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Fisheries and Oceans Canada's Libraries

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Dartmouth NS

Bedford Institute of Oceanography Library

P.O. Box 1006
1 Challenger Drive
Dartmouth NS B2Y 4A2

Web site:http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/libraries-bibliotheques/maritimes-eng.htm

Telephone: 902-426-3683
Fax: 902-496-1544
Email: Dartmouth.Library-Bibliotheque@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

8:00-4:30, Monday - Friday

Library Symbol: NSDB

Temporary locations below will eventually be integrated into Dartmouth’s and Sidney’s Collection

Moncton's Collection, NBMF
Ottawa's Collection, OOFI
Mont-Joli's Collection, QQPSM
St. Andrew's Collection, NBAB
St. John's Collection, NFSF

DFO Storage

Telephone: 902-426-3683
Email: Dartmouth.Library-Bibliotheque@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Temporary locations below will eventually be integrated into DFO Storage (library code DFOS)

DFO Storage, MWFWS
DFO Storage, NBABS
DFO Storage, NBMFS
DFO Storage, NSDBS
DFO Storage, NFSFS
DFO Storage, OOFIS

Ottawa ON

Canadian Coast Guard Technical Data Centre

Integrated Technical Services, Canadian Coast Guard
Fisheries and Oceans Canada
200 Kent Street, 7E200
Ottawa ON K1A 0E6

Telephone: 613-998-1801
Email: Ginette.Dion@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

8:00-12:00, 1:00-3:30, Monday - Friday
Please telephone in advance for an appointment.

Library Symbol: OOFICG

St. Andrews NB

St. Andrews Biological Station Reading Rooms

Telephone: 506-529-5900
Email: Joanne.Cleghorn@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Sidney BC

Institute of Ocean Sciences Library

Fisheries and Oceans Canada
9860 West Saanich Road
P.O. Box 6000
Sidney BC V8L 4B2

Web site:http://www.dfo-mpo.gc.ca/libraries-bibliotheques/pac-reg-eng.htm

Telephone: 250-363-6392
Fax: 250-363-6749
Email: PACLibraryIOS@pac.dfo-mpo.gc.ca

Onsite staff: 24 hours a day
Public: 9:00-3:30, Monday - Friday
Please telephone in advance for an appointment.

Library Symbol: BVIEM

The 2 collections listed below have been moved to the Institute of Ocean Science library in Sidney, BC

Nanaimo's Collection
Winnipeg's Collection

Sydney NS

Canadian Coast Guard College Library

1190 Westmount Road
Sydney NS B1R 2J6

Telephone:(902) 564-3660 ext 1128
Fax:(902) 567-3217
Email: cgclibrary@dfo-mpo.gc.ca
ILL: cgcill@dfo-mpo.gc.ca

8:00 - 22:00, Monday - Thursday
8:00 - 16:00, Friday
11:00 - 19:00, Sunday

Library Symbol: NSSCG