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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.

AGELINE VCU
Abstracts of the literature of social gerontology. Literature covered is of interest to researchers, health professionals, and consumers. Produced by AARP.

Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination VCU
Videos of head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for clinicians. The site features over eight hours of video content.

CINAHL Complete VCU
Expanded version of the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature with full text for over 1300 journals, plus evidence-based care sheets, legal cases, drug records, and more than 200 books.

Embase (via Ovid) VCU
Biomedicine and pharmacology citation database (1974 - present) with an international scope. Recommended for use in systematic reviews, and for finding drug and medical device information. Not compatible with Internet Explorer 8, 9, and 10.

OTSeeker
Abstracts of systematic reviews and randomized controlled trials relevant to occupational therapy.

PEDro (Physiotherapy Evidence Database)
Database of over 5,500 randomized controlled trials, systemic reviews, and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines relevant to physiotherapy. Abstracts and links to full text are also provided where possible.

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).

PubMed/MEDLINE VCU
The primary database of information in biomedical and health sciences fields.

Rehabilitation Reference Center VCU
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 Methods VCU
Over 1,000 books, reference works, journal articles, and instructional videos on every step of the research process for beginner to expert researchers.

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.

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