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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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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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