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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


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


Biological Anthropology


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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ArtsWells Festival -

Community Arts Council of Fort St. James -

Goat River Folk Art (Vanderhoof) -

Groop Gallery (Prince George) -

Island Mountain Arts (Wells) -

Lakes Artisan Centre (Burns Lake) - 

Mackenzie Community Arts Council/Centre -

PROCESS 4 circle arts (Burns Lake) -

Quesnel Art Gallery -

Two Rivers Gallery (Prince George) -



Causes of Color: color theory -

Color for Interior Design & Decoration -

Color Matters -

Color Theory: Facts and Thoughts in Color -

Color Theory: for watercolors -

Color Theory Overview: tutorial by Worqx -

Dimensions of Colour -

General Colour Sites: from David Briggs -

An Introduction to Color Theory (Itten) -

Itten, Johannes -


Art and Architecture Thesaurus Online - 

Art History ( -

Art History Index (World Wide Arts Resources) -

Art UK: formerly Your Paintings by the BBC -

Art:21: gateway to 21st century art and artists (PBS) - 

Artchive: archive of artists and art history -

Artcyclopedia: index of online museums and image archives -

Artnet: the art world online, including galleries, auctions -

Arts & Crafts Movement: 1880-1920 in Europe and America -;id=7015

Arts Journal: daily digest of arts and cultural journalism -

Emily Carr University of Art + Design

Glossary of Art Terms (MoMA) -

Glossary of Art Terms (Tate) - 

Google Arts & Culture: view art and cultural collections and stories, plus tour museums in "Street View" -

International Dada archive -

Lost Treasures from Iraq: objects lost from museums and libraries in 2003 war -

Museum of Bad Art -

Museum of Contemporary Canadian Art (MOCCA) -

Online Art Gallery - 

Portrait Artist: lessons in sketching, drawing portraits -

Sister Wendy's American Collection -

Timeline of Art History (Metropolitan Museum of Art) -

Timelines of Art History: The World: organized by civilization and period -

1200 Years of Italian Sculpture: by sculptor, in Italian -

Vancouver Art Gallery: Emily Carr -

Vincent Van Gogh Gallery: complete works - look, read, learn to paint -

Web Gallery of Art: European paintings and sculpture, 1150-1800 -

World Wide Arts Resources: online gallery and sales -

Art UK: formerly Your Paintings by the BBC -

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see  Technology and Trades--Automotive


Bartender magazine -

Extreme Bartending: demos, competitions, thousands of mixed drink recipes -

The WebTender: drink recipes, bartender’s handbook, and forum -

Training and Certification

American Hotel and Lodging Association Educational Institute -


Prime Wines: wine selection and purchase -


Budweiser Canada -

Labatt Brewing Co. -


Straight Bourbon -

Whisky Magazine -

Bar Management

Squirrel Systems: point of sale order entry technology –

Occupational Safety and Health

Canada Safety Council –

Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety –

Public Safety Canada –

WorkSafeBC (formerly Worker’s Compensation Board) –

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Biology, Environment


David Douglas Botanical Garden Society (Prince George) -

3D Anatomical Models: rotatable images of human anatomy -

American Institute of Biological Sciences -

Amazing Cells: genetics lessons -

Basic Immunology: online multimedia immunobiology course (some pay for use) -

Beetle Busters (Cornell U): citizens report infestations - 

Beetle Science - Science

BioInteractive: multimedia biology resources-

Biology Animation Library (Cold Spring Harbour Laboratory) -

Biology Online: dictionary of biology, tutorials, links -

BioMed Central: peer-reviewed research -

BrainWeb: brain diseases and disorders -

Bryophytes: mosses, liverworts and hornworts -

Butterflies and Moths of North America: 2800+ species -

CalPhoto: Fungi: over 1600 photos of fungi (Univ. of California, Berkeley) -

Canadian Poisonous Plants Information System -

The Cell: An Image Library -

Cells Alive! -

The Climate Reality Project (Al Gore) -

Complete Works of Charles Darwin:

DNA From the Beginning: animated primer on DNA, genes, heredity –

DNA Interactive: genetics and molecular biology - 

E-Anatomy: atlas of human anatomy -

E-Flora BC: electronic atlas of the plants of British Columbia - 

Earth Day Canada -

Ecosystems Branch (BC Ministry of the Environment): biodiversity -

Embryology (U New South Wales) -

Encyclopedia of Life -

Endangered Species International -

Entomology (Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History) -

Evolution of Life: interactive site, launched for Darwin’s 150th anniversary -

The Fungus Among Us: fungus of Eastern North America -

Genomics (Nature magazine): news, reviews, research and related links –  

Genomics Supersite -

Glossary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology -

Grapes of Staph: Microbiology -

Gray’s Anatomy of the Human Body (complete 1918 edition) -

The Heart: The Engine of Life (Franklin Institute) -

How to Go Organic: organic produce, gardening -

How Stem Cells Work -

Human Genome Project Information Archive 1990-2003 -

HyperHeart: heart in motion - -

Instant Anatomy -

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species: plant and animal -

Jane Goodall Institute-

Journey North: a study in wildlife migration and seasonal change -

Learn Genetics (U of Utah) -

Macaulay Library (Cornell U): archive of natural history audio, video, and photographs, especially bird sounds - microbiology information portal -

Microbiology Network -

Micromatters: microbiology lesson plans (Baylor College of Medicine) -

National Center for Biotechnology Information (US) -

National Human Genome Research Institute -

Native American Ethnobotany: database of foods, drugs, dyes, fibers -

NatureServe: conservation information on 50,000+ plants, animals, ecological communities of US/Canada -

North American Butterfly Association -

Orca Live: with live Webcam viewing of Orca whales in BC –

The Organic Center: the science of organic growing -

Ornithology: the science of birds -

Peterson Online – Birds -

The Piltdown Plot: sources commenting on, developing, and demolishing the Piltdown Man hoax and suspects -

Spark Notes - Biology: study guides (Harvard) -

Species at Risk Public Registry (Canada) -

Stem Cell Information (National Institutes of Health) -

Stem Cell Institute, Harvard -

State of North America’s Birds (North American Bird Conservation Initiative): surveys show nearly a third are endangered -

Stem Cell Resources (AAAS): AAAS Board statements, resources, correspondence, news -

Stem Cell Resources (BioScience Network): with image library -

Stem Cells at the National Academies -

Structure of the Human Body: human anatomy (Loyola University); click on Educational Resources-

Tour the Human Genome -

Transgenic Crops: genetically modified plants (Colorado State U) -

Vesalius Online Human Anatomy -

Virtual Body: brain, skeleton, heart, digestive tract -

Virtual Labs: 31 biology labs, from McGraw-Hill (Flash Player) -

Virtual Microbiology (U of Wisconsin) -

Visible Human Project -

vPlants: data and digital images for 90,000+ plant speciments -

WebAnatomy (U Minnesota): interactive site with graphics, self-tests -

Wetlands International -

World Wildlife Fund -

World’s Biomes -

Zoos Worldwide: maps, reviews, zoo cams -



All topics | Advertising | Accounting | Banking | Companies | Companies-BC and Local | 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: back office service -

Business Dictionary (WebFinance): over 20,000 business-related terms -

Business Dictionary (Babylon) -

Current Industrial Reports: US reports on manufacturing, mining, construction -

Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada - Business Pages -

Knowledge at Wharton School of Business: research on current business topics (free registration) –

Winspear Canadian Industry database (U of Alberta Libraries) -


AdvertisingAge -

Ad*Access: historical ads 1911-1955 -

Ad Council: public service campaigns that have made a difference, 1942-present -

The Advertising Century: 20th century advertising history, top campaigns -

AdViews: digital archive of vintage TV commercials, 1950s-1980s -

Building Brands: brand management, marketing, communication -

Classic TV Ads: free classic television commercials -

Clio Awards: world's largest advertising awards, archives 1960-present -

Emergence of Advertising in America 1850-1920: over 9,000 images -

ICOM Network: target marketing company, Toronto -

London International Advertising Awards -

19th Century Advertising History -

Web Marketing Today:


CA School of Business (Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC) -

Accounting Net -

Rutgers Accounting Network -

Annual reports - see Company Information

Banking (examples)

Bank of Canada -

Bank of Montreal -

Credit Unions of BC -

Universal Currency Converter: foreign exchange rate conversions -

        Company Information

Annual "most complete and up-to-date online listing" -

Annual Reports Library -

Asian Business Today -

Canadian Trade Index -

EDGAR Company Filings: financial reports of all publicly traded US companies -

Forbes Global 2000 -

Fortune 500 -

Fortune's Top 100 Companies to Work For -

Hoover's Online: over 10,000 company capsules; detailed info available for a fee -

McRae's Blue Book: US company and product directory -

Public Register Annual Report Service -

Stock Market Yellow Pages: company search -

ThomasNet Industrial Product/Service Search -

World Franchising: search by industry, fees, 100 top companies -

World Wide Data Bank of Annual Reports: IRIN Investor Relations Information Network -

Yahoo Financial News: with company profiles from Market Guide magazine -

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

Company Information - BC and Local

BC Manufacturers’ Directory (Made in BC) -

Invest Prince George (formerly Initiatives Prince George) -

In Their Words: the story of BC Packers -

Community Futures Development Corp - Fraser Fort George -


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

Sample site: eBay: person to person online trading –


Canada's Economic Action Plan -
Concise Encyclopedia of Economics -
Credit Union Central of BC: economic information -
Measuring Worth: historical data on important economic aggregates for USA, UK, and Australia -
Economics Lesson Plans -
EconStats: economics statistics from around the world -
EH.Net: encyclopedia of economic and business history -
Global Economy in Crisis: think tank - 
Globalization 101: a student's guide to globalization -
Library of Congress Technical Reports and Working Papers on Business and Economics -
Micro Theory Working Papers (UBC) -
Microeconomic Theory in Canada -
Penn World Table: compare purchasing power for 182 countries since 1950 -
Research Papers in Economics: RePEc -
Social Science Research Network eLibrary -
Spark Notes Economics Study Guides (Harvard) -
Visualizing Economics -

Finance, Commerce, Investment

Canada Dept. of Finance -

Canadian Financial Network -

Clarica (Mutual Life of Canada) -

CNN Financial Network -

CommerceNet -

Dun & Bradstreet Information Services -

Financial Advisory: International financial planning and investment resource, including dictionary -

Financial Literacy (Canadian Bankers Association): introductory financial information -  

Financial Post - Markets: search for a stock -

Giddy's Finance Resources on the Web -

Glossary of Financial and Business Terms (New York Times) -

Google Finance: stock market news and quotes index -

Quicken Investing Center Preview: stocks, mutual funds, etc. -

Standard & Poor's -

Stock Exchanges: New York - 

Stock Exchanges: Toronto -

Stock Exchanges: Nasdaq -

Stock Market Yellow Pages: company search -

Wall Street Journal -

World Bank: Global Challenges -

Yahoo Finance: financial news -

Financial Literacy (Canadian Bankers Association): financial information for young Canadians -

Human Resources

Canadian Council of Human Resources Associations -

Office of the Information & Privacy Commissioner of BC -

US Bureau of Labor Statistics - 

International Trade

Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) -

Canadian Embassies and Consulates -

Doing Business with Canada -

Doing Business: business regulations for local firms in 190 economies and selected cities-

GlobalEDGE International Business Resource Desk -

International Monetary Fund (IMF) -

International Relations: for Canadian companies doing business abroad, and international companies doing business in Canada -

International Trade Commission (ITC; based in US) -

Library of Parliament, Trade and Investment Series -

North American Free Trade Agreements (NAFTA Secretariat) -

Office of the Chief Economist-

Trade Data Online: searchable database (Industry Canada) -

TSNN: trade show industry news -

World Bank Group (WBG) -

World Trade Organization (WTO) -

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


Conference Board of Canada -

Excellence Canada (formerly National Quality Inst.) -

Quick MBA: tutorials for the busy manager -

Marketing - see Advertising

Office Administration + Online Tutorials


International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) -

International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) - Western Canada Division -


Sense-lang: free typing tests, games, tutorials -

Typing test your typing skills (1-3 min., various topics) -

Free Typing single paragraph -

Free Typing different texts, different lengths - keyboarding game, random characters -

ActDen Digital Education Network software tutorials (Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, FrontPage, Internet Explorer) -

Microsoft Office Courses -

Microsoft Office interactive guides: 2003-to-2007 conversion tool -

Google Docs, Sheets, Slides, or Forms: free online word processor, spreadsheets, slides, or forms  -
Open Office: free open source word, spreadsheet, presentation program -

Patents and Trademarks

Canadian Patents Database -

Canadian Trademarks -

Lens: search full text of 7 million+ patents, 60 countries -

US Patent Full Text Database: from 1976 on -

Patent search: enter search words, click 'patents' box (Scirus) -

Patently silly: odd and interesting patents, posted by stand-up comedian Daniel Write -

Small Business

Small Business BC: help for new entrepreneurs -
BC Small Business Accelerator: free info, A-Z guides by business -

e-Business Website Blog: BC based e-business commentary, news, insider tips for small business on a budget -
Entrepreneurship Corner: videos, podcasts, tips (Stanford U) -

US Small Business Administration -


CNC Library Statistics Page -

GD Sourcing: Statistics Canada data for small business and entrepreneurship (some pay for use) -

Yellow Pages-Directories

Canada 411 -

Google Local Canada Yellow Pages Search -

Yellow Pages (BC) -

Yellow Pages (US) -

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

Job Opportunities Online


Job Bank (HRDC) -

CNC Employment Opportunities

CNC Student Employment job board - 

Jobs at UNBC -

Indeed job search: Prince George, or expand to BC/Canada -

Newspaper job ads

Prince George Citizen -

PG Free Press: choose Classifieds-Employment -

Prince George Job Shop: local job postings (in development) - 

Globe & Mail's Workopolis: “Canada’s biggest job site” –

Career Click: search 8 newspapers (nation-wide) -

Eluta: Canada job searches -

Jobs by type, sample sites

Aboriginal - Aboriginal Job and Career Centre -

Education - ACCC Jobs: Association of Canadian Community Colleges -

Education - BC Post-Secondary Job Links (BCPSEA): choose Employment -

Education - Education Canada Network: job postings for teachers, school, college, university -

Environment - Canadian Environmental Jobs -

EnvironmentECO Canada (Environmental Careers Organization) -

Environment - Good Work Canada (green jobs) -

Environment - Job Trekker, outdoor recreation jobs -

Government - BC Government Job Opportunities -

Government - Canadian Government Job Postings (Public Service Commission) -

Government - Civic Info BC: local government -

Health - Northern Health Authority Careers -

Health - Health Match BC: employment recruiting -

Hospitality - Cool Jobs: Canadian tourism and hospitality jobs -

Hydro - BC Hydro job postings -

Library - Library Workers Fact Sheet 2010 -

Math - Mathematics Careers (Mathematical Assoc. of America) -

Mining - Mining jobs, Bulkley-Nechako -

Mining - Northern Miner job postings and careers -

Nonprofits - Work in NonProfits: jobs in nonprofit organizations -

Social Services - SWAT Social Workers Action Team Canada jobs -

Technology - T-Net: technology jobs in BC -

Tourism - Go2 Jobs in Tourism -

Salary Comparisons

Salary Expert: salary information for job seekers (US/Canadian) -

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


All Canadian Jobs: job postings -

CanJobs: Canadian job searches -

CareerJet: employment search engine for Canada - - The search engine for new jobs in Canada: job bank and career sites directory - (Canadian job postings) -

Job Postings: Canada's student job network - Canadian job postings -

Neuvoo: Canadian job searches -

Plus +Jobs Canada: job postings -

Wow Jobs (Canada) -

Career Information

WorkBC -

Work Futures (BC) -

BC Industry Training Authority: trades, apprenticeships-

Working in Canada (updated from Job Futures) - 

Canadian Occupations -  

Manitoba WorkInfoNet -

Canada Labour Market Information -

Jobs, Workers, Training, Career Exploration: Canada -

What's Key in Labour Market Information for BC -

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

Other great career sites

All the Tests: IQ, EQ, Career, Health, etc. -

BC Centre for Education Information: career & labour market info -

Campus Access -

Canada Career Consortium: with Career Directions occupational profiles -

Canadian Careers: career resources - 

Career Directions (Canada Career Consortium) -

Career Edge: national youth internship program -

Careers in Construction -

Careers in Trades (HRDC) Canadian Apprenticeship Forum -

Clean Energy Classrooms: includes guide to post-secondary programs in energy management -


Dictionary of Occupational Titles Index -

EcoCanada - Environmental Careers Organization-

Job-Hunt: jobs, career profiles, videos (U.S.) -

Life Works: information about health and medical science careers -

Occupational Outlook Handbook (US) -

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

work -

Vector: 150+ six-minute video profiles of Canada's most-needed careers -

Vocational Information Center -

World's Worst Jobs -

Worst Jobs in History! (just for fun) -

Youth Resource Network of Canada -

Educational Institutions

CNC Home Page -

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

School Finder -

see also Education section

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3D Organic Chemistry Animations -

ACD Labs: Advanced Chemistry Development, free downloads page -

American Chemical Society Website: with ChemResearchNews searchable index -

American Institute of Chemical Engineers -

Atomic Structure and the Periodic Table: online textbook -

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

ChemGate: search for NMR, IR, MS Spectra - 

Chemistry, a molecular approach: introductory -

Chemistry at articles, news, podcasts - 

Chemistry Index -

ChemTutor -

General Chemistry Online: introductory college chemistry lecture guides, tutorials -

Household Products Database: links to consumer brands, MSDS information -

Martindale's Grad & Undergrad Centre: chem & math -

Organic Chemistry - Laboratory Technique Videos -

Periodic Table of Elements, Comic Strip Style! -

Periodic Table of Videos: video clips of each element -  

Science360:Chemistry:videos from the Knowledge Network -

Spark Notes chemistry study guides (Harvard) -

Spectra Online: IR, MS, NMR, UV/VIS, NIR spectra -

Theoretical Chemistry: a self-guided introduction for college students - 

WebElements: the periodic table on the web -

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College & Career Preparation - CCP/ABE

see Careers - Education - English language + literacy

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LearnTechLib (formerly EdIT Library) -

Anti-Virus Site -

Ask Bob Rankin: free tech support questions and answers -

CGI Resource Index: 2000+ links to CGI programs & tutorials -

Dell Computer Online -

DottoTech: Steve Dotto's award winning TV show about technology -

Every File Format in the World: list -

Hot New Fonts: free fonts (formerly Font Face) -

Freeware Home: free software for business, education, games, etc.-

Home PC Firewall Guide: security for home computers -

IEEE Computer Society Magazines -

JustLinux -

MacUser/MacWorld -

MacInTouch: for the latest Mac gossip -

McAfee's Anti-Virus Information: software viruses -

Microsoft Canada (Mississauga, Ont.) -

Programmers Heaven: programming languages, development tools, downloads -

SecureList: virus threats, analysis, security issues - “news for nerds” -

Spark Notes: computer science study guides (Harvard) -

Tech Dictionary: computer terms and technology words defined -

Webopedia: Computer and Internet encyclopedia ( -

Whatis?: the IT-specific encyclopedia - 


Internet Topics

Canadian Internet Registration Authority -

Internet Archive: use the "Way Back Machine" to view web pages of yesteryear -

Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) -

Internet Telephony Magazine: VoIP products, companies, organizations -

Link Popularity -

Magnt: create your own free website -

McAfee URL shortener: create smaller addresses with security feature -

ReadWriteWeb: technology blog, Internet industry news -

Tiny Url: create smaller addresses -

Weebly: easy to use drag-and-drop option for creating a free website or blog -

Wiki Etiquette (PBWiki) -   


Evaluating Quality of Online Information/Websites

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

Evaluating Health Information (Medline Plus) -

Evaluating Internet Health Information: a tutorial from National Library of Medicine -

HON Code of Conduct for medical and health websites (Health on the Net) -

Quackwatch: health fraud, quackery, intelligent decision making -

The CRAAP Test: evaluating sites -

User's Guide to Finding and Evaluating Health Information on the Web -

Web Evaluation Game: WEG from BCIT  -   

World’s Best Websites: criteria/checklist for awards -


Computer Tutorials, see Business-Office

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see Technology and Trades--Construction


BC Council on Admissions & Transfer - 

BC Post-Secondary Application Service -

BC Student Student Awards & Financial Assistance: Student Awards & Financial Assistance, loan status (BC Ministry of Advanced Ed) -

See also links in Career and Education sections.

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Justice Institute of BC -

Canada Dept. of Justice -

Crime Solutions: research into what works in criminal justice, juvenile justice, victim services(US Dept of Justice) -
Crime Victims' Institute (US, publications, videos, training) -
Criminology Resources (York University) -

FBI History: famous cases -

Human Security Report Project at SFU: international studies on political violence, war -

Interactive Investigator-Forensic Science: play a game, solve a crime –

Law Enforcement Technology -

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) -
RAND Center on Quality Policing - 


US Bureau of Justice Statistics -

National Criminal Justice Reference Service(US): abstracts, full-text, statistics -
White Collar Crime and Fraud (FBI) -
World Legal Systems (U of Ottawa; in many languages) -

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Culinary Arts

see also Bartending - Hospitality, Tourism

Bakery Net: industry news, formulas, recipes -

BBC Food: recipes from BBC cooking shows -

Boke of Gode Cookery: medieval food & feasts -

Canadian Federation of Chefs and Cooks -

Canadian Restaurant and Food Services Association -

Chef de Cuisine: features recipes in notecard format -

Cook's Thesaurus: food substitutions -

Cookbook Wiki: the open source cookbook anyone can edit -

Cookipedia -  

Creole and Cajun Recipe Page -

Culinary Cooking Schools and Institutes -

Epicurean Online -

Epicurious: the world's greatest recipe collection -

Feeding America: search for historical recipes by name, ingredient, etc. -

Food 411: a directory of food-related businesses -

Food Network-

Food Timeline: food throughout history -

Global Gourmet -

The Gourmet Connection: gourmet food & health magazine -

The Internet Chef online –

Low Protein Recipes -

Meals for You: recipe search -

Medieval Cookery -

Mimi's Cyber Kitchen -

Recipezaar: menu ideas and recipes -

Restaurant Report: for hospitality industry professionals -

Rouxbe: for apprentice and aspiring chefs -

Sonoma Diet: with "top 10 power foods" - 

StarChefs -

Terra Madre: slow food movement -

Vegetarian Times: recipes, links, articles -

Weird Food from around the World -

World's Healthiest Foods List A-Z -

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




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BC Association for Community Living -
Accessible Media TACTV and Voiceprint services: brings TV and news programs to registered disability users in voice, described video, closed captioning formats -

Canadian Dyslexia Association -

Learning Disabilities Association of BC -
Learning Disabilities Association Pamphlets -
Learning Disabilities Online: for teachers, parents, children -
Ouch! written by and for disabled people (BBC)-

Persons with Disabilities Online -


AiMHi - Prince George Association for Community Living:


Animated BSL Manual Alphabet -

Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf -

Deaf@x -

Deaf Resource Library -



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

Canadian National Institute for the Blind -
Accessibility Tools for Adobe PDF Documents: convert to HTML/ASCII -
American Printing House for the Blind: Louis database -

American Sign Language dictionary -

HandSpeak: A Sign Language Dictionary Online -

HotBraille: send Braille letters, learn more about Braille -

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Early Childhood Care and Learning

Aboriginal Infant Development Programs of BC - (see also their Terminology of First Nations, Native, Aboriginal, Metis)
BC Council for Families -
BC Aboriginal Child Care Society -
Canadian Childcare Federation-

Child and Family WebGuide: child development, psychology, parenting (Tufts U) -
Child Trends: US research and data -

Childcare Resource and Research Unit (Canada) -

Children’s Literature Web Guide (UCalgary) -

Daycare Providers Home Page -
Dr. Jessica Ball - REACH Publications List -
Encyclopedia on Early Childhood Development-
Healthy Toys: the consumer action guide to toxic chemicals in toys -

Looking Glass for the Mind: 350 Years of Books for Children: 18th to 20th century -

National Center for Early Childhood Development & Learning -

Perpetual Preschool: for early childhood educators –

PIKA Canadian Children's Literature Database: bibliographic information, summaries, age levels for over 35,000 titles -
Zero to Three: for educators, parents, policy makers who support improving the lives of infants and toddlers –


For Kids

Club Penguin: a kid-friendly virtual world - for parents, educators and kids -

Dr. Seuss: Seussville -

Dr. Seuss Web Page -

Fairy Tales: Anderson [Flash animation] -

Fairy Tales: Grimm [Flash animation] -

Games Kids Play -
International Children's Digital Library -

KidsCom: an educational, entertaining playground for kids 4 -15 -

Kinderart -
Mother Goose Rhymes -

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

Paperdoll Heaven: dress up celebrities -
Shining Stars plush toys -

World of Peter Rabbit: readings, activities -

Coloring books online -

Cartoon Critters: cartoons to print and colour -
Free Coloring Books published by US government -

Stacey Mayer’s Free Online Coloring Books -
The Color: free coloring books -

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Ecotourism, Outdoor Recreation

see also Hospitality, Tourism - Culinary Arts - Human Kinetics


BC Parks -
BC Recreation and Parks Association -
Ecotourism Explorer International Ecotourism Society) -

Great Canadian Adventure Co. -
Great Outdoor Recreation Page -

Nature Conservancy Ecotourism Program -
National Parks (Parks Canada) -
Outdoor Recreation Council of BC - 

Wildernet: guide to US outdoor recreation sites and activities -


Avalanche! (Canadian Avalanche Center) -

By Sport...

Canoeing, kayaking, rafting

Whitewater Rafting Information-


Trails BC: hiking, cycling, running, equestrian sports -


Skate Canada -

Snow sports

Canadian Council of Snowmobiling Organizations -

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BC Post-Secondary Institutions

BC Institute of Technology

Camosun College

Capilano University 


Students' Union 

Student Housing in PG

CNC Residence

College of the Rockies

Douglas College

Emily Carr University of Art and Design

Justice Institute

Kwantlen Polytechnic University

Langara College

Nicola Valley Institute of Technology

North Island College

Northern Lights College

Northwest Community College

Okanagan College

Royal Roads University

Selkirk College

Simon Fraser University

Thompson Rivers University

Trinity Western University

University of British Columbia

Irving K.Barber Centre at UBC



University of the Fraser Valley

University of Victoria

Vancouver Community College

Vancouver Island University

Private Career Training Institutions Agency

ApplyBC: post-secondary application service (formerly PASBC) -
BC Centre for Education Information (CEISS) -

BC Community Learning Network: educational technology K-12 -

BC Council on Admissions and Transfer: with Online Transfer Guide + links to institutions -

BC Education Planner (formerly Opening Doors, info on BC post-secondary programmes) -

BC Ministry of Advanced Education-

BC Ministry of Education: with K-12 Policy Manual + K-9 curriculum guides -
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. - 

BC School Districts: Map (BC Stats) -

BC Student Student Awards & Financial Assistance: Student Awards & Financial Assistance, loan status (BC Ministry of Advanced Ed) -
Cool School: BC K-12 distance learning, free course materials, learning objects -

CUFA/BC Post-Secondary Education Information Service: Faculty Associations -

School District 57 -


Association of Canadian Community Colleges (ACCC) - - Jobs 

Blogs: Student -

Blogs: Supporting Student Success -

Blogs: Wepps' Blog on Higher Ed -

Canadian Academia: news, email alerts -

Canadian Association of College and University Student Services - 

Canadian Federation of Students - 

Canadian Federation of Students - BC -

Canadian Federation of Students - CNC -

Canadian Virtual University -

CanLearn Interactive (HRDC): supporting Canadians in pursuit of learning and career goals -

College Student Alliance (Ontario post-secondary) -

The DebtFree Grad: student online source for financial advice -

Education Canada Network: job postings for teachers, school, college, university -

Office of Learning Technologies (HRDC) -

Pearson Education Canada Web site -

Scholarships Canada -

Tuition Fees: by year, province etc. (Statistics Canada) - Canadian university and college info-site -

US - World

Academic Ranking of World Universities: the top 500 -

Educational Resource Information Center (ERIC) -

Educator's Reference Desk (Syracuse) -

Campus Health and Safety -

Campus Tours: virtual college tours (US) -

Chronicle of Higher Education: with academic job postings -

Classroom Clipart: 22,000+ images, photos, clipart -

College Source (Career Guidance Foundation): great reference for college/university calendars -

Colleges Directory -

Connexions Project: view and share educational material -

CyberCollege: online courses -

DASH: Harvard University Scholarly Repository -

Educause "7 Things You Should Know About" Series: new teaching technologies -

Global Educators Network - international grad school directory –

Just Colleges: web directory of colleges (US, UK, India, Canada, Australia) -

Online Masters Degrees Programs: accredited masters/doctoral programs -

PBS Learning Media: documents, videos, games, for K-12, you select subject and grade level - 

Peterson's Education Center: university and college catalogues -

Project on the Future of Higher Education (US) -

Study Abroad -

TED: riveting talks by remarkable people -

US Dept. of Education -

UWire: connecting college media with each other and the world -

Special Topics - Online Learning

Finding courses

BC Courses (for CNC courses check "Institutions" page) -

BC Campus (ABE, ABT, Associate, Bachelors, Library Tech) -

Bob Rankin's Guide to Free Online College Courses (US, Canada) -

Canadian Virtual University -

Cool School: BC K-12 distance learning, free course materials, learning objects - 

World Wide Learning (US based) -


For instructors

BC Instructor Diploma Program (VCC) -

Campus Technology online journal -

CARET Center for Applied Research in Educational Technology -

College Open Textbooks -

Connexions: share learning materials -

Creative Commons Search -

Culturally Diverse Learners video series (Thompson Rivers U) -

Design Principles for Online Instruction -

Digital Campus: podcasts, info on digital media and tv -

eLearning BC -

Encyclopedia of Educational Technology -

Flat World Knowledge: customizable textbooks -

Glogster EDU: secure site for students to create and store their work -

Google "Infinite Thinking Machine" tips on using technology in the classroom -

Jorum: learning to share, free course materials -

Khan Academy: 3,000+ educational videos, high school/college - 

MIT OpenCourseWare: course materials, lecture notes (see sample: Biology) -

Moodle open source courseware -

OER Open Educational Resources Consortium: textbooks -

Open Courseware Consortium: free courses, 200+ institutions -

Open Educational Resources: free to use learning content -

Open Learn: free Open University course materials -

Privacy Guide for faculty using 3rd party web technology (social media) in public post-secondary courses (Vancouver Island University) -

TechKnowLogia: international journal of technologies in education -

ThinkQuest: online learning projects K-12 -

Special Topics - Study Guides

CNC Centre for Student Success 

Assignment calculator: time needed, steps involved in writing term papers -

Tutor Dude: Prince George tutoring and editing services for students -

Special Topics - Teaching Techniques

Educational Icebreakers -

Motivating Students’ Best Work -

Multiple intelligences and instructional technology -

PowerPoint in the classroom -

Problem based learning -

Teaching tips –

Special Topics - Testing

All the Tests: IQ, EQ, Career, Health, etc. -

How to write tests -

SAT College Admission Test (US, revised 2005) -

SAT Prep Plan: preparing for Scholastic Aptitude/Assessment Tests -

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ASIMO Advanced Step in Innovative Mobility robot (Honda) -
Robot Cafe: “world's largest index of robotics resources” - latest news in robotics -

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Reflections on Water: an online journal of northern BC authors and artists - 

English Language + Literacy

Highlights of Our Lives: PG Writing Circle -

Writers Young and Old Share Experiences: PG Writing Circle -

National Adult Literacy Database -

International Literacy Explorer -

International Reading Association -

PBS Literacy Link: with "LitLinker Forum" -

Double-tongued Word Wrester: slang, jargon, words entering and leaving the language -

Etymologic Word Game -

Literacy BC -

National Council of Teachers of English -

Oxymorons: fun with words, e.g. "jumbo shrimp" means "large small" -

Rhyme Zone: find rhymes/synomyms for words/phrases -

Strategies for Reducing Wordiness (Literacy Education Online) -

Thinkfinity Literacy Network: free online literacy courses -

Time To Read: Time-Warner’s volunteer literacy program -

Visual Thesaurus: an exploration of sense relationships within the English language -

World Wide Words -

see also ESL; Writing

English Literature - Canada


Canadian Federation of Poets -

Canadian Poetry: poet profiles, poetry samples, events –

Canadian Poetry Association -

Canadian Writers (National Library/Archives) -

Canadian Writers (Athabaska University profiles) -

Dooney's Cafe (Toronto): book reviews, social commentary -

Federation of BC Writers -

League of Canadian Poets -

PEN Canada: for freedom of expression -

Writers Guild of Canada: screenwriting -

Writers in Electronic Residence (WIER): Canadian writers helping students write, read, understand -

Writers' Union of Canada: -

see also Ebsco Literary Bundle (CNC users only)

English Literature - General

Absolute Shakespeare: trivia, study guides, glossary, text of works -

Alex Catalogue of Electronic Texts -

Bartleby Verse: American & English anthologies 1250-1920 -

Beat Museum -

Bibliomania: 2000+ online literary classics, reviews, study guides -

BBC Books: writing, poetry and books -

Book Television: celebrating writers -

Books-On-Line: 50,800+ books available for free downloading -

Bookyards: over 15,800+ e-books, incl. classics -

British Women Romantic Poets, 1789-1832 -

The Burns Encyclopedia: official Robert Burns Site -

Cambridge History of English and American Literature: online searchable version of all 18 volumes -

Creative Nonfiction -

DailyLit: classic books, get installments by email -

Electronic Poetry Center -

English Server: over 30,000 humanities texts -

From Verne to Vonnegut: a century of science fiction -

Google Books: searchable archive of books, "snippets of text" -

I Know Poe: Edgar Allen Poe -

Internet Archive Million Books Project -

Library of Congress Poetry Resources: poetry archive of recorded poetry -

Literary Encyclopedia: author biographies, text profiles, timelines, glossary of literary terms -

Online Books: author/title/subject index to 30,000+ online books -

Online Corpus of Old English Poetry -

Open-Access Text Archive: 322,000+ books -

Outstanding Books for the College Bound and Lifelong Learners -

Playbill: news from the world of theater -

Poetry Archive: recorded poetry -

Poetry Magazine -

Poetry Portal: hosted by Colin Holcombe - Academy of American Poets -

Postcolonial Studies: intro to literature, theory (Emory U English Dept.) -

Project Gutenberg: 32,000+ electronic books -

Rare Book Room: facsimiles of great classics of literature, science etc. -

Read Print: free e-books, classics -

Shakespeare: Internet Editions (U of Victoria) -

Shakespeare Photographs 1870-1982: photos from theatre, film, tv productions -

Shmoop: lively literature guides, teacher resources -

Spark Notes literature, poetry study guides (Harvard) -

Universal Digital Library Million Book Project Collection -

Victorian Social History -

William Blake Archive -

Writer's Almanac: today in literary history -

see also Ebsco Literary Bundle (CNC users only) 

English Literature - Book Reviews online reviews of books in print -
Book Crossing: book reviews, sharing best books -

Dooney’s Cafe (Toronto): book reviews, social commentary -

January Magazine: book reviews -
Metacritic: critical information about film, video, music, games, books, tv -
Shelfari: create a virtual bookshelf, share reviews of books you are reading -

Film Studies

100 Best Films of the 20th Century (Village Voice) -

Academy of  Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Oscar Page-

Agony Booth: reviews of “worst movies” present and past –

Archive of American Television -

Based on the Book: books made into movies -

Box with movie reviews and ratings -

Bright lights film journal - (Apr96-)

British Film Institute Interviews: 2001-present -

Canadian Feature Film Database:

CineFiles, the Pacific Film Archive's film document image database -

Complete History of the Discovery of Cinematography -

Early Cinema: from 17th century to 1905 -

Ephemeral Films: 200+ educational, industrial, promotional films (Internet Archive) -

Encyclopedia of TV -

Film Literature Index: journal articles, film reviews, 1976-2001 -

Film Noir Foundation: interviews, video archives (US) -

Golden Globe Awards -

Greatest Films: news, reviews by Tim Dirks, endorsed by Roger Ebert -

Harry Ransom Center: Making Movies -

HotDocs Library: celebrating Canadian documentary filmmaking - 

Internet Movie Database -

Masters of Cinema: quality foreign films and classics -

Metacritic: critical information about film, video, music, games, books, tv -

Movie Flix: early shorts, classics (register free, uses RealPlayer) -

Movie Review Query Engine: extensive movie reviews -

National Film Board - - Free film archive (1250+ titles, for personal viewing; for showing in class please contact the library) -

Not Starring: fun trivia about movie stars, roles they turned down, got fired from etc. -

PBS Programs Online -

Razzie Awards: for worst movies of the year -

Roger Ebert on Movies: Chicago Sun Times reviews -

Silent Era: homage to silent film era -

Sitcoms Online: 1950’s to 1990’s -

SnagFilms: watch 500+ full length documentary films -

Top 100 Movie Quotes-

Universal Newsreels, 1929-1967 (Internet Archive) -

Worldwide Guide to Movie Locations - movies by mail program, $10.95/month and up -

Writing and Publishing

*CNC Library Links to Citation + Style Guides 

American Heritage Book of English Usage –

Banished Words List: words banned for mis-use, over-use and general uselessness -

Book Cover Archive: for cover designers - 

Common Errors in English Usage -

Daily Grammar Lesson -

Garble's Writing Center: vast array of writing resources -

HyperGrammar -

Historical Book Arts Collection: history of the book -

JournalismNet: a working journalist's guide to the Net -

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

Nuts and Bolts of College Writing -

Online Technical Writing: online textbook -

Online Writing Lab (Purdue U): writing essays, term papers -

Pulitzer Prizes -

Robin's Nest: for writers and web surfers -

Truly Canadian Dictionary of Canadian Spelling -

Webgrammar’s Free Tips –

Writer's Manual: tips on writing and marketing work -

Writers Write: info about books, writing, publishing -

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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 -

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) -

Free Translation: translate text into different languages -, the ESL site for everyone learning English: grammar quizzes, games, forums, chat, etc. -

BBC Learning English: audio, videos, text, games -

Better English: includes interactive online and email exercises -

Crossword Puzzles for ESL Students -

Culturally Diverse Learners video series (Thompson Rivers U) - Canadian culture online -

EdSiteMent Monthly Features: world cultures, lessons plans -

English Club: EFL/ESL grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, quizzes, chat -

English Study Abroad: ESL programs worldwide -

ESL Cafe -

ESL for Adults -

ESL Partyland: grade 8-12 -

Everything ESL -

Forvo: pronunciation guide for many languages -

Internet Picture Dictionary -

Language resources at enter - e.g. - - - -

LearnLiveBC: Ministry of Advanced Education site promoting BC as a study destination -

Internet TESL Journal: articles, lesson plans, handouts, teaching ideas -

Links for ESL Teachers -

Many Things: a fun study site for students of English as a Second Language -

PuzzleMaker: create crosswords, word searches, mazes etc. -

Sounds of English -

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

UCLA Language Materials Project: learning resources for less commonly taught languages of the world -

Using grammar glossaries, reference sheets, ESL forums -

see also English Language + Literacy

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Film Studies

see English-Film Studies

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First Nations, Aboriginal Studies


Carrier Sekani Tribal Council (Prince George) -

Carrier Sekani Family Services -

Carrier Syllabary and Writing System: search under “C” -

Prince George Native Friendship Centre -

Yinka Dene Language Institute (Vanderhoof) -

Fishing, the First Nations Perspective: Carrier Dene People of North Central BC -


Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada-
Aboriginal Documentary Heritage: 1700s to mid-20th century (Library and Archives Canada) - 
Aboriginal Infant Development Programs of BC - (see also their Terminology of First Nations, Native, Aboriginal, Metis)
Aboriginal Mapping Network -

Aboriginal Peoples of Newfoundland/Labrador: Inuit, Innu, Micmac, Metis -

Aboriginal Tourism Canada -
American Indian and Alaska Native Data and Links (US Census) -

American Indians of the Pacific Northwest: over 2,300 historical photographs, 7,700 pages of text (U of Washington) -
BC Treaty Commission -
CBC News in Depth: Aboriginal Canadians - 

First Nations (SchoolNet) -

First Nations Child and Family Caring Society of Canada -

     First Voices Language Archives (First Peoples' Cultural Foundation, Victoria, BC) -

     Haida Heritage Center -

     Images of Native Americans, from 1500 onward (Bancroft Library) -

     Indian Affairs Annual reports 1864-1990: searchable files of all federal reports -

     Indian and Northern Affairs Canada - 

     Inuit Tapiriit Kanatimi: Canada’s national Inuit organization -

     iPortal: indigenous studies portal research tool -

     Metis Nation of Ontario-

     National Collaborating Centre for Aboriginal Health -

     National Native Addictions Partnership Foundation -

     Native American Ethnobotany: foods, drugs, dyes, fibers -

Native American Lore index page -
Native Book Centre -

Native Culture (US) -

Native residential schools in Canada: a selective bibliography (National Library) -

Native Voices: Native People's concepts of Health and Illness(US National Library of Medicine) -

Native Web -
Native Words, Native Warriors: 'code talkers' in US armed forces -

Nunavut: Nunatsiaq News -

Oral Tradition and Cultural Atlases -

Our Homes are Bleeding: stories of cut-off lands in BC -
Pimatisiwin: A Journal of Aboriginal and Indigenous Community Health -
S'abadeb - The Gifts: Pacific Coast Salish Art and Artists -
SIL International: partners in language development -

Turtle Island Native Network (Canada) -

UBC First Nations Studies Program webcasts (Apple Quicktime Player) -

Where are the Children? healing the legacy of residential schools -
Xwi7xwa Library (UBC) with research tools & Internet links -

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Forestry - see Natural Resources and Environmental Tech

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Geography, Geology, GIS


Map Resources at CNC 

PG Map: Prince George maps and address searches -

Upper Fraser Milltowns Historical Geography Project (UNBC) -

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 -

ASTIS Science and Technology Info System: search for publications relating to northern Canada from 1978 on -

Association for Canadian Studies: reports on cities, immigration etc. -

Canadian Association of Geographers -

David Rumsey Map Collection: antique atlases -

Encyclopedia Arctica - 

Encyclopedia of Earth - 

Explore the World of Earth Science -

Forces of Nature: volcanoes, earthquakes, hurricanes, tornadoes -

How Volcanoes Work -

Livable Streets urban planning -

Monthly meteorological summary: at Prince George Airport - (choose British Columbia, Prince George)

Mount St. Helens, Washington: with "real time" eruption monitoring -

National Geographic Maps: geopolitical, human footprint -

NGDC Geologic Hazard Photos: earthquakes, volcanoes, tsunamis, landslides, other famous events -

Tsunami Web (US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration):

USGS Earthquake Hazards Program: includes maps and current news -

Virtual Geography Dept. (U of Colorado) -

Volcanoes Online-

Water: Asia's Next Challenge -

Water Science (US Geological Survey) -

Waves of Destruction: Tsunamis (PBS Savage Earth series) -

Western Division - Canadian Association of Geographers -

World Water Council -

World’s Water:information on global freshwater problems and solutions -


Mapping, GIS

Aboriginal Mapping Network -

Atlas of Canada -

Canadian Cartographic Association -

Daily GIS Industry News -

Dictionary of Abbreviations and Acronyms in GIS, Cartography, Remote Sensing (Berkeley) -

FSA Maps (Canada Post Forward Sortation Area maps, by province, city, postal code) -

Google Earth: a 3D interface to the planet -

Google Maps, Street Views, Satellite Images (search place, click on 'satellite' top right) -

Google Street Views: Virtual Turnpike -

Geocommunity -  

GeoGratis: free geospatial data -

Geomatics Canada -

Geosearch: search for maps (Statistics Canada) - software -

GIS Data Depot -

GIS Search Engine -  

Maporama: search by place, zip/postal code, etc. and get map -

Mapping (Canadian Geographic) -

MapQuest: interactive atlas -

MSN Virtual Earth: US maps -

"What is GIS?" -


see also Pollution, Climate Change, Global Warming

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From Milltown to Downtown: Prince George 1947-1972 -

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 -

Simonson Photo Archives Online, 1910-1925 (Fraser-Fort George Regional Museum) -

Upper Fraser Milltowns Historical Geography Project (UNBC) -

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 -

BC & Pacific Northwest

BC Archives -

BC Archives Amazing Time Machine -

BC Archives Vital Events: searchable index of births, marriages, deaths -

BC City Directories, 1860-1940: many include detailed city information -

BC History Internet/Web Site -

BC History Portal -

Barkerville Historic Town-

Barkerville Stories of the Gold Rush -

British Colonist online edition, 1858-1910: searchable newspaper  -

Center for the Study of the Pacific Northwest (U Washington): curriculum resources, selected issues of Pacific Northwest Quarterly, etc. -

Colonial Dispatches of Vancouver Island and British Columbia, 1846-1871 -

Friends of Barkerville: includes searchable photo gallery -

Living Landscapes website (Royal BC Museum) -

Quesnel Cariboo Observer newspaper, 1908-1967 - 

West Beyond the West: digital images, text, audio, video materials about BC history -


Alaska and Western Canada Collection: digital photos -

Canada in the Making: constitutional history, aboriginal studies, pioneers, immigrants -

Canada Year Book Historical Collection - 

Canada's History Education Network -

Canadian Confederation (National Library) -

Canadian History Portal (Canadian Historical Association) -

Canadian Letters and Images Project: preserving Canada’s wartime experiences (Malaspina UCollege) -

Canadian West: online exhibit -

CBC Archives: selected radio/TV news clips (one from 1902!) - 

Early Canadiana Online -

Early Chinese-Canadians, 1858-1947 -

Edmonton History -

Empire Club addresses: speeches of Canadian and international leaders from 1903-present -

Encyclopedia of Canada's Peoples -

From Colony to Country: a Reader's Guide to Canadian Military History (online bibliography) - 

Great Unsolved Mysteries in Canadian History - 

A Hundred Years of Immigration to Canada, 1900-1999 (Canadian Council for Refugees)-

National Archives of Canada -

National Historic Sites (Parks Canada) -

National Historic Sites of Canada -

New France, New Horizons, 1500’s-1763: over 22,000 documents, 400,000 images (e.g. search: Louisbourg) -

Nunavut: new Canadian territory to form April 1, 1999 -

Old Fort Niagara: 300 years of history -

Our Future, Our Past: Alberta history -

Our Roots: Canada's local histories online -

Portrait Gallery of Canada -

Samuel de Champlain portal -

A Scattering of Seeds: Canadian immigrant families -

Socialist History Project: revolutionary socialist movement in Canada -

Ties that Bind: honouring Chinese labourers of Canadian railways -

Virtual Museum of Canada -



Ancient World Mapping Center -

BBC News World Edition: Country Profiles -

Best of History Websites: top-rated sites -

British Pathe historic films, 1896-1976: over 85,000 films covering world news/events -

Catalogue of Digitized Medieval Manuscripts: 1000+ docs - 

Center for History and New Media (George Mason U) -

Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers: online newspapers 1900-1910 -

Colorado's Historic Newspaper Collection, 1859-1930 -

Country Briefings (The Economist) -

Country Studies (Area Handbooks): history, geography, culture of 100+ countries -

Digital History: primary and secondary sources (US) -

Governments on the WWW -

Hindenburg airship history: with radio broadcast when it caught fire in 1937 -

Historical Country Names: formerly used names, e.g. Persia=Iran–

History Buff: old newspapers, collectibles, 16th to 20th century -

History Net: US/World (Primedia Magazine) -

History Place exhibits
: WW2, Lincoln, Kennedy... -

History Wizard: history by time period and region -

History World -

Immigration to the US 1789-1930: Harvard digital collections -

INCORE Country Guides: conflict zones around the world -

Internet Archive Movie Collection: 900+ films on 20th century life, culture, industry, institutions in North America [RealPlayer] -

LIFE Photo Archive, 1750s to today -

Significant Terrorist Incidents, 1961-2003: a brief chronology (US Dept. of State, Office of the Historian) -

One World: Nations Online: information about 195+ countries, world population, population by continent -

Spark Notes US and European history study guides (Harvard) -

Terrorist Screening Centre (FBI) -

Travels in America, 1750-1920 (search 253 sources, e.g. "Hurons") -

World Digital Library: historical photos by place, topic, timeline -

World Factbook: searchable online edition of CIA World Factbook -


AsiaSource: news/resources on Asian culture, business, politics, history -

Asian Historical Architecture -

East and Southeast Asia: an annotated directory of Internet resources (U of Redlands) -

Educational Resources on Asia (UCLA Center for East Asian Studies) -

Southeast Asia in the Ming Shi-lu: Ming dynasty records, 1369-1643 (full-text) -


Active Paper British Library Online Newspaper Archive, 1800-early 1900's -

British History Links -

British Museum: search over 5,000 objects –

German Propaganda Archive: Nazi & GDR -

History of the Crusades -

Kosovo: Guardian report on independence from Serbia -

Vision of Britain through Time: historical statistics, maps, census -

Middle East

Afghanistan: architecture, history, land, people, settlement, transportation -

Afghanistan Analyst: links to quality information sources -

Global Connections: the Middle East -

North America

Lost Treasures of Iraq: lost from museums and libraries in 2003 war -

Latin and South America

"Today in History" and Timelines sites


Today in Canadian History -

Canadian Encyclopedia Timeline of History-
Famous Canadian Women's Historical Timeline, 1910-1919-
History Beat & History Timelines -

HistoryCentral: 10,000 BC-1999 AD timelines, events -
History Channel -

Library of Congress -

On this Day (BBC) -

This Month in History - 

Timeline of Social and Cultural Injustices in Canada -
Time Capsule Website: enter any date from 1900 on, get headlines, top songs, average prices of consumer goods -

Year in Review: US/International (CNN Specials, from 1995 to current) -


Canadian Military History Gateway -

Canadian War Posters (McGill Special Collections) -

Canadian War Museum -

First World War -

First World War (Guardian Newspaper series) -

The Memory Project: stories of Canadian war veterans -

Native Words, Native Warriors: 'code talkers' in US armed forces -

Virtual Wall: Vietnam Memorial Wall -

War Diaries of the First World War (Canadian Expeditionary Force) -

World War I: trenches on the Web -

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Hospitality, Tourism



Tourism Prince George -

Hospitality Careers Online –

Aboriginal Tourism (BC)-

Canada Tourism (Canadian Tourism Commission) -

Cool Jobs: Canadian tourism and hospitality jobs -

ExpoWorld Canada: tradeshows, exhibitions, hospitality careers -

go2 - the resource for people in tourism -

Sustainable Tourism Resource Database-

Tourism BC -

Tourism Room Revenue (for CNC users) -


BC Mileage Calculator: gives distances between most communities in BC - 

Attractions Canada -

Expedia: book cheap airline flights -

EZ Trip: discount hotels, motels, car rentals, air tickets -

Hotel Online: online meeting place for hospitality industry - US/Canadian travel guides, newsletters, info -

Student Youth Travel Association -

Travel and Tourism Research Association Canada -

Travel BC -

WestJet -

World Travel and Tourism Council -

World's Top Tourism Destinations -

See also Culinary Arts for food services and Ecotourism for outdoor recreation

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Human Kinetics

CNC Athletics

Caledonia Nordic Ski Club -

A-Z Encyclopedia of Ice Hockey -

ACE Exercise Library: create your own workout -

Backcheck: a Hockey Retrospective (National Library) -

Canada's Physical Activity Guide to Healthy, Active Living -

Canadian Association for the Advancement of Women in Sport -

Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport -

Canadian Fitness and Lifestyle Research Institute -

Canadian Professional Golfer's Assoc. -

Canadian Society for Biomechanics -

CBS SportsLine -

Coaching Science Abstracts: search database - rules for sports, board games, card games -

Global Drug Reference Online: for athletes to check on prohibited drugs - 

Golf Today-

International Paralympic Committee -

Medline Plus: Sports Injuries -

Muscle Physiology (U of Calif. San Diego) -

National Strength and Conditioning Association -

Olympic Games: official site -

Orca Bay Sports & Entertainment: Canucks - 

PG Cougars hockey -

Physical and Health Education Canada-

Physiology Info (American Physiological Society) -

Professional Golfers Association of America-

The Science of Hockey: for young people -

Sport and Activity Dimensions Index: for sports from Badminton to Volleyball -

SportCanada -

Sport Medicine Council of BC -

SportQuest: a world of sport information (SIRC) -

Sports and Nutrition, the Winning Connection -

Sport Science : Baseball, Hockey, Skateboard, Cycling, Surfing (Exploratorium) -

Sportscience (University of Aukland) - 

Tour de France -

Triathlete's Resource -

Winter Olympics Vancouver 2010 site -

Women in Sports

Ladies Professional Golf Association -

Women's National Basketball Association -

Women's Sports Foundation: including Billie Awards for girls and women in sport -

see also Ecotourism for outdoor recreation

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Algebasics: online algebra instruction -

Algebra: In Simplest Terms -
Ask Dr. Math -

Biographies of Women Mathematicians -

Calculus on the Web: interactive online learning modules -

Calculus Page: with animations and sample exams -
College Algebra Online Tutorials (West Texas A&M University) -

Exercises in Math Readiness (U of Sask) -
A First course in linear algebra -
Get the Math: using math in the real world - 

History of Mathematics Archive -

How Many? a dictionary of units of measurement -

Interactive Mathematics Miscellany and Puzzles -

Internet Resources for Math Students (Langara) -
Mathematical Reviews Featured Reviews: selections from latest 3 issues -

Martindale's Grad & Undergrad Centre: chem & math -

Math Cats: fun and informative activities in geometry, arithmetic, etc. -
Mathematics Careers (Mathematical Assoc. of America) - 

MathVids: instructional math videos, basic, intermediate, advanced -

MathWorld: interactive math encyclopedia -

Monkey Math: free fun kid's math game -
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics: resources for educators -
Purplemath: lessons for students having trouble with algebra -

Spark Notesmath study guides: algebra, geometry, calculus, trig (Harvard) -

WebMath -

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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 -

Men's Issues Page: World Wide Web Virual Library -

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Encyclopedia -

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Enjoyment of Music Online Tutor: learn about music from the Middle Ages to the present day -


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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


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News & Media

How to Find Newspapers Articles
(CNC Library Info Sheet)


Alternative and Independent News Sources - Canada




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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


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 -

Northern Health Authority - Careers Section -

Northern Health Authority - CHIP Community Health Information Portal -

PG Surgery Centre: private health care -

Canadian Mental Health Association, Prince George Branch -

Intersect Youth and Family Services Society (PG) -

PG Connector Directory of Clubs and Organizations -


College of Registered Nurses of BC (CRNBC) -

College of Licensed Practical Nurses of BC -

Midwives Association of BC -

Canadian Medical Association -

Canadian Nurses Association (CNA) -

Canadian Nursing Informatics Association -

Canadian Nursing Students' Association -

Canadian Public Health Association -

Canadian Rural Health Research Society -

Community Health Nurses Association of Canada -

Aboriginal Nurses Association of Canada -

International Council of Nurses -

Licensed Practical Nurses Association of BC -

National League for Nursing (US) -

World Health Organization -

Government - BC/Canada

BC Ministry of Health Services-

BC Ministry of Health Planning -

BC Centre for Disease Control -

Health Canada Online -

Health Canada: Canadian Health Network -

Health Canada: Canadian Institutes of Health Research -

Health Council of Canada -

HealthLink BC: search for topics, fact sheets (formerly BC HealthGuide) -

Human Resources Development Canada Indicators of Well-Being in Canada -

National Aboriginal Health Organization-

Public Health Agency of Canada -

Public Health Agency of Canada Health Promotion -

Public Health Agency of Canada Centre for Public Health Promotion -

General Searches


         BioMed Central: peer-reviewed research -

BrainWeb: brain diseases and disorders –

Canadian Institute for Health Information-

Contagion: Historical Views of Disease and Epidemics -

Core Health Indicators (World Health Organization) -

Family Doctor: basic health questions and information (American Academy of Family Physicians) -

Global Health Facts - 

Global Health Reporting: global health conditions by country - 

Genetic and Rare Conditions A-Z (University of Kansas) -

HealthCare 411: U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality -

HealthFinder: A-Z encyclopedia(US Government) -

Healthopedia: patient-friendly encyclopedia -

Mayo Clinic -

Medical World Search -

Medline Plus Health Information -

Medpedia: medical encyclopedia -

Merck Manuals Online -

National Institue of Nursing Research-

News in Health: monthly newsletter from National Institutes of Health -

NMAP Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health professions gateway (UK) -

Nursing Clinics of North America: index - - 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.) -

Nursing Links: Hardin -

Nursing Links: U of Buffalo -

Nursing Theorists: nursing theories page from Current Nursing -

Peggy Sutherland Site: resources for nursing and other health disciplines (UBC) -

PoodleWaddle: world clock with live updates on population, births, deaths -

SearchMedica: professional medical search -

TRIP database: for evidence based medicine -

UBC Centre for Health Services and Policy Research -

US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention -

US National Library of Medicine LOCATORplus: largest medical research library: books, a/v, journals -

Virtual Nursing Center -


Medline Plus Medical Encyclopedia A-Z: with ADAM images-

Medical Dictionary (MedicineNet) -


CNC Journals page: see Full-Text Indexes, CINAHL, Medline, online journals by title/subject

 Nursing--Special Topics




Canadian Aboriginal AIDS Network -

Canadian AIDS Society -

Canadian AIDS Treatment Information Exchange -

Canadian Foundation for AIDS Research -

Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network -

Canadian HIV Trials Network -

Canadian Treatment Action Council -

CBC Archives: Early Years of the AIDS Crisis-

CBC News: AIDS (with maps) -

HIV and Poverty in Canada -

Stephen Lewis Foundation: Easing the pain of HIV/AIDS in Africa -




AIDSinfo: US Dept. of Health -

Center for Disease Control National Prevention Information Network HIV/AIDS site -

Critical Path AIDS Project –

HIV InSite: University of California -

International AIDS Society -

International Council of AIDS Service Organizations -

UNAIDS Joint United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS -

UNAIDS AIDS Policies and Briefs -

UNAIDS/World Health Organization Global HIV/AIDS Online Database -

World Bank HIV/AIDS site –

World Health Organization HIV/AIDS topical information -




African AIDS Vaccine Programme -

International AIDS Vaccine Initiative -





Arthritis Society of Canada: research, programs, pain management -


All the Tests: IQ, EQ, Career, Health, etc. -

Diagnostic tests (Harvard Medical School Family Health Guide) -

Lab Tests Online -


Auscultation assistant: heart, breath, lung sounds -

Heart Sounds (Synapse Publishing) -

Heart Sounds (Cyber-Nurse) -

Heart Sounds (Loma Linda University) -

Lung Sounds (R.A.L.E. repository) -


American Institute for Cancer Research -

BC Cancer Agency Statistics -

Canadian Cancer Society - 

Cancer News on the Net -

CancerGuide -

Medline Plus: Mammography -

National Cancer Institute -

National Ovarian Cancer Association -

Childbirth, Children, Human Development

About Kids Health (BC Children's Hospital) -

Breastfeeding (Centers for Disease Control) -

Breast Feeding (Medline Plus) -

Breastfeeding Committee of Canada -

Child health and human development - 

Life-Span Development Resources -

National Center for Education in Maternal and Child Health (NCEMCH) -

Pediatric Clinics of North America -


Diabetes Dictionary -

The Diabetes Mall -

Diabetes Public Health Resource (US) -

Disabilities - (Canadian National Institute for the Blind and other sites) - see separate section on Disabilities


e-CPS Compendium of Pharmaceuticals and Specialties (for CNC users): search drug database
Drug Digest: consumer health information about drugs, herbs, supplements -

Institute for Safe Medication Practices: ISMP Canada - 

MEDLINEplus: Drug Information -
Orphannet Portal for Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs -

RxList: the Internet drug index -

Evidence Based Medicine 


Centre for Evidence-Based Medicine - Glossary of EBM -

Holistic Nursing, Alternative Medicine

American Holistic Nurses' Association -

Alternative Health News Online -

Complimentary and Alternative Medicine Index: acupuncture to yoga -

WellMed Health Quotient test: rate your health (register as new user, select interests, do test) -

Home Support, Long Term Care, Health Care Assistant

Hospice Net (US): for patients, families, caregivers -

Alzheimer Society of Canada -

Alliance for Aging Research -

Geriatric Nursing Teaching Resources -



Merck Manual of Geriatrics -
National Institute on Aging (US) -  

Parkinson's Disease: Caregiver's Information -

The Forgetting: A Portrait of Alzheimer's [Flash] -

University of Victoria Centre on Aging -



Canadian Immunization Awareness Program -



Influenza: Swine Flu (US Centre for Disease Control) -

Swine Flu (Health Canada) -

Swine Flu (National Library of Medicine) -

Swine Flu (WHO) -


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 -

Mental health nursing

BC Schizophrenia Society -

Best Practices in Mental Health and Addictions (BC Ministry of Health, Mental Health Addictions) -

Canadian Mental Health Association BC Division News –

Centers for Disease Control Autism Information Center (U.S.) –

A Framework for Support (Canadian Mental Health Assoc.) -

Here to Help: BC fact sheets on mental health and substance abuse issues -

Internet Mental Health -

Mental Health (World Health Organization) -

Mental Health: Report of the Surgeon General (U.S.) -

Mental Help Net-

Mood Disorders Association of BC -

National Institute of Mental Health Publications (U.S.): from autism to social anxiety disorder -

Phobias and Anxiety Disorders -

Report on Mental Illnesses in Canada (Public Health Agency of Canada) -

see also Psychology



College of Midwives of BC -

Midwives Association of BC -

MidwifeInfo: for midwifery clients and professionals -

NMAP Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health professions gateway (UK) -

Nutrition, Diet

Bulimia Nervosa resource guide for family and friends -

Canada's Food Guide to Healthy Eating -

Canadian Nutrient File: Health Canada -

Canadian Obesity Network: for researchers, health professionals -

Dietitians of Canada: with “Live Well Eat Well” interactive tools and games -

Dietary Supplements -

Food and Nutrition Information Center (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture) -

Kids Nutrition (Children's Nutrition Research Center) -

Nutrition Data: searchable database of food composition and nutrition information – US government megasite on nutrition -

The Nutrition Source: Knowledge for Healthy Eating (Harvard) -

Sonoma Diet: with "top 10 power foods" -

What's in the Food You Eat: nutrient profiles for 13,000+ foods -

Practice Guidelines


Canadian Council for Practical Nurse Regulators standards of practice, competencies -

Clinical Practice Guidelines and Protocols in BC -

College of Licensed Practical Nurses of BC Practice Guidelines-

Handbook on Clinical Practice Guidelines (Canadian Medical Association) -

Registered Nurses Association of Ontario Clinical Practice Guidelines -

Quality of Information Issues - see Computers-Evaluating Quality of Online Information/Websites

Religions and Cultures

EthnoMed: ethnic medicine information -

Multi-Faith Group for Health Care: index by faiths -

Religious Diversity: practical points for health care providers (U Penn) -



Centre for Rural Health Research: Journal Publications -




SARS (Centers for Disease Control) -

SARS Frequently Asked Questions (World Health Organization) -

Sleep Disorders

Sleep Disorders (Medline Plus) -


Canadian Nursing Students' Association -

Canadian Nursing Informatics Association  (free online courses) -

International Centre for Human Resources in Nursing: careers, migration -

Life Works: health and medical science careers -

Men in American Nursing History - 

NurseNet (U of Alberta): Canadian discussion groups -

NurseOne: nursing as a career -

NurseScribe: writing resources for nursing students and faculty -

Student Nurses Page -


Access Excellence: for health and bioscience teachers and learners -

Johns Hopkins Medicine Podcasts, Audio and Media -

MedEdPortal: teaching resources for medicine and dentistry –

Prevention Education Resource Centre: education materials related to prevention and population health -

Tobacco Use

Tobacco Atlas-

World No Tobacco Day, May 31 -


Women's Health

Canadian Women's Health Network -

Centre for Research in Women’s Health - medical info from acupuncture to yoga -

National Women's Health Information Centre (US) -

Women's Health Matters -

See also Childbirth and Human Development


Wounds and Injuries

BC Injury Research and Prevention Unit-

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American Philosophical Society: with online conference proceedings, webcasts -

BBC In Our Times: "Greatest Philosopher" pages -

Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy -

Classics Unveiled: ancient Greece and Rome -

Internet Sacred Text Archive: world religions -

Philosophy Bites: podcasts by top philosophers -

Philosophy of Religion -

Philosophy research base: by history, subject and author -

Spark Notes philosophy study guides (Harvard) -

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy: maintained by experts in the field -

Yahoo's Philosophy Web Directory -

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CERN European Organization for Nuclear Research [with Large Hadron Collider] -
Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics -
Greenhouse Gas Online: greenhouse gas science, global warming -

HyperPhysics: information and exercises for undergrads -
Interactive Physics Simulations-

Interactive Physlets: demonstrating physics concepts in an interactive way -

Light and Matter series of online introductory physics texts -
Little Shop of Physics: online experiments -

Physics 2000: interactive journey thru modern physics - http://www.Colorado.EDU/physics/2000/
Physics Central: communicating the excitement and importance of contemporary physics -

Physics Classroom (K-12) -

Physics for the 21st Century: online course - physics in everyday life -
Physics Time-Line: discoveries in physics and cosmology -
Physics to Go -

Physics Web -
Spark Notesphysics study guides (Harvard) -


Prince George Centre, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada -

Apollo Program: text, video, audio clips of NASA’s lunar exploration missions -

Astronomy Online -

The Big Bang (Open University) -

Canadian Space Agency -

Cosmic Evolution: from Big Bang to Humankind -

Cosmos and Culture: scientists discuss how science shapes culture and vice versa -

Down to Earth Astronomy (Space Telescope Science Institute) -

Earth & Sky Web-

Fotosearch astronomy images -

Galaxy Evolution Explorer: exploring 10 billion years of cosmic history -

Google Sky: on Google Earth toolbar - "Sky" button -

Hands-On Astrophysics -

Herschel Space Observatory - 

International Space Station (NASA) -

International Year of Astronomy 2009: celebrating astronomical and scientific milestones -

Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST) -

Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter: going to the moon in 2008  -

Mars Climate Orbiter Official Website -

Mars Global Surveyor images -


NASA Exploration in 3D -

Pacific Space Centre: MacMillan Planetarium & Southam Observatory (Vancouver) -

Phoenix Mars Mission -

Pluto: from planet to dwarf planet -

SETI Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence Page -

Spark Notes astronomy study guides (Harvard) -

Virtual Journey into the Universe -

Women @ NASA -



Stephen Hawking Page: lectures, appearances, etc. -

Carl Sagan -


See also Pollution, Climate Change, Global Warming

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Political Science

BC Political Facts (Legislative Library) -

Canadian Politics on the Web(ITP Nelson) -

Elections BC -

Elections Canada - monitors what's said in US politics -

Gallup Organization: public opinion polls -

Globalization 101: a student's guide to globalization -

History of the Federal Electoral Ridings since 1867 -

INCORE Country Guides: conflict zones around the world -

International Relations and Security Network: news, policy briefs -

Nixon Tapes, 1971-1973: online audio archive - world news, social justice network -

Poly-cy: Internet resources for political science -

Premier's conferences, 1887-2002: dates, locations, agendas, communiques, significant outcomes -

United Nations -

White House Blog (launched Jan. 2009) -

World Public Opinion: polls on international issues -

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American Psychology Association's PsychNet -

AllPsych Online: The Virtual Psychology Classroom -

All the Tests: IQ, EQ, Career, Health, etc. -

Association for Psychological Science -

Association for Psychological Science Teaching Resources -

Child and Family WebGuide: child development, psychology, parenting (Tufts U) -

Classics in the History of Psychology (York U) -

Encyclopedia of Psychology -

Encyclopedia of Psychology: People and History -

Hall of Fame - Great Psychologists -

History of Influences in the Development of Intelligence Theory -

History of Psychology -

Important Scientists in the Early Development of Comparative Cognition -

Introduction to Psychology: online textbook -

Mental Help Net -

Phobias and Anxiety Disorders -

Psychiatry Online: articles, papers, links -

PsychWeb: for psychology students & teachers -

Resources for the Teaching of Social Psychology -

Sigmund Freud: conflict and Culture (a Library of Congress site) -

Sigmund Freud Museum -

Spark Notes psychology study guides (Harvard) -

Suicide Prevention Resource Center -

William James -

Wilson's Brain-Based Education: a comprehensive approach to instruction using current research from neuroscience -



see also Nursing-Mental health

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CBC News in Depth: Islam -

Philosophy of Religion -

Religion Link: for journalists - 

Virtual Religion Index -

Lost Gospel of Judas -

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Science, General


Scirus: best search engine for scientific information -

Activities for Kids: Montréal Science Centre - 

Alexander Graham Bell Family Papers -

Einstein Archives Online: writings, correspondence, diaries, etc -

Eric Weisstein's World of Science -

Hands-on Activities: science activities from San Francisco Exploratorium -

How Stuff Works -

Learning Science: science based learning tools - 

Martindale's Grad & Undergrad Centre: chem & math -

Nanowerk: nanotechnology, nanoscience, nanomaterial database -

Nobel Prize Internet Archive -

Science and Engineering Encyclopedia -

Science and Technology for Canadians -

Science Animations: Movies and Interactive tutorial links -

Science Daily: latest research news -

Science Friday: weekly science radio show - "the best source for Canadian science" - gateway to US government science and technology -

Science Odyssey website: 100 years of science -

Science Toys You Can Make With Your Kids -

Scitable: free science library from Nature Publishing -

Simple machines (Learning Company) -

Simple machines (Franklin Institute) -

Smithsonian: museum of science & technology -

Spike’s Science Projects -

Thomas Edison's Entertainment Inventions -

Visionlearning: peer reviewed learning materials in science, technology, engineering and math -

World Wide Science: global science gateway -


Pollution, Climate Change, Global Warming


Prince George People's Action Committee for Health Air (PACHA) -

The Air We Breathe (CBC News) -

Canadian climate normals, monthly meteorological summaries, etc. - (choose British Columbia, Prince George)

Climate 1-Stop: global climate issues -

The Dirty Dozen: The top 12 greenhouse gas emitting countries in the world (CBC News) -

Discovery of Global Warming -

Drought Monitor(US) -

Earth Climate Course -

EnergyFiles: US Dept. of Energy portal -

Europa: European Union approach to waste management and disposal -

Global Climate Change (The Exploratorium) -

Global Warming: overview and debates (Maple Leaf Web) -

Green Design Institute -

Green Energy News -

The Green Guide -

Greenhouse Gas Online: greenhouse gas science, global warming -

Green Home Guide: adding environmental efficiencies -

Live Weather Images -

United Nations Atlas of our Changing Environment-

Weatherbase: climatology -

World Climate (US Climate Diagnostics Center) -  

see also Patents

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Social Services


Elizabeth Fry Society-

Intersect Youth and Family Services Society (PG) -

Phoenix Transition Society-


for links to Canada Dept. of Justice and related sites, see Criminology

for links to alternate news sources, see News-Alternate


Addiction Search: research on addictive behaviors and conditions -

Amnesty International -

Child Abuse and Neglect (Medline) -

Child Trends: US research and data -

Child Welfare Information Gateway -

Hunger in America -

Information for Practice ( U.S.) -

International Council on Social Welfare -

Mental Help Net -

National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism database: ETOH (US) -

A Portrait of "Generation Next" -

Stop Child Poverty: world volunteer organization -

United Nations Human Rights -

United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime -

University of California Atlas of Global Inequality -

World Food Situation -

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Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives -

Canadian Race Relations Foundation -

Electronic journal of sociology (1994-) -

Everyday Sociology -

Resources for Methods in Evaluation and Social Research -

Same Sex Marriage -

SocioSite: social science information system (U of Amsterdam) -

SocioWeb: sociological resources on the Internet -

Statistical Resources on the Web (US) -

Understanding Race (American Anthropological Association) - 



       Vanier Institute: Publications -

       Vanier Institute: Publications - Contemporary Family Trends -

       Vanier Institute: Statistics on the Family -

       Vanier Institute: What's New? -



Media and Communications

About Face: women and the media -

Media Awareness Network (Canada) -

Internet Resources for the Study of Communications (US) - 

Voice of the Shuttle: media studies (U California) -

Center for Communication: independent media forum -

Center for Media Literacy -

Critical Media Literacy in Times of War-

On the Identity Trail: Privacy and Surveillance in Web 2.0 -

Popular Culture: Wikipedia entry -

Your Child and Television: effects of watching TV –


Aboriginal/Indigenous resistance

Aboriginal Rights Coalition of BC -

Battle for Aboriginal Treaty Rights (CBC) -

Brief Introduction to Aboriginal Law in Canada -


Animal Rights activism

Animal Welfare Foundation of Canada -

Canadian Coalition for Farm Animals -

Humane Society of Canada -

World Society for the Protection of Animals Canada (WSPA-C) -


Anticorporate activism

Rabble -



Canadian Environmental Law Association -

West Coast Environmental Law -


Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender social movements

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Encyclopedia -

Same Sex Marriage -



Canadian Labour Congress - -



Canadian Peace Alliance -

Coalition to Oppose the Arms Trade -

International Society for Peace and Human Rights (Caution: requires Firefox browser) -

Project Ploughshares -



Canadian Race Relations Foundation -



Revolutionary Wave -


Women's Rights Movement

Canadian Research Institute for the Avancement of Women -

Canadian Social Research Links page (Gilles Seguin) -

International Center for Research on Women -

LEAF: Women's Legal and Education Action Fund - 

Media Awareness Network, Canada -

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 -

Centre for Energy: Canadian energy resources and news -

Current Industrial Reports: US reports on manufacturing, mining, construction -

GE Geothermal Education Office -

Patent databases: link to Business-Patents section

Pembina Institute, Alberta: sustainable energy and environmental research -

Nuclear Energy (US Dept. of Energy) -

Real Prospects for Energy Efficiency in the US (residential, commercial, transportation, industry) -

Schlumberger oilfield glossary -

Science and Technology for Canadians - gateway to US government science and technology -

T-Net: BC’s high technology industry portal -

Ultimate Civil Engineering Directory -


* Auto Repair Reference Centre - for CNC users, on-campus and from home
Auto World: car pricing, order parts online - reviews, model reports, specs, sales -

Car Survey: consumer reviews -
Consumer Reports Online Annual Auto ratings - crash test data for new/used vehicles -

Edmunds Automobile Guide: reviews, model reports, specs, sales -
How Gas Prices Work -

Kelley Blue Book: blue book values on used cars and trucks -

MotorTrend: new cars, car reviews, buying guides -

Personal Vehicles Initiative: buying, driving, maintaining eco-friendly vehicles -


Advanced Buildings: technologies and practices -
BC Building Code: revisions, amendments -
Building Green: green design strategies -
Canadian Building Products Directory -

Current Industrial Reports: US reports on manufacturing, mining, construction -
Great Buildings Collection: 1200 buildings, architects -
Building Web -
Preservation briefs: restoring and preserving old buildings (Preservation Library) -
Standards and Guidelines for Conservation of Historic Places in Canada -
Vancouver Heritage Foundation-


see Natural Resources and Environmental Technology - Mining links list


Plumbing 101: home improvement and repair -

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Women's Studies

About Face: self-image and self-esteem -

American Women: history and culture in the US -

Canadian Research Institute for the Advancement of Women -

Center for Gender and Refugee Studies: supporting women seeking asylum -

Discovering American Women%u2019s History Online - -

Feminist Theory Website -

First Measured Century: Betty Friedan and "The Feminine Mystique" -

Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender and Queer Encyclopedia -

GenderNet (World Bank) -

Global Gender Gap reports (World Economic Forum, Gender Parity) -

International Center for Research on Women -

International Museum of Women-

Media Portrayals of Girls and Women -

National Council of Women of Canada -

National Women's History Project Online (Canada) -

 "No Job for a Woman" British women's experiences of war in 20th century -

The Pill: history, physiological, social effects of this oral contraceptive -

Woman's Work is Never Done: circa 1770-1840 -

Women Today Magazine -

Women's Health Matters -

Women's Studies/Women's Issues Resource Sites -

Women Working 1800-1930 -, the Canadian Women's Virtual Information Centre -

WomenWatch: Women with Disabilities -

World's Women reports (United Nations Statistics Division) - 

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Wood Technology

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Writing and New Media Technologies


Center for Communication: independent media forum -

Center for History and New Media (George Mason U) -

Media College: electronic multimedia production -

Netdiver: digital culture and new media design magazine -

On the Identity Trail: Privacy and Surveillance in Web 2.0 -

Boogie Jack: web design tutorials - 






See also English - Writing and publishing


Manga, Comics, Toons

Street Art

  • Grafedia: street art and writing, linked to your cell phone -

See also English--Writing & Publishing and News & Media sections






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