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AAS Historical Periodicals Collection Series 1-5 VCU
A comprehensive collection of periodicals from the American Antiquarian Society documenting the life of America's people from the Colonial Era through the Civil War and Reconstruction and into the early 20th Century.
Abbreviationes Online VCU
Identifies abbreviations used in medieval Latin manuscripts (Latin paleography). Entries cover the period from the 8th century up to and including the 15th century.
ABELL (Annual Bibliography of English Language and Literature) VCU
The Modern Humanities Research Association's index of critical scholarship on English-language literature. Includes citations and selected full text for monographs, periodical articles, essay collections, doctoral dissertations, and other materials.
ABI/INFORM Complete VCU
Abstracts, full-text journals and periodicals on business, finance, and management topics. Includes all content in ABI/INFORM Global, ABI/INFORM Dateline, and ABI/INFORM Trade and Industry. Includes full-text access to The Wall Street Journal.
Abstracts in Social Gerontology VCU VIVA
This bibliographic database covers essential areas in social gerontology research, including the psychology and biology of aging, elder abuse, the elderly and their families, aging and the economy, and other topics relevant to geriatric studies.
Academic Search Complete VCU VIVA
Multi-disciplinary database providing indexing, abstracts, and full-text access for thousands of peer-reviewed journals and periodicals, among other materials. Covers science, social sciences, mathematics, engineering, and many other subjects.
Academic Video Online (AVON) VCU VIVA
Thousands of streaming videos covering a wide range of disciplines. Includes documentaries, interviews, feature films, news, and more distributed by PBS, BBC, CNN, CBS, Sony, A&E, Contemporary Arts Media, Royal Shakespeare, and many others.
Access World News VCU
Also known as NewsBank, provides access to major national and international newspapers, local and regional titles, blogs, and more. Historical and current content, including the Richmond Times-Dispatch archive from 1903 to present.
Online resource that includes leading clinical textbooks in anesthesiology, procedural videos, clinical guidelines, self-assessment Q&A, and an interactive drug database with search and customizable curriculum functionality.
Comprehensive search tool for quick diagnosis and treatment for a broad range of emergency cases. Includes emergency medicine textbooks, procedural videos, self-assessment tools, an integrated drug database, patient handouts, and clerkship resources.
Full-text engineering handbooks and up-to-date reference materials from McGraw-Hill, supporting all levels of scientific and technical research in academic, corporate, industrial, and government sectors.
Can be used for course content: Authoritative, regularly updated engineering reference information, instructional videos, calculators, interactive tables and charts. More about affordable course content
Access to McGraw-Hill medical textbooks including Harrison's Online. Contains multimedia library with case files, safety modules, procedural videos, diagnosis and self-assessment tools, patient handouts, an integrated drug database, and more.
Covers pediatric practice from neonatology through adolescent medicine. Access to leading pediatric textbooks including Rudolph's Pediatrics, procedural videos and animations, an integrated drug database, quick reference tools, and other resources.
Access to leading pharmacy textbooks, an extensive multimedia library, care plans, self-assessment tools, case files, a drug and supplement information database, and more.
Can be used for course content: Leading pharmacy texts and drug information More about affordable course content
Online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology. Includes embedded video and images in the articles which can be downloaded for use in class presentations and demonstrations.
Can be used for course content: Primary research material, videos and animations, plus specially designed curriculum maps for teachers. More about affordable course content
Resource for surgical education including textbooks, videos, drug information, and board review questions.
ACLS Humanities E-Book VCU
Humanities E-Book (HEB) -- offered by the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) -- is a digital collection of significant scholarship in the humanities.
Can be used for course content: Searchable collection of high-quality books in the humanities, recommended and reviewed by scholars. More about affordable course content
ACM Digital Library VCU VIVA
Bibliographic citations and full text of Association for Computing Machinery articles from journals, magazines, and conference readings. Coverage of most journals is from volume 1 to present.
AdSpender tracks millions of brands across 18 media and ranks top spenders by industry, parent, brand, etc. Find how, when and where the competition spends their advertising dollars.
African American Biographical Database VCU
Large collection of biographies with full-text access to primary source materials including rare books, photographs, and illustrations. Documents state and local figures, professionals, organization members, artists and writers, and more.
African American Music Reference VCU
Comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression, with reference texts, biographies, sheet music, and other materials.
African Americans and Jim Crow, 1883-1922 VCU
Documents from the beginning of Jim Crow to post-World War I that provide insights into African American culture and life during this period of segregation and disenfranchisement.
African Americans and Reconstruction, 1865-1883 VCU
Documents related to African Americans and citizenship, voting rights, literacy, land rights, employment and more from the end of the Civil War to the beginning of Jim Crow.
African Newspapers: The British Library Collection VCU
Chronicles African history and life from 64 newspapers published before 1901. Includes eyewitness reporting, advertisements, military reports, news and analysis of European exploration and colonization, and early moves toward self-governance.
African-American Poetry Database VCU VIVA
Searchable collection of poems by African American poets of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, providing a comprehensive survey of the early history of African American poetry.
Afro-Americana Imprints VCU
Over 13,000 works comprising an unparalleled record of African American history, literature and culture.
Age of Exploration VCU
Primary source material focusing on western European maritime exploration journeys from 1410 to 1920.
Age of Exploration VCU
Primary source material focusing on western European maritime exploration journeys from 1410 to 1920.
Social gerontology abstracts that cover aging-related content from the health sciences, psychology, sociology, social work, economics, and public policy. This database is designed for researchers, health care professionals, students, and consumers.
AGRICOLA via ProQuest VCU VIVA
The National Agricultural Library's comprehensive source of bibliographic citations covering all aspects of agricultural sciences, botany, ecology and related areas. Combined book and article searching.
AGRICOLA via U.S. Department of Agriculture VIVA
The National Agricultural Library's comprehensive database of agricultural sciences, ecology, botany, and related areas. Contains citations and abstracts for journal articles, and bibliographic records for monograph, serial, and audiovisual content.
Agricultural & Environmental Science Collection VCU
Full text and indexing for international journals, trade publications, magazines, papers, proceedings, and government publications in agricultural research, environmental science, and related fields. Contains Environmental Impact Statements.
Full-text information for health professionals and consumers about HIV/AIDS. Includes guidelines, clinical trials, drugs, educational materials and more.
Algology Mycology and Protozoology Abstracts (Microbiology C) VCU VIVA
Covers research relating to algae, fungi, protozoa, and lichens. Scope of coverage includes reproduction, growth, life cycles, biochemistry, and genetics, infection, and immunity in man, other animals, and plants.
Alt HealthWatch VCU VIVA
Full-text articles on complementary, holistic and integrated approaches to health care and wellness. Book excerpts are also included.
Alternative Press Index VCU
Bibliographic database of journal, newspaper, and magazine articles from hundreds of international alternative, radical, and left periodicals, covering from 1991 to the present. Includes the Alternative Press Archive.
An international initiative to build an online library of full-text scholarly resources from and about Africa, Aluka includes archival documents, books, ecological data, periodicals, reports, maps, and oral histories.
Aluminium Industry Abstracts VCU VIVA
Abstracts of scientific and technical journal articles, government reports, conference proceedings, dissertations, books, and patents.
AMED - Allied and Complementary Medicine VCU
Bibliographic database that covers complementary medicine, palliative care, and professions allied to medicine such as physiotherapy, occupational therapy, rehabilitation, and more.
America in World War Two: Oral Histories and Personal Accounts VCU
Digitized primary sources from American military personnel and civilians during World War II, including oral history videos, military records, digitized artifacts, correspondences, diaries, photographs, and ephemera.
America: History and Life VCU VIVA
Article abstracts and citations of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada from prehistory to the present.
American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990 VCU
Archive of primary source materials on civil rights, race, gender, free speech, citizenship, discrimination, immigration, labor, radicalism, and issues relating to the U.S. Supreme Court.
American Consumer Culture VCU
Provides cross-searchable access to primary sources for the study of market research, consumerism, business and advertising in America. Three separate modules are included in the collection.
American History in Video VCU
Thousands of videos for the study of American history, with contemporaneous video footage from the 1890s to the 1980s as well as historical documentaries from leading video producers.
American Indian Newspapers VCU
Historical and contemporary periodicals published by Indigenous communities in the United States and Canada. Features national, local, and student publications from 1828 to the present.
American Men and Women of Science VCU
Biographical directory that profiles living persons in the physical and biological fields, as well as public health scientists, engineers, mathematicians, statisticians, and computer scientists.
American Periodicals Series VCU
Periodicals published between 1740 and 1940, including special interest and general magazines, literary and professional journals, children's and women's magazines, and more. Digitized images of pages show original typography, layout, and graphics.
American Poetry Database VCU VIVA
Full-text poems by American poets from the Colonial period to the early twentieth century, drawn from over 1,200 print sources. Includes accompanying dedications, notes, arguments, and epigraphs where applicable.
American State Papers, 1789-1838 VCU
Legislative and executive documents of the first 14 U.S. Congresses, digitized from the original print volumes. Coverage serves as an essential complement to the U.S. Congressional Serial Set from 1817 to 1994.
American Underworld: The Flash Press VCU
Rare insights into urban life, criminal activity, and the underground economy and literature of the 19th century.
Interactive 3D models of human anatomy, including images of all bodily systems. Users may manipulate the images and view accompanying text, animations, dynamic MRI, and movie clips, as well as take interactive quizzes.
Animal Behavior Abstracts VCU VIVA
Abstracts of journal articles, books, conference papers, standards, and other papers in behavioral and related studies, including neurophysiology, behavioral ecology, genetics, and applied ethology.
ANTE: Abstracts in New Technologies and Engineering VCU VIVA
Index to world literature on technological and engineering innovations, including new developments in information technology, electronics, biotechnology, medical technology, construction, electrical and chemical engineering, and allied subject areas.
Anthropological Index Online (AIO)
Citations to articles found in the periodicals collection of The Anthropology Library at the British Museum.
Digital searchable database containing past, present, and future publications of the American Anthropological Association. Includes articles from AAA journals, newsletters, bulletins, and monographs.
AP Images VCU
Millions of historical and contemporary news photographs with thousands more added daily. Includes a collection of graphics containing logos, maps, and timelines, as well as audio clips and news stories.
AP Stylebook Online VCU
Guidelines on spelling, grammar, punctuation, and usage, with phonetic spelling audio guide and Ask the Editor archives. Includes specialized chapters on sports, business, food, fashion, religion, broadcast, data journalism, and social media.
Applied Science & Technology Index VCU
Citations to articles in trade publications, technical and professional society journals, and specialized subject periodicals covering a wide variety of applied science fields, including civil engineering, aeronautics, computers, and informatics.
Aqualine VCU VIVA
Index and abstracts from trade, technical, and scientific literature concerning all aspects of water resources, including water resources and supplies management, water legislation, water quality, and potable water distribution.
Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) VCU VIVA
Primary indexing and abstracting service for aquatic literature; sponsored by four United Nations agencies.
Archive Finder VCU
Current directory of thousands of repositories and collections of primary source materials housed in the United States and United Kingdom.
Archive of Americana VCU
Combined interface for searching Early American Imprints I & II (1639-1819), American State Papers (1789-1838), and the U.S. Congressional Serial Set (1817-1980).
Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940 VCU
Primary source content on social, political, health, and legal issues impacting LGBTQ communities around the world, including the gay rights movement, activism, the HIV/AIDS crisis, and more.
VCU Special Collections & Archives database for searching archival and manuscript collections held by VCU Libraries.
Art Full Text VCU
Citations, abstracts, and selected full text for articles from international periodicals, peer-reviewed journals, and art dissertations. Also indexes art reproductions from indexed periodicals across styles and art movements.
Art History Research Net VCU
A resource for research into the history of modern design and the applied arts consisting of three linked databases: Design Abstracts Retrospective (DAR), Design ProFILES (DP), and ReVIEW. Formerly Arts: Search.
Art Index Retrospective VCU
Electronic version of Art Index, volumes 1-32, indexing historical literature on a variety of art topics from the early twentieth century to 1984.
ARTbibliographies Modern VCU
Abstracts of journal articles, books, essays, exhibition catalogs, dissertations, and exhibition reviews on all forms of modern and contemporary art.
Digital video streaming collection of films for arts education and arts practitioners. Includes films produced by Contemporary Arts Media as well as independent artists, film producers, and arts organizations.
ARTFL: A Textual Database VCU
Searchable database of French-language texts from the 12th to the 20th century. Includes classic French literature, Provençal poetry and other verse, non-fiction prose and technical writing.
ArticleFirst VCU VIVA
Citations for items listed in the table of contents of thousands of journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture.
Artifex Press Catalogue Raisonné VCU
Digital catalogue raisonnés, comprehensive and annotated compilations of all known works by an artist. These works also contain videos and digital archives.
Arts and Humanities Citation Index via ISI Web of Science VCU
Database of references cited in articles from the world's leading arts and humanities journals. Allows searching by subject, work, author, journal, and author address. Web of Science Tutorial
Image database featuring a range of images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences. Collections have been contributed by leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists.
ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts VCU
Index and abstracts of international journals covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations, and education.
Associates Programs Source VCU VIVA
Full-text journals and books covering a range of subjects including substance abuse counseling, forensics, criminal justice, biotechnology, health information technology, robotics, graphic arts, interior design, and others.
ASTM Compass VCU
ASTM standards, journals, conference proceedings, manuals, and more. Covers a broad range of engineering disciplines including biomedical, chemical, environmental, health and safety, materials science, mechanical, and nuclear, among others.
ATLA Religion Database with ATLA Serials VCU
Provides bibliographic records to journal articles, book reviews, and essay collections in all fields of religious and theological studies, with access to full-text articles and book reviews in the AtlaSerials full-text journal collections.
Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals VCU
Citations for journal articles on architecture and design, covering subjects such as the history and practice of architecture, landscape architecture, city planning, historic preservation, and interior design.