Marie Michael Library
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]stfx.ca OR csears[at]stfx.ca
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, https://coady.stfx.ca/collection/
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.
- Dr. Moses Coady’s renowned book Masters of Their Own Destiny is available for download. (461K pdf)
- Watch the National Film Board’s 1976 film, Moses Coady. (57 min.)
- Watch the East Coast Credit Union’s 2009 film You can do it! The story of the Antigonish Movement. (70 min.)
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 education||gender and development|
|advocacy and networking||NGO management|
|asset-based community development||participatory research|
|community health and nutrition||peacebuilding|
|economic cooperation and microfinance||rural development|
|environmental issues||spirituality and social justice|
|Tuesdays to Thursdays, 1:00pm – 4:00pm. You may contact us to request books or for library reference assistance.|