Spotlight on Administration

Bedford Institute of Oceanography Library

The BIO Library holds Canada's largest oceanographic research collection, serving 600 employees onsite. Open to the public Monday to Friday, we encourage use from anyone interested in the marine sciences. BIO has been conducting world-class ocean science research since 1962. We're located in Dartmouth near the MacKay Bridge.

Bibliothèque Louis-R.-Comeau

La mission principale de la Bibliothèque Louis-R.-Comeau est de servir de soutien à l'enseignement et à l'apprentissage. La collection comprend des documents dans les deux langues officielles du Canada. Les disciplines sont aussi variées que les programmes offerts par l'université. Cette bibliothèque moderne compte présentement environ 87,000 documents.

Colonel Harland Sanders Pediatric Family Resource Centre

At the Pediatric Family Resource Centre, you can check out books and materials from our resource library and our Librarian can assist you in searching and evaluating pediatric health information.  We offer a unique space with a comfortable seating area, kitchen, children's play area, and computer workstations with Internet access.  We also develop programming based on our users’ needs and interests.

Family Resource Library (IWK)

The Family Resource Library first opened in May of 1992. It is a special project of the IWK Auxiliary to help families become involved in the treatment process. The library collects information in both French and English about medical conditions, child development, grief and loss, parenting, child and adolescent mental health, women's and maternal health, and community support groups.

Hans W. Klohn Commons

The Hans W. Klohn Commons is home to the Library at the University of New Brunswick Saint John. Opened in September 2011, it is one of the most advanced and environmentally friendly buildings in Atlantic Canada. The Klohn Commons is also home to the writing centre, math and science tutoring, a collaborative classroom and cafe.

Health Sciences Library, Capital Health

Our four branches are meeting places where the Capital Health community can work, learn, and research. Offering an array of print, electronic, educational and mobile resources, we serve health professionals, staff, students, and patients throughout the region. Also, through our many interlibrary loans we support health libraries across North America.

HIV/Aids Resource Centre

We have information for students / educators, women, men, & youth, families and caregivers. We have information about treatment, opportunistic infections, human rights, HIV/AIDS in prisons, testing, clinical trials, mental health, grief, nutrition, community development, policy development, STIs , & more…! What's available? books; pamphlets; articles, reports; videos; DVDs and CDs.

MSVU Curriculum Resource Centre

The Curriculum Resource Centre is a specialized education library serving the Faculty of Education and the Child & Youth Study Department at MSVU. We provide educators resources to plan instructional programs, with a range of support materials, including curriculum guides, textbooks, teachers' resources, French language materials, DVDs, kits and more.

Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women Resource Centre

The Nova Scotia Advisory Council on the Status of Women Resource Centre, located at 6169 Quinpool Road, Suite 202, holds a 5,000 volume collection, newspaper clippings, articles, journals, up-to-date statistics and fact sheets relating to women’s issues. It provides information services to government personnel, as well as the general public.

Nova Scotia Provincial Library

Nova Scotia Provincial Library is a division of the Government of Nova Scotia’s Department of Communities, Culture and Heritage.  We provide leadership in coordinating public library services throughout Nova Scotia.   We offer centralized technical services and a shared integrated library system.  We also provide consultation, training and specialized services.

NSAC MacRae Library

The MacRae Library is the largest repository of agricultural resource material in Atlantic Canada. We are located on the Nova Scotia Agricultural College campus in Truro, Nova Scotia.

Queen Elizabeth II Library at Memorial University

The Queen Elizabeth II Library is the main library of Memorial University of Newfoundland. The collection contains over 1,058,600 monographs, 93,900 maps, 13,600 audio-visual titles, and over 70,000 journal titles amounting to 303,500 journal and serial volumes. Currently, about 80% of the journal titles are available in electronic format.

Scotiabank Research Centre

The Scotiabank Research Centre is a non-circulating library which offers assistance to the public obtaining immigration records. Library staff offers some genealogical services such as assistance with breaking down brick walls and helping our patrons begin their family history research. The library boasts an ever growing genealogical collection which aids our staff with family history research. Photo ©

Sexton Design & Technology Library

Located at the heart of the Sexton Campus, the Sexton Design & Technology Library has an outstanding and varied collection of academic resources for engineering, architecture and planning. Our knowledgeable staff are some of the friendliest on campus, and our space is bright and comfortable with a terrific view of Halifax harbour!

TESL Centre Library, Saint Mary's University

The TESL Centre Library houses over 9000 items pertaining to English as a second language. Although only TESL Centre students, staff, and teachers have borrowing privileges at the library, all are welcome to conduct research and view the materials. Three computer terminals are available for use in the library.

The Atlantic School of Theology Library

The Atlantic School of Theology Library provides access to and guidance in the use of scholarly resources for theological research and study. Our collection includes +90,000 books, periodicals, and AV materials; specialized theological databases and reference resources; and a collection of rare books and special collection materials.

The People’s Place: Antigonish Town and County Library

The People’s Place: Antigonish Town and County Library opened its doors on May 24, 2011. Featuring comfortable spaces for all ages, community programming facilities, work by local artists and artisans, and green technology, the People’s Place has become a popular destination for locals and visitors alike.

Vaughan Memorial Library

Opened in 1965, the Vaughan was "a dream come true." Requirements for more space due to the move of holdings from the Huggins Science Library to the Vaughan in 1987 led to the extension connecting the Vaughan Memorial Library with the Beveridge Arts Centre. The Wu Wing, named in honour of Dr. Jieh-Yee Wu of Hong Kong, a generous donor to the library and the father of three Acadia graduates, houses the Esther Clark Wright Archives which opened in 1989.