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CTL Resources

The Centre for Teaching and Learning (CTL) and the Yukon College Library are working together to build a circulating collection of teaching, learning, facilitation, and professional development resources, including books, e-books, and periodicals. Check the current bibliography for CTL resources and stay tuned with the new trends for the development of teaching and learning techniques. Periodically, new items will be added to the collection.


CTL Resources Collection Bibliography

How to search for the CTL Resources Collection in the YC Library catalogue

Educational Libraries for University Students

If you are student in one of the following programs, you can also use the library at the university that is offering your program.


(Listed alphabetically by institution)

Yukon College also offers two online programs through collaborations at several institutions.  Only if you are in the Yukon and paying your tuition directly to Yukon College may you use YC Library.  Otherwise, you are to use the library at your home institution.

Open Access Journals

What is Open Access?

The Open Access initiative focuses on free access to peer-reviewed research articles and their preprints.  Note that open access journals are also listed in our Library Journals List (LjL)

Biomed Central

BioMed Central is an STM (Science, Technology and Medicine) publisher which has pioneered the open access publishing model. All original research articles published by BioMed Central are made freely and permanently accessible online immediately upon publication. A number of journals may require an institutional or a personal subscription to view other content, such as reviews or paper reports.

Directory of Open Access Journals

Free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals, covering all subjects and many languages. It is possible to search a specific article or browse subjects (practically all areas of knowledge) and journals.

Highwire Press

HighWire Press partners with independent scholarly publishers, societies, associations, and university presses to facilitate the digital dissemination of 1463 journals, reference works, books, and proceedings concerning to all areas of study. Many peer-reviewed articles offered for free.

Nature Scientific Reports

Online and open access, Scientific Reports is a primary research publication from the publishers of Nature, covering all areas of the natural sciences. It is open to all, publishing technically sound, original research papers of interest to specialists within their field, without barriers to access.

NRC Research Press

NRC Research Press, the publishing arm of the National Research Council of Canada (NRC) since 1929, transitioned in September 2010 from NRC and the Federal Government of Canada into an independent not-for-profit organization operating under the new name Canadian Science Publishing. It publishes 15 NRC Research Press journals in a broad range of scientific disciplines, and all journals are now available online full-text and are accessible before print publication.

OpenDOAR - Open Access Directories

OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of academic open access repositories. As well as providing a simple repository list, OpenDOAR lets you search for repositories or search repository contents. Additionally, it provides tools and support to both repository administrators and service providers in sharing best practice and improving the quality of the repository infrastructure.

PubMed Central

PubMed Central (PMC) is the U.S. National Institutes of Health (NIH) free digital archive of biomedical and life sciences journal literature. Particularly interesting for researchers looking for materials about Medicine and related areas.

Public Library of Science

This non profit organization offers open access to peer-reviewed articles in areas like Biology, Medicine, Genetics, and Pathogenesis.) ___________________________________________________________________________________

Science Publishing Group

Science Publishing Group is an international and Open-Access publisher of journals covering a wide range of academic disciplines. It enables immediate, worldwide, barrier-free, open access to the full text of research articles for the best interests of the scientific community. SciencePG has published 110+ types of journals with more than 200 Volumes, 454 Issues altogether since October 2012 and all of them have been preserved by WorldCat, CAS, Researchbib, Academickeys, JournalSeek, DRJI, Electronic Journals Library (EJL), ZDB, EZB, etc.



Using the U of R Library (BEd & BSW)

Introduction to UREAD (University of Regina Education at a Distance):

Currently registered students, or staff members in the YNTEP or BSW program are associated with the University of Regina, and have access to the University of Regina library system through UREAD (which stands for University of Regina Education at a Distance).

So, contact UREAD to become a patron of their library too and maximize your access to library resources.

Contact UREAD

Phone: 306-585-4837
Fax: 306-585-4493
Toll: 1-800-667-6014 (in Canada)

Materials Request Form (highly recommended)

University of Regina Library Website:

Mail: UREAD, Dr.  John Archer Library
University of Regina Regina, SK S4S 0A2

How To Request Materials:

  1. Go to the Materials Request Form
  2. Inform as much information as possible. The more information you provide, the better the chances they will send you the materials in a timely manner.
  3. Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

Note: Yukon College Library Staff will not be aware of the materials you request because we are not part of the same library system.  If you have any problems or questions, contact UREAD at (JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

How to Access the Online Databases:

The University of Regina Libraries subscribe to a number of online journal indexes, abstracts and databases which can be searched to locate articles in journals or magazines. In some cases full-text articles are available online. In other cases only a citation and/or abstract will be provided and you will need to check the library catalogue to see if the item is available in the library. To obtain a copy of the article call the UREAD office.

Due to licensing agreements there are restrictions on who can access the databases. Access is limited to registered students and staff of the University of Regina. A username and password is required to verify your status. Off-campus students who do not have University of Regina photo ID should call UREAD to obtain this information.

To begin searching the databases:

  • On the library homepage (, click on the “Search/Find” link on the left side of the page.
  • Browse either the alphabetical or subject list to locate the database you want to search.
  • Click on the name of the database that you want to search.
  • An intermediary screen will appear and request a username and password.
  • The username is your surname all in lowercase letters.
  • The password is your library barcode number.

Lending and Fines Policies:

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