Lists of helpful links to supplement our print collection.
Using Digital Resources
Avoiding Plagiarism/Citing Sources
For information on Bethel, also check out the collection of links on our Our Community page.
Alaska’s Digital Archives A great collection of historical photos, movies, maps. etc. Put “Bethel” in the search box and browse through almost 300 historical photos.
Tundra Times Photograph Project A collection of photographs from the Tundra Times, the newspaper that was the voice of Native Alaskans from 1962 to 1997.
SLED (Statewide Library Electronic Doorway) Information for, about and by Alaskans. A collection of links organized by topic.
State of Alaska Helpful practical information: links to job info., how to get a driver’s license, Alaskan laws and legal info., PFD, etc.
The Raven of the Eskimo In the early 1900s Dr. Romig came to Bethel to help his brother-in-law John Kilbuck in the Moravian mission. His story is in the book Dog Team Doctor. After Dr. Romig retired he produced this booklet about the culture and religion of the Yup’ik people. Digitized by the LKSD Media Center.
Wildlife, Hunting and Trapping
The Alaska Department of Fish and Game has a collection of videos. A few are annotated below:
Alaska Guide to Fur HandlingA video produced by the Alaska Department of Fish and Game.
Alaska Village Trappers More than just trapping, this is a look at subsistence lifestyle and culture in our part of Alaska.
Free Audio Books
Set up to aid teachers, this is a free online collection of stories and poems in audiobook format. The site is beautifully organized and provides accompanying text for reading along. It also has collections of passages and poems organized thematically. Check out the Happiness Collection!
A large collection nicely organized by genre/subject, with new titles being added regularly, this site includes a good collection of non-fiction as well as fiction, plays, history, etc.
Provides audio and accompanying text for a collection of classic novels, short stories, poetry and historical documents.
An educational website, it compiles content from around the web and has a large audio-book collection.
The site has 42,000+ e-books but, also, if you drill down far enough, a good collection of audio books, both recorded by human voice and computer generated.