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Abstracts in Social Gerontology VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, biology of aging, the elderly and their families, aging and the economy, politics of aging, and aging and the workplace.

Academic Search Complete VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Comprehensive scholarly multi-disciplinary full-text database. Includes over 5,500 full-text periodicals and indexing/abstracting for over 9,500 journals. Covers science, social sciences, mathematics, engineering, and many other subjects.

Aluka VCU
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.

American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990 VCU
Civil rights, race, gender, free speech, citizenship, discrimination, immigration, labor, radicalism, and issues relating to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Anthropological Index Online (AIO)
Citations to articles found in the periodicals collection of The Anthropology Library at the British Museum.

Anthrosource VCU
Portal to full-text journals of the American Anthropological Association.

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.

ASSIA: Applied Social Sciences Index and Abstracts VCU
Covering health, social services, psychology, sociology, economics, politics, race relations and education.

Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals VCU
Citations from the international architecture literature. Also includes archaeology, city planning, interior design and set design.

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
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.

Child Development & Adolescent Studies VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers the current and historical literature related to the growth and development of children through the age of 21.

Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Sciences & Humanities VCU
Covers published literature from the most significant conferences, seminars, workshops, symposia, colloquia, and conventions worldwide, from 1990 -present.

Contemporary Women's Issues VCU
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 grass roots organizations.

Counseling and Therapy in Video VCU
Hundreds of therapy sessions, case consultations, lectures, and interviews. Features over 175 therapists practicing more than 50 therapeutic approaches. Includes 55 teaching and discussion guides.

CQ Library VCU
Full-text articles from the Congressional Quarterly Weekly Report (1983 - present) and the CQ Researcher (1991 - present).

Criminal Justice Abstracts VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)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-Planet VCU
Data-Planet is a repository of publicly, privately, & commercially sourced statistical data. The data available in Data-Planet are accessible through two interfaces: Data-Planet Statistical Datasets & Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference.

Data-Planet VCU
Data-Planet is a repository of publicly, privately, & commercially sourced statistical data. The data available in Data-Planet are accessible through two interfaces: Data-Planet Statistical Datasets & Data-Planet Statistical Ready Reference.

Education in Video VCU
Teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms. Covers hundreds of special topics and themes.

Education Research Complete VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)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
Primary full-text source material in anthropology, archaeology, and sociology.

EIU Country Reports VCU
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.

ERIC via ed.gov VCU
Premier database for education research. Includes journal articles, conference papers, reports, curriculum materials, and more. Use 'Find in a Library' to reach Get it @ VCU.

ERIC via ProQuest VCU
Premier database for education research. Includes journal articles, conference papers, reports, curriculum materials, and more.

Ethnic NewsWatch VCU
Full text newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, native and minority press.

Ethnographic Video Online VCU
Hundreds of classic and contemporary documentaries on the study of human culture and behavior covering every region of the world.

Family Studies Abstracts VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other aspects of family studies.

FORENSICnetBASE VCU
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.

GenderWatch VCU
Database of publications on the evolution of gender roles as they affect both men and women. Includes coverage of GLBT studies; family studies; gender studies, and women's studies with a unique interdisciplinary approach.

Government Information Resources
VCU Libraries Government Documents home page. Links to Federal, State, and International government information.

HeinOnline VCU
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

Homeland Security Digital Library
The HSDL is the nation's most authoritative tool for research in the field of homeland security policy and strategy.

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)

Independent Voices VCU
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 to and full-text of reports and research generated by various governmental and civic entities in approximately 500 selected cities in the United States and Canada.

Indigenous Peoples: North America VCU
Enables exploration of the political, social, and cultural history of Native Peoples from the seventeenth century well into the twentieth century.

International Index to Black Periodicals (IIBP) VCU
Full abstracting and indexing for about 85 scholarly and popular current periodicals from 1998 forward. Full-text is provided for 24 of these journals. Also included in the database are retrospective citations from about 40 journals.

iPOLL (Roper Center) VCU
Contains nearly a half-million questions from surveys conducted since 1935 by over 150 academic, commercial, and media survey organizations such as Gallup, CNN, Pew Research Associates, the Wall Street Journal, and others.

Journal Citation Reports on InCites VCU
New version of Journal Citation Reports offering expanded citation analysis, journal impact factor rankings, data visualization, comparative reports and ability to download data tables.

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.

Left Index VCU
Covers the diverse political, economic, social, and cultural literature of the left. Also covers some historically significant early left publications.

Legal Collection VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)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 Life VCU
Index to the world's literature regarding lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues. Includes full text for over 120 journals, magazines, and newspapers, and over 150 books.

Library Literature & Information Science VCU
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
Covers librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. A few pre-1965 entries.

Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers all aspects of the study of language and the various fields of linguistics.

London Low Life VCU
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.

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.

NASW Find a Social Worker
Search for social workers meeting certain criteria for education and experience.

NCJRS: National Criminal Justice Reference Service - via EBSCO VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Criminal justice related reports, articles, and audiovisual products from the U.S. and around the world.

  • Links to full-text documents when available
  • Get it @ VCU is available
  • Exports into RefWorks citation manager

NCJRS: National Criminal Justice Reference Service - Web Version
Criminal justice related reports, articles, and audiovisual products from the U.S. and around the world.

  • Links to full-text documents when available
  • Get it @ VCU is not available

PAIS International VCU
Abstracts from the international literature on public affairs, public and social policies, and international relations. Includes PAIS Archive, 1915-1976.

Peace Research Abstracts VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers peace analysis, conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other peace research topics.

Physical Education Index VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Includes wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance.

PILOTS: Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Includes citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage.

Political Science Complete VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)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
Abstracts of the international demographic and population literature. Search Population Index Browse Population Index

ProQuest Government Periodicals Index VCU
Citations for articles on a variety of topics published in US Government magazines/newsletters. Some of these are available online through the Government Periodicals on the Web link.

PsycARTICLES VCU
Full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly articles from over 60 journals published by the APA and allied organizations. Includes book reviews and letters to the editor.

PsycBOOKS VCU
Full-text database of scholarly books published by the APA and others. Includes over 1000 classic, landmark titles. Includes entries from the APA/Oxford Encyclopedia of Psychology.
Can be used for course content: Scholarly books & chapters published by the American Psychological Association. More about affordable Course Content

PsycCRITIQUES VCU
Up-to-date reviews of very current books and films in psychology, behavioral sciences, and health.

PsycEXTRA VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Gray literature database including newsletters, magazines, newspapers, technical and annual reports, government reports, consumer brochures, and more.

PsychiatryOnline VCU
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. Provided by the VCU School of Medicine.
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 Collection VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
A comprehensive database covering topics related to emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

psychotherapy.net VCU
Streaming training videos in the fields of psychotherapy, counseling, and addiction treatment.

PsycINFO (Psychological Abstracts) VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
APA database of abstracts for psychological literature. Includes journals, dissertations, reports, book chapters, and other scholarly documents. Covers 1887 - present (limited coverage from 1887 - 1926).

PsycTESTS VCU
Access to psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments as well as descriptive information about the test and its development and administration.

PsycTHERAPY VCU
Contains over 300 videos featuring therapy demonstrations showing clinicians working with individuals, couples, and families. Covers more than 200 topics.

Public Administration Abstracts VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)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.

Race Relations Abstracts VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers ethnic studies, discrimination, immigration studies, ideology, community relations, radicalism, economics, cultural identity, and pressure groups.

SimplyAnalytics VCU
A web-based analytics, and data visualization application that makes it easy for anyone to create interactive maps, charts, and reports.

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 to articles of at least one column in length from English-language periodicals. Coverage includes a wide range of interdisciplinary fields covered in a broad array of social sciences journals.

Social Sciences Citation Index VCU
Database of references cited in articles from more than 1,725 major journals across 50 social sciences disciplines. Search by cited reference, topic, and author. Web of Science Tutorial

Social Services Abstracts VCU
Abstracts of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development from more than 1,400 journals.

Social Work Abstracts VCU
Abstracts of articles from social work and other related journals on a variety of social work topics. Produced by the National Association of Social Workers, Inc.

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 Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers sociology, abortion, criminology, demography, ethnic and racial studies, gender studies, marriage and family, social psychology, socio-cultural anthropology, substance abuse, addictions, violence, and many other subjects.

Sociological Abstracts VCU
Abstracts of articles from international sociology journals, conference papers, books, and dissertations. Database includes Social Planning/Policy & Development Abstracts (SOPODA) which focuses on policy issues.

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.

SPORTDiscus with Full Text VCU
Abstracts of articles from the international literature on sport and recreation research, with full-text coverage of 530 journals back to 1985. Includes contents of 3 foreign-language databases: Atlantes, Heracles, and Catalogue du Musee Olympique.

Studies on Women and Gender Abstracts VCU
Abstracts from major international journals and books focusing on major areas of women's studies including education, employment, health, socialization, social policy, social psychology, female culture, literary criticism and historical studies.

Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC) VCU
Provides a range of information about federal enforcement activities; criminal, civil, and administrative, as well as detailed information about federal staffing, funding, and the diverse characteristics of counties, federal districts, and states.

U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980 VCU
Reports, documents and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, originally published in approximately 13,800 bound volumes. Includes the American State Papers and maps.

Umbra Search African American History
Brings together content documenting African American history and culture from archives, libraries, museums, and other U.S. repositories.

Urban Studies Abstracts VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers trends in urbanization, urban affairs, community development, urban history, housing and real estate, and architecture and urban design.

Violence and Abuse Abstracts VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, and many other related areas.

Virginia Company Archives VCU
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.

Web of Science VCU
Citation databases including Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, and Social Sciences Citation Index for searches by cited reference, topic, and author.

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.

Wiley StatsRef: Statistical Reference Online VCU
Covers the fundamentals and applications of statistics in all fields where it is widely used.

Women Writers Online VCU
Searchable textbase of approximately 200 works published between 1525-1830. A work in progress; coverage will extend from 1400-1850. Includes Renaissance Women Online, a subset of approximately 100 works.

Women's Studies International VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Women's Studies and feminist research supporting curriculum development in sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education.

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.

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