Library publications

Featured publication

Front cover of The View from Here chapbook, featuring an oil painting of the abstract form of a boat on the water.

The View from Here

The View from Here is a chapbook co-published with the Victoria Arts Council in April 2023. The chapbook features new and selected poems and original artwork by Avis Rasmussen, a UVic alumna.

A Victoria artist of national significance, Rasmussen is committed to the local arts community and has been recognized with the Avis Rasmussen Award at the University of Victoria.

The Ampersand

View the UVic Libraries Newsletter, The Ampersand, designed to keep our community informed about library initiatives.


KULA: Knowledge Creation, Dissemination, and Preservation Studies is a peer-reviewed, open-access journal meant to encourage the formation of a multidisciplinary community of scholars studying human knowledge processes through the ages and concerned to understand the role of those processes in the full sweep of human civilizations and project them into the future from both humanistic and technological perspectives.


Taapwaywin: talking about what we know and what we believe is a podcast that places emphasis on the importance of truth before reconciliation. Recognizing the ongoing importance of Indigenous perspectives in truth-telling, this series questions why the truths of Indigenous peoples are not more broadly heard and what we can do about this. 


in CIRCULATION, UVic Libraries' signature publication, is a magazine focused on library impact. Featured content highlights our innovative programs, services, and activities and celebrates the committed work of library staff on campus and in our community.

Special Collections Publication Series

In 2013, the University of Victoria Libraries launched its imprint, and published the first in a continuing series of publications devoted to our archives and special collections.

Please visit our Spotlight digital exhibition platform for access to all UVic Libraries' publications, including free PDF downloads, and enhanced ditigal content from all of six publications, featuring and including photographs, video, scanned documents, interviews, and more.