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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.
Over 13,000 works comprising an unparalleled record of African American history, literature and culture.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Full text newspapers, magazines and journals of the ethnic, native and minority press.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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)
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
PsycINFO (Psychological Abstracts)VCU VIVA
American Psychological Association database of abstracts for psychological literature. Includes journals, dissertations, reports, book chapters, and other scholarly documents.
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.
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.
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.
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
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).
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.
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.
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.
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. 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.
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.
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.
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.
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'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'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.