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Teaching Canada

What Teaching Canada Has to Offer

The Office Canadian Studies Outreach identifies multiple sources throughout North America for relevant teaching resources, collaborates to create teaching materials, and makes available the lesson plans and units from teacher participants in our Canadian Studies programming.

For your specific requests, contact either Betsy Arntzen (, 207.581.4225) or Amy Sotherden (, 518.564.2385).

UMaine Fogler Library: Canadian Studies Collections
Fogler Library has a nationally recognized Canadian Studies collection consisting of 31,000+ monographs, 200+ Canadian journal titles, and 43 Canadian newspapers as well as large collections of maps, Canadian census materials, and Canadian federal and provincial documents.
In addition, Fogler Library owns the three components of the microfilm collection Early Canadiana that cover monographs, periodicals, and annuals published in Canada or about Canada before 1901, and is collecting Canadian Monographs 1900-1920.

Betsy Beattie is the Canadian Studies Librarian. She is responsible for developing and disseminating information about the Canadian collection, maintaining and updating a Subject Guide to Canadian Web Sites, and is available to answer reference questions on Canadian subjects.  The Canadian Studies Office and the Canadian collection are jointly funded by Fogler Library and the Canadian-American Center.


Tuition-free Summer Institute for K-12 educators
July 21-August 10, 2014
"Borders and Borderlands: The Acadian Experience in Maine"
More Info Here


Contact Information

Canadian Studies Outreach to K-12 Professionals - Northeast National Resource Center on Canada

MAINE: Betsy Arntzen
Canadian-American Center
154 College Ave., Orono, ME 04473

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NEW YORK: Amy Sotherden
Center for the Study of Canada/
Institute on Quebec Studies
133 Court St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901

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Contact Information

Teaching Canada
Professional Development & Instructional Resources for K-12 Professionals
Phone: (207) 581-4225 | Fax: (207) 581-4223E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System