Marie Michael Library

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

Please click HERE for instructions to view the digital content. (1.11 Mb pdf)

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 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

Library Hours

Monday – Friday: 9am – 4:30pm.

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]