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  • 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.
  • Towards a Cross-Canadian Digital Library Platform 

    Sifton, Daniel; Barry, Matthew (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 2017-07-04)
  • Zhonghua da di tu 

    Tong, Shiheng (Electronic version published by Vancouver Island University, 1922)
    Map of China. Text in Chinese.
  • The BC sprawl report 2001: Helping to create more livable communities in British Columbia 

    Alexander, Don; Tomalty, Ray (Smart Growth BC, 2001)
    How predominant and how "bad" is sprawl in the province? Where are tendencies towards more compact growth being encouraged and how? Which ideas for addressing sprawl have the most promise for transfer across municipalities ...
  • 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.
  • Learning from Shaughnessy: The role of design guidelines in adjudicating community conflicts 

    Alexander, Don (Social Change Institute, 1998)
    This report reviews the recent controversy involving "monster houses" in the affluent Vancouver neighbourhood of Shaughnessy, and the evolution of the "character zoning" known as RS-5. It evaluates the usefulness of this ...
  • Urban environmental degradation: Causes and solutions [pre-print] 

    Alexander, Don (Nova Science Publishers, 2016)
    This chapter summarizes the nature of urban environmental degradation, and its ideological and institutional roots. These have to do with the often pro-development orientation of municipal councils, the dependence of ...
  • A tale of three universities: Sustainability, from theory to practice 

    Alexander, Don; Jack, Pamela (Western Division of the Canadian Association of Geographers, 2015-03)
    From 2012 to 2014, we conducted an applied policy analysis of sustainability policy and practice at three universities in British Columbia: University of Northern British Columbia, Royal Roads University, and Vancouver ...
  • 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 ...
  • From brown to green? Planning for sustainability in the development of Southeast False Creek 

    Alexander, Don (University of Waterloo, 2001-01)
    Southeast False Creek is an area of largely derelict industrial land close to the downtown core of Vancouver that is currently being planned as a model "sustainable community." The initiative has evolved over the past ...
  • 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 ...
  • Application of weakly ionized plasmas for materials sampling and analysis 

    Blades, Michael W.; Banks, Peter; Gill, Chris G.; Huang, Degui; Le Blanc, Charles; Liang, Dong (IEEE, 1991-12)
    The use of weakly ionized plasmas as spectroscopic sources for materials sampling and analysis is reviewed. Plasma sources currently used for this purpose include direct-current and alternating-current plasmas, inductively ...
  • Ontario community sustainability report - 2007 

    Tomalty, Ray; Alexander, Don; Anielski, Mark; Wilson, Jeffrey; Jozsa, Alexandra; Haider, Murtaza; Cartin-Artega, Federico; Casey, Daniel (The Pembina Institute, 2007-06)
    This study provides a snapshot of the sustainability of selected communities across Ontario in recent years. The study employs 33 indicators in three broad categories (smart growth, livability and economic vitality) to ...
  • BC sprawl report 2004: Economic vitality and livable communities 

    Alexander, Don; Tomalty, Ray; Anielski, Mark (Smart Growth BC, 2004)
    In 2001, Smart Growth BC undertook a study of sprawl in B.C. and explored some of the linkages between sprawl, quality of life, and infrastructure efficiency in selected communities. This study builds upon the work from ...
  • 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 ...
  • Exceptional CO2 tolerance in white sturgeon (Acipenser transmontanus) is associated with protection of maximum cardiac performance during hypercapnia in situ 

    Baker, Daniel W.; Hanson, Linda M.; Farrell, Anthony; Brauner, Colin J. (University of Chicago Press, 2011)
    White sturgeon rank among the most CO2-tolerant fish species examined to date. We investigated whether this exceptional CO2 tolerance extended to the heart, an organ generally viewed as acidosis intolerant. Maximum cardiac ...

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