Helpful Links

Lists of helpful links to supplement our print collection.

Alaska

Hunting, Fishing, Trapping

Audio Books

Homework help

Using Digital Resources

Avoiding Plagiarism/Citing Sources

 

Alaska

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:

Field Care of Big Game Meat

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

Lit2Go
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!

Librivox
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.

LoudLit
Provides audio and accompanying text for a collection of classic novels, short stories, poetry and historical documents.

OpenCulture
An educational website, it compiles content from around the web and has a large audio-book collection.

Project Gutenberg
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.