Marie Michael Library

Resources for the Local Women’s Voices for Peace e-conference, September 21-24, 2020

The library space is currently closed to the public.
Please click HERE for instructions to view the digital content. (1.11 Mb pdf)
Contact us by email to request books: cirving[at] OR csears[at]

E-books in the Library

Browse through our subscription to Practical Action e-books.

Moses Coady: Masters of Their Own Destiny

Visit the Coady-Extension Digital Collection website: Masters of Their Own Destiny: The Coady Story in Canada and Across the World

This is a collaborative project of the Angus L. Macdonald Library and the Coady International Institute to provide a digital archive of material related to the history of the Antigonish Movement, the Extension Department, and the Coady International Institute.

Our Collection

The Marie Michael Library supports the programs of the Coady International Institute and our collection of 12,000 books range from academic texts to practical “hands-on” manuals related to the field of adult education, community participation and broader issues of international development.

The library focuses on social, community, and economic development, with special emphasis on the countries of the global South. We also have over 800 videos and a number of digital resources. The Marie Michael Library collection focuses on a range of development related themes including:

adult educationgender and development
advocacy and networkingNGO management
asset-based community developmentparticipatory research
community health and nutritionpeacebuilding
economic cooperation and microfinancerural development
environmental issuesspirituality and social justice
Library Hours
Tuesdays to Thursdays, 1:00pm – 4:00pm. You may contact us to request books or for library reference assistance.

Contact Information

Marie Michael Library
Coady International Institute
St. Francis Xavier University
Box 5000, Antigonish, Nova Scotia
Canada B2G 2W5

Phone: (902) 867-3964
Fax: (902) 867-3907
Email: cirving[at]