Research


Travel

Last Updated November 4, 2020

  Fodors offers the definitive, insider guide on what to do and see in over 8,000 worldwide destinations. They dive even deeper with recommendations on food & drink, luxury & budget, arts & culture, hotels & lodging, cruises & transport, and every tip, trick, hack, and deal you could ever dream up.   Lonely Planet’s


Databases for In-Library Use Only

Last Updated April 29, 2020

KnowBC Online **While this is typically available only in-library from our public computers, Harbour Publishing has made KnowBC available for free to all, from any device, during COVID-19—no need for a library card. Includes the following resources: Encyclopedia of British Columbia – With more than 4,000 entries and 1,500 accompanying photographs, maps, charts and tables,


Homework & Research Help for Teens

Last Updated November 6, 2020

Websites The following websites that have been reviewed by librarians and are recommended as good starting points to help with your homework: Smithsonian Learning Lab “More than a million images, recordings, and texts from the Smithsonian’s 19 museums, 9 major research centers, and the national zoo. It is easy to find something of interest because


Local Links

Last Updated June 11, 2021

If you would like your Kitimat organization added to this list kindly contact the Library Director. District of Kitimat Haisla Nation Kitimat Chamber of Commerce Kitimat Museum & Archives  


Complete List of Electronic Resources (A-Z)

Last Updated July 23, 2021

Below are digital resources that our library subscribes to. These collections and databases contain loads of information not necessarily found through the Internet. You’ll need your library card to log into most of these databases. ABCmouse – (In-Library Use Only) – ABCmouse is designed to provide a strong foundation for learning. Concepts in each content


Statistics

Last Updated November 28, 2020

  British Columbia Statistics – the central statistical agency of the Province of British Columbia. They offer data services, business and economic statistics, labour and social statistics, population stats, and survey and analysis.   The World Bank – The Data Catalogue provides download access to over 2,000 indicators from World Bank data sources.   Statistics


Law & Government

Last Updated November 6, 2020

Library Databases Our databases have lots of information from trusted sources that’s typically not available through the Internet. You’ll need your library card to log in. Vehicle Safety and Inspection Standards Online (In Library Use Only) – Current vehicle safety and inspection standards and related BC legislation. Websites Legal British Columbia Codes – Includes the current Building


Homework & Research Help for Kids

Last Updated November 28, 2020

Can You Trust that Website? Anyone can build a website, so you need to make sure the ones you’re looking at are from people you can trust. Here’s how: Evaluating Websites A How-To Guide for Middle-School Students Evaluating Websites A Checklist Internet Safety MediaSmarts Games Online games that teach kids in fun ways all about


Home & Consumer Information

Last Updated November 28, 2020

BC Building Code 2018 (latest version) BC Fire Code 2018 (latest version) BC Plumbing Code 2018 (latest version) ConsumerSearch – Features product reviews from a variety of quality sources. ConsumerSafety – Learn about everyday health and safety topics, lawsuits over drug and product injuries, and consumer-focused news. Energy Star for Products – The Canadian government’s guide to energy-efficient appliances, heating and


Health, Medical & Wellness

Last Updated November 28, 2020

Aboriginal Infant Development Program – Supports early identification of needs and early intervention for Indigenous children and families at risk.   Aboriginal Supported Child Development BC – Recognizes the importance of cultural safety and early intervention. Supports the inclusion of Indigenous children with special needs in child-care and community settings.   Associtation of Neighbourhood Houses