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Full-text information for health professionals and consumers on HIV/AIDS. Includes guidelines, clinical trials, drugs, educational materials and more.

Consumer Health Complete VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (
Patient information covering all areas of health and wellness. Includes full-text books, journals, reports, pamphlets and drug information sheets. Videos, images, diagrams and animations are also included.

EIU Country Reports VCU
The EIU’s Country Reports examine and explain the important political and economic trends in a country. Each of our Country Reports contain in-depth and ongoing analysis and forecasts of political, policy and economic conditions in a country.

Entrepreneurial Studies Source VCU
Entrepreneurial Studies Source is an essential database for business students and researchers, providing the latest insights on entrepreneurship and small businesses topics. It offers full-text business journals, case studies and company profiles.

Genetics Home Reference
National Library of Medicine's Web site for consumer information about genetic conditions and the genes responsible for those conditions.

Health Source: Consumer Edition VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (
Consumer health information from 80 full-text magazines, 130 health reference books and health-related pamphlets. Also includes drug patient education sheets from Lexi-PAL Drug Guide.
Portal to the websites of a number of multi-agency health initiatives and activities of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and other federal departments and agencies.

Extensive guide to health information resources. Includes common diseases and conditions, dictionaries, organizations, clearinghouses, publications, directories, consumer health libraries, MEDLINE and other medical databases.

referenceUSA VCU
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, regional area.

Tox Town
Interactive guide to commonly encountered toxic substances, your health, and the environment. Target audience is students above elementary-school level, educators, and the general public.

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