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Food & Water Sustainability, Security, and Development: eBooks/Books

food security, food sustainability, water sustainability, sustainable development, water security, drinking water, famine, drought, farming, farmers' markets, community gardens

Library Catalogue - finding books

Use the box to the right, to complete a search for books or ebooks on your topic in the VIU Library.

Once you've completed a search, you can select to view just print books or electronic books.  To do this, select the appropriate box on the left sidebar of your result list for ebooks, or for print books, select the Location e.g. Nanaimo (left sidebar).

Here are a few examples of searches on this topic:

"food sustainability"

"food security"

"water sustainability"

"sustainable development"

"water security"

eBooks/Books @ the Library

The VIU Library has eBooks on a wide range of subjects. You can access these eBooks from on or off campus using your Library ID and PIN.

Find eBooks using LibrarySearch's eBook search. For example, search for "water security"

eBooks vary in their format and features depending on the platform which means options such as turning pages, saving, or printing may differ. Please contact a Librarian if you have questions. 


Finding print books : Once you have a search result list, you can limit your titles to print books (instead of ebooks) by selecting the option on the left sidebar under the section, Library Location. For example, selecting Nanaimo will list the print books (within this result list) that are available at the Nanaimo Campus library.

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