All of our VIEWS articles are online, and archived in Google Drive. If you know exactly which issue you’re looking for, then go ahead and enter. The VIEWS Archive is here!

In order to search the drive, however, there’s a few things you need to know.

First, you must have a Google email account.  This is free, and you can sign up via  This will give you access to all of the features of Google, including Google Drive.  When you open the link above, it will then present you with the option “Open in Drive” (upper right corner).

When you jump to the archive and you want to search, you should enter a few things in the search box at the top:

google search box, says (everything after the colon): type:pdf

The “type:pdf” qualifier will help narrow down your search to PDF files.  All of VIEWS are stored in PDF format.

After that, use quotation marks ” ” to define the search terms that you want to search for.  The more terms you use, the more it will narrow things down.  You can search for author’s name, key words (like “agency”, “coda”, “ITP”, etc.), locations (“Oregon”), etc.

You’ll then get back a list of results.  Clicking on these results will allow you to see the file.

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