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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.

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

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.

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

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.

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.

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)

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

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.

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

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).

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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