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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.
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.
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.
CQ Library VCU
Collection of online encyclopedias and guides, periodicals, directories, and databases covering American politics and Congress. Includes CQ Researcher, CQ Magazine (formerly CQ Weekly), CQ Almanac, Guide to Congress, and more.
Data Axle VCU
Data Axle, formerly ReferenceUSA, provides research on businesses including data summaries by neighborhood, city or state and by type or size of business. Users can conduct market research for similar or competitive businesses in a specific locality.
Docuseek Complete Collection VCU VIVA
Documentaries covering anthropology, area studies, the arts, criminal justice, education, environmental studies, global studies, health, history, political science, psychology, sciences, sociology, women's studies, and more.
EIU Country Reports VCU
Country Reports examine and explain the political scene, economic policy, domestic economy, sectoral trends, and foreign trade in each country covered. Also provides forecasts on political and economic developments.
Films on Demand Master Academic Collection VCU
Streaming films covering core academic subjects. Also includes archival films and newsreels.
Government Information Resources
VCU Libraries Government Documents home page. Links to Federal, State, and International government information.
Full-text legal journals, Congressional Record bound volumes, U.S. Reports back to 1754, United Nations and League of Nations Treaty Series, all U.S. Treaties, Federal Register, CFR, texts, cases, statutes, and more. Searchable, exact page images.
Can be used for course content: Law review articles and much more; permanent links. More about affordable course content
ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research) VCU
Archive of social science data for research and instruction. Includes data files for use with statistical software, such as SAS or SPSS. Topical archives include health, aging, education, criminal justice, and substance abuse. ICPSR at VCU Libraries (downloading help; search tips)
Index to Current Urban Documents (ICUD) VCU
Index and full-text reports and documents generated by local government agencies, civic organizations, academic and research organizations, public libraries, and metropolitan and regional planning agencies in selected cities in the U.S. and Canada.
iPOLL (Roper Center) VCU
Extensive archive of public opinion information with questions and answers from surveys conducted since 1935 by academic, commercial, and media survey organizations such as Gallup, CNN, Pew Research Associates, the Wall Street Journal, and others.
JSTOR Security Studies VCU
Explore a wide range of journals, ebooks and research reports in the field of security studies. This content looks at security studies through a broad lens, encompassing research on international security and peace and conflict studies.
JSTOR Sustainability Collection VCU
Discover a wide range of journals, ebooks, and research reports in the field of sustainability. The subjects of resilience and sustainability are explored broadly, covering research on environmental stresses and their impact on society.
Leadership Connect VCU
Directory of Congressional, state, and federal leaders as well as government agencies, NGO's, board memberships, and nonprofit organizations. Includes the Leadership Directories yellow books.
Legal Collection VCU VIVA
Scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies. Legal topics include criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor and human resources, ethics, and the environment.
LGBT Thought and Culture VCU
Key works and documentation of LGBT political and social movements throughout the 20th century and into the present day. Includes the Pat Rocco Collection, the Jeanne Cordova Papers, the Magnus Hirschfeld Collection, and more.
New York Times VCU
Important source of reporting information, and opinion on politics, finance, health, science, culture, the arts, sports, and fashion in the U.S. and abroad.
PAIS Index VCU
Abstracts from the international literature on public affairs, public and social policies, and international relations. Includes PAIS Archive, 1915-1976, and PAIS International.
Peace Research Abstracts VCU VIVA
Bibliographic database for peace and conflict resolution research. Indexes journal articles and other sources covering peace-related topics, including nonviolence, war, international affairs, and peace psychology.
Political Science Complete VCU VIVA
Covers comparative politics, international relations, law and legislation, non-governmental organizations, and political theory. Full-text reference books, monographs, and conference papers.
Population index (published from 1937-1999) was the primary reference tool for international population literature. This database features abstracts of demographic literature published in Population Index between 1986 and 2000. Search Population Index Browse Population Index
Procurement Research Reports provides market intelligence, custom research services and the RFP Builder that provide value across all types of organizations, including small-to-medium businesses, universities, non-profits and public entities.
ProQuest Government Periodicals Index VCU
Citations and links to full-text articles from periodicals published by agencies and departments of the US government. Subject coverage includes diplomacy and foreign relations, health and public safety, labor, education, and more.
Public Administration Abstracts VCU VIVA
Covers public administration theory and methods, administration and economy, administration and politics, administration and society, administrative structures and organization, public and social services, and public service personnel.
U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980 VCU
Reports, documents, and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Includes the American State Papers (originating from 1789 through 1838).
WestlawNext Campus Research VCU
Legal research, business information, and news. Full-text access to federal and state case law, statutes, regulations, administrative codes, law reviews and journals, American Law Reports, American Jurisprudence 2d, newspapers and magazines.
World Politics Review VCU
World Politics Review fosters better discussion and debate about foreign affairs and international relations in the U.S. and around the world. It provides analysis of critical global trends for academic institutions, corporations and government.
Worldwide Political Science Abstracts VCU
Citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, economics, law, and public administration and policy.