Member Publications and Presentations

Nunavut Library Association members are an active group, and frequently publish articles or make presentations to other professional bodies. On this page we post notices of publications, presentations and press releases, and where possible, a copy of the item.


Carol Rigby: Promoting Indigenous language through descriptive cataloguing: ten years+ of Nunavut experience, a presentation to the Ontario Library Association Super Conference in the Respectfully Supporting Decolonization of Canadian Libraries stream, January 30, 2021.


Carol Rigby and Riel Gallant: “Creating Multilingual and Multiscript Name Authority Records: A Case Study in Meeting the Needs of Inuit Language Speakers in Nunavut,” in Ethical Questions in Name Authority Control, edited by Jane Sandberg. Sacramento, CA: Library Juice Press, 2019.


ITK Press Releases, September 2, 2015: Online Collection of Early Learning Materials Helps Inuit Educators Share Resources = ᖃᕆᑕᐅᔭᑎᒍᑦ ᐱᑐᒃᓯᒪᕝᕕᐊᓂ ᑲᑎᖅᓱᒐᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᓕᓵᖅᑐᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᕈᑎᔅᓴᐃᑦ ᐃᑲᔪᕈᑎᔅᓴᐅᕗᑦ ᐃᓄᓐᓄᑦ ᐃᓕᓐᓂᐊᖅᑎᑦᓯᔨᓄᑦ ᐊᒥᖅᑲᒐᐅᔪᓐᓇᖅᑑᑎᑕᐅᓗᑎᒃ

Carol Rigby: “Nunavut Libraries Online Establish Inuit Language Bibliographic Cataloguing Standards: Promoting Aboriginal Languages Using a Commercial ILS,” Cataloging and Classification Quarterly, Indigenous Special Issue, volume 53, issue 5-6, July-September 2015, pages 615-639, DOI: 10.1080/01639374.2015.1008165


Carol Rigby: CLA Young Adult Book Award 2012: the Notables Presentation, a presentation to the CLA Annual Conference, Ottawa.
2012 CLA Young Adult Book Award


Carol Rigby: Creating Multilingual and Multiscript Catalogues: Inuktitut in Nunavut Libraries Online, a presentation to the CLA Annual Conference, Halifax.
Creating Multilingual and Multiscript Catalogues


Yvonne Earle: Ikajurutit: delivering Legislative Library services in aboriginal languages (Nunavut, Canada). A presentation to the 2008 IFLA world congress, Québec City, 2008


Carol Rigby and  Rae-Lynne Patterson: “A catalogue in a multilingual, multiscript environment: the experience of Nunavut’s library partnership”, in Reaching out: Innovation in Canadian Libraries, Les Presses de l’Université Laval.

Carol Rigby: Improving access to aboriginal language materials in the Unicode age: a Nunavut case study in developing multilingual and multiscript descriptive cataloguing standards for an integrated library system. A dissertation submitted in partial fulfilment of the requirements of the Master of Science Degree in Information and Library Studies, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen Business School, Department of Information Management
CRigbyDissertation MSc, ILS The Robert Gordon University

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