Databases

Databases

Base de données en alphabétisation des adultes inc.

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Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Information provision and referral
Services d'information et de références

Provides a single-source, comprehensive, up-to-date and easily accessible database of adult literacy programs, resources, services and activities across Canada. Links with other services and databases in North America and overseas. Gathers, sorts, stores and makes available information on literacy programming, resources, services, contacts, events, awards, funding sources, and, most importantly, resources that can be used in the learning situation thereby levelling the playing field somewhat in an often resource-poor adult education environment. Web site allows database access. // Sert de guichet unique pour des renseignements complets et récents sur les programmes, les ressources et les services d'alphabétisation des adultes au Canada. Sert aussi de lien avec d'autres services et bases de données en Amérique du Nord et outre-mer. Recueille, répertorie, stocke et distribue une vaste gamme de renseignements sur l'alphabétisation: programmes, services, personnes-ressources, contacts, événements et activités, prix d'excellence , et sources de financement.

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(506) 457-6900
Email Address: 
contactbdaa@nald.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(506) 457-6910
Tollfree Phone Number: 
1-800-720-NALD(6253)
Street Address: 
Scovil House, 703 Brunswick Street
City: 
Fredericton
Province: 
New Brunswick
Postal/ZIP Code: 
E3B 1H8
Internal Notes : 
multiple languages found - // in abstract

Accessing social care research: an introductory guide

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Paper
Online
Author: 
Stuart Macwilliam
Pete Maggs
Alice Caldwell
Stephanie Tierney
Publisher: 
Centre for Evidence-based Social Services
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Exeter, UK

Provides guidance and tips on how to access research and other information relevant to social care. Written as an introductory guide and intended primarily as a starting point for those who wish to develop their evidence-based skills by increasing their knowledge of sources of social care research.

ISBN/ISSN: 
ISBN 0953570983

Household products database

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
National Library of Medicine's Division of Specialized Information Services
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Bethesda, MD

Provides a database that links over 4,000 consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and allows scientists and consumers to research products based on chemical ingredients.

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Health in action

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
Alberta Centre for Active Living
Publication Date: 
2003
Publication Place: 
Edmonton, AB

Provides information on health promotion and injury prevention activities in Alberta.Web site provides a database of Alberta health promotion and injury prevention programs, projects, people and organizations.

MOST: database of best practices on indigenous knowledge

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Resource Language: 
English
Media Type: 
Online
Publisher: 
MOST Clearing House

Includes a definition of indigenous knowledges, a discussion of criteria for selecting "best practices," and a Registry of Best Practices that gives numerous detailed summaries of projects in Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America that have sought to improve conditions and alleviate poverty through the successful employment of indigenous knowledges. Also links to CIRAN and MOST's joint publication entitled "Best Practices on Indigenous Knowledge," which provides further details on indigenous knowledge and on the production phase of the database.

West Island Community Resource Centre

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Groups Served: 
All women
Families
Older women (50+)
Low income women
Organization Type: 
NGO - Non Government Organization
Service Language: 
English
Services Provided: 
Health promotion
Consulting
Research
Community education/development
Counselling
Support group/peer support
Recherche
Counseling

A strong and active partner in community building, the CRC is also West Island's gateway to information on services and support systems available to individuals and families in its territory

Contact Info
Primary Telephone: 
(514) 694-6404
Email Address: 
info@crcinfo.ca
Website/URL: 
Fax Number: 
(514) 630-1225
Street Address: 
114 Donegani
City: 
Pointe-Claire
Province: 
Québec
Postal/ZIP Code: 
H9R 2W3
Internal Notes : 
Empty record- updated info
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