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Safari Books Online VCU VIVA
Safari Books Online is now O'Reilly for Higher Education. Access e-books, videos, live online training, case studies, and interactive learning programs on topics ranging from programming and IT networking to project management and business strategy.
Can be used for course content: Includes full text of many educational books and textbooks in science and engineering, with a particular focus on computer science. More about affordable course content
SAGE Research Methods VCU
Research methods tool providing access to SAGE books, journal articles, reference works, case studies, datasets, and videos about research methods, designing research projects, conducting research, writing up findings, and more.
Sage Video: Counseling & Psychotherapy Collection VCU VIVA
Tutorials, interviews, demonstrations and films addressing practitioner issues.
Sage Video: Criminology & Criminal Justice VCU VIVA
Tutorials that show step-by-step the criminal investigation process, case studies that show how this research affects policy and practice, and films that take you inside forensic labs, correctional facilities, and courtrooms.
Sage Video: Nursing VCU VIVA
Tutorials, demonstrations, in-practice videos, and interviews that support nursing education.
Sanborn Maps (Virginia) VCU
Fire insurance maps of many localities in Virginia. Dates vary, but most are from late 19th century to mid-20th century. Used to trace history, growth, and development of cities and towns.
Science Citation Index VCU
Database of references cited in major peer-reviewed journals across a wide range of science disciplines. Search by author, topic, and cited reference. Web of Science Tutorial
Portal to full-text journal articles and books in the sciences, technology, medicine, and social sciences published by Elsevier.
Can be used for course content: Portal to electronic journals and books published by Elsevier. More about affordable course content
Serial Set Maps VCU
The maps published as part of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set.
Shakespeare's Globe Archive VCU
Documents related to over 300 productions from 1997-2016 at Shakespeare's Globe, including architectural plans, photographs, prompt books, wardrobe notes, musical scores, oral histories, essays, and video interviews.
Short Story Index VCU
Extensive index to short stories from collections and anthologies, searchable by author or genre.
Web-based mapping application that lets users create interactive maps, charts, and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.
Slavery and Anti-Slavery: A Transnational Archive VCU
Primary source materials on the transatlantic slave trade. Documents the legal, personal, and economic aspects of the slavery system, the abolition movement, and the dynamics of emancipation in the U.S., Latin America, the Caribbean, and elsewhere.
Social Work Online VCU
Combines video (documentaries and client demonstrations) with relevant text. Covers children and families, diversity, older adults, substance abuse, criminal justice, mental health, health care, poverty, crisis and trauma, social welfare, and more.
Social Explorer VCU
Easy access to current and historical census data and demographic information. Create maps and reports to illustrate, analyze, and understand demography and social change.
Social Sciences Abstracts VCU
Citations and abstracts for journal articles from applied and theoretical aspects of the social sciences. Covers anthropology, criminology, economics, law, geography, policy studies, psychology, sociology, social work, and urban studies disciplines.
Social Sciences Citation Index VCU
References and article abstracts from journal literature across a variety of social sciences disciplines. Search by cited reference, topic, and author. Web of Science Tutorial
Social Services Abstracts VCU
Bibliographic coverage of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development. Abstracts and indexes serials, journal articles, dissertations, and more.
Social Work Abstracts VCU
Indexing and abstracts for journals dealing with all aspects of the social work field, including theory and practice, areas of service, and social issues and problems. Produced by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW).
Social Work Reference Center VCU
Provides evidence-based information and current best practices. Includes clinical assessment tools, practice guidelines, drug information, continuing education modules, and patient education information.
SocINDEX with Full Text VCU VIVA
Full-text, peer-reviewed sociology journals covering gender studies, criminal justice, social psychology, racial studies, religion, and social work, among many other subject areas.
Sociological Abstracts VCU
Indexes international literature of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Includes Social Services Abstracts, providing bibliographic coverage of current research in social work, human services, and other areas.
Sociometrics Social, Behavioral, and Health Sciences Library VCU
Access to health and social sciences data sets from studies funded by the National Institutes of Health and the National Science Foundation.
Special Ed Connection VCU
Special education-related case law, federal policy, statutes, and regulations. Tracks updates, changes, and trends in special education, including IDEA, FERPA, ADA, RTI, PBIS, transition services, early childhood, IEP best practices, and others.
SPIE Digital Library VCU
Most extensive resource on optics and photonics. Contains technical papers from SPIE journals and conference proceedings as well as e-books from SPIE press.
SPORTDiscus with Full Text VCU
Bibliographic and full-text database covering international and interdisciplinary literature on sports medicine, nutrition, physical therapy, occupational health, exercise physiology, kinesiology, and related topics.
Sports Medicine & Education Index VCU VIVA
Indexing and abstracts of scholarly and trade literature covering a variety of content ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Other coverage includes sport law, kinesthesiology, sport sociology/psychology, and more.
Springer Nature Experiments VCU
Combined database of life sciences and biomedical protocols and methods from Springer Nature. Includes Springer Protocols, Nature Protocols, Nature Methods, and Protocol Exchange.
Comprehensive online collection of scientific, technological, and medical journals, books, and reference works published by Springer and a growing number of other publishers.
Can be used for course content: Full-text books, including textbooks, in computer science, mathematics, engineering, life sciences and medicine. More about affordable course content
Standard & Poor's NetAdvantage VCU
Investment information and analysis on companies, industries, stocks and bonds, mutual funds, and dividends. Includes industry surveys, stock reports, and bond guides, among others.
Standard Rate & Data Service (SRDS) VCU
Media information database that provides current advertising rates, circulation, contact data, and other information for a variety of advertising media, including radio, television, newspapers, magazines, out-of-home locations, and more.
STAT!Ref Electronic Medical Library VCU
Full-text, cross-searchable resource of evidence-based, authoritative healthcare references. Includes ebooks, journals, point-of-care tools, drug guides, niche specialty guides within a variety of disciplines, and more.
Three-dimensional structures provide a wealth of information on the biological function and the evolutionary history of macromolecules. This database contains experimentally-determined structures, along with tools to investigate these structures.
STTI Registry of Nursing Research
Abstracts and selected full text for thousands of nursing research studies. Sponsored by Sigma Theta Tau International, the International Honor Society of Nursing.
Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts VCU
Abstracts from major international journals and books focusing on aspects of women's studies including education, employment, health, socialization, social policy, social psychology, female culture, literary criticism and historical studies.
Sustainability Science Abstracts VCU VIVA
Covers all aspects of sustainable development, human population and demography topics, as well as societal issues involving natural resource management, and conservation of natural resources.
Swank Digital Campus
Streaming collection of feature films and documentaries.
Synthesis in Engineering and Computer Science Cluster VCU
Collection of short monographs on important research or development topics in engineering, biotechnology, and computer science. Each series consists of brief introductory reviews on advanced topics in their field, written by prominent researchers.