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Bacteriology Abstracts (Microbiology B) VCU VIVA
Covers topics ranging from bacterial immunology and vaccinations to diseases of man and animals, and provides access to far-reaching clinical findings as well as all aspects of pure bacteriology, biochemistry, and genetics.
Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination VCU
Videos of head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for clinicians. The site features over eight hours of video content.
BCC Research VCU
Global market research reports, covering market intelligence, forecasting, statistical and analytical data, key players, industry structure, market share, technology trends, and more.
Best's Library Center VCU
Full text insurance reports, credit reports, and other in-depth insurance industry information and statistics.
BHA: Bibliography of the History of Art
Indexes and abstracts scholarly writing about the history of Western art from late antiquity to the present. Covers art-related books, conference proceedings, dissertations, exhibition and dealers' catalogs, and periodical articles. Includes RILA.
Biography and Genealogy Master Index VCU
Indexes millions of biographical sketches from reference sources covering individuals, both living and deceased, from every field of activity and from all areas of the world. Includes names, birth/death years, and bibliographic references.
Biological & Agricultural Index Plus VCU
Indexing, abstracts, and select full-text coverage from essential biology and agricultural research journals. Includes both popular and professional periodicals for fields such as agricultural industry, veterinary science, and wildlife management.
Biological Sciences VCU VIVA
Citations, abstracts, and full-text titles covering research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology, ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science. Includes MEDLINE and TOXLINE databases.
BioOne Complete VCU VIVA
Index and abstracts of peer-reviewed journals in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences from leading scientific societies, institutions, museums, and presses. Includes BioOne open access titles.
BIOSIS Citation Index VCU
Citations and indexing for journals, books, conference proceedings, and technical reports in life sciences and biology.
BIOSIS Previews VCU
The foremost reference database in the life sciences; provides abstracts of literature in biological and biomedical areas. Includes Biological Abstracts, Biological Abstracts/RRM, and BioResearch Index.
Biotechnology & Bioengineering Abstracts VCU VIVA
Bibliographic coverage of research, applications, regulatory developments, and new patents across all areas of biotechnology and bioengineering.
Biotechnology Research Abstracts VCU VIVA
Covers research on all aspects of biochemical, medical, and microbial technology as applied to bioengineering, medicine, agriculture and environmental science.
Birds of the World VCU
Comprehensive reference covering the life histories of North American breeding birds. Includes images and videos of plumage, behaviors, habitat, nest, and eggs. Contains songs and calls.
Industry financial analysis and market trends for thousands of lines of business in national and local markets.
Black Drama VCU
Full text of thousands of plays written from the mid-1800s to the present. Includes published and previously unpublished works from Africa, as well as North America, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries.
Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century VCU
Primary source documents from the records of federal government agencies, the personal papers of African Americans, and records of civil rights organizations.
Black Historical Newspapers VCU
Full-text access to the backfiles of major African American community newspapers. Offers primary source material essential to the study of American history and African-American culture, history, politics, and the arts.
Black Studies Center VCU
Black Studies Center is a digital core collection of primary and secondary sources in arts, history, literature, politics, and religion that record and illuminate the Black experience, from ancient Africa through modern times.
Black Studies in Video VCU
Documentaries, interviews, and archival footage covering African American history, politics, art and culture, family structure, gender relationships, and social and economic issues.
Blackbird: An Online Journal of Literature and the Arts
An innovative online literary and arts journal, Blackbird features poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and the arts -- as well as interviews with writers and artists. Sponsored by the VCU Department of English and New Virginia Review, Inc.
BLAST (Basic Local Alignment Search Tool)
BLAST finds regions of similarity between nucleotide or protein sequences and calculates their statistical significance. It can be used to infer functional and evolutionary relationships between sequences and help identify members of gene families.
Bloomsbury Design Library VCU
Cross-searchable access to a broad and expanding range of encyclopedias, reference works, e-books, images, and more covering the global history, theory, and practice of crafts and design.
Bloomsbury Fashion Central VCU
Contains Berg Fashion Library, which provides cross-searchable access to interdisciplinary text and image content on world dress and fashion. Includes e-books, reference works, images, and more.
Book Citation Index VCU
Citation counts and cited reference search for books, journals, and conference proceedings in the social sciences, humanities, and sciences.
Book Review Digest Plus VCU
Citations for reviews of fiction and non-fiction books, including selected review excerpts and full-text reviews.
Book Review Index Online Plus VCU
Indexes reviews from scholarly and popular journals primarily in the fields of general fiction and non-fiction, the humanities, and the social sciences. Includes citations and full-text reviews.
Britannica Online VCU
Access to Encyclopaedia Britannica, news, magazines, journals, web sites, research tools, and multimedia.
British History Online
British History Online is a digital library of primary and secondary sources for the history of Britain and Ireland, focusing on the period from 1300 to 1800.
British Literary Manuscripts Online VCU
Facsimile images of literary manuscripts, including letters and diaries, drafts of poems, plays, novels, and other literary works, and similar materials from medieval times through 1900.
British Periodicals I-III
Searchable facsimile images for journals dating from the 17th to the 20th century. This resource contains Collections I-III covering historical, artistic, and popular periodicals.
Broadway HD VCU
Broadway HD is a streaming collection of live theatrical performances from Broadway. An exclusive collection of nineteen performances from the New York Theatre scene, the productions in this resource will change.
Browse recent scholarly journal issues that are available through the libraries' subscription. Download the free app from the Apple App store, Google Play, or the Amazon Kindle App store. Web version also available for laptops and desktops.
Burney Collection Newspapers VCU
Newspapers, Acts of Parliament, addresses, pamphlets, proclamations, and broadsides from 17th and 18th century English news media, available through the British Library.
Business Insights: Global VCU
Business Insights: Global delivers comprehensive international business intelligence including: Global Histories, SWOT Reports, Thomson Reuters Company Financials and Investment Reports, Market Share Reports, and Industry Research Essays.
Business Source Complete VCU VIVA
Bibliographic and full-text content from peer-reviewed business journals, covering all disciplines of business including marketing, management, accounting, banking, finance, and more.