca

Camosun College

http://www.camosun.bc.ca

Capilano University

http://www.capilanou.ca 

COLLEGE OF NEW CALEDONIA

http://www.cnc.bc.ca

Students' Union http://www.cncsu.ca 

Student Housing in PG

CNC Residence

College of the Rockies

http://www.cotr.bc.ca

Douglas College

http://www.douglas.bc.ca

Emily Carr University of Art and Design

http://www.ecuad.ca

Justice Institute

http://www.jibc.ca

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

http://www.kwantlen.ca

Langara College

http://www.langara.bc.ca

Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

http://www.nvit.bc.ca

North Island College

http://www.nic.bc.ca

Northern Lights College

http://www.nlc.bc.ca

Northwest Community College

http://www.nwcc.bc.ca

Okanagan College

http://www.okanagan.bc.ca

Royal Roads University

http://www.royalroads.ca

Selkirk College

http://www.selkirk.bc.ca

Simon Fraser University

http://www.sfu.ca

Thompson Rivers University

http://www.tru.ca

Trinity Western University

http://www.twu.ca

University of British Columbia

http://www.ubc.ca

Irving K.Barber Centre at UBC

http://www.ikebarberlearningcentre.ubc.ca

UNIVERSITY OF NORTHERN

BRITISH COLUMBIA

http://www.unbc.ca

University of the Fraser Valley

http://www.ufv.ca

University of Victoria

http://uvic.ca

Vancouver Community College

http://www.vcc.bc.ca

Vancouver Island University

http://www.viu.ca

Private Career Training Institutions Agency

www.pctia.bc.ca

ApplyBC: post-secondary application service (formerly PASBC) - https://applybc.ca/
BC Centre for Education Information (CEISS) - http://www.ceiss.org

BC Community Learning Network: educational technology K-12 - http://www.cln.org

BC Council on Admissions and Transfer: with Online Transfer Guide + links to institutions - http://www.bccat.bc.ca/

BC Education Planner (formerly Opening Doors, info on BC post-secondary programmes) - http://www.educationplanner.ca

BC Ministry of Advanced Education- http://www.gov.bc.ca/aved

BC Ministry of Education: with K-12 Policy Manual + K-9 curriculum guides - http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/
BC Ministry of Education Course Registry: complete information about BC Grades 10-12 courses, as well as links to External Credentials, Handbook of Procedures for the Graduation Program etc. - http://www.bced.gov.bc.ca/datacollections/course_registry_web_search/search-home.en.php 

BC School Districts: Map (BC Stats) - www.bced.gov.bc.ca/schools/bcmap.htm

BC Student Student Awards & Financial Assistance: Student Awards & Financial Assistance, loan status (BC Ministry of Advanced Ed) - http://www.aved.gov.bc.ca/studentaidbc/welcome.htm
Cool School: BC K-12 distance learning, free course materials, learning objects - coolschool.ca/content

CUFA/BC Post-Secondary Education Information Service: Faculty Associations - http://cufa.bc.ca

School District 57 - http://www.sd57.bc.ca/

Canada

Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) - http://www.accc.ca/ - Jobs 

Blogs: Student Affairs.ca - http://studentaffairs.ca/

Blogs: Supporting Student Success - http://supportingstudentsuccess.wordpress.com/

Blogs: Wepps' Blog on Higher Ed - http://www.glenweppler.com/

Canadian Academia: news, email alerts - http://www.academicagroup.ca/

Canadian Association of College and University Student Services - https://www.cacuss.ca 

Canadian Federation of Students - http://www.cfs-fcee.ca/html/english/home/index.php 

Canadian Federation of Students - BC - http://cfs.bc.ca/

Canadian Federation of Students - CNC - http://www.cncsu.ca

Canadian Virtual University - http://www.cvu-uvc.ca/

CanLearn Interactive (HRDC): supporting Canadians in pursuit of learning and career goals - http://canlearn.ca/

College Student Alliance (Ontario post-secondary) - http://www.collegestudentalliance.ca/

The DebtFree Grad: student online source for financial advice - http://debtfreegrad.com

Education Canada Network: job postings for teachers, school, college, university - www.educationcanada.com

Office of Learning Technologies (HRDC) - http://olt-bta.hrdc-drhc.gc.ca/

Pearson Education Canada Web site - http://www.pearsoned.ca/

Scholarships Canada - http://www.scholarshipscanada.com

Tuition Fees: by year, province etc. (Statistics Canada) - http://www.statcan.gc.ca/tables-tableaux/sum-som/l01/cst01/educ50a-eng.htm

UC411.com: Canadian university and college info-site - www.education411.com

US - World

Academic Ranking of World Universities: the top 500 - http://www.arwu.org

Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC) - http://www.eric.ed.gov/

Educator's Reference Desk (Syracuse) - http://www.eduref.org/

Campus Health and Safety - http://www.campushealthandsafety.org/

Campus Tours: virtual college tours (US) - www.CampusTours.com

Chronicle of Higher Education: with academic job postings - http://chronicle.com

Classroom Clipart: 22,000+ images, photos, clipart - classroomclipart.com

College Source (Career Guidance Foundation): great reference for college/university calendars - http://www.collegesource.org/

Colleges Directory - www.collegesdirectory.com

Connexions Project: view and share educational material - http://cnx.org/

CyberCollege: online courses - http://www.cybercollege.com/

DASH: Harvard University Scholarly Repository - http://dash.harvard.edu/

Educause "7 Things You Should Know About" Series: new teaching technologies - http://www.educause.edu/

Global Educators Network - globaleducators.net

GradSchools.com: international grad school directory – http://www.gradschools.com/

Just Colleges: web directory of colleges (US, UK, India, Canada, Australia) - http://www.justcolleges.com/

Online Masters Degrees Programs: accredited masters/doctoral programs - www.online-masters-degrees-programs.org

PBS Learning Media: documents, videos, games, for K-12, you select subject and grade level - http://www.pbslearningmedia.org/ 

Peterson's Education Center: university and college catalogues - http://www.petersons.com/

Project on the Future of Higher Education (US) - www.pfhe.org

Study Abroad - http://www.studyabroad.com/

TED: riveting talks by remarkable people - http://www.ted.com/

US Dept. of Education - http://www.ed.gov/

UWire: connecting college media with each other and the world - http://www.uwire.com/

Special Topics - Online Learning

Finding courses

BC Courses (for CNC courses check "Institutions" page) - http://bccourses.com/

BC Campus (ABE, ABT, Associate, Bachelors, Library Tech) - http://bccampus.ca/

Bob Rankin's Guide to Free Online College Courses (US, Canada) - http://askbobrankin.com/free_online_college_courses.html

Canadian Virtual University - http://www.cvu-uvc.ca/

Cool School: BC K-12 distance learning, free course materials, learning objects - www.coolschool.ca 

World Wide Learning (US based) - http://www.worldwidelearn.com

 

For instructors

BC Instructor Diploma Program (VCC) - http://www.instructordiploma.com

Campus Technology online journal - http://campustechnology.com/

CARET Center for Applied Research in Educational Technology - caret.iste.org

College Open Textbooks - http://www.collegeopentextbooks.org/

Connexions: share learning materials - http://cnx.org/

Creative Commons Search - http://search.creativecommons.org/

Culturally Diverse Learners video series (Thompson Rivers U) - http://scope.bccampus.ca/mod/forum/view.php?id=5061

Design Principles for Online Instruction - http://www.fgcu.edu/onlinedesign/

Digital Campus: podcasts, info on digital media and tv - http://digitalcampus.tv/

eLearning BC - http://www.elearningbc.ca/

Encyclopedia of Educational Technology - http://eet.sdsu.edu/eetwiki/

Flat World Knowledge: customizable textbooks - http://www.flatworldknowledge.com/

Glogster EDU: secure site for students to create and store their work - http://edu.glogster.com/

Google "Infinite Thinking Machine" tips on using technology in the classroom - http://www.infinitethinking.org/

Jorum: learning to share, free course materials - http://www.jorum.ac.uk/

Khan Academy: 3,000+ educational videos, high school/college - http://www.khanacademy.org/ 

MIT OpenCourseWare: course materials, lecture notes (see sample: Biology) - ocw.mit.edu

Moodle open source courseware - http://moodle.org/

OER Open Educational Resources Consortium: textbooks - http://oerconsortium.org/

Open Courseware Consortium: free courses, 200+ institutions - http://www.ocwconsortium.org/

Open Educational Resources: free to use learning content - http://oercommons.org/

Open Learn: free Open University course materials - http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/

Privacy Guide for faculty using 3rd party web technology (social media) in public post-secondary courses (Vancouver Island University) - http://tinyurl.com/45k777a

TechKnowLogia: international journal of technologies in education - http://www.techKnowLogia.org/

ThinkQuest: online learning projects K-12 - www.thinkquest.org

Special Topics - Study Guides

CNC Centre for Student Success 

Assignment calculator: time needed, steps involved in writing term papers - www.lib.umn.edu/help/calculator/

Tutor Dude: Prince George tutoring and editing services for students - http://www3.telus.net/public/balazs/

Special Topics - Teaching Techniques

Educational Icebreakers - adulted.about.com/cs/icebreakers/

Motivating Students’ Best Work - teaching.berkeley.edu/compendium/sectionlists/sect20.html

Multiple intelligences and instructional technology - surfaquarium.com/MI/

PowerPoint in the classroom - www.actden.com/pp/

Problem based learning - www.udel.edu/pbl/

Teaching tips – honolulu.hawaii.edu/intranet/committees/FacDevCom/guidebk/teachtip/teachtip.htm

Special Topics - Testing

All the Tests: IQ, EQ, Career, Health, etc. - http://www.allthetests.com

How to write tests - www.edu.uleth.ca/runte/tests/

SAT College Admission Test (US, revised 2005) - http://www.collegeboard.com/

SAT Prep Plan: preparing for Scholastic Aptitude/Assessment Tests - http://www.satprepplan.com

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Electronics



ASIMO Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility robot (Honda) - http://world.honda.com/ASIMO/
Robot Cafe: “world's largest index of robotics resources” - http://www.robotcafe.com/

Robots.net: latest news in robotics - http://robots.net

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English

Reflections on Water: an online journal of northern BC authors and artists - http://row.unbc.ca 

English Language + Literacy

Highlights of Our Lives: PG Writing Circle - http://www.nald.ca/CLR/thair2/cover.htm

Writers Young and Old Share Experiences: PG Writing Circle - http://www.nald.ca/CLR/thair1/cover.htm

National Adult Literacy Database - http://www.nald.ca/

International Literacy Explorer - www.literacy.org/Projects/explorer

International Reading Association - www.reading.org

PBS Literacy Link: with "LitLinker Forum" - http://www.pbs.org/literacy/

Double-tongued Word Wrester: slang, jargon, words entering and leaving the language - http://www.doubletongued.org/index.php/dictionary/shack/

Etymologic Word Game - http://www.Etymologic.com/

Literacy BC - http://decoda.ca/

National Council of Teachers of English - http://www.ncte.org/

Oxymorons: fun with words, e.g. "jumbo shrimp" means "large small" - http://www.oxymorons.info/

Rhyme Zone: find rhymes/synomyms for words/phrases - http://www.RhymeZone.com

Strategies for Reducing Wordiness (Literacy Education Online) - leo.stcloudstate.edu/style/wordiness.html

Thinkfinity Literacy Network: free online literacy courses - www.project-read.com/thinkfinity-literacy-network/

Time To Read: Time-Warner’s volunteer literacy program - http://www.time-to-read.com/

Visual Thesaurus: an exploration of sense relationships within the English language - http://www.visualthesaurus.com/

World Wide Words - http://www.quinion.com/words/

see also ESL; Writing

English Literature - Canada

 

Canadian Federation of Poets - http://www.federationofpoets.com/

Canadian Poetry: poet profiles, poetry samples, events –http://www.library.utoronto.ca/canpoetry

Canadian Poetry Association - http://www.canadianpoetryassociation.webs.com

Canadian Writers (National Library/Archives) - www.nlc-bnc.ca/writers/index-e.html

Canadian Writers (Athabaska University profiles) - http://www.athabascau.ca/writers/

Dooney's Cafe (Toronto): book reviews, social commentary - http://dooneyscafe.com

Federation of BC Writers - http://bcwriters.com/

League of Canadian Poets - http://poets.ca/

PEN Canada: for freedom of expression - http://www.pencanada.ca/

Writers Guild of Canada: screenwriting - http://www.writersguildofcanada.com/

Writers in Electronic Residence (WIER): Canadian writers helping students write, read, understand - http://www.wier.ca

Writers' Union of Canada: - http://www.writersunion.ca/

see also Ebsco Literary Bundle (CNC users only)

English Literature - General

Absolute Shakespeare: trivia, study guides, glossary, text of works - www.absoluteshakespeare.com

Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts - http://www.infomotions.com/alex/

Bartleby Verse: American & English anthologies 1250-1920 - http://www.bartleby.com/verse/

Beat Museum - http://www.thebeatmuseum.org/

Bibliomania: 2000+ online literary classics, reviews, study guides - http://www.bibliomania.com

BBC Books: writing, poetry and books - http://www.bbc.co.uk/arts/books/

Book Television: celebrating writers - http://booktelevision.com/

Books-On-Line: 50,800+ books available for free downloading - http://www.books-on-line.com/

Bookyards: over 15,800+ e-books, incl. classics - http://www.bookyards.com/

British Women Romantic Poets, 1789-1832 - http://www.lib.ucdavis.edu/English/BWRP/index.htm

The Burns Encyclopedia: official Robert Burns Site - http://www.robertburns.org/encyclopedia/

Cambridge History of English and American Literature: online searchable version of all 18 volumes - http://www.bartleby.com/cambridge/

Creative Nonfiction - http://www.creativenonfiction.org/

DailyLit: classic books, get installments by email - http://www.dailylit.com/

Electronic Poetry Center - http://epc.buffalo.edu/

English Server: over 30,000 humanities texts - http://eserver.org/

From Verne to Vonnegut: a century of science fiction - http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/exhibits/scifi/

Google Books: searchable archive of books, "snippets of text" - http://books.google.com/

I Know Poe: Edgar Allen Poe - http://www.iknowpoe.com/

Internet Archive Million Books Project - http://www.archive.org/details/texts/

Library of Congress Poetry Resources: poetry archive of recorded poetry -  http://www.loc.gov/rr/program/bib/lcpoetry/poetry.html

Literary Encyclopedia: author biographies, text profiles, timelines, glossary of literary terms - http://www.litencyc.com/

Online Books: author/title/subject index to 30,000+ online books - http://digital.library.upenn.edu/books/

Online Corpus of Old English Poetry - http://oepoetry.ca

Open-Access Text Archive: 322,000+ books - http://www.archive.org/details/texts

Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners - www.ala.org/yalsa/booklists/obcb

Playbill: news from the world of theater - http://www.playbill.com/

Poetry Archive: recorded poetry - http://www.poetryarchive.org

Poetry Magazine - http://www.poetryfoundation.org/poetrymagazine/index.html

Poetry Portal: hosted by Colin Holcombe - www.poetry-portal.com

Poets.org: Academy of American Poets - http://www.poets.org

Postcolonial Studies: intro to literature, theory (Emory U English Dept.) - http://www.english.emory.edu/Bahri/

Project Gutenberg: 32,000+ electronic books - http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Main_Page

Rare Book Room: facsimiles of great classics of literature, science etc. - http://www.rarebookroom.org/

Read Print: free e-books, classics - http://www.readprint.com/

Shakespeare: Internet Editions (U of Victoria) - http://ise.uvic.ca/index.html

Shakespeare Photographs 1870-1982: photos from theatre, film, tv productions - www.ulib.csuohio.edu/shakespeare/

Shmoop: lively literature guides, teacher resources - http://www.shmoop.com/

Spark Notes literature, poetry study guides (Harvard) - http://www.sparknotes.com/

Universal Digital Library Million Book Project Collection - http://www.ulib.org/

Victorian Social History - http://www.victorianweb.org/history/sochistov.html

William Blake Archive - http://www.blakearchive.org/blake/

Writer's Almanac: today in literary history - http://writersalmanac.publicradio.org

see also Ebsco Literary Bundle (CNC users only) 

English Literature - Book Reviews

Amazon.com: online reviews of books in print - http://www.amazon.com
Book Crossing: book reviews, sharing best books - www.bookcrossing.com

Dooney’s Cafe (Toronto): book reviews, social commentary - http://dooneyscafe.com

January Magazine: book reviews - http://www.januarymagazine.com/
Metacritic: critical information about film, video, music, games, books, tv - http://www.metacritic.com/
Shelfari: create a virtual bookshelf, share reviews of books you are reading - http://www.shelfari.com/

Film Studies

100 Best Films of the 20th Century (Village Voice) - http://www.filmsite.org/villvoice.html

Academy of  Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Oscar Page- http://www.oscars.org

Agony Booth: reviews of “worst movies” present and past – http://www.agonybooth.com/

Archive of American Television - http://www.emmys.org/foundation/archive/index.php

Based on the Book: books made into movies - http://www.mcpl.lib.mo.us/readers/movies/

Box Office.com: with movie reviews and ratings - http://www.boxoffice.com

Bright lights film journal - www.brightlightsfilm.com (Apr96-)

British Film Institute Interviews: 2001-present - http://www.bfi.org.uk/news-opinion/sight-sound-magazine/interviews

Canadian Feature Film Database: http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/databases/cff/index-e.html

CineFiles, the Pacific Film Archive's film document image database - http://www.mip.berkeley.edu/cinefiles/

Complete History of the Discovery of Cinematography - http://www.precinemahistory.net/

Early Cinema: from 17th century to 1905 - http://www.earlycinema.com/

Ephemeral Films: 200+ educational, industrial, promotional films (Internet Archive) - http://www.archive.org/details/ephemera

Encyclopedia of TV - http://museum.tv/publicationssection.php?page=520

Film Literature Index: journal articles, film reviews, 1976-2001 - http://webapp1.dlib.indiana.edu/fli/index.jsp

Film Noir Foundation: interviews, video archives (US) - http://www.filmnoirfoundation.org/

Golden Globe Awards - http://www.goldenglobes.org

Greatest Films: news, reviews by Tim Dirks, endorsed by Roger Ebert - http://www.filmsite.org

Harry Ransom Center: Making Movies - http://www.hrc.utexas.edu/exhibitions/2010/movies/

HotDocs Library: celebrating Canadian documentary filmmaking - http://hotdocslibrary.ca/en/ 

Internet Movie Database - http://www.imdb.com

Masters of Cinema: quality foreign films and classics - http://www.mastersofcinema.org/

Metacritic: critical information about film, video, music, games, books, tv - http://www.metacritic.com/

Movie Flix: early shorts, classics (register free, uses RealPlayer) - http://www.movieflix.com/

Movie Review Query Engine: extensive movie reviews - www.mrqe.com

National Film Board - http://www.nfb.ca/ - Free film archive (1250+ titles, for personal viewing; for showing in class please contact the library) - http://www.nfb.ca/explore-by/title/

Not Starring: fun trivia about movie stars, roles they turned down, got fired from etc. - http://www.notstarring.com/

PBS Programs Online - http://video.pbs.org/

Razzie Awards: for worst movies of the year - http://www.razzies.com/

Roger Ebert on Movies: Chicago Sun Times reviews - http://rogerebert.suntimes.com

Silent Era: homage to silent film era - http://www.silentera.com/

Sitcoms Online: 1950’s to 1990’s - http://www.sitcomsonline.com/

SnagFilms: watch 500+ full length documentary films - http://www.snagfilms.com/

Top 100 Movie Quotes- http://www.afi.com/100years/quotes.aspx

Universal Newsreels, 1929-1967 (Internet Archive) - http://www.archive.org/details/universal_newsreels

Worldwide Guide to Movie Locations - http://www.movie-locations.com/

Zip.ca: movies by mail program, $10.95/month and up - http://zip.ca/

Writing and Publishing

*CNC Library Links to Citation + Style Guides 

American Heritage Book of English Usage – www.bartleby.com/64/

Banished Words List: words banned for mis-use, over-use and general uselessness - www.lssu.edu/banished/

Book Cover Archive: for cover designers - http://www.bookcoverarchive.com/ 

Common Errors in English Usage - http://www.wsu.edu/~brians/errors/errors.html

Daily Grammar Lesson - http://www.dailygrammar.com/archive.shtml

Garble's Writing Center: vast array of writing resources - http://garbl.home.comcast.net/

Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling (U Pursue Online Writing Lab) - http://owl.english.purdue.edu/handouts/grammar/index.html

HyperGrammar - http://www.uottawa.ca/academic/arts/writcent/hypergrammar/

Historical Book Arts Collection: history of the book - http://content.lib.washington.edu/historicalbookartsweb/

JournalismNet: a working journalist's guide to the Net - http://www.journalismnet.com/

Literary Market Place: US, Canadian, International publishers and agents (free registration) - www.literarymarketplace.com

Nuts and Bolts of College Writing - http://nutsandbolts.washcoll.edu

Online Technical Writing: online textbook - http://www.io.com/~hcexres/textbook

Online Writing Lab (Purdue U): writing essays, term papers - http://owl.english.purdue.edu/

Pulitzer Prizes - http://www.pulitzer.org

Robin's Nest: for writers and web surfers - http://www.robinsnest.com/

Truly Canadian Dictionary of Canadian Spelling - http://www.luther.ca/~dave7cnv/cdnspelling/cdnspelling.html

Webgrammar’s Free Tips – www.webgrammar.com

Writer's Manual: tips on writing and marketing work - www.writersmanual.com

Writers Write: info about books, writing, publishing - http://www.writerswrite.com/

Writing about Poetry: tips for students - http://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/615/01/

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Environment

see Biology, Environment - Ecotourism - Natural Resources and Environmental Tech
 

ESL - English as a Second Language



CNC ESL Departmental Pages

Google Translate: translate text, web pages, documents in many languages - http://translate.google.com/

AltaVista Translation Service: translate text or a web page, to or from these languages (Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish) - http://babel.altavista.com/

Free Translation: translate text into different languages - http://www.freetranslation.com/

1-language.com, the ESL site for everyone learning English: grammar quizzes, games, forums, chat, etc. - http://www.1-language.com

BBC Learning English: audio, videos, text, games - http://www.bbc.co.uk/worldservice/learningenglish/

Better English: includes interactive online and email exercises - http://www.better-english.com/exerciselist.html

Crossword Puzzles for ESL Students - http://www.aitech.ac.jp/~iteslj/cw/

Culturally Diverse Learners video series (Thompson Rivers U) - http://scope.bccampus.ca/mod/forum/view.php?id=5061

Culture.ca: Canadian culture online - www.canadianculture.com

EdSiteMent Monthly Features: world cultures, lessons plans - http://edsitement.neh.gov/features

English Club: EFL/ESL grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, quizzes, chat - http://www.englishclub.net/

English Study Abroad: ESL programs worldwide - http://english.studyabroad.com

ESL Cafe - http://www.eslcafe.com/

ESL for Adults - bogglesworld.com/adultesl1.htm

ESL Partyland: grade 8-12 - http://www.eslpartyland.com/

Everything ESL - http://www.everythingesl.net/

Forvo: pronunciation guide for many languages - http://www.forvo.com/

Internet Picture Dictionary - www.pdictionary.com

Language resources at about.com: enter http://language.about.com - e.g. http://german.about.com - http://french.about.com - http://spanish.about.com - http://japanese.about.com - http://chinese.about.com

LearnLiveBC: Ministry of Advanced Education site promoting BC as a study destination - http://www.learnlivebc.ca/

Internet TESL Journal: articles, lesson plans, handouts, teaching ideas - http://iteslj.org/

Links for ESL Teachers - http://caslt.org/research/esllinks.htm

Many Things: a fun study site for students of English as a Second Language - www.manythings.org

PuzzleMaker: create crosswords, word searches, mazes etc. - http://puzzlemaker.school.discovery.com/

Sounds of English - http://www.soundsofenglish.org/links.htm

The Tower of English: with ESL Guide to the Internet - towerofenglish.com

UCLA Language Materials Project: learning resources for less commonly taught languages of the world - http://www.lmp.ucla.edu/

Using English.com: grammar glossaries, reference sheets, ESL forums - http://www.usingenglish.com/

see also English Language + Literacy

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Film Studies

see English-Film Studies

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First Nations, Aboriginal Studies

Local

Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (Prince George) - http://www.carriersekani.ca

Carrier Sekani Family Services - http://www.csfs.org/

Carrier Syllabary and Writing System: search under “C” - www.omniglot.com

Prince George Native Friendship Centre - http://www.pgnfc.com/

Yinka Dene Language Institute (Vanderhoof) - http://www.ydli.org/

Fishing, the First Nations Perspective: Carrier Dene People of North Central BC - http://www.kidfish.bc.ca/first_nations/index.html

 

Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada- http://www.aandc.gc.ca/eng/1100100010002/1100100010021
Aboriginal Documentary Heritage: 1700s to mid-20th century (Library and Archives Canada) - http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/aboriginal-heritage/index-e.html 
Aboriginal Infant Development Programs of BC - http://www.aidp.bc.ca/ (see also their Terminology of First Nations, Native, Aboriginal, Metis)
Aboriginal Mapping Network - http://www.nativemaps.org/

Aboriginal Peoples of Newfoundland/Labrador: Inuit, Innu, Micmac, Metis - http://www.heritage.nf.ca/aboriginal/

Aboriginal Tourism Canada - http://www.aboriginalbc.com
American Indian and Alaska Native Data and Links (US Census) - http://factfinder.census.gov/home/aian/index.html

American Indians of the Pacific Northwest: over 2,300 historical photographs, 7,700 pages of text (U of Washington) - memory.loc.gov/ammem/award98/wauhtml/aipnhome.html
BC Treaty Commission - www.bctreaty.net
CBC News in Depth: Aboriginal Canadians - http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/aboriginals/ 

First Nations (SchoolNet) - http://www.schoolnet.ca/aboriginal/

First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada - http://www.fncfcs.com

     First Voices Language Archives (First Peoples' Cultural Foundation, Victoria, BC) - http://www.fpcf.ca/

     Haida Heritage Center - http://www.haidaheritagecentre.com/

     Images of Native Americans, from 1500 onward (Bancroft Library) - http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/Exhibits/nativeamericans/

     Indian Affairs Annual reports 1864-1990: searchable files of all federal reports - http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/databases/indianaffairs/index-e.html

     Indian and Northern Affairs Canada - http://www.ainc-inac.gc.ca/ 

     Inuit Tapiriit Kanatimi: Canada’s national Inuit organization - www.itk.ca

     iPortal: indigenous studies portal research tool - http://iportal.usask.ca/index.php?sid=488430122&t=index

     Metis Nation of Ontario- http://www.metisnation.org/programs/health--wellness

     National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health - http://www.nccah-ccnsa.ca/en/

     National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation - http://www.nnapf.org/

     Native American Ethnobotany: foods, drugs, dyes, fibers - http://herb.umd.umich.edu

Native American Lore index page - http://www.ilhawaii.net/~stony/loreindx.html
Native Book Centre - http://www.nativebooks.com

Native Culture (US) - http://www.nativeculture.com/

Native residential schools in Canada: a selective bibliography (National Library) - http://www.collectionscanada.ca/native-residential/index-e.html

Native Voices: Native People's concepts of Health and Illness(US National Library of Medicine) - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/nativevoices

Native Web - http://www.nativeweb.org
Native Words, Native Warriors: 'code talkers' in US armed forces - http://www.nmai.si.edu/education/codetalkers/

Nunavut: Nunatsiaq News - http://www.nunatsiaq.com/

Oral Tradition and Cultural Atlases - http://www.ankn.uaf.edu/NPE/oral.html

Our Homes are Bleeding: stories of cut-off lands in BC - http://www.ubcic.bc.ca/Resources/ourhomesare/
Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health -  http://www.pimatisiwin.com/online/
S'abadeb - The Gifts: Pacific Coast Salish Art and Artists - http://tinyurl.com/5hpg9l
SIL International: partners in language development - http://www.sil.org/

Turtle Island Native Network (Canada) - http://www.turtleisland.org/front/_front.htm

UBC First Nations Studies Program webcasts (Apple Quicktime Player) - http://fnsp.arts.ubc.ca/

Where are the Children? healing the legacy of residential schools - http://www.wherearethechildren.ca/
Xwi7xwa Library (UBC) with research tools & Internet links - http://www.library.ubc.ca/xwi7xwa/

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Forestry - see Natural Resources and Environmental Tech

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Geography, Geology, GIS

Local 



Map Resources at CNC 

PG Map: Prince George maps and address searches - http://princegeorge.ca/cityservices/online/pgmap/Pages/Default.aspx

Upper Fraser Milltowns Historical Geography Project (UNBC) - web.unbc.ca/upperfraser

Part of the Royal BC Museum’s Living Landscapes project, this site covers the communities of Shelley, Willow River, Giscome, Newlands, Aleza Lake, Upper Fraser, Hansard, Cornel Mills, Dewey, Sinclair Mills, Hutton, Longworth, Lindup, Penny, Bend, Dome Creek, Kidd, Urling, Loos, Crescent Spur, Rooney, Goat River, Lamming Mills and McBride, from 1914 to the present.

Arctic Portal: international news, videos, interactive map - http://arcticportal.org/

ASTIS Science and Technology Info System: search for publications relating to northern Canada from 1978 on - http://www.aina.ucalgary.ca/astis/

Association for Canadian Studies: reports on cities, immigration etc. - http://www.acs-aec.ca/

Canadian Association of Geographers - http://www.cag-acg.ca/en/index.html

David Rumsey Map Collection: antique atlases - http://www.davidrumsey.com/atlases.html

Encyclopedia Arctica - http://www.dartmouth.edu/~library/digital/collections/ocn238796413/index.html 

Encyclopedia of Earth - http://www.eoearth.org/ 

Explore the World of Earth Science - http://www.classzone.com/books/earth_science/terc/navigation/home.cfm

Forces of Nature: volcanoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/forcesofnature/

How Volcanoes Work - http://www.geology.sdsu.edu/how_volcanoes_work/

Livable Streets urban planning - http://www.livablestreets.com/

Monthly meteorological summary: at Prince George Airport - http://climate.weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca/climateData/canada_e.html (choose British Columbia, Prince George)

Mount St. Helens, Washington: with "real time" eruption monitoring - http://vulcan.wr.usgs.gov/Volcanoes/MSH/

National Geographic Maps: geopolitical, human footprint - http://maps.nationalgeographic.com/maps

NGDC Geologic Hazard Photos: earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, landslides, other famous events - http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/mgg/image/hazardsimages.html

Tsunami Web (US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration): http://www.tsunami.noaa.gov/

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program: includes maps and current news - http://earthquake.usgs.gov/

Virtual Geography Dept. (U of Colorado) - www.colorado.edu/geography/virtdept/main.html

Volcanoes Online- http://library.thinkquest.org/17457/english.html

Water: Asia's Next Challenge - http://sites.asiasociety.org/taskforces/water/interactive/

Water Science (US Geological Survey) - http://water.usgs.gov/droplet

Waves of Destruction: Tsunamis (PBS Savage Earth series) - http://www.pbs.org/wnet/savageearth/tsunami/

Western Division - Canadian Association of Geographers - http://www.geog.uvic.ca/wcag/publications.htm

World Water Council - http://www.worldwatercouncil.org/

World’s Water:information on global freshwater problems and solutions - http://www.worldwater.org/

 

Mapping, GIS

Aboriginal Mapping Network - http://www.nativemaps.org/

Atlas of Canada - http://atlas.gc.ca/

Canadian Cartographic Association - http://www.cca-acc.org/

Daily GIS Industry News - http://www.SpatialNews.com/

Dictionary of Abbreviations and Acronyms in GIS, Cartography, Remote Sensing (Berkeley) - http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/EART/abbrev.html

FSA Maps (Canada Post Forward Sortation Area maps, by province, city, postal code) - www.canadapost.ca/tools/pg/fsamaps/default-e.asp

Google Earth: a 3D interface to the planet - http://earth.google.com/

Google Maps, Street Views, Satellite Images (search place, click on 'satellite' top right) - http://maps.google.ca/

Google Street Views: Virtual Turnpike - http://vpike.com/

Geocommunity - http://www.GeoComm.com/  

GeoGratis: free geospatial data - http://www.geogratis.cgdi.gc.ca/geogratis/en/index.html

Geomatics Canada - http://www.geomaticscanada.com/

Geosearch: search for maps (Statistics Canada) - http://geodepot.statcan.ca/Diss/GeoSearch/index.cfm?lang=E

GIS.com: software - http://www.gis.com

GIS Data Depot - http://www.gisdatadepot.com/

GIS Search Engine - http://search.geocomm.com/  

Maporama: search by place, zip/postal code, etc. and get map - http://www.maporama.com/share/

Mapping (Canadian Geographic) - http://www.canadiangeographic.ca/mapping/

MapQuest: interactive atlas - http://www.mapquest.com/maps/

MSN Virtual Earth: US maps - http://virtualearth.msn.com/

"What is GIS?" - http://egsc.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/gis_poster

 

see also Pollution, Climate Change, Global Warming



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History

PG

From Milltown to Downtown: Prince George 1947-1972 - www.milltowndowntown.com

Presents over 2,000 photographs from the museum collection, depicting Prince George’s boom years when it was the “fastest growing city in Canada.”

Prince George Newspapers, 1909-1971+: searchable digitized newspapers

Settlers' Effects: 10,000 photos of Prince George, Mackenzie, McBride and Valemount, 1805-1972 - http://www.settlerseffects.ca/

Simonson Photo Archives Online, 1910-1925 (Fraser-Fort George Regional Museum) - www.theexplorationplace.com

Upper Fraser Milltowns Historical Geography Project (UNBC) - web.unbc.ca/upperfraser

Part of the Royal BC Museum’s Living Landscapes project, this site covers the communities of Shelley, Willow River, Giscome, Newlands, Aleza Lake, Upper Fraser, Hansard, Cornel Mills, Dewey, Sinclair Mills, Hutton, Longworth, Lindup, Penny, Bend, Dome Creek, Kidd, Urling, Loos, Crescent Spur, Rooney, Goat River, Lamming Mills and McBride, from 1914 to the present.

Opening New Caledonia: includes 3,400 CNC forest history photos and Wally West photo collection - http://www.openingnewcaledonia.ca

BC & Pacific Northwest

BC Archives - http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.

BC Archives Amazing Time Machine - http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/exhibits/timemac

BC Archives Vital Events: searchable index of births, marriages, deaths - http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/textual/governmt/vstats/v_events.htm

BC City Directories, 1860-1940: many include detailed city information - http://www.vpl.ca/bccd/index.php

BC History Internet/Web Site - http://www.victoria.tc.ca/Resources/bchistory.html

BC History Portal - http://bchistoryportal.tc.ca/

Barkerville Historic Town- http://www.barkerville.ca/newindex/index03.html

Barkerville Stories of the Gold Rush - http://www.barkerville.com

British Colonist online edition, 1858-1910: searchable newspaper  - http://www.britishcolonist.ca/

Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest (U Washington): curriculum resources, selected issues of Pacific Northwest Quarterly, etc. - http://www.washington.edu/uwired/outreach/cspn

Colonial Dispatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia, 1846-1871 - http://bcgenesis.uvic.ca/

Friends of Barkerville: includes searchable photo gallery - http://www.barkerville.ca/

Living Landscapes website (Royal BC Museum) - livinglandscapes.bc.ca

Quesnel Cariboo Observer newspaper, 1908-1967 - http://www.quesnelmuseum.ca/CaribooObserver_form.html 

West Beyond the West: digital images, text, audio, video materials about BC history - http://westbeyondthewest.ca/

Canada

Alaska and Western Canada Collection: digital photos - http://content.lib.washington.edu/alaskawcanadaweb/

Canada in the Making: constitutional history, aboriginal studies, pioneers, immigrants - http://www.canadiana.org/citm/

Canada Year Book Historical Collection - http://www65.statcan.gc.ca/acyb_r000-eng.htm 

Canada's History Education Network - http://www.thenhier.ca/

Canadian Confederation (National Library) - http://www.nlc-bnc.ca/confederation/

Canadian History Portal (Canadian Historical Association) - www.canadianhistory.ca

Canadian Letters and Images Project: preserving Canada’s wartime experiences (Malaspina UCollege) - http://www.canadianletters.ca

Canadian West: online exhibit - http://www.collectionscanada.ca/canadian-west/index-e.html

CBC Archives: selected radio/TV news clips (one from 1902!) - http://archives.cbc.ca 

Early Canadiana Online - http://www.canadiana.org/

Early Chinese-Canadians, 1858-1947 - http://tinyurl.com/7k9cdb

Edmonton History - http://Edmonton.foundlocally.com/Local/Info-CityHistory.htm

Empire Club addresses: speeches of Canadian and international leaders from 1903-present - http://speeches.empireclub.org

Encyclopedia of Canada's Peoples - http://www.multiculturalcanada.ca/ecp/

From Colony to Country: a Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History (online bibliography) - http://www.collectionscanada.ca/military/index-e.html 

Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History - http://canadianmysteries.ca/en/index.php 

A Hundred Years of Immigration to Canada, 1900-1999 (Canadian Council for Refugees)- http://tinyurl.com/7emo9lp

National Archives of Canada - http://www.archives.ca/

National Historic Sites (Parks Canada) - http://www.parkscanada.ca/

National Historic Sites of Canada - http://www.pc.gc.ca/progs/lhn-nhs/index.aspx

New France, New Horizons, 1500’s-1763: over 22,000 documents, 400,000 images (e.g. search: Louisbourg) - www.archivescanadafrance.org

Nunavut: new Canadian territory to form April 1, 1999 - http://npc.nunavut.ca/

Old Fort Niagara: 300 years of history - http://www.oldfortniagara.org/

Our Future, Our Past: Alberta history - http://www.ourfutureourpast.ca

Our Roots: Canada's local histories online - http://www.ourroots.ca/e/

Portrait Gallery of Canada - http://www.portraits.gc.ca/index-e.html

Samuel de Champlain portal - http://tinyurl.com/3qk7tr

A Scattering of Seeds: Canadian immigrant families - http://www.whitepinepictures.com/seeds/

Socialist History Project: revolutionary socialist movement in Canada - http://www.socialisthistory.ca/

Ties that Bind: honouring Chinese labourers of Canadian railways - http://www.mhso.ca/tiesthatbind/

Virtual Museum of Canada - http://www.virtualmuseum.ca/

World

General

Ancient World Mapping Center - http://www.unc.edu/awmc/

BBC News World Edition: Country Profiles - news.bbc.co.uk/2/shared/bsp/hi/country_profiles/html/

Best of History Websites: top-rated sites - www.besthistorysites.net

British Pathe historic films, 1896-1976: over 85,000 films covering world news/events - http://www.britishpathe.com/

Catalogue of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts: 1000+ docs - http://manuscripts.cmrs.ucla.edu/ 

Center for History and New Media (George Mason U) - http://chnm.gmu.edu/

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers: online newspapers 1900-1910 - http://www.loc.gov/chroniclingamerica/

Colorado's Historic Newspaper Collection, 1859-1930 - http://www.coloradohistoricnewspapers.org/

Country Briefings (The Economist) - http://www.economist.com/countries/

Country Studies (Area Handbooks): history, geography, culture of 100+ countries - http://lcweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/cshome.html

Digital History: primary and secondary sources (US) - www.digitalhistory.uh.edu

Governments on the WWW - http://www.gksoft.com/govt/en/

Hindenburg airship history: with radio broadcast when it caught fire in 1937 - http://www.nlhs.com/hindenburg.htm

Historical Country Names: formerly used names, e.g. Persia=Iran– www.nationsonline.org/oneworld/hist_country_names.htm

History Buff: old newspapers, collectibles, 16th to 20th century - www.historybuff.com

History Net: US/World (Primedia Magazine) - http://www.thehistorynet.com/

History Place exhibits
: WW2, Lincoln, Kennedy... - http://www.historyplace.com/

History Wizard: history by time period and region - http://historywiz.com/

History World - www.historyworld.net

Immigration to the US 1789-1930: Harvard digital collections - http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/immigration/

INCORE Country Guides: conflict zones around the world -http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/cds/countries/index.html

Internet Archive Movie Collection: 900+ films on 20th century life, culture, industry, institutions in North America [RealPlayer] - www.archive.org/movies/index.html

LIFE Photo Archive, 1750s to today - http://images.google.com/hosted/life

Significant Terrorist Incidents, 1961-2003: a brief chronology (US Dept. of State, Office of the Historian) - http://www.state.gov/r/pa/ho/pubs/fs/5902.htm

One World: Nations Online: information about 195+ countries, world population, population by continent - http://www.nationsonline.org/

Spark Notes US and European history study guides (Harvard) - http://www.sparknotes.com/

Terrorist Screening Centre (FBI) - http://www.fbi.gov/terrorinfo/counterrorism/tsc.htm

Travels in America, 1750-1920 (search 253 sources, e.g. "Hurons") - http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/lhtnhtm/

World Digital Library: historical photos by place, topic, timeline - http://www.wdl.org/en/

World Factbook: searchable online edition of CIA World Factbook - https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/

Asia

AsiaSource: news/resources on Asian culture, business, politics, history - http://www.asiasociety.org/policy-politics

Asian Historical Architecture - http://www.orientalarchitecture.com/

East and Southeast Asia: an annotated directory of Internet resources (U of Redlands) - http://newton.uor.edu/Departments&Programs/AsianStudiesDept/index.html

Educational Resources on Asia (UCLA Center for East Asian Studies) - http://www.isop.ucla.edu/eas/Resource.htm

Southeast Asia in the Ming Shi-lu: Ming dynasty records, 1369-1643 (full-text) - http://www.epress.nus.edu.sg/msl/

Europe

Active Paper British Library Online Newspaper Archive, 1800-early 1900's - http://www.uk.olivesoftware.com/Default/Skins/BL/Client.asp?Skin=BL&enter=true

British History Links - http://www.britannia.com/history/hlinks.html

British Museum: search over 5,000 objects – www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk/compass

German Propaganda Archive: Nazi & GDR - http://www.calvin.edu/academic/cas/gpa/

History of the Crusades - http://tinyurl.com/buxhhy

Kosovo: Guardian report on independence from Serbia - http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/kosovo

Vision of Britain through Time: historical statistics, maps, census - http://www.merckmanuals.com/

Middle East

Afghanistan: architecture, history, land, people, settlement, transportation - www.uwm.edu/Library/digilib/afghan

Afghanistan Analyst: links to quality information sources - http://afghanistan-analyst.org/

Global Connections: the Middle East - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/globalconnections/mideast/themes/index.html

North America

Lost Treasures of Iraq: lost from museums and libraries in 2003 war - www-oi.uchicago.edu/OI/IRAQ

Latin and South America

"Today in History" and Timelines sites

Canada

Today in Canadian History - http://www1.sympatico.ca/cgi-bin/on_this_day

Canadian Encyclopedia Timeline of History- http://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/index.cfm?PgNm=TCETimeline
Famous Canadian Women's Historical Timeline, 1910-1919- http://famouscanadianwomen.com/timeline/timeline1910-1919.htm
History Beat & History Timelines - http://history.searchbeat.com/

HistoryCentral: 10,000 BC-1999 AD timelines, events - http://www.historycentral.com
History Channel - http://www.historychannel.com/thisday/

Library of Congress - http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/today/today.html

On this Day (BBC) - http://news.bbc.co.uk/onthisday/

This Month in History - http://www.historyplace.com/specials/calendar/ 

Timeline of Social and Cultural Injustices in Canada - http://www.edu.gov.mb.ca/k12/cur/socstud/foundation_gr9/blms/9-1-4c.pdf
Time Capsule Website: enter any date from 1900 on, get headlines, top songs, average prices of consumer goods - http://dmarie.com/asp/history.asp?action=process

Year in Review: US/International (CNN Specials, from 1995 to current) - http://www.cnn.com/SPECIALS/

War

Canadian Military History Gateway - http://www.cmhg.gc.ca/

Canadian War Posters (McGill Special Collections) - http://digital.library.mcgill.ca/warposters/

Canadian War Museum - www.warmuseum.ca

First World War - http://www.firstworldwar.com/

First World War (Guardian Newspaper series) - http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/firstworldwar

The Memory Project: stories of Canadian war veterans - http://www.thememoryproject.com/

Native Words, Native Warriors: 'code talkers' in US armed forces - http://www.nmai.si.edu/education/codetalkers/

Virtual Wall: Vietnam Memorial Wall - http://www.thevirtualwall.org

War Diaries of the First World War (Canadian Expeditionary Force) - http://www.archives.ca/02/020152_e.html

World War I: trenches on the Web - http://www.worldwar1.com/

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Hospitality, Tourism



 

 

Tourism Prince George - www.tourismpg.com

Hospitality Careers Online – http://www.hcareers.com/

Aboriginal Tourism (BC)- http://www.aboriginalbc.com

Canada Tourism (Canadian Tourism Commission) - http://en-corporate.canada.travel

Cool Jobs: Canadian tourism and hospitality jobs - www.cooljobscanada.com

ExpoWorld Canada: tradeshows, exhibitions, hospitality careers - http://www.expoworldcanada.com/

go2 - the resource for people in tourism - http://www.go2hr.ca

Sustainable Tourism Resource Database- http://www.cec.org/Page.asp?PageID=924&ContentID=2840

Tourism BC - http://www.hellobc.com/

Tourism Room Revenue (for CNC users) - https://login.ezproxy.cnc.bc.ca:9443/login?url=http://www.bcpl.gov.bc.ca/BCStats

Travel

BC Mileage Calculator: gives distances between most communities in BC - http://www.th.gov.bc.ca/bchighways/distances/calculator.htm 

Attractions Canada - http://attractionscanada.com/

Expedia: book cheap airline flights - http://expedia.ca/

EZ Trip: discount hotels, motels, car rentals, air tickets - http://www.eztrip.com/

Hotel Online: online meeting place for hospitality industry - http://www.hotel-online.com/Neo/

MyTravelGuide.com: US/Canadian travel guides, newsletters, info - http://www.mytravelguide.com/

Student Youth Travel Association - http://www.syta.org/

Travel and Tourism Research Association Canada - http://www.ttracanada.ca/

Travel BC - http://travel.bc.ca/

WestJet - http://www.westjet.com/

World Travel and Tourism Council - http://www.wttc.org/

World's Top Tourism Destinations - http://www.infoplease.com/ipa/A0198352.html

See also Culinary Arts for food services and Ecotourism for outdoor recreation

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Human Kinetics



CNC Athletics
 

Caledonia Nordic Ski Club - community.cnc.bc.ca

A-Z Encyclopedia of Ice Hockey - http://www.azhockey.com/

ACE Exercise Library: create your own workout - http://www.acefitness.org/getfit/freeexercise.aspx

Backcheck: a Hockey Retrospective (National Library) - www.nlc-bnc.ca/hockey/

Canada's Physical Activity Guide to Healthy, Active Living - http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/hppb/paguide/

Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport - http://www.caaws.ca/

Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport - http://www.cces.ca/

Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute - http://www.cflri.ca/

Canadian Professional Golfer's Assoc. - http://www.pgaofcanada.com/

Canadian Society for Biomechanics - http://www.health.uottawa.ca/biomech/csb/

CBS SportsLine - http://cbs.sportsline.com/

Coaching Science Abstracts: search database - http://www-rohan.sdsu.edu/dept/coachsci/search.htm

EveryRule.com: rules for sports, board games, card games - http://www.everyrule.com/

Global Drug Reference Online: for athletes to check on prohibited drugs - http://www.globaldro.com/ 

Golf Today- http://www.golftoday.co.uk

International Paralympic Committee - http://www.paralympic.org/

Medline Plus: Sports Injuries - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/sportsinjuries.html

Muscle Physiology (U of Calif. San Diego) - http://muscle.ucsd.edu/musintro/jump.shtm.

National Strength and Conditioning Association - http://www.nsca-lift.org/

Olympic Games: official site - http://www.olympic.org

Orca Bay Sports & Entertainment: Canucks - http://www.orcabay.com 

PG Cougars hockey - www.pgcougars.com

Physical and Health Education Canada- http://www.phecanada.ca/

Physiology Info (American Physiological Society) - http://www.physiologyinfo.org/

Professional Golfers Association of America- http://www.pga.com

The Science of Hockey: for young people - www.exploratorium.edu/hockey/

Sport and Activity Dimensions Index: for sports from Badminton to Volleyball - http://www.prm.nau.edu/prm423/sport_activity_index.htm

SportCanada - http://www.pch.gc.ca/sportcanada/

Sport Medicine Council of BC - http://www.sportmedbc.com/

SportQuest: a world of sport information (SIRC) - http://www.sport-quest.com/

Sports and Nutrition, the Winning Connection - www.urbanext.uiuc.edu/hsnut/

Sport Science : Baseball, Hockey, Skateboard, Cycling, Surfing (Exploratorium) - http://www.exploratorium.edu/sports/index.html

Sportscience (University of Aukland) - http://www.sportsci.org/index.html 

Tour de France - http://www.letour.fr/

Triathlete's Resource - http://triathletes.com/

Winter Olympics Vancouver 2010 site - http://www.winter2010.com

Women in Sports

Ladies Professional Golf Association - http://www.lpga.com

Women's National Basketball Association - http://www.wnba.com

Women's Sports Foundation: including Billie Awards for girls and women in sport - http://www.womenssportsfoundation.org

see also Ecotourism for outdoor recreation

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Math

Algebasics: online algebra instruction - http://www.algebasics.com/

Algebra: In Simplest Terms - http://www.learner.org/resources/series66.html
Ask Dr. Math - http://www.mathforum.org/dr.math/

Biographies of Women Mathematicians - http://www.agnesscott.edu/lriddle/women/women.htm

Calculus on the Web: interactive online learning modules - http://www.math.temple.edu/~cow/

Calculus Page: with animations and sample exams - http://www.math.ucdavis.edu/~calculus/
College Algebra Online Tutorials (West Texas A&M University) -

http://www.wtamu.edu/academic/anns/mps/math/mathlab/col_algebra/index.htm

Exercises in Math Readiness (U of Sask) - http://math.usask.ca/mrc-cgi-bin/emr/first_page.cgi
A First course in linear algebra - http://linear.ups.edu/opentexts.html
Get the Math: using math in the real world - http://www.thirteen.org/get-the-math/ 

History of Mathematics Archive - http://www-groups.dcs.st-and.ac.uk:80/~history/

How Many? a dictionary of units of measurement - http://www.unc.edu/~rowlett/units/

Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles - http://www.cut-the-knot.org/content.shtml

Internet Resources for Math Students (Langara) - http://www.langara.bc.ca/mathstats/resource/onWeb/
Mathematical Reviews Featured Reviews: selections from latest 3 issues - www.ams.org/msnhtml/featured-reviews

Martindale's Grad & Undergrad Centre: chem & math - http://www.martindalecenter.com

Math Cats: fun and informative activities in geometry, arithmetic, etc. - http://www.mathcats.com
Mathematics Careers (Mathematical Assoc. of America) - http://www.maa.org/careers/ 

MathVids: instructional math videos, basic, intermediate, advanced - http://www.mathvids.com/

MathWorld: interactive math encyclopedia - http://mathworld.wolfram.com/

Monkey Math: free fun kid's math game - www.mathmonkey.com
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: resources for educators - http://www.nctm.org/
Purplemath: lessons for students having trouble with algebra - http://www.purplemath.com/index.htm

Spark Notesmath study guides: algebra, geometry, calculus, trig (Harvard) - http://www.sparknotes.com/

WebMath - http://www.webmath.com

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Medical Laboratory Technology 

 

go to CNC Library Resources in Medical Laboratory Technology, with Links to Program pages and Websites

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  Medical Radiology Technology 

 

go to CNC Library Resources in Medical Radiology Technology, with links to Program pages and Websites  

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Men's Studies

American Men's Studies Association - http://mensstudies.org

Men's Issues Page: World Wide Web Virual Library - www.mensissues.org

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Encyclopedia - www.glbtq.com

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Music

Enjoyment of Music Online Tutor: learn about music from the Middle Ages to the present day - http://www.wwnorton.com/college/music/enj9/shorter/

 

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Native Studies

see First Nations

 

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 Natural Resources and Environmental Studies: NRET

 

CNC Library and NRET faculty maintain a comprehensive list of links at

http://www.cnc.bc.ca/Exploring/Services/Library/infosheets/NRET.htm

 

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News & Media



How to Find Newspapers Articles
(CNC Library Info Sheet)

 Newspapers

Alternative and Independent News Sources - Canada

World

Media

Journalism

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Nursing, Health

Local - Associations- Government - General Searches - Dictionaries - Journals

Special topics

AIDS - Arthritis - Assessment- Auscultation - Cancer - Childbirth, Children, Human Development - Diabetes - Disabilities - Drugs - Evidence Based Medicine EBM -  Holistic/Alternative medicine - Home support, long term care, health care assistant - Immunization - Influenza -  Med Lab and Med Rad Tech - Men's health Mental health nursing - Midwifery- Nutrition - Practice guidelinesQuality of information - Religions and cultures - Rural SARS - Sleep disorders - Students - Teaching - Tobacco UseWomen's health - Wounds and Injuries

Local

CNC/UNBC Baccalaureate Nursing Programme

CNC Practical Nursing - Human Relations 107: Communication and Nursing blog

CNC Home Support/Resident Care

CNC/UNBC/PGRH Guide to Library Services for Nursing Instructors and Students 

Northern Health Authority - http://www.northernhealth.ca/

Northern Health Authority - Careers Section - http://careers.northernhealth.ca/

Northern Health Authority - CHIP Community Health Information Portal - http://chip.northernhealth.ca/

PG Surgery Centre: private health care - http://www.pgsurgerycentre.com/

Canadian Mental Health Association, Prince George Branch - http://www.princegeorge.cmha.bc.ca

Intersect Youth and Family Services Society (PG) - http://www.doorsofhope.com/intersect/home.htm

PG Connector Directory of Clubs and Organizations - http://www.projectfriendship.com/

Associations

College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC) - http://www.crnbc.ca/

College of Licensed Practical Nurses of BC - http://www.clpnbc.org/

Midwives Association of BC - http://www.bcmidwives.com/

Canadian Medical Association - http://www.cma.ca/

Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) - http://www.cna-nurses.ca/

Canadian Nursing Informatics Association - http://www.cnia.ca/

Canadian Nursing Students' Association - http://www.cnsa.ca/

Canadian Public Health Association - http://www.cpha.ca/

Canadian Rural Health Research Society - http://crhrs-scrsr.usask.ca/

Community Health Nurses Association of Canada - http://www.chnc.ca

Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada - http://www.anac.on.ca/

International Council of Nurses - http://www.icn.ch/0

Licensed Practical Nurses Association of BC - http://www.lpnabc.ca/

National League for Nursing (US) - http://www.nln.org/

World Health Organization - http://www.who.int/

Government - BC/Canada

BC Ministry of Health Services- http://www.gov.bc.ca/health/

BC Ministry of Health Planning - http://www.gov.bc.ca/health/

BC Centre for Disease Control - http://www.bccdc.org/

Health Canada Online - http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/

Health Canada: Canadian Health Network - http://www.canadian-health-network.ca/

Health Canada: Canadian Institutes of Health Research - http://www.cihr.ca/

Health Council of Canada - http://www.healthcouncilcanada.ca/

HealthLink BC: search for topics, fact sheets (formerly BC HealthGuide) - http://www.healthlinkbc.ca/

Human Resources Development Canada Indicators of Well-Being in Canada - http://www4.hrsdc.gc.ca/home.jsp?lang=en

National Aboriginal Health Organization- http://www.naho.ca

Public Health Agency of Canada - http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/new_e.html

Public Health Agency of Canada Health Promotion - http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/hp-ps/index-eng.php

Public Health Agency of Canada Centre for Public Health Promotion - http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/chhd-sdsh/index-eng.php

General Searches

 

         BioMed Central: peer-reviewed research - www.biomedcentral.com

BrainWeb: brain diseases and disorders – http://www.dana.org/resources/brainweb/

Canadian Institute for Health Information- www.cihi.ca

Contagion: Historical Views of Disease and Epidemics - http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/contagion/

Core Health Indicators (World Health Organization) - http://www3.who.int/whosis/core/core_select.cfm

Family Doctor: basic health questions and information (American Academy of Family Physicians) - http://familydoctor.org/

Global Health Facts - http://www.globalhealthfacts.org/ 

Global Health Reporting: global health conditions by country - http://globalhealthreporting.org/ 

Genetic and Rare Conditions A-Z (University of Kansas) - http://www.kumc.edu/gec/support/

HealthCare 411: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality - http://www.healthcare411.org/

HealthFinder: A-Z encyclopedia(US Government) - http://www.healthfinder.gov/HealthAtoZ/

Healthopedia: patient-friendly encyclopedia - http://www.healthopedia.com/

Mayo Clinic - http://www.mayo.edu/

Medical World Search - http://www.mwsearch.com/

Medline Plus Health Information - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/

Medpedia: medical encyclopedia - http://www.medpedia.com/

Merck Manuals Online - http://www.merckmanuals.com

National Institue of Nursing Research- http://www.ninr.nih.gov/

News in Health: monthly newsletter from National Institutes of Health - http://newsinhealth.nih.gov/

NMAP Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health professions gateway (UK) - http://www.intute.ac.uk/nmah

Nursing Clinics of North America: index - http://nursing.theclinics.com/ - this is an index, limited free articles, mostly pay-for-use - but this is a very useful tool for CNC users, the index will direct you to the printed volumes we hold in CNC Library-Periodicals

Nursing Health Services Research Unit (U of Toronto etc.) - http://www.nhsru.com/

Nursing Links: Hardin - http://www.lib.uiowa.edu/hardin/md/

Nursing Links: U of Buffalo - http://libweb.lib.buffalo.edu/dokuwiki/hslwiki/doku.php?id=nursing_sites

Nursing Theorists: nursing theories page from Current Nursing - http://currentnursing.com/nursing_theory/nursing_theorists.htm

Peggy Sutherland Site: resources for nursing and other health disciplines (UBC) - http://toby.library.ubc.ca/sutherland/index.cfm

PoodleWaddle: world clock with live updates on population, births, deaths - http://www.poodlewaddle.com/clocks2.htm

SearchMedica: professional medical search - http://www.searchmedica.com/

TRIP database: for evidence based medicine - http://www.tripdatabase.com/

UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research - http://www.chspr.ubc.ca/

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - http://www.cdc.gov/

US National Library of Medicine LOCATORplus: largest medical research library: books, a/v, journals - http://locatorplus.gov/

Virtual Nursing Center - http://www.martindalecenter.com/Nursing.html

Dictionaries

Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia A-Z: with ADAM images- http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/encyclopedia.html

Medical Dictionary (MedicineNet) - http://www.medterms.com/script/main/hp.asp

Journals

CNC Journals page: see Full-Text Indexes, CINAHL, Medline, online journals by title/subject

 Nursing--Special Topics

AIDS

 

Canada

Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network - http://www.caan.ca/

Canadian AIDS Society - http://www.cdnaids.ca/

Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange - http://www.catie.ca/

Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research - http://www.canfar.com/

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network - http://www.aidslaw.ca/

Canadian HIV Trials Network - http://www.hivnet.ubc.ca/e/home/

Canadian Treatment Action Council - http://www.ctac.ca/

CBC Archives: Early Years of the AIDS Crisis- http://archives.cbc.ca/health/public_health/topics/413/

CBC News: AIDS (with maps) - http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/aids/

HIV and Poverty in Canada - http://poverty.cdnaids.ca

Stephen Lewis Foundation: Easing the pain of HIV/AIDS in Africa - http://www.stephenlewisfoundation.org

 

 

International

AIDSinfo: US Dept. of Health - http://aidsinfo.nih.gov

Center for Disease Control National Prevention Information Network HIV/AIDS site - http://www.cdcnpin.org/scripts/hiv/

Critical Path AIDS Project – http://www.critpath.org/

HIV InSite: University of California - http://hivinsite.ucsf.edu/InSite

International AIDS Society - http://www.iasociety.org/

International Council of AIDS Service Organizations - http://www.icaso.org/

UNAIDS Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS - http://www.unaids.org/en/

UNAIDS AIDS Policies and Briefs - http://www.unaids.org/en/PolicyAndPractice/UNAIDSPoliciesAndBriefs/default.asp

UNAIDS/World Health Organization Global HIV/AIDS Online Database - http://www.who.int/globalatlas/

World Bank HIV/AIDS site – http://tinyurl.com/3b6lgb

World Health Organization HIV/AIDS topical information - http://www.who.int/hiv/topics/en/index.html

 

 

Vaccines

African AIDS Vaccine Programme - http://www.who.int/vaccine_research/diseases/hiv/aavp/en/

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative - http://www.iavi.org/

 

Arthritis

 

 

Arthritis Society of Canada: research, programs, pain management - http://www.arthritis.ca

Assessment

All the Tests: IQ, EQ, Career, Health, etc. - http://www.allthetests.com

Diagnostic tests (Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide) - http://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/diagnostics.shtml

Lab Tests Online - http://www.labtestsonline.org/

Auscultation

Auscultation assistant: heart, breath, lung sounds - http://www.wilkes.med.ucla.edu/intro.html

Heart Sounds (Synapse Publishing) - http://www.medlib.com/spi/coolstuff2.htm

Heart Sounds (Cyber-Nurse) - http://www.cyber-nurse.com/veetac/cham10.htm

Heart Sounds (Loma Linda University) - http://www.sci.sdsu.edu/multimedia/heartsounds/

Lung Sounds (R.A.L.E. repository) - http://www.rale.ca/Lungsounds.htm

Cancer

American Institute for Cancer Research - www.aicr.org

BC Cancer Agency Statistics - www.bccancer.bc.ca/HPI/CancerStatistics/default.htm

Canadian Cancer Society - http://www.cancer.ca/ 

Cancer News on the Net - http://www.cancernews.com

CancerGuide - http://cancerguide.org/

Medline Plus: Mammography - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/mammography.html

National Cancer Institute - http://www.cancer.gov/

National Ovarian Cancer Association - http://www.ovariancanada.org

Childbirth, Children, Human Development

About Kids Health (BC Children's Hospital) -

http://www.aboutkidshealth.ca/BCCH/EN/ResourceCentres/Pages/default.aspx

Breastfeeding (Centers for Disease Control) - http://www.cdc.gov/breastfeeding/

Breast Feeding (Medline Plus) - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/breastfeeding.html

Breastfeeding Committee of Canada - http://breastfeedingcanada.ca

Childbirth - http://www.childbirth.org/

Child health and human development - http://www.nichd.nih.gov/ 

Life-Span Development Resources - http://www.mhhe.com/socscience/devel/life/devel-4.htm

National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health (NCEMCH) - http://www.ncemch.org/

Pediatric Clinics of North America - http://www.pediatric.theclinics.com/

Diabetes

Diabetes Dictionary - http://diabetes.niddk.nih.gov/dm/pubs/dictionary/

The Diabetes Mall - http://www.diabetesnet.com/

Diabetes Public Health Resource (US) - http://www.cdc.gov/diabetes/

Disabilities - (Canadian National Institute for the Blind and other sites) - see separate section on Disabilities

Drugs

e-CPS Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties (for CNC users): search drug database
Drug Digest: consumer health information about drugs, herbs, supplements - www.drugdigest.org
Drugs.com- http://www.drugs.com

Institute for Safe Medication Practices: ISMP Canada - http://www.ismp-canada.org/ 

MEDLINEplus: Drug Information - www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/druginformation.html
Orphannet Portal for Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs - http://www.orpha.net/consor/cgi-bin/index.php?lng=EN

RxList: the Internet drug index - http://www.rxlist.com/

Evidence Based Medicine 

 

Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine - Glossary of EBM -  http://www.cebm.utoronto.ca/glossary/index.htm#top

Holistic Nursing, Alternative Medicine

American Holistic Nurses' Association - http://www.ahna.org/

Alternative Health News Online - www.altmedicine.com/

Complimentary and Alternative Medicine Index: acupuncture to yoga - http://www.umm.edu/altmed/

WellMed Health Quotient test: rate your health (register as new user, select interests, do test) - http://www.webmdhealth.com/whs/

Home Support, Long Term Care, Health Care Assistant

Hospice Net (US): for patients, families, caregivers - http://www.hospicenet.org/

Alzheimer Society of Canada - http://alzheimer.ca/

Alliance for Aging Research - http://www.agingresearch.org/

Geriatric Nursing Teaching Resources - http://www.nursing.umn.edu/Hartford/facultyteachingresources/tableofcontents/home.html

 

 

Merck Manual of Geriatrics - http://www.merck.com/pubs/mm_geriatrics/
National Institute on Aging (US) - http://www.nia.nih.gov/  

Parkinson's Disease: Caregiver's Information - http://www.parkinsonscare.com/

The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer's [Flash] - http://www.pbs.org/theforgetting/

University of Victoria Centre on Aging - http://www.coag.uvic.ca/

 

Immunization

Canadian Immunization Awareness Program - http://www.immunize.cpha.ca

 

Influenza

Influenza: Swine Flu (US Centre for Disease Control) - http://www.cdc.gov/h1n1flu/

Swine Flu (Health Canada) - http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/alert-alerte/swine_200904-eng.php

Swine Flu (National Library of Medicine) - http://sis.nlm.nih.gov/enviro/swineflu.html

Swine Flu (WHO) - http://www.who.int/csr/disease/swineflu/en/

 

Med Lab and Med Rad Technology applications

see Med Lab Tech Library page with links

see Med Rad Tech Library page with links

 

Men's health

About Men: men’s health initiative of BC - http://www.aboutmen.ca/

Mental health nursing

BC Schizophrenia Society - http://www.bcss.org/

Best Practices in Mental Health and Addictions (BC Ministry of Health, Mental Health Addictions) - http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/mhd/best.html

Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division News – http://www.cmha-bc.org/content/about/news/news.htm

Centers for Disease Control Autism Information Center (U.S.) – http://www.cdc.gov/ncbddd/autism

A Framework for Support (Canadian Mental Health Assoc.) - http://www.cmha.ca/data/1/rec_docs/120_framework3rdEd_eng.pdf

Here to Help: BC fact sheets on mental health and substance abuse issues - http://www.heretohelp.bc.ca/publications/factsheets

Internet Mental Health -  http://www.mentalhealth.com/

Mental Health (World Health Organization) - http://www.who.int/mental_health/en/

Mental Health: Report of the Surgeon General (U.S.) - http://www.surgeongeneral.gov/library/mentalhealth/home.html

Mental Help Net- http://mentalhelp.net/

Mood Disorders Association of BC - http://www.mdabc.net/

National Institute of Mental Health Publications (U.S.): from autism to social anxiety disorder - http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health/publications/

Phobias and Anxiety Disorders - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/phobias.html

Report on Mental Illnesses in Canada (Public Health Agency of Canada) - http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/miic-mmac/

see also Psychology

 

Midwifery

College of Midwives of BC - http://www.cmbc.bc.ca/

Midwives Association of BC - http://www.bcmidwives.com/

MidwifeInfo: for midwifery clients and professionals - http://www.midwifeinfo.com/

NMAP Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health professions gateway (UK) - http://www.intute.ac.uk/nmah

Nutrition, Diet

Bulimia Nervosa resource guide for family and friends - http://www.bulimiaguide.org

Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating - http://www.hc-sc.gc.ca/fn-an/food-guide-aliment/index_e.html

Canadian Nutrient File: Health Canada - http://webprod.hc-sc.gc.ca/cnf-fce/index-eng.jsp

Canadian Obesity Network: for researchers, health professionals - http://www.obesitynetwork.ca

Dietitians of Canada: with “Live Well Eat Well” interactive tools and games - http://www.dietitians.ca/

Dietary Supplements - ods.od.nih.gov/health.aspx

Food and Nutrition Information Center (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture) - http://www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/

Kids Nutrition (Children's Nutrition Research Center) - http://www..bcm.edu/cnrc/?PMID=0

Nutrition Data: searchable database of food composition and nutrition information – www.nutritiondata.com

Nutrition.gov: US government megasite on nutrition - http://www.nutrition.gov/

The Nutrition Source: Knowledge for Healthy Eating (Harvard) - www.hsph.harvard.edu/nutritionsource

Sonoma Diet: with "top 10 power foods" - http://www.webmd.com/content/Article/118/112845.htm?pagenumber=1

What's in the Food You Eat: nutrient profiles for 13,000+ foods - http://www.ars.usda.gov/Services/docs.htm?docid=17032

Practice Guidelines

 

Canadian Council for Practical Nurse Regulators standards of practice, competencies - http://www.ccpnr.ca/news.html

Clinical Practice Guidelines and Protocols in BC - http://www.health.gov.bc.ca/gpac/index.html

College of Licensed Practical Nurses of BC Practice Guidelines- http://tinyurl.com/b2lvk8m

Handbook on Clinical Practice Guidelines (Canadian Medical Association) - http://www.cma.ca//multimedia/CMA/Content_Images/ClinicalResources/PDF/English/CPGHandbook.pdf

Registered Nurses Association of Ontario Clinical Practice Guidelines - http://www.rnao.org/Page.asp?PageID=1212&SiteNodeID=155&BL_ExpandID

Quality of Information Issues - see Computers-Evaluating Quality of Online Information/Websites

Religions and Cultures

EthnoMed: ethnic medicine information - www.ethnomed.org

Multi-Faith Group for Health Care: index by faiths - http://www.mfghc.com/resources/resources_faithindex.htm

Religious Diversity: practical points for health care providers (U Penn) - http://www.uphs.upenn.edu/pastoral/resed/diversity_points.html

 

Rural

Centre for Rural Health Research: Journal Publications - http://crhr.ca/publications/journal-publications/

 

SARS

 

SARS (Centers for Disease Control) - www.cdc.gov/ncidod/sars/

SARS Frequently Asked Questions (World Health Organization) - www.who.int/csr/sars/en/

Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders (Medline Plus) - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/sleepdisorders.html

Students

Canadian Nursing Students' Association - http://www.cnsa.ca/

Canadian Nursing Informatics Association  (free online courses) - http://cnia.ca

International Centre for Human Resources in Nursing: careers, migration - http://www.ichrn.org/

Life Works: health and medical science careers - http://www.science.education.nih.gov/LifeWorks.nsf/feature/index.htm/

Men in American Nursing History - http://www.geocities.com/Athens/Forum/6011/ 



NurseNet (U of Alberta): Canadian discussion groups - http://www.graduateresearch.com/NurseNet/

NurseOne: nursing as a career - http://www.nurseone.ca/

NurseScribe: writing resources for nursing students and faculty - http://enursescribe.com/

Student Nurses Page - http://www.angelfire.com/tn/EntertainAngels/nurses.html

Teaching

Access Excellence: for health and bioscience teachers and learners - http://www.accessexcellence.org/

Johns Hopkins Medicine Podcasts, Audio and Media - http://www.hopkinsmedicine.org/news/audio/podcasts/

MedEdPortal: teaching resources for medicine and dentistry – https://www.mededportal.org/

Prevention Education Resource Centre: education materials related to prevention and population health - http://www.teachprevention.org/

Tobacco Use

Tobacco Atlas- http://www.tobaccoatlas.org

World No Tobacco Day, May 31 - http://www.who.int/tobacco/communications/events/wntd/en/

 

Women's Health

Canadian Women's Health Network - http://www.cwhn.ca/

Centre for Research in Women’s Health - http://www.crwh.org/index.php

Healthywomen.org: medical info from acupuncture to yoga - http://www.healthywomen.org/

National Women's Health Information Centre (US) - http://www.4woman.org/

Women's Health Matters - http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca/

See also Childbirth and Human Development

 

Wounds and Injuries

BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit- http://www.injuryresearch.bc.ca/

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Philosophy

American Philosophical Society: with online conference proceedings, webcasts - www.amphilsoc.org

BBC In Our Times: "Greatest Philosopher" pages - http://www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/history/inourtime/greatest_philosopher.shtml

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy - http://www.iep.utm.edu/

Classics Unveiled: ancient Greece and Rome - www.classicsunveiled.com

Internet Sacred Text Archive: world religions - http://www.sacred-texts.com/

Philosophy Bites: podcasts by top philosophers - http://www.philosophybites.com

Philosophy of Religion - http://www.philosophyofreligion.info/

Philosophy research base: by history, subject and author - http://www.erraticimpact.com/

Spark Notes philosophy study guides (Harvard) - http://www.sparknotes.com/

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: maintained by experts in the field -http://plato.stanford.edu/

Yahoo's Philosophy Web Directory - http://www.yahoo.com/Humanities/Philosophy/



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Physics

CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research [with Large Hadron Collider] - http://public.web.cern.ch/public/
Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics - http://cwp.library.ucla.edu/
Greenhouse Gas Online: greenhouse gas science, global warming - http://www.ghgonline.org/

HyperPhysics: information and exercises for undergrads - hyperphysics.phy-astr.gsu.edu/hphys.html
Interactive Physics Simulations- http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/physics

Interactive Physlets: demonstrating physics concepts in an interactive way - http://www2.swgc.mun.ca/physics/physlets.html

Light and Matter series of online introductory physics texts - http://www.lightandmatter.com/
Little Shop of Physics: online experiments - http://littleshop.physics.colostate.edu/onlineexperiments.htm

Physics 2000: interactive journey thru modern physics - http://www.Colorado.EDU/physics/2000/
Physics Central: communicating the excitement and importance of contemporary physics - www.physicscentral.com

Physics Classroom (K-12) - http://www.physicsclassroom.com/

Physics for the 21st Century: online course - http://www.learner.org/resources/series213.html

Physics.org: physics in everyday life - http://physics.org/
Physics Time-Line: discoveries in physics and cosmology - http://www.weburbia.com/pg/historia.htm
Physics to Go - http://www.compadre.org/informal/

Physics Web - http://physicsworld.com/
Spark Notesphysics study guides (Harvard) - http://www.sparknotes.com/

Astronomy

Prince George Centre, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada - http://www.vts.bc.ca/pgrasc/

Apollo Program: text, video, audio clips of NASA’s lunar exploration missions - spaceflight.nasa.gov/history/apollo/index.html

Astronomy Online - http://astronomyonline.org

The Big Bang (Open University) - http://openlearn.open.ac.uk/course/view.php?id=3639

Canadian Space Agency - www.asc-csa.gc.ca/eng/default.asp

Cosmic Evolution: from Big Bang to Humankind - https://www.cfa.harvard.edu/~ejchaisson/cosmic_evolution/docs/splash.html

Cosmos and Culture: scientists discuss how science shapes culture and vice versa - http://www.npr.org/blogs/13.7/

Down to Earth Astronomy (Space Telescope Science Institute) - http://oposite.stsci.edu/edu_nf.html

Earth & Sky Web- http://earthsky.org

Fotosearch astronomy images - http://www.fotosearch.com/photos-images/galaxy.html

Galaxy Evolution Explorer: exploring 10 billion years of cosmic history - http://www.galex.caltech.edu

Google Sky: on Google Earth toolbar - "Sky" button - http://earth.google.com/

Hands-On Astrophysics - http://www.aavso.org/education/vsa

Herschel Space Observatory - http://www.herschel.caltech.edu/ 

International Space Station (NASA) - http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/ISSRG/index.htm

International Year of Astronomy 2009: celebrating astronomical and scientific milestones - http://astronomy2009.us/

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) - http://www.lsst.org

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter: going to the moon in 2008  - http://lro.gsfc.nasa.gov/

Mars Climate Orbiter Official Website - http://mpfwww.jpl.nasa.gov/msp98/orbiter/

Mars Global Surveyor images - http://www.msss.com/moc_gallery/

NASA - http://www.nasa.gov

NASA Exploration in 3D - http://www.nasa.gov/externalflash/exn3d/index.html

Pacific Space Centre: MacMillan Planetarium & Southam Observatory (Vancouver) - http://www.spacecentre.ca

Phoenix Mars Mission - http://phoenix.lpl.arizona.edu/

Pluto: from planet to dwarf planet - http://www.space.com/pluto/

SETI Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Page - http://setiathome.ssl.berkeley.edu

Spark Notes astronomy study guides (Harvard) - http://www.sparknotes.com/

Virtual Journey into the Universe - http://library.thinkquest.org/28327/

Women @ NASA - www.women.nasa.gov

 

Physicists

Stephen Hawking Page: lectures, appearances, etc. - http://www.psyclops.com/hawking/

Carl Sagan - http://www.carlsagan.com/

 

See also Pollution, Climate Change, Global Warming



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Political Science

BC Political Facts (Legislative Library) - http://www.llbc.leg.bc.ca/pubs_internet.htm

Canadian Politics on the Web(ITP Nelson) - www.nelson.com/common/polisci/canpol.html

Elections BC - http://www.elections.bc.ca/

Elections Canada - http://www.elections.ca/

FactCheck.org: monitors what's said in US politics - http://www.factcheck.org/

Gallup Organization: public opinion polls - http://www.gallup.com/

Globalization 101: a student's guide to globalization - http://www.globalization101.org/

History of the Federal Electoral Ridings since 1867 - http://www.parl.gc.ca/information/about/process/house/hfer/hfer.asp?Language=E

INCORE Country Guides: conflict zones around the world -http://www.incore.ulst.ac.uk/cds/countries/index.html

International Relations and Security Network: news, policy briefs - http://www.isn.ethz.ch

Nixon Tapes, 1971-1973: online audio archive - http://www.nixontapes.org/

OneWorld.net: world news, social justice network - www.oneworld.net

Poly-cy: Internet resources for political science - http://www.polsci.wvu.edu/polycy/

Premier's conferences, 1887-2002: dates, locations, agendas, communiques, significant outcomes - http://publications.gc.ca/site/eng/251763/publication.html

United Nations - http://www.un.org/

White House Blog (launched Jan. 2009) - http://www.whitehouse.gov/blog/

World Public Opinion: polls on international issues - http://worldpublicopinion.org/



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Psychology

American Psychology Association's PsychNet - http://www.apa.org

AllPsych Online: The Virtual Psychology Classroom - http://allpsych.com/

All the Tests: IQ, EQ, Career, Health, etc. - http://www.allthetests.com/

Association for Psychological Science - http://www.psychologicalscience.org

Association for Psychological Science Teaching Resources - http://psych.hanover.edu/APS/teaching.html

Child and Family WebGuide: child development, psychology, parenting (Tufts U) - http://www.cfw.tufts.edu/

Classics in the History of Psychology (York U) - http://psychclassics.yorku.ca/topic.htm

Encyclopedia of Psychology - http://www.psychology.org/

Encyclopedia of Psychology: People and History - http://www.psychology.org/links/People_and_History/

Hall of Fame - Great Psychologists - http://www.a2zpsychology.com/photo_gallery.htm

History of Influences in the Development of Intelligence Theory - http://www.indiana.edu/~intell/map.shtml

History of Psychology - http://elvers.us/hop/

Important Scientists in the Early Development of Comparative Cognition - http://www.pigeon.psy.tufts.edu/psych26/history.htm

Introduction to Psychology: online textbook - http://www.intropsych.com/

Mental Help Net - http://mentalhelp.net/

Phobias and Anxiety Disorders - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/phobias.html

Psychiatry Online: articles, papers, links - http://www.priory.com/psych.htm

PsychWeb: for psychology students & teachers - http://www.psychwww.com

Resources for the Teaching of Social Psychology - http://jonathan.mueller.faculty.noctrl.edu/crow/

Sigmund Freud: conflict and Culture (a Library of Congress site) - http://www.loc.gov/exhibits/freud/

Sigmund Freud Museum - http://www.freud-museum.at/cms/index.php/en_home.html

Spark Notes psychology study guides (Harvard) - http://www.sparknotes.com/

Suicide Prevention Resource Center - http://www.sprc.org/

William James - http://www.des.emory.edu/mfp/james.html

Wilson's Brain-Based Education: a comprehensive approach to instruction using current research from neuroscience - http://www.uwsp.edu/Education/lwilson/brain/

 

 

see also Nursing-Mental health

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Religion

CBC News in Depth: Islam - http://www.cbc.ca/news/background/islam/

Philosophy of Religion - http://www.philosophyofreligion.info/

Religion Link: for journalists - http://www.religionlink.org/ 

Virtual Religion Index - virtualreligion.net/vri/

Lost Gospel of Judas - http://www.nationalgeographic.com/lostgospel/



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Science, General

 

Scirus: best search engine for scientific information - scirus.com

Activities for Kids: Montréal Science Centre - http://www.montrealsciencecentre.com/kids.html 

Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers - http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/bellhtml/bellhome.html

Einstein Archives Online: writings, correspondence, diaries, etc -  http://www.alberteinstein.info/

Eric Weisstein's World of Science - scienceworld.wolfram.com

Hands-on Activities: science activities from San Francisco Exploratorium - http://www.exploratorium.edu/explore/handson.html

How Stuff Works - http://www.howstuffworks.com/

Learning Science: science based learning tools - http://www.learningscience.org/index.htm 

Martindale's Grad & Undergrad Centre: chem & math - http://www.martindalecenter.com

Nanowerk: nanotechnology, nanoscience, nanomaterial database - http://www.nanowerk.com/

Nobel Prize Internet Archive - http://nobelprizes.com

Science and Engineering Encyclopedia - http://www.diracdelta.co.uk/science/source/h/o/home/source.html

Science and Technology for Canadians - http://science.gc.ca/Home-WSF1444081-1_En.htm

Science Animations: Movies and Interactive tutorial links - http://nhscience.lonestar.edu/biol/animatio.htm

Science Daily: latest research news - http://www.sciencedaily.com/

Science Friday: weekly science radio show - http://www.sciencefriday.com/

Science.ca: "the best source for Canadian science" - http://www.science.ca/

Science.gov: gateway to US government science and technology - http://www.science.gov

Science Odyssey website: 100 years of science - http://www.pbs.org/aso/

Science Toys You Can Make With Your Kids - http://www.scitoys.com/

Scitable: free science library from Nature Publishing - http://www.nature.com/scitable

Simple machines (Learning Company) - http://www.infocrumb.iwarp.com/machine.htm

Simple machines (Franklin Institute) - http://www.fi.edu/qa97/spotlight3/spotlight3.html

Smithsonian: museum of science & technology - http://www.si.edu

Spike’s Science Projects - spikesworld.spike-jamie.com/science

Thomas Edison's Entertainment Inventions - http://memory.loc.gov/ammem/edhtml/edhome.html

Visionlearning: peer reviewed learning materials in science, technology, engineering and math - http://www.visionlearning.com/

World Wide Science: global science gateway - http://worldwidescience.org/

 

Pollution, Climate Change, Global Warming

 

Prince George People's Action Committee for Health Air (PACHA) - http://www.pachapg.ca/

The Air We Breathe (CBC News) - http://www.cbc.ca/news/interactives/map-airwebreathe/

Canadian climate normals, monthly meteorological summaries, etc. - http://climate.weatheroffice.ec.gc.ca/climateData/canada_e.html (choose British Columbia, Prince George)

Climate 1-Stop: global climate issues - http://arcserver4.iagt.org/climate1stop/

The Dirty Dozen: The top 12 greenhouse gas emitting countries in the world (CBC News) - http://www.cbc.ca/news/interactives/gmaps/greenhouse-emitters/

Discovery of Global Warming - http://www.aip.org/history/climate/

Drought Monitor(US) - http://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/

Earth Climate Course - http://icp.giss.nasa.gov/education/modules/eccm/

EnergyFiles: US Dept. of Energy portal - http://www.osti.gov/energyfiles/index.html

Europa: European Union approach to waste management and disposal - http://ec.europa.eu/environment/waste/index.htm

Global Climate Change (The Exploratorium) - www.exploratorium.edu/climate/

Global Warming: overview and debates (Maple Leaf Web) - http://www.mapleleafweb.com/features/science-global-warming-overview-debates

Green Design Institute - http://gdi.ce.cmu.edu/

Green Energy News - http://www.green-energy-news.com/index.html

The Green Guide - http://www.thegreenguide.com/

Greenhouse Gas Online: greenhouse gas science, global warming - http://www.ghgonline.org/

Green Home Guide: adding environmental efficiencies - http://www.greenhomeguide.com/

Live Weather Images - http://weatherimages.org/

United Nations Atlas of our Changing Environment- http://na.unep.net/atlas

Weatherbase: climatology - http://www.weatherbase.com/

World Climate (US Climate Diagnostics Center) - http://www.esrl.noaa.gov/psd/psd1/  

see also Patents

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Social Services

Local

Elizabeth Fry Society- www.pgefry.bc.ca

Intersect Youth and Family Services Society (PG) - http://www.doorsofhope.com/intersect/home.htm

Phoenix Transition Society- www.phoenixhouse.ca

BC/Canada

for links to Canada Dept. of Justice and related sites, see Criminology

for links to alternate news sources, see News-Alternate

US/World

Addiction Search: research on addictive behaviors and conditions - http://www.addictionsearch.com/

Amnesty International - http://www.amnesty.org/

Child Abuse and Neglect (Medline) - http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/childabuse.html

Child Trends: US research and data - www.childtrends.org

Child Welfare Information Gateway - http://www.childwelfare.gov/

Hunger in America - http://www.hungerinamerica.org/

Information for Practice ( U.S.) - http://www.nyu.edu/socialwork/ip/

International Council on Social Welfare - http://www.icsw.org/

Mental Help Net - http://mentalhelp.net/

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism database: ETOH (US) - http://etoh.niaaa.nih.gov/

A Portrait of "Generation Next" - http://people-press.org/reports/pdf/300.pdf

Stop Child Poverty: world volunteer organization - http://www.stopchildpoverty.org/

United Nations Human Rights - http://www.ohchr.org/

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime - http://www.unodc.org

University of California Atlas of Global Inequality - http://ucatlas.ucsc.edu/

World Food Situation - http://www.fao.org/worldfoodsituation



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Sociology

Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives - http://www.policyalternatives.ca/

Canadian Race Relations Foundation - http://www.crr.ca/

Electronic journal of sociology (1994-) - http://www.sociology.org/

Everyday Sociology - http://nortonbooks.typepad.com/everydaysociology/

Resources for Methods in Evaluation and Social Research - http://gsociology.icaap.org/methods/

Same Sex Marriage - http://samesexmarriage.ca/

SocioSite: social science information system (U of Amsterdam) - www.sociosite.net

SocioWeb: sociological resources on the Internet - http://www.socioweb.com/~markbl/socioweb/

Statistical Resources on the Web (US) - www.lib.umich.edu/govdocs/stats.html

Understanding Race (American Anthropological Association) - http://www.understandingrace.org/ 

 

Family

       Vanier Institute: Publications - http://www.vanierinstitute.ca/publications#.UQry1bK8hl0

       Vanier Institute: Publications - Contemporary Family Trends -http://www.vanierinstitute.ca/contemporary_family_trends#.UQrx9LK8hl0

       Vanier Institute: Statistics on the Family - http://www.vanierinstitute.ca/by_the_numbers#.UQrylrK8hl0

       Vanier Institute: What's New? - http://www.vanierinstitute.ca/whats_new#.UQrE7K8hl0

                

            

Media and Communications

About Face: women and the media - www.about-face.org

Media Awareness Network (Canada) - http://www.media-awareness.ca/

Internet Resources for the Study of Communications (US) - http://www.princeton.edu/~starr/344rel98.html 

Voice of the Shuttle: media studies (U California) - http://vos.ucsb.edu/browse.asp?id=2720

Center for Communication: independent media forum - http://www.cencom.org/

Center for Media Literacy - http://www.medialit.org/

Critical Media Literacy in Times of War- http://www.ncr.vt.edu/mediaproject/home.htm

On the Identity Trail: Privacy and Surveillance in Web 2.0 - http://www.idtrail.org/content/view/232/81/

Popular Culture: Wikipedia entry - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Popular_Culture

Your Child and Television: effects of watching TV – http://www.med.umich.edu/1libr/yourchild/tv.htm

Activism

Aboriginal/Indigenous resistance

Aboriginal Rights Coalition of BC - http://arcbc.tripod.com/

Battle for Aboriginal Treaty Rights (CBC) - http://archives.cbc.ca/society/native_issues/topics/1238/

Brief Introduction to Aboriginal Law in Canada - http://www.bloorstreet.com/200block/brintro.htm

 

Animal Rights activism

Animal Welfare Foundation of Canada - http://www.awfc.ca/

Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals - http://www.humanefood.ca

Humane Society of Canada - http://www.humanesociety.com

World Society for the Protection of Animals Canada (WSPA-C) - http://www.wspa.ca/

 

Anticorporate activism

Rabble - http://www.rabble.ca/

 

Environmental

Canadian Environmental Law Association - http://www.cela.ca/

West Coast Environmental Law - http://wcel.org/

 

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender social movements

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Encyclopedia - http://www.glbtq.com

Same Sex Marriage - http://www.samesexmarriage.ca/

 

Labour

Canadian Labour Congress - http://www.canadianlabour.ca/

WorkersRights.ca - http://www.workrights.ca/

 

Peace

Canadian Peace Alliance - http://www.acp-cpa.ca/

Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade - http://coat.ncf.ca/

International Society for Peace and Human Rights (Caution: requires Firefox browser) - http://www.peaceandhumanrights.org/

Project Ploughshares - http://www.ploughshares.ca

 

Racism

Canadian Race Relations Foundation - http://www.crr.ca/

 

Revolution

Revolutionary Wave - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Revolutionary_wave

 

Women's Rights Movement

Canadian Research Institute for the Avancement of Women - http://www.criaw-icref.ca/

Canadian Social Research Links page (Gilles Seguin) - http://www.canadiansocialresearch.net/

International Center for Research on Women - http://www.icrw.org/

LEAF: Women's Legal and Education Action Fund - http://leaf.ca/ 

Media Awareness Network, Canada - http://www.media-awareness.ca/

see also News-Media Section

 

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Sports, Recreation

see Ecotourism, Outdoor Recreation - Human Kinetics

Study Guides

see Education: Special topics - Study guides



Technology & Trades

Canadian Standards Association - http://www.csa.ca

Centre for Energy: Canadian energy resources and news - http://www.centreforenergy.com/

Current Industrial Reports: US reports on manufacturing, mining, construction - http://www.census.gov/manufacturing/cir/index.html

GE Geothermal Education Office - http://geothermal.marin.org/

Patent databases: link to Business-Patents section

Pembina Institute, Alberta: sustainable energy and environmental research - http://www.pembina.org/

Nuclear Energy (US Dept. of Energy) - http://www.ne.doe.gov/

Real Prospects for Energy Efficiency in the US (residential, commercial, transportation, industry) - http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=12621

Schlumberger oilfield glossary - http://www.glossary.oilfield.slb.com/

Science and Technology for Canadians - http://science.gc.ca/Home-WSF1444081-1_En.htm

Science.gov: gateway to US government science and technology - http://www.science.gov

T-Net: BC’s high technology industry portal - http://www.bctechnology.com/

Technology Interface: e-journal for engineering technology professionals - http://et.nmsu.edu/~etti/

Ultimate Civil Engineering Directory - http://www.tenlinks.com/engineering/civil/index.htm

Automotive

* Auto Repair Reference Centre - for CNC users, on-campus and from home
Auto World: car pricing, order parts online - http://www.autoworld.ca
Cars.com: reviews, model reports, specs, sales - http://www.cars.com/

Car Survey: consumer reviews - http://www.carsurvey.org/
Consumer Reports Online Annual Auto ratings - http://www.ConsumerReports.org/cro/cars/index.htm
Crashtest.com: crash test data for new/used vehicles - http://www.crashtest.com/

Edmunds Automobile Guide: reviews, model reports, specs, sales - http://www.edmunds.com/
How Gas Prices Work - http://www.howstuffworks.com/gas-price.htm

Kelley Blue Book: blue book values on used cars and trucks - http://www.kbb.com/

MotorTrend: new cars, car reviews, buying guides - http://www.motortrend.com/

Personal Vehicles Initiative: buying, driving, maintaining eco-friendly vehicles - http://oee.nrcan.gc.ca/transportation/personal/15864

Construction

Advanced Buildings: technologies and practices - http://www.advancedbuildings.org/
BC Building Code: revisions, amendments - http://www.housing.gov.bc.ca/building/code/
Building Green: green design strategies - http://www.buildinggreen.com/
Canadian Building Products Directory - http://www.canadabuild.com/

Current Industrial Reports: US reports on manufacturing, mining, construction - http://www.census.gov/manufacturing/cir/index.html
Great Buildings Collection: 1200 buildings, architects - http://www.greatbuildings.com/
Building Web - http://www.buildingweb.com
Preservation briefs: restoring and preserving old buildings (Preservation Library) - http://tinyurl.com/25clt6d
Standards and Guidelines for Conservation of Historic Places in Canada - http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/docs/pc/guide/nldclpc-sgchpc.aspx
Vancouver Heritage Foundation- http://www.vancouverheritagefoundation.org

Mining

see Natural Resources and Environmental Technology - Mining links list

Plumbing

Plumbing 101: home improvement and repair - http://www.friendlyplumber.com/plumbing101.html



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Women's Studies

About Face: self-image and self-esteem - www.about-face.org

American Women: history and culture in the US - http://lcweb2.loc.gov/ammem/awhhtml/

Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women - www.criaw-icref.ca

Center for Gender and Refugee Studies: supporting women seeking asylum - http://cgrs.uchastings.edu/

Discovering American Women%u2019s History Online - http://library.mtsu.edu/digitalprojects/womenshistory.php 

Feminist.com - http://www.feminist.com/

Feminist Theory Website - http://www.cddc.vt.edu/feminism/

First Measured Century: Betty Friedan and "The Feminine Mystique" - http://www.pbs.org/fmc/interviews/3seg1.htm

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Encyclopedia - www.glbtq.com

GenderNet (World Bank) - www.worldbank.org/gender/

Global Gender Gap reports (World Economic Forum, Gender Parity) - https://agenda.weforum.org/topic/global-issues/gender-parity/

International Center for Research on Women - http://www.icrw.org

International Museum of Women- http://imow.org

Media Portrayals of Girls and Women - http://www.media-awareness.ca/english/issues/stereotyping/women_and_girls/

National Council of Women of Canada - www.ncwc.ca

National Women's History Project Online (Canada) - http://www.nwhp.org/

 "No Job for a Woman" British women's experiences of war in 20th century - http://www.iwm.org.uk/upload/package/30/women/index.htm

The Pill: history, physiological, social effects of this oral contraceptive - www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/pill/

Woman's Work is Never Done: circa 1770-1840 - http://tinyurl.com/dykmlp

Women Today Magazine - http://www.womentodaymagazine.com

Women's Health Matters - http://www.womenshealthmatters.ca/

Women's Studies/Women's Issues Resource Sites - http://www.umbc.edu/wmst/

Women Working 1800-1930 - http://ocp.hul.harvard.edu/ww/

Womennet.ca, the Canadian Women's Virtual Information Centre - www.womennet.ca

WomenWatch: Women with Disabilities - http://www.un.org/womenwatch/enable/index.html

World's Women reports (United Nations Statistics Division) - http://unstats.un.org/unsd/demographic/products/Worldswomen/WWreports.htm 


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Writing and New Media Technologies

 

Center for Communication: independent media forum - http://www.cencom.org/

Center for History and New Media (George Mason U) - http://chnm.gmu.edu/

Media College: electronic multimedia production - http://www.mediacollege.com/

Netdiver: digital culture and new media design magazine - http://www.netdiver.net/

On the Identity Trail: Privacy and Surveillance in Web 2.0 - http://www.idtrail.org/content/view/232/81/

Boogie Jack: web design tutorials - http://www.boogiejack.com/ 

 

BC

Canada

Careers

E-Zines

See also English - Writing and publishing

Gaming

Manga, Comics, Toons

Street Art

  • Grafedia: street art and writing, linked to your cell phone - http://www.grafedia.net

See also English--Writing & Publishing and News & Media sections

 

 

 Video

 

 





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