Find research information via the internet resource. Direct access to the following resources is available off-campus. Since these are internet resources, URLs and content information are subject to change. Please contact the library at 250-378-3302 if you encounter problems.
Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada – Welcome to First Nations Profiles The First Nation Profiles is a collection of information that describes individual First Nation communities across Canada. The profiles include general information on a First Nation along with more detailed information about its reserve(s), governance, federal funding, geography, registered population statistics and various Census statistics.
APA Formatting and Style Guide The OWL at Purdue – Online writing Lab
APA Style The rules of APA Style®, detailed in the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association, offer sound guidance for writing with simplicity, power, and concision. APA Style has been adapted by many disciplines and is used by writers around the world.
Association of Parliamentary Libraries in Canada The Association of Parliamentary Libraries in Canada (APLIC) Portal provides access to full text and/or citations to electronic legislative and government publications held in libraries of the Association of Parliamentary Libraries in Canada. Portal scope is based on the collection policies and practices of individual APLIC libraries. Content varies with each jurisdiction. The portal is not comprehensive or exhaustive.
Assembly of First Nations
Atlas of Canada Natural Resources Canada. Telling Canada’s story with Maps
BC Ministries and Organizations The Government of B.C. is made up of ministries, agencies and Crown corporations. Browse ministry, agency and Crown corporation websites for the latest news, service plans, publications and more.
BNN Business News Network The centrepiece of the Network's programming is its comprehensive real time coverage of global market activity from a Canadian perspective. BNN – Business News Network provides constant on screen ticker information from all major Canadian, U.S. and international stock markets. BNN also specializes in company profiles, economic forecasting and analysis, segments on personal finance and interactive features that involve viewers. BNN regularly covers important corporate announcements as they happen including news conferences, annual meetings and key trade shows. BNN employs the strongest Canadian team of business anchors, reporters and analysts. Many of BNN – Business News Network's on-air personalities had successful careers in business, financial planning and economics prior to entering television.
Bullying Website Whether you are concerned about bullying in the workplace or want to combat bullying in schools, there are some creative and effective tactics you can use. These include preventive measures to reduce the likelihood of bullying behaviour, defend against the actions of established bullies, and help to heal the scars caused by bullying.
Canada Revenue Agency Individuals and families, taxes, business and representatives
Canada – Department of Justice Canada’s System of Justice
Canadian Association of Social Workers Social Workers make a Difference. Social work is a profession concerned with helping individuals, families, groups and communities to enhance their individual and collective well-being. It aims to help people develop their skills and their ability to use their own resources and those of the community to resolve problems.
Canadian Association of Social Workers Aboriginal Interest Group. CASW has often discussed the need to have a significant connection with Aboriginal social workers, and this concern was recently highlighted by comments that the Aboriginal perspective was missing from CASW papers on women and poverty. Acknowledging this lack, CASW has created the Aboriginal Social Workers Interest Group to provide a forum for consultation with Aboriginal social workers and for obtaining their assistance in meeting the CASW strategic directions.
Canadian Museum of Nature
Canadian Nursing Index Your source for Canadian nursing information on the net.
Canadian Women’s Health Network Celebrating 20 years of service to women. Check out the host of features this site offers – from breast cancer prevention to new resources relating to alcohol’s worrisome health effects on girls and women. The site offers an online magazine, webinars and even has an Ebrary.
Careers in Construction – Apprenticeship Apprenticeship is a way to learn job skills while you work and earn good wages. It combines classroom study with on-the-job experience that lets you earn while you learn a skilled trade. An apprenticeship program leads to professional certification as a journeyperson.
Earth Portal Community Free, social networking site for anyone interested in environmental issues.
First Nations Seeker Directory of North American Indigenous Portal websites. Visit First Native American and Inuit Communities!
First Voices Choose a First Nation Language to hear and to speak!
Government of BC Index Links to many publications of the BC Government, many of which are available full-text. Others will be purchased as necessary by the NVIT library for our students
Government of Canada Departments and Agencies
Hudson's Bay Company Archives The Hudson's Bay Company Archives (HBCA), a division of the Archives of Manitoba, is home to one of Canada's national treasures - the records of the Hudson's Bay Company (HBC).
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Industrial Training Authority: Aboriginal People in trades There's never been a better time for Aboriginal women and men to enter the skilled trades. There are more than 100 trades apprenticeship programs in BC. Certified, skilled trades people are in high demand. And there are good skilled trades jobs in every corner of the province. If you want to build your career in the heart of a city, or work close to your First Nations community, chances are, there's a skilled trades job that's right for you.
Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) is the national Inuit organization in Canada, representing four Inuit regions – Nunatsiavut (Labrador), Nunavik (northern Quebec), Nunavut, and the Inuvialuit Settlement Region in the Northwest Territories.
Library Press Display is a web-based portal which provides anyone, from the casual reader to the formal researcher, access to over 2200 newspapers and magazines from more than 97 countries in 54 languages. NOTE: You must enter your Merritt Public Library barcode.
Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations
National Canadian Newspapers and News Sites Keep up with your provincial or hometown news. News access Includes Canadian newspapers from every province as well as news from around the world. Journal access includes Business, Computer and Internet, Education, Environment, Health, History, Literature, Science, Sports, and Law magazines
National Museum of the American Indian Smithsonian, Washington D.C.
Native Courtworker and Couselling Association of BC The Native Courtworker program is a cost-shared program funded by the Ministry of Solicitor General and the Department of Justice.
The NCCABC is a provincial organization with a thirty-eight year history of providing services to aboriginal peoples in conflict with the law. Over fifty staff is employed, with twenty-eight of these are Courtworkers.
Native Law Center of Canada The Native Law Centre at the University of Saskatchewan was founded in 1975 by Dr. Roger C. Carter whose commitment to Aboriginal and social justice issues convinced the University of the need for a Centre to facilitate access to legal education for Aboriginal peoples, to promote the development of the law and the legal system in Canada in ways which better accommodate the advancement of Aboriginal peoples and communities, and to disseminate information concerning Aboriginal peoples and the law. Structured initially as an independent special project within the University of Saskatchewan, the Centre became a department of the College of Law in 1984.
Native American Technology and Art An internet resource for indigenous ethno-technology focusing on the arts of Eastern Woodland Indian Peoples, providing historical & contemporary background with instructional how-to's & references.
NRC Research Press Canadians can enjoy free access to over 100,000 back files of NRC Research Press journals, dating back from 2010 to 1951. The NRC Research Press journals cover a broad range of scientific disciplines and feature more than 2000 articles. Journal example topics include: Earth Sciences, Fisheries, Forestry, Environment, Biology, Physiology and Nutrition. These award-winning, high-impact scientific and technical journals have an international readership in more than 175 countries.
Schmoop Writing Guide Schmoop student speak has guides for not only writing but also for Algebra, Biology and even Literary Critics – check this out.
Sociological Images Inspiring Sociologtical Imaginations Everywhere. Interesting Images.
Stats Canada (E-STAT) Census and other statistical data on Canada. Access is automatic while at NVIT, when at home click on Estat at home, then enter your Moodle ID and password. Finally, click on the "Estat" box.
Tenant Resource and Advisory Centre TRAC Tenant Resource & Advisory Centre provides tenants with legal education and information about residential tenancy law through our tenant Infoline (604-255-0546 or 1-800-665-1185), website, social media platforms, multilingual publications, and legal education workshops.
Test Prep Review Free Online Practice Tests including ACCUPLACER, GRE, LSAT and GMAT
UBC Law Student's Legal Advice Program The LSLAP Manual is comprised of approximately 1000 pages of legal information, divided into 22 chapters. The manual is easy-to-use and provides quick answers to many legal issues. Originally designed as an educational resource for LSLAP students, it is now used by hundreds of organizations across British Columbia.
Welcome to Early Childhood Development The ministry recognizes that young children’s early experiences and environment lay the foundation of furture health, success and well-being. The early years, a period of rapid growth and development from conception until age six, are critical for a child's physical, social/emotional and cognitive development.