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) 722-1318
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 Labour and Workforce Development issues. These subjects include:
Items that must be used in the Library include:
Full text hard copies of Nova Scotia Labour and Workforce Development Acts and Regulations can be ordered online through Goverment Publications. Online full text versions are also available on our Legislation page.
The library's holdings can be searched using the in-house catalogue.
The Department offers a number of online databases, available by subscription:
These databases do not require a subscription.
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