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Interactive 3D models of human anatomy, including images of all bodily systems. Users may manipulate the images and view accompanying text, animations, dynamic MRI, and movie clips, as well as take interactive quizzes.
BIOSIS Citation IndexVCU
Citations and indexing for journals, books, conference proceedings, and technical reports in life sciences and biology.
The foremost reference database in the life sciences; provides abstracts of literature in biological and biomedical areas. Includes Biological Abstracts, Biological Abstracts/RRM, and BioResearch Index.
Comprehensive source of full-text journals and books indexed in the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature (CINAHL). Also features evidence-based care sheets, legal cases, drug records, and more.
Colloquium Digital Library of Life SciencesVCU
Collection of e-books on various research and development topics in the biomedical/life sciences, written by leading scientists around the world.
This authoritative collection of physiology information includes recently published review articles and an online version of the American Physiology Society's renowned Handbook of Physiology (1977-2008) book series.
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.
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.
Database containing abstracts of systematic reviews, randomized controlled trials, and other resources relevant to occupational therapy interventions.
PEDro (Physiotherapy Evidence Database)
Bibliographic database of randomized control trials, systematic reviews, and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines relevant to physiotherapy. Abstracts and links to full text provided where possible.
PsycINFO (Psychological Abstracts)VCU VIVA
American Psychological Association database of abstracts for psychological literature. Includes journals, dissertations, reports, book chapters, and other scholarly documents.
Freely available full-text biomedical and life sciences journal articles from the National Library of Medicine.
Rehabilitation Reference CenterVCU
Evidence-based reference tool for rehabilitation specialists. Contains summaries on rehabilitation topics, exercise images for assisting patients, practice guidelines, drug information and links to full-text articles.
SAGE Research MethodsVCU
Research methods tool providing access to SAGE books, journal articles, reference works, case studies, datasets, and videos about research methods, designing research projects, conducting research, writing up findings, and more.
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.
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.