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TITLE: Canadian Libraries on the World Wide Web
DESCRIPTION: "This is a listing of Canadian Libraries, by Province and Territories."--Title screen. Regions include: British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, Newfoundland, Yukon, Northwest Territories. It also includes other library Web resources. An excellent source for locating canadian libraries' Web pages.
E-MAIL: scottp@moondog.usask.ca
KEYWORDS: canadian libraries

 
TITLE: National Library of Canada
DESCRIPTION: The National Library of Canada (NLC) gathers, makes known, preserves and promotes Canada's published heritage. The Web site contains Virtual Tour which points out works of art, reference services, exhibitions, facilities, etc., Collections and Services of the NLC (NLC "has the most comprehensive collection of Canadiana in the world"), Exhibitions and Public Programs, Publications of the NLC, National Planning in areas such as: the information highway, resource sharing, service to specialized communities, preservation, government information and electronic publications, National Library of Canada Electronic Publications Pilot Project, and Sources of Canadian Information, etc.
National Library of Canada Electronic Publications Pilot Project is a mission "to identify and to understand issues that libraries will encounter in handling electronic publications and online collections. The Project began in June 1994 and is expected to end in April 1995. As a priority, the EPPP will incorporate a small number of formally published Canadian online journals. These journals are being acquired, catalogued, and permanently stored at the NLC. Public access is being provided on the Internet through Gopher and the World Wide Web. EPPP cataloguing entries, including the Uniform Resource Locators (URLs) of EPPP titles are available on NLC Systems including AMICUS. The Project will deliver recommendations for NLC policies in the areas of acquiring, cataloguing, storing, preserving, and providing service for electronic publications. Issues such as copyright, security, royalties, billing and technical standards will also be addressed. The Electronic Publications Pilot Project is intended to be a first step in planning for using the AMICUS Library System to manage full-text electronic publications at the National Library of Canada."
The Virtual Canadian Union Catalogue Proposal propose a full implementation of a distributed, linked union catalogue to support all aspects of resource sharing in Canada.
The Virtual Canadian Union Catalogue Record Syntax
E-MAIL: gary.cleveland@nlc-bnc.ca, terry.kuny@nlc-bnc.ca
KEYWORDS: canadian national library

 
TITLE: Selected List of Canadian Libraries from National Capital FreeNet
DESCRIPTION: A list of many canadian libraries, including the national library, public libraries, and university library.
E-MAIL: webmaster@freenet.carleton.ca
KEYWORDS: canadian libraries

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