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Currently there are issues with off campus access to articles at the Wiley publishing platform. We are working to get a resolution. If you have questions about access before then, please contact us.

Equipment Loans

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Borrow laptops, cameras, and more at the library.

Research Guides

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Resources to guide your research process created by your liaison librarians.

Borrowing and Access

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Learn about loan privileges, course reserves, and how to use other university libraries.


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Group study rooms and workstations for accessibility, media, and video/audio editing



VIU scholarship, creative works, and digital special collections that represent the unique character of our region.



A calendar of upcoming events and workshops happening in the library.

Special Collections


Special Collections identifies, collects, preserves and provides access to rare and/or archival materials that support the needs of the VIU community.

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