Environment and Climate Change-ITI Resource Centre

About the Resource Centre

The Environment and Climate Change-ITI Resource Centre is a specialized technical resource centre serving the needs of GNWT staff, but is also open to the public. It also can provide resources to other Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) staff and members of the public.

Location and hours

The Resource Centre is located in Yellowknife in the lower floor of the Lower floor, Scotia Centre,5102 Franklin Avenue, in Yellowknife. We are normally open to staff and the public Monday to Friday, from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Please call ahead to confirm.

Library collection

The library collection contains approximately 22,000 print titles as well as ebooks, maps and aerial photos.

Interlibrary loans

When GNWT employees need a book or journal article that our library does not have, we can do an interlibrary loan (ILL). Books/documents are mailed in from the nearest possible library location.

We can track online journal articles or documents down and email them to you as soon as possible. 

  • Books/Reports generally take one to three weeks to arrive as they are sent by mail. Books must be returned to the Resource Centre by the due date. Renewals are not permitted.
  • Journal articles take one to three days and are yours to keep.

Non-GNWT researchers, from either within or outside of the NWT, may also request library items. They must make ILL arrangements through their local or academic library.

Library tours

We are happy to offer you a tour of the Resource Centre at your convenience.

Library tours cover:

  • Services available through the library.
  • Tips on how to effectively search the library catalogue.
  • Books, reports, journals and other items in the library and how to find them.
  • Online resources available through the library.
  • Reference/research services.

Tours can be booked by email or by calling 867-767-9170, Ext 15506.


We accept donations of books or other library items related to our collection. We do look at the year and subject matter to consider its relevance.