Books, journals, reports, databases and videos are some of the information resources available through Library and Information Resources. The Library assists staff in their work-related activities with research and loan services.
Members of the public are also welcome to conduct research, borrow circulating materials through the interlibrary loan process, and view public documents. Appointments are required.
For appointments, please call: (902) 722-1330
Monday - Friday, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Closed on statutory holidays
The library book collection covers a wide range of subjects pertaining to environment issues. These subjects include:
- Air Quality
- Environmental Assessment
- Environmental Education
- Environmental Protection
- Environmental Technologies
- Hazardous Materials
- Pollution Prevention
- Solid Waste Management
- Sustainable Development
- Water Resources Development
- Environmental Impact Assessments
- Halifax Harbour Reports
- Nova Scotia Reports
- Uranium Exploration and Mining
Items that must be used in the Library include:
- Industry Standards
- Reference Materials
Environment Acts and Regulations
The library's holdings can be searched using the in-house catalogue.
- Reference services
- Interlibrary Loan requests must be made through local public, academic or special libraries.
- Loans: three week loan, one renewal for books and videos.
Research service fees:
- 15 mins = $11.25
- 30 mins = $22.50
- 45 mins = $33.75
- 1 hour = $45.00
Faxing is available to external clients at a cost of $10.00 per fax plus photocoping charges.
Photocopying is available at a cost of 20 cents per page. All photocopying is subject to the Canadian Copyright Act
Interlibrary loan requests are accepted from all libraries. The loan period is three weeks, with one renewal. There are no fees for interlibrary loans