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Code of Ethics

  • OCAP - First Nations control data collection processes (ownership, control, access, and possession) in their communities as well as how their information is used.   Visit the web page of the First Nations Information Governance Centre (FNIGC)  to learn more.  The University of British Columbia has an excellent guide to Indigenous Research Methodology: Research Ethics.      
  • TCPS 2 - Chapter 9  - guide to research Involving the First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples of Canada from the Panel on Research Ethics.
  • USAI Research Framework  - developed by the Ontario Federation of Indian Friendship Centres (OFIFC) - a guide to all Aboriginal research projects conducted by the OFIFC and the urban Aboriginal communities, in which the OFIFC is involved.                              

Reference Resources

Use reference materials for background information for your topic, or to find good keywords to use when searching databases.  These are dictionaries, encyclopedias, guides, bibliographies, indexes and abstracts.

To find reference materials in the catalogue, perform a KEYWORD search 
       for example:  public administration and dictionaries


Content last updated: September 27, 2018