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Abstracts in Social GerontologyVCU 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 CompleteVCU 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.
Multidisciplinary index to research and publications by Africans and about Africa. Content includes dozens of bibliographic databases.
African America, Communists, and the National Negro Congress, 1933-1947VCU
Digitized working files of John P. Davis and successive executive secretaries of the National Negro Congress, established in 1936 to coordinate protest action in the face of deteriorating economic conditions for Black people.
African American CommunitiesVCU
Text and visual materials, oral histories, and other primary sources documenting race relations across social, political, cultural, and religious arenas, with a focus on Atlanta, New York, Chicago, St. Louis, and cities in North Carolina.
African Diaspora, 1860 - PresentVCU
Personal accounts, video, and primary sources document the global migrations and contributions of people of African descent.
Over 13,000 works comprising an unparalleled record of African American history, literature and culture.
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.
Amerasia Affair, China and Postwar Anti-Communist FervorVCU
Digitized FBI records covering the 1940s Amerasia affair, the first great spy case of the postwar era, which prompted congressional investigations, stirred up partisan controversy, and threatened the reputations of several government officials.
America in World War Two: Oral Histories and Personal AccountsVCU
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.
American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990VCU
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.
Manuscript and print materials spanning 1493 to 1945, covering major themes of the period from colonization and settlement through the revolution, expansion, politics, slavery, the Civil War and reconstruction, to World War II.
American Indian Histories and CulturesVCU
Manuscripts, artwork, photographs, maps and print materials documenting American Indian history from American Indian and European perspectives, dating from 16th-century European settlement through the civil rights movements of the mid-20th century.
American Indian Movement and Native American RadicalismVCU
FBI files dating from 1969 to 1979 covering the evolution of the American Indian Movement as an organization of social protest; its leadership, policies, strategies, and role in the civil rights movement.
American Indian NewspapersVCU
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.
Manuscripts, printed works, records, maps and ephemera from the Everett D. Graff Collection of Western Americana, documenting the cultural, social, commercial, and environmental history of westward expansion from the 18th to mid-20th century.
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.
Apartheid South Africa, 1948-1980VCU
British government files featuring letters, diplomatic dispatches, reports, trial papers, activist biographies and first-hand accounts of the history of South Africaâs apartheid regime and the response of the international community.
Archives of Sexuality & GenderVCU
Digitized books, manuscripts, periodicals, ephemera, and other materials for the historical study of sex, sexuality, and gender from the sixteenth century to the present, covering topics from sexual norms and gender roles to health and activism.
ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and AbstractsVCU
Index and abstracts of international journals covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations, and education.
Avery Index to Architectural PeriodicalsVCU
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.
Bibliography of Asian StudiesVCU
Research on East, Southeast, and South Asia. Covers a wide range of subject areas, with special focus on humanities and social sciences. Published by the Association for Asian Studies.
Bibliography of Native North AmericansVCU
Citations for books, essays, journal articles, and government documents of the United States and Canada pertaining to native North Americans. Coverage from 1558 to present.
Black Economic Empowerment: The National Negro Business LeagueVCU
Primary source documents from the National Negro Business League, established in 1900 by Booker T. Washington to promote the commercial and financial development of Black Americans.
Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th CenturyVCU
Primary source documents from the records of federal government agencies, the personal papers of African Americans, and records of civil rights organizations.
Black Historical NewspapersVCU
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 Liberation Army and the Program of Armed Struggle, 1970-1980VCU
Primary source documents related to the Black Liberation Army, an underground, Black nationalist-Marxist militant organization composed largely of former Black Panthers that operated from 1970 to 1981.
Black Nationalism and the Revolutionary Action Movement: The Papers of Muhammad Ahmad (Max Stanford)VCU
Letters, speeches, financial records, and other documents from Muhammad Ahmad's personal archive, augmented with FBI files and other primary sources shedding light on 1960s radicalism, politics and culture.
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 VideoVCU
Documentaries, interviews, and archival footage covering African American history, politics, art and culture, family structure, gender relationships, and social and economic issues.
Black Studies Periodicals (Formerly International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP)VCU
Abstracts, indexing, and select full text for scholarly and popular journals, newspapers, and newsletters from the United States, Africa, and the Caribbean, spanning multidisciplinary issues vital to Black Studies.
Black Thought and CultureVCU
Non-fiction writings by major American Black leaders -- teachers, artists, politicians, religious leaders, athletes, war veterans, entertainers, and other figures -- present an evolving and complex view of what it is to be Black in America.
Bush Presidency and Development and Debate Over Civil Rights Policy and LegislationVCU
Collection of materials on civil rights, the development of civil rights policy, and the debate over civil rights legislation during the administration of President George H.W. Bush and his tenure as vice president.
Business: Insights (Gale)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.
Full text content pertaining to the countries and people of the Caribbean, including extensive data on the current status and history of geographic regions.
Child Development & Adolescent StudiesVCU VIVA
Covers the current and historical literature related to the growth and development of children through the age of 21.
Children's Literature and CultureVCU
Digitized collection of print materials for children from the nineteenth and early 20th centuries. Features rare books, games, ephemera, and artwork published in the Americas, with select European publications.
China, America and the Pacific: Trade and Cultural ExchangeVCU
Correspondences, logbooks, business papers, visual materials, and other primary sources documenting the trading and cultural relationships between China, America and the Pacific region from the 18th to early 20th centuries.
China: Culture and SocietyVCU
Digitized pamphlets from the Charles W. Wason Collection on East Asia, published between 1750 and 1929, featuring addresses and speeches, essays, journals, meeting minutes, lectures, and reports. Includes scholarly essays and other secondary sources.
China: Trade, Politics and Culture 1793-1980VCU
Correspondence, maps, official papers, photographs, illustrations, and other primary source material detailing China's interaction with the West from the earliest English embassy to the Nixon visits in China in 1972-1974.
Church Missionary Society PeriodicalsVCU
Publications from the Church Mission Society spanning the 19th to the 21st century, documenting global missionary history against a backdrop of conflict, colonialism, and globalization.
Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990: Reduction of Acid Rain, Urban Air Pollution, and Environmental PolicyVCU
Essential documents dating from 1989 to 1991 covering the promulgation and implementation of the Clean Air Act Amendments (CAAA) of 1990 and other environmental issues including endangered species and protection of American wetlands.
Primary source documents from The National Archives UK covering North America from 1606 to 1822. Includes original correspondence between the British government and the governments of the American colonies.
Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Sciences & HumanitiesVCU
Covers published literature from the most significant conferences, seminars, workshops, symposia, colloquia, and conventions worldwide, from 1990 - present.
Confidential Print: Africa, 1834-1966VCU
Complete volumes of all British Government Confidential Print for Africa, from the Colonial, Dominion, Foreign and War Offices. Diplomatic dispatches, correspondences, minutes, maps, and treaties span the full era of colonization by European powers.
Confidential Print: Latin America, 1833-1969VCU
All British Government Confidential Print volumes relating to the nations of South and Central America. Correspondences, dispatches, minutes, maps, treaties, and other documents address the politics of state-building for the Latin American nations.
Confidential Print: Middle East, 1839-1969VCU
All British Colonial Office and Foreign Office Confidential Print volumes for the Middle East. Reports, dispatches and other materials cover the countries of the Arabian Peninsula, the Levant, Iraq, Turkey, Iran, Afghanistan, Egypt, and Sudan.
Confidential Print: North America, 1824-1961VCU
Dispatches, reports, and other Confidential Print documents produced by the British Foreign and Colonial Offices concerning the United States, Canada and the English-speaking Caribbean, with some coverage of Central and South America.
Contemporary Women's IssuesVCU
Indexes global information on women. Includes journals, books, media reviews, alternative press, newsletters, government reports and data, personal narratives, and ephemeral literature from research institutes and grassroots organizations.
Correspondence from German Concentration Camps and PrisonsVCU
Letters written or received by prisoners held in German concentration camps and prisons during and just prior to World War II. Other documents include receipts for parcels, money orders and personal effects, paper currency, and realia.
Counseling and Therapy in VideoVCU
Rich collection of video for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, and psychiatric counseling. Features therapy sessions, case consultations, lectures, and interviews, as well as teaching and discussion guides.
Covidence (Pilot access provided until Dec 2025)
Covidence is a collaborative tool that streamlines systematic review workflows for screening, data extraction, and quality assessment. See instructions for requesting an account.
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.
Criminal Justice AbstractsVCU VIVA
Citations and abstracts of international journal articles, books, and governmental and non-governmental reports on a wide range of topics in criminal justice.
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.
Diaries, letters, poetry, books, pamphlets, ephemera, and other digitized primary source material depicting gender, leisure and consumer culture in British society between the 15th and 20th centuries.
Disability in the Modern WorldVCU
Primary sources, supporting materials, archives, and video related to disability studies.
Docuseek Complete CollectionVCU 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.
Early Modern England: Society, Culture & Everyday Life, 1500-1700VCU
Primary source materials covering everyday, political, religious, working, trading, and administrative life in England during the 16th and 17th centuries.
Education in VideoVCU
Teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms. Covers hundreds of special topics and themes.
Education Research CompleteVCU VIVA
Comprehensive collection of full-text education journals covering health education, multilingual education, testing, curriculum instruction, administration and all levels of education from early childhood to higher education.
eHRAF World Cultures (Human Relations Area Files)VCU
Cross-cultural database of ethnographic collections covering all aspects of cultural and social life, organized into cultures and ethnic groups. Primary full-text source material in anthropology, archaeology, and sociology.
Eighteenth Century JournalsVCU
Rare journals printed between 1685 and 1835 in the UK and the US, covering all aspects of eighteenth-century social, political and literary life. Journals range from political journals to colonial newspapers, poetic reviews to fashion magazines.
EIU Country ReportsVCU
The EIU's Country Reports examine and explain the important political and economic trends in a country. Each of our Country Reports contain in-depth and ongoing analysis and forecasts of political, policy and economic conditions in a country.
EIU Viewpoints provides country-specific short, medium and long-term forecasts, industry data and analysis for 26 sectors, proprietary ratings on the business environment, and supply and demand forecasts for 40 critical goods.
Manuscript, print, and visual primary source materials related to colonial and empire studies, from the late 15th century to the present. Presents European and American perspectives, along with indigenous peoples of Africa, India, and North America.
ERIC via ed.govVCU
Premier database for education research. Includes bibliographic records and select full-text for journal articles, curriculum materials, and more.
ERIC via ProQuestVCU
Premier database for education research. Includes bibliographic records and select full-text for journal articles, curriculum materials, and more.
Ethnic Diversity SourceVCU
Full text database covering the culture, traditions, social treatment and lived experiences of different ethnic groups in America. Includes thousands of books, biographies, primary source documents, speeches, letters, interviews, videos, and more.
Full text newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, native and minority press.
Ethnographic Video Online Vols. I and IIVCU
Hundreds of classic and contemporary documentaries on the study of human culture and behavior covering every region of the world.
Ethnomusicology: Global Field RecordingsVCU
Global collection of ethnomusicological field recordings and interviews, educational recordings, film footage, field notebooks, slides, correspondence and ephemera.
Everyday Life and Women in America, c.1800-1920VCU
Rare books, pamphlets, periodicals, and broadsides addressing 19th and early 20th century political, social and gender issues, religion, race, education, employment, marriage, sexuality, home and family life, health, and pastimes.
Family Studies AbstractsVCU VIVA
Covers marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other aspects of family studies.
Fannie Lou Hamer: Papers of a Civil Rights Activist, Political Activist, and WomanVCU
Correspondence, financial records, programs, photographs, newspaper articles, invitations, and other printed items relating to voting rights activist and civil rights leader Fannie Lou Hamer. Materials date from 1966 to 1978.
FBI Surveillance of James Forman and SNCCVCU
Files from FBI investigations of civil rights activist James Forman and the SNCC covering the years 1961 to 1976 in three series: intelligence files on James Forman, investigation of the Black Manifesto, and COINTELPRO Reports for 1967 to 1968.
FBIS (Foreign Broadcast Information Service)VCU
The Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) is a one-of-a-kind archive of transcripts of foreign broadcasts & news that provides insight into the 2nd half of the 20th century (1941-1996). Many are firsthand reports of events as they occurred.
Federal Response to Radicalism in the 1960sVCU
FBI files covering the internal organization, personnel, and activities of prominent radical individuals and organizations from 1956 to 1971, and their movements to change American government and society.
Federal Surveillance of African Americans, 1920-1984VCU
FBI files documenting the scrutiny, harassment, and prosecution to which Black Americans of all political persuasions were subjected. Investigations cover protest groups, Socialists, Communists, pacifists, and others deemed politically suspect.
Federal Surveillance of the Partido Independentista PuertorriqueñoVCU
FBI files dating from 1941 to 1982, documenting the FBI's efforts to disrupt the activities of the largest of the Puerto Rican independence parties, Partido Independentista Puertorriqueño, and compromise their effectiveness.
Fight for Racial Justice and the Civil Rights CongressVCU
Collection comprising the Legal Case and Communist Party files of the Civil Rights Congress, a civil rights organization formed in 1946 by a merger of the International Labor Defense and the National Federation for Constitutional Liberties.
Films on Demand Master Academic CollectionVCU
Streaming films covering core academic subjects. Also includes archival films and newsreels.
Final Accountability Rosters of Japanese-American Relocation Centers, 1944-1946VCU
Collection of demographic information taken between 1944 and 1946 on the "evacuees" resident at Japanese-American concentration camps during the period of their existence.
First World WarVCU
Primary source material related to the First World War highlighting the experiences of soldiers, civilians, and governments. Archives span from personal narratives and artifacts to military files, propaganda, ephemera, and artwork.
Foreign Office Files for China, 1919-1980VCU
All British Foreign Office files dealing with China, Hong Kong and Taiwan between 1919 and 1980, covering major movements during this period in Chinese history. Includes diplomatic dispatches, letters, reports of court cases and other materials.
Foreign Office Files for India, Pakistan, and Afghanistan, 1947-1980 VCU
Dispatches, newspaper cuttings, maps, reports, meeting minutes and other files from the British Foreign Office and Dominions Office focusing on the political and social history of India, Pakistan and Afghanistan between 1947 and 1980.
Search or browse Taylor & Francis eBooks. Select 'Show content I have access to' when the results display. Browse by subjects to display results similar to the ...netBASE contents, e.g., Bioscience, Engineering, Environment.
Franklin D. Roosevelt and Race Relations, 1933-1945VCU
Documents from FDR's official file concerning the issues of lynching, segregation, race riots, and employment discrimination in the early development of the Civil Rights Movement.
Frontier Life: Borderlands, Settlement and Colonial EncountersVCU
Correspondences, diaries, business records, legal documents, publications, and other primary source materials documenting the European colonization of North America, Africa, and Australasia between 1650 and 1920.
Gender: Identity and Social ChangeVCU
Digitized primary source material documenting developments in gender roles and relations from the 19th century to the present.
Full-text publications and archives covering the impact and evolution of gender and gender roles across a broad spectrum of subject areas, taking an interdisciplinary approach to family studies, LGBTQIA+ studies, and women's studies.
German Anti-Semitic Propaganda, 1909-1941VCU
Collection of German-language books and pamphlets dating mostly from the 1920s and 1930s, presenting anti-Semitism as an issue in politics, economics, religion, and education. Also includes some materials on other religious groups.
Global Commodities: Trade, Exploration and Cultural ExchangeVCU
Manuscript, printed, and visual primary sources covering fifteen global commodities, their development, exchange, consumption, and impact on regional and world history from the 17th to 20th centuries.
Government Information Resources
VCU Libraries Government Documents home page. Links to Federal, State, and International government information.
Manuscript, visual and printed works documenting the history of Anglo-European continental travel for pleasure, business and diplomacy from 1550 to 1850, and travelâs influence on street life, architecture, urban planning, literature, and philosophy.
Grassroots Civil Rights & Social Activism: FBI Files on Benjamin J. Davis, Jr.VCU
FBI files covering Benjamin J. Davis, Jr., a leader in local, district, and national leadership bodies of the Communist Party USA. Documents span 1941 to 1990.
Greensboro Massacre, 1979: Shootout between the American Nazis and the Communist Workers PartyVCU
Documents from the FBI, local and state police, Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, and the Civil Rights Division covering the 1979 Black American and Communist "Death to the Klan March" and subsequent violence in Greensboro, North Carolina.
Health and Psychosocial Instruments (HAPI)VCU
Information on measurement instruments (e.g., questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, tests, etc.) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science.
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
Hindu Conspiracy Cases: Activities of the Indian Independence Movement in the U.S., 1908-1933VCU
Justice Department and U.S. Attorney records covering the U.S. government's prosecution of Indian nationalists for violations of the Espionage Act, arising from two incidents of Indian nationalist activity in the U.S. supporting revolution in India.
Holocaust and the Concentration Camp Trials: Prosecution of Nazi War CrimesVCU
Documents from the investigation and prosecution of war crimes committed by Nazi concentration camp commandments and camp personnel. Includes correspondence, trial records and transcripts, investigatory material, photographs, and other materials.
Homeland Security Digital Library
Documents related to homeland security policy, strategy, and organizational management, non-classified Presidential directives, and more; from federal, state, tribal, and local government agencies, academic institutions, and other organizations.
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)
Magazines, journals, and newspapers of the alternative press from the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s, including feminists, anti-war groups, African-Americans, Native Americans and the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community.
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.
India, Raj and EmpireVCU
Manuscripts and other primary sources documenting, from a British colonial perspective, the history of South Asia between the foundation of the East India Company in 1615 and the granting of independence to India and Pakistan in 1947.
Indian Trade in the Southeastern Spanish Borderlands: Papers of Panton, Leslie and CompanyVCU
Legal, political, and diplomatic documents recording the operations of the trading firm Panton, Leslie & Co., providing insight for the ethnographic study of Indigenous people of the Southeast.
Indigenous Peoples: North AmericaVCU
Primary-source collections from Canadian and American institutions, providing insight into the cultural, political, and social history of Native peoples. Includes manuscripts, newspapers, Bibles, dictionaries, and primers in Indigenous languages.
Integration of Alabama Schools and the U.S. Military, 1963VCU
Digitized documents from the Records of the Department of the Army covering Operation Oak Tree: the Army's plans to intervene in the event of civil disturbances related to school integration at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa in May of 1963.
Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees: The West's Response to Jewish EmigrationVCU
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, and other records of the Intergovernmental Committee on Refugees, an effort of 37 governments from 1938 to 1944 to assist in the resettlement of refugees from Europe in countries allowing permanent immigration.
International Women's Movement: The Pan Pacific/Southeast Asia Women's Association, 1950-1985VCU
Records from the American section of the international Pan Pacific and Southeast Asia Women's Association (PPSEAWA), founded in 1930 to strengthen international understanding and friendship among women of Asia and the Pacific and women of the U.S.A.
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.
James Meredith, J. Edgar Hoover, and the Integration of the University of MississippiVCU
FBI documentation, correspondence, memoranda, and news clippings covering James Meredith's battle to enroll at the University of Mississippi in 1962 and white political and social backlash.
Japanese American Internment: Records of the Franklin D. Roosevelt LibraryVCU
Documents from the Franklin D. Roosevelt Libraryâs âJapanese American Internment Collections.â Includes Roosevelt's writings, advisors' letters and diaries, and government documents, revealing the president's role in implementing the incarceration.
Japanese-American Relocation Camp Newspapers: Perspectives on Day-to-Day LifeVCU
Collection of newspapers published in Japanese-American concentration camps from 1942 to 1945, recording the concerns and day-to-day life of the incarcerated Japanese-Americans.
Jewish Life in America, c.1654-1954VCU
Digitized manuscript collections from the American Jewish Historical Society in New York, documenting the history of American Jewish communities from the 17th through 20th centuries.
Jewish Question: Records from the Berlin Document CenterVCU
Documents from a variety of sources including the Gestapo, local police and government offices, Reich ministries, and businesses, pertaining to Jewish communities. Materials span 1920 to 1945.
Jewish Underground Resistance: The David Diamant CollectionVCU
Original documents collected by David Diamant, a Jewish communist and member of the underground resistance during World War II. Documents span a period of 30 years and deal primarily with the Jewish segment of the French underground resistance.
Journal Citation Reports on InCitesVCU
Evaluate and compare journals using citation data drawn from publications worldwide. New version offers expanded citation analysis, journal impact factor rankings, data visualization, comparative reports, and downloadable data tables.
JSTOR Security StudiesVCU
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.
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.
Covers the diverse political, economic, social, and cultural literature of the left. Also covers some historically significant early left publications.
Legal CollectionVCU 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.
Leisure, Travel and Mass Culture: The History of TourismVCU
Guidebooks, brochures, periodicals, travel agency correspondence, photographs, personal travel journals and other primary source materials documenting the development of mass tourism from the mid-1800s through the 1980s.
LGBT Studies in VideoVCU
Documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history, gay culture and subculture, LGBT families, civil rights, AIDS, transgender issues and other topics.
LGBT Thought and CultureVCU
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.
LGBTQ + SourceVCU
Indexing, abstracts, and select full text for international scholarly and popular publications on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues, with historically important primary sources, including monographs, magazines, and newspapers.
Liberation Movement in Africa and African AmericaVCU
FBI surveillance files, spanning 1970 to 1985, covering the activities of the African Liberation Support Committee and All African People's Revolutionary Party. Files document Black nationalist and pan-Africanist influence on political organizing.
Liberia and the U.S.: Nation-Building in Africa, 1864-1918VCU
Correspondence and telegrams received and sent by the United States' diplomatic post in Liberia. Records cover all aspects of relations with Liberia, and interactions of American citizens with the Liberian government and people.
Library Literature & Information ScienceVCU
Citations to articles and book reviews of key library and information science periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere. Includes books, chapters in collected works such as conference proceedings, library school theses, and pamphlets.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)VCU
Free database with indexing and abstracts for journals, books, and research reports in library and information science. Covers librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, and more.
Lincoln at the Bar: Extant Case Files from the U.S. District and Circuit Courts, Southern District of Illinois 1855-1861VCU
Existing case files from the records of the U.S. District and Circuit Courts at Springfield with which Abraham Lincoln has been identified as legal counsel, dating from 1855 to 1861.
Linguistics & Language Behavior AbstractsVCU VIVA
Indexes and abstracts international literature on linguistics in the areas of phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics.
London Low LifeVCU
Insight into the teeming streets of Victorian London, including the vibrant culture of street literature. Images of rare books, ephemera, maps, and other materials relating to 18th, 19th, and early 20th century London. Includes Tallis' Street Views.
Macmillan Cabinet Papers, 1957-1963VCU
Complete coverage of the Cabinet conclusions (minutes) and memoranda of the government of British prime minister Harold Macmillan, plus selected minutes and memoranda of policy committees.
Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965VCU
Complete market research reports of midcentury consumer analyst and market research pioneer Ernest Dichter. Reports, case studies, proposals, surveys, correspondence and other materials provide information on some of America's best-known brands.
Mass Observation OnlineVCU
Digitized original manuscript and typescript papers created and collected by the original Mass Observation organization, founded in 1937 to study the everyday lives of ordinary people in Britain between the 1930s and 50s.
Medieval Family Life: The Paston, Cely, Plumpton, Stonor and Armburgh PapersVCU
Digitized and transcripted copies of five family letter collections dating between 1400 and 1490, including the Paston Family Papers. Also includes a chronology, visual gallery, interactive map, glossary, and family trees.
Medieval Travel WritingVCU
Digitized international manuscripts dating from the 13th to the 16th centuries, with a focus on accounts of journeys to the Holy Land, India, and China. Documents attitudes and preconceptions of people across Europe in the medieval period.
Manuscripts for the study of Meiji society, culture, ethnology and education from the papers of Edward S Morse. Diaries, journals, correspondences, scrapbooks, and other materials span 1856 to 1925.
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print.VCU
Information about and reviews of standardized tests principally in the fields of education and psychology. Information for each test includes author, scoring information, overview, description, and one or more reviews. Includes Tests in Print.
Meriam Report on Indian Administration and the Survey of Conditions of the Indians in the U.S.VCU
Includes the full text Meriam Report (The Problem of Indian Administration), and the 41-part report to the U.S. Senate Committee on Indian Affairs detailing the effects of Bureau of Indian Affairs policies and programs on Indigenous Americans.
Migration to New WorldsVCU
Primary sources documenting migration from Great Britain, Ireland, mainland Europe and Asia to North America and Australasia during the 19th and 20th centuries. Materials range from personal accounts to photographs and printed ephemera.
Minutemen, 1963-1969: Evolution of the Militia Movement in America, Part IVCU
FBI files on the Minutemen, a right-wing militant anti-Communist organization formed in the early 1960s, led by Robert Bolivar DePugh until 1969.
NASW Find a Social Worker
Search for social workers meeting certain criteria for education and experience.
National Farm Worker Ministry: Mobilizing Support for Migrant Workers, 1939-1985VCU
Correspondence, reports, speeches, minutes and other materials relating to farm workers, poverty programs, Public Law 78, Braceros, labor camps, the United Farm Workers Union and the Delano Grape Strike.
National Security and FBI Surveillance of Enemy AliensVCU
Contains the FBI Custodial Detention Index (CDI), an index of individuals and groups engaging in suspect activities considered âpossibly detrimental to the internal security of the United States,â formed between 1939 and 1941 and ending in 1978.
Nazi Bank and Financial Institutions: U.S. Military Government Investigation Reports and Interrogations of Nazi Financiers, 1945-1949VCU
1945 to 1949 records from two collections under the Office of Military Government, U.S. Zone (Germany) (OMGUS). Memorandums, balance sheets, reports, civil censorship intercepts and other materials cover the financing of the German war effort.
NCJRS: National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts - via EBSCOVCU VIVA
Summaries of law enforcement and criminal justice publications, government reports, research reports, journals, and unpublished research. Links included to full-text documents where available.
NCJRS: National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstracts - Web Version
Federally-funded resource of justice and drug-related information that includes summaries of U.S. criminal justice publications, government reports, journal articles, and other research, with links to full text where available.
New York Times AcademicVCU
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New York Times via NYT.comVCU
Important source of reporting information, and opinion on politics, finance, health, science, culture, the arts, sports, and fashion in the U.S. and abroad.
Nixon Years, 1969-1974VCU
Digitized files of the United Kingdom Foreign & Commonwealth Office covering the duration of the Nixon administration, featuring top-level Anglo American discussions and briefing papers.
Abstracts from the international literature on public affairs, public and social policies, and international relations. Includes PAIS Archive, 1915-1976, and PAIS International.
Papers of Amiri Baraka, Poet Laureate of the Black Power MovementVCU
Poetry, organizational records, print publications, plays, speeches, correspondences, oral histories and other materials relating to Amiri Baraka and the Black Power movement, gathered by Dr. Komozi Woodard. Materials span 1913 through 1998.
Peace Research AbstractsVCU 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.
Personal Justice Denied: Public Hearings of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment, 1981VCU
Testimonies and documents of over 750 witnesses to the WWII incarceration of Japanese Americans, including evacuees, former government officials and others, from the 1981 hearings of the Commission on Wartime Relocation and Internment of Civilians.
Political Extremism and RadicalismVCU
Propaganda, government records, FBI files, pamphlets, newsletters, correspondence, audio recordings, ephemera and other materials covering far-right and left groups operating in the U.S., Europe, and Australia from the 20th to the 21st century.
Political Science CompleteVCU VIVA
Covers comparative politics, international relations, law and legislation, non-governmental organizations, and political theory. Full-text reference books, monographs, and conference papers.
Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975VCU
Printed and manuscript sources, visual material, ephemera, and video clips covering 1950s to 1970s popular culture in Britain and America, and its intersection with major events of the period.
Popular Medicine in America, 1800-1900VCU
19th century print materials on health and medicine aimed at the general public, including advertisements, educational texts, writings on preventative medicine, ephemera, 'self-help' guides, and other primary sources.
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
Poverty, Philanthropy, and Social Conditions in Victorian BritainVCU
Correspondences, periodicals, reports, pamphlets, and other primary source materials documenting the interactions between government policy and public philanthropy, welfare reform, and the social tensions surrounding poverty in Victorian Britain.
Price Control in the Courts: The U.S. Emergency Court of Appeals, 1941-1961VCU
Chronicles the creation and activities of the temporary U.S. Emergency Court of Appeals, established with the 1942 Emergency Price Control Act to hear challenges to regulations enacted by the Office of Price Administration in accordance with the act.
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 IndexVCU
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.
Full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly articles from journals published by the APA and allied organizations. Includes book reviews and letters to the editor.
Full-text scholarly and professional books published by the American Psychological Association and classic books from other publishers. Includes out-of-print books, archival resources, and entries from the Encyclopedia of Psychology.
Can be used for course content:Scholarly books & chapters published by the American Psychological Association. More about affordable course content
Bibliographic and full-text database of hard-to-find content including conference presentations, newsletters, reports, fact sheets, magazines, monographs, and more. Produced by the American Psychological Association.
Psychiatry portal that features the full-text of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), textbooks, journals and Guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association.
Can be used for course content:American Psychiatric Association portal to journals and books, includes DSM-5. More about affordable course content
Psychology and Behavioral Sciences CollectionVCU VIVA
Indexing, abstracts, and full text providing comprehensive coverage of topics related to emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.
Streaming training videos in the fields of psychotherapy, counseling, and addiction treatment.
PsycINFO (Psychological Abstracts)VCU VIVA
American Psychological Association database of abstracts for psychological literature. Includes journals, dissertations, reports, book chapters, and other scholarly documents.
APA database containing full-text reviews of books in psychology and the social sciences, as well as professional videos and popular films from a psychological perspective.
Summaries and select full text for non-commercial psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments, with descriptive information about the test and its development and administration.
Searchable collection of psychotherapy videos showing clinicians working with individuals, couples, and families. Covers a wide variety of therapeutic topics.
PTSDpubs (formerly PILOTS)VCU VIVA
Citations to worldwide literature on PTSD and other mental health consequences of exposure to traumatic events. Indexes a variety of current and past literature relevant to traumatic stress without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographic limitations.
Public Administration AbstractsVCU 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.
Quest for Labor Equality in Household Work: National Domestic Workers Union, 1965-1979VCU
Records of the United Domestic Workers Union, founded in Atlanta in 1968 by Dorothy Bolden to help women engaged in household work. Materials include correspondence, subject files, minutes, budgets, and membership records.
Race Relations AbstractsVCU VIVA
Summaries of academic journals, books, periodicals, and newspapers in ethnic and racial studies. Covers discrimination, immigration studies, ideology, community relations, radicalism, economics, cultural identity, and pressure groups.
Race Relations in AmericaVCU
Speeches, reports, surveys, and analyses produced by the Race Relations Department at Fisk University from 1943 to 1970. Archives highlight topics including poverty and inequality, class, housing, employment, education and government policy.
Ralph J. Bunche Oral Histories Collection on the Civil Rights MovementVCU
Interviews with leaders in the civil rights movement: scholars, educators, lawyers, church leaders, and activists in the struggle for voting rights, school desegregation, against housing discrimination, racism in hiring, poverty and police brutality.
Rastafari Ephemeral Publications from the Written Rastafari Archives ProjectVCU
Rastafari ephemerals: newsletters, magazines, newspapers, booklets, statements, letters, articles and assorted literature, written and published by a number of Rastafari Mansions, organizations, groups and individuals over the past four decades.
Reconstruction, Jim Crow, and the Enforcement of Federal Law in the South, 1871-1884VCU
Letters sent to the attorney general from district attorneys, marshals, judges, and citizens of former Confederate states during the Reconstruction period, documenting Reconstruction conflicts, civil rights, voting rights, and other legal subjects.
Refugees, Relief, and Resettlement: Forced Migration and World War IIVCU
Government records, refugee agency files, and correspondence documenting the causes, effects, and responses to refugee crises across the world immediately before, during, and shortly after World War II.
Republic of New AfrikaVCU
Documentation collected by the FBI concerning the Republic of New Afrika, a Black nationalist group subjected to surveillance and raids by the federal COINTELPRO operation as well as local police departments.
Sabin Americana: History of the Americas, 1500-1926VCU
Digitized books, newspapers, maps, sermons, legislation, and more providing original accounts of exploration, trade, colonialism, and other topics from 1500 to the early 1900s. Drawn from Joseph Sabin's bibliography, Bibliotheca Americana.
SAFEHAVEN Reports on Nazi Looting of Occupied Countries and Assets in Neutral CountriesVCU
Reports, letters, and cables pertaining to SAFEHAVEN, a project initiated in 1944 by the Foreign Economic Administration to block the flow of German capital across neutral boundaries and to identify and observe all German overseas investments.
Sage Video: Criminology & Criminal JusticeVCU 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.
Service Newspapers of World War TwoVCU
Digital archive of international wartime publications produced to provide information, entertainment, and camaraderie to soldiers serving on both sides of the conflict.
Sex & SexualityVCU
Research papers, organization records, newsletters, photographs, comics, and other archival materials documenting changing attitudes towards human sexuality, gender identities, and sexual behaviors from the 19th century to the present.
Web-based mapping application that lets users create interactive maps, charts, and reports using demographic, business, and marketing data.
Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice, 1490-2007VCU
Digitized manuscripts, court records, pamphlets, books, paintings, maps, and images from 1490 to 2007, covering the varieties of slavery, the legacy of slavery, the social justice perspective and the continued existence of slavery today.
Social Work OnlineVCU
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.
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 AbstractsVCU
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 IndexVCU
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 AbstractsVCU
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 AbstractsVCU
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 CenterVCU
Provides evidence-based information and current best practices. Includes clinical assessment tools, practice guidelines, drug information, continuing education modules, and patient education information.
Socialism on Film: The Cold War and International PropagandaVCU
Documentary films, features and newsreels by filmmakers from the Soviet Union, China, Vietnam, Eastern Europe, Britain, and Latin America, filmed from the Russian revolution to the end of the Cold War.
SocINDEX with Full TextVCU 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.
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.
Southern Negro Youth Congress and the Communist Party: Papers of James and Esther Cooper JacksonVCU
Correspondence, lectures, notebooks, speeches, writings, subject files, internal documents and printed ephemera of Black communists and civil rights activists James and Esther Cooper Jackson, founders of the Southern Negro Youth Congress (1937-48).
Special Ed ConnectionVCU
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.
SPORTDiscus with Full TextVCU
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 IndexVCU 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.
Statista consolidates statistical data on over 80,000 topics from more than 22,500 sources. Our Market Outlooks provide market sizes, forecasts, key consumer markets and relevant automotive markets for up to 150 countries.
Studies on Women and Gender AbstractsVCU
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.
Testaments to the HolocaustVCU
Archives of the Wiener Library, London, the first to collect evidence of the Holocaust and the anti-semitic activities of the Nazi Party. Contains eyewitness accounts, photographs, postcards, and Nazi propaganda publications, among other materials.
Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC)VCU
Data gathering, research, and distribution platform that provides information about staffing, spending, and the criminal, civil, and administrative enforcement activities of the federal government, through the use of Freedom of Information Act.
Travel Writing, Spectacle and World HistoryVCU
Digitized collection of American women's travel diaries, correspondences, manuscripts, photographs, postcards and ephemera ranging from 1835 to 1976, sourced from the Schlesinger Library at Harvard University.
U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980VCU
Reports, documents, and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Includes the American State Papers (originating from 1789 through 1838).
U.S. Relations with the Vatican and the Holocaust, 1940-1950VCU
State Department records of Myron Taylor, the president's representative to the Vatican. Includes correspondences with U.S. government agencies, the Vatican, and the Italian government on political affairs, Jews, relief activities, and other matters.
Umbra Search African American History
Digital collection of images, videos, books, and other materials documenting African American history and culture. Sourced from archives, libraries, museums, and other U.S. repositories.
Urban Studies AbstractsVCU VIVA
Citations and summaries to journal articles covering trends in urbanization, urban affairs, community development, urban history, housing and real estate, and architecture and urban design.
Victorian Popular CultureVCU
Objects, printed books, ephemera, posters, photographs, playbills, and other primary sources relating to popular entertainment in America, Britain and Europe from 1779 to 1930. Covers entertainment forms from stage magic to the advent of cinema.
Violence and Abuse AbstractsVCU VIVA
Covers family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, and many other related areas.
Virginia Company ArchivesVCU
Founding and economic development of Virginia as seen through the papers of the Virginia Company of London. Includes Ferrar papers of Magdalene College, Cambridge. Also includes information on London's economic history.
Vivvix (formerly AdSpender)VCU
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.
War Department and Indian Affairs, 1800-1824VCU
Letters relating to Indigenous affairs, sent to the War Department by government officials, factors of trading posts, Indigenous people, missionaries, and others. Includes financial statements, depositions, contracts, newspapers, and other documents.
The Washington Post covers local, national and global news, national security and politics, business, technology, arts and entertainment, health and medicine, and sports. Opinion columnists focus on politics, economics, culture, and global concerns.
Web of ScienceVCU
Cross-search multiple databases including the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Book Citation Index, and Conference Proceedings Citation Index, as well as Chemical Indexes.
WestlawNext Campus ResearchVCU
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.
Wiley StatsRef: Statistical Reference OnlineVCU
Covers the fundamentals and applications of statistics in all fields where it is widely used, comprised of articles selected from across Wiley's online reference work portfolio.
Women in The National ArchivesVCU
Includes a finding aid for women's studies resources in The National Archives, UK, alongside original documents covering the campaign for women's suffrage in Britain, 1903-1928, and granting of women's suffrage in colonial territories, 1930-1962.
Women Organizing Transnationally: The Committee of Correspondence, 1952-1969VCU
Official and unofficial correspondences documenting the work of The Committee of Correspondence, a women's group oriented toward anti-communism between 1952 and 1969. Also includes official records, minutes, publications, and other materials.
Women Writers OnlineVCU
Continually-expanding full-text collection of early women's writing in English, containing full transcriptions of texts published from the 16th through the 19th centuries. Special focus on materials that are rare or inaccessible.
Women's Issues and Their Advocacy Within the White House, 1974-1977VCU
Speeches, correspondence, reports, minutes, press releases and other printed materials documenting Patricia Lindh's and Jeanne Holm's liaison with women's groups and their advocacy within the White House on issues of special interest to women.
Women's Studies ArchiveVCU
Manuscripts, newspapers, periodicals, women's literature, journals, ephemera and other primary source materials focusing on the evolution of feminism throughout the 19th and 20th centuries, covering women's political activism and women's voices.
Women's Studies InternationalVCU VIVA
Bibliographic database for women's studies and feminist research, providing indexing and abstracts for publications in many disciplines including sociology, history, international relations, and humanities.
World Communism: Pamphlets from McMaster UniversityVCU
Uncataloged pamphlets pertaining to communism, socialism, and class struggle. Most materials originate from China and Soviet Russia during the post-WWII period; others pertain to 1950s Cuba, 1930s and 40s Britain, and Argentina's 1810 May revolution.
World Politics ReviewVCU
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.
World's Fairs: A Global History of ExpositionsVCU
Digitized primary source material from world's fairs and exhibitions spanning 1851 to 2015. Documents include fair committee minutes and correspondences, catalogues and guide books, photographs, maps, souvenir artifacts, and audio interviews.
Worldwide Political Science AbstractsVCU
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.