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  • The establishment of a database on current research in UNESCO biosphere reserves: limitations and opportunities 

    Shaw, Pamela; Price, Martin F.; Alexander, Taylor; Gadoya, Rushi; Sakaki, Graham; Shaw, Lauren (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-08)
    The investigation into current research on biosphere reserves is complex and multi-faceted. Numerous factors, including the widespread interests of those publishing on biosphere reserves, publication methods, author ...
  • Biosphere Reserves: learning spaces for sustainability 

    Herrero, Cristina (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-08)
    Since 1976, the research on sustainable development practices at the Biosphere Reserves (BRs) of the UNESCO Man and Biosphere (MAB) Programme have yielded valuable experiences and built an important knowledge base. The ...
  • Using Enhancing our heritage toolkit for assessing management effectiveness of the Kien Giang Biosphere Reserve 

    Cuong, Chu Van; Dart, Peter; Hockings, Marc (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-08)
    Biosphere reserves operating under the UNESCO Man and the Biosphere Programme aim to achieve three mandate management objectives of conservation, sustainable socio-economic development, and logistic support. The apparent ...
  • The International Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities (ICSRC) 

    Clarke, Gary; Bennett, Ellie (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-08)
    The establishment of the International Centre for Sustainable Rural Communities (ICSRC) was proposed as a legacy project at the October 2013 meeting of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves, which included 36 countries from Europe and ...
  • The periodic review reports of the biosphere reserves of the MaB Programme. Case study: Biosphere Reserve Sierras de Cazorla, Segura and las Villas 

    Castaño-Quintero, Paula A.; Gil-Cerezo, M. Victoria; Galán-Soldevilla, Carmen; Domínguez-Vilches, Eugenio (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-08)
    Biosphere Reserves are areas of territory recognized for their environmental and social particularities which belong to UNESCO's "Man and Biosphere" Programme. Every 10 years, the responsible agency for the management of ...
  • The relationship between tourism and the biosphere reserve status: The Danube Delta – If the Danube is “the sustainable highway’ of Europe, then the Danube Delta should be the sustainable gate to the Black Sea 

    Barukchieva, Elitsa I. (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-08)
    The main aim of this article is to find out whether the Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve (DDBR) demonstrates the characteristics of a biosphere reserve, and if its functions contribute to the sustainable socio-economic ...
  • Sharing the range 

    Allison, Leanne; Bectell, Jeff (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-08)
    Southwestern Alberta is where the mountains meet the prairies. Strong winds shape the landscape, and the Rocky Mountains transition rapidly to agricultural lands. The area is part of the Crown of the Continent, home to the ...
  • International Journal of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves - Vol.1, Issue 2 

    Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-08)
    The second issue of the International Journal of UNESCO Biosphere Reserves.
  • LibQUAL+2013 

    Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2013)
    The 2013 LibQUAL+ survey conducted at Vancouver Island University Library. LibQUAL+ surveys measure dimensions of perceived library quality. Survey questions are grouped together in broader categories (dimensions) and ...
  • LibQUAL+ 2012 

    Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2012)
    The 2012 LibQUAL+ survey conducted at Vancouver Island University Library. LibQUAL+ surveys measure dimensions of perceived library quality. Survey questions are grouped together in broader categories (dimensions) and ...
  • LibQUAL+ 2007 

    Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2007)
    The 2007 LibQUAL+ survey conducted at Malaspina University-College (now knows as Vancouver Island University Library). LibQUAL+ surveys measure dimensions of perceived library quality. Survey questions are grouped together ...
  • VIU Library Stats 2009-2017 

    Unknown author (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017)
    A spreadsheet containing VIU Library statistics covering the years 2009-2017 which includes circulation, reference, Ask Away, e-resources and website data.
  • Zhonghua da di tu 

    Tong, Shiheng (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1922)
    Map of China. Text in Chinese.
  • Vancouver Island Children's Book Festival 2017 

    Zhang, Jessie (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-05)
    Video of Vancouver Island Children's Book Festival held in Nanaimo in May 2017.
  • Images and reality of First Nation women 

    Moore, Jacky (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-06-20)
    The turn of the twentieth century was a time when it was believed Aboriginal population numbers were rapidly declining. As the prevailing belief in the demise of these people persisted, a belief that continued into the ...
  • Individual and collective relationships with British Columbia's coastal landscape in Roderick Haig-Brown's "On the Highest Hill" 

    Southern, Chelsea (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-06-19)
    My presentation is on individual and collective relationships with BC’s coastal landscape in Roderick Haig-Brown’s novel, "On the Highest Hill". Using the main character, Colin Ensley, I consider how individualism and ...
  • Implementing Arthur Manuel's vision: Unsettling B.C. and Canada 

    Manuel, Ska-Hiish; Diabo, Russell; Schabus, Nicole; Mandell, Louise (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-06-15)
    The theme for the 2017 BC Studies conference, "(Un)Settling British Columbia" was influenced by the work of Arthur Manuel and his book "Unsettling Canada: A National Wake-up Call" (2015, written with Grand Chief Ron ...
  • The politics of Aboriginal title in British Columbia: from the Referendum to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission 

    Rossiter, David; Burke Wood, Patricia (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-05-04)
    Over the course of the last decade and a half, we have interrogated key intersections of the political economy of natural resource development and ongoing geographic strategies of colonialism in BC. Studying Gordon Campbell’s ...
  • UnSettling downtowns 

    Williams, Alanna; Vaugeois, Nicole (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-05)
    Presentation of VIU's cultural mapping project, with the focus on Downtown Nanaimo,BC.
  • Floata 2 

    Floata (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-05-13)
    Menu, program, and tickets for the "Celebrate Vancouver Chinatown's Heritage" event from Floata restaurant in Vancouver, BC. This event was held on May 13, 2017.

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