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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.

EIU ViewpointsVCU
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.

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.

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.

HeinOnlineVCU
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
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.

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.

Leadership ConnectVCU
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.

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.

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

Washington PostVCU
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.

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.

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.