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Academic Video Online (AVON)VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)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.

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

Data AxleVCU
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.

Disaster Lit
Expert guidelines, research reports, conference proceedings, factsheets, & websites about disaster medicine & public health from government agencies and non-commercial sources. Curated by the National Library of Medicine for a professional audience.

Docuseek Complete CollectionVCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)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.

EIU ViewpointsVCU
EIU Viewpoints provides country-specific short, medium and long-term forecasts, industry data and analysis for 26 sectors, proprietary ratings on the business environment, and supply and demand forecasts for 40 critical goods.

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.

Global Health on CAB DirectVCU
Citations and abstracts from the international literature of public health. Particularly strong emphasis on medical entomology, human nutrition, vector control, and medicinal plants.

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.

PubMed/MEDLINEVCU
The National Library of Medicine's (NLM) foremost biomedical and life sciences database. Includes citations and abstracts from MEDLINE, life sciences journals, and online books.

Washington PostVCU
The Washington Post covers local, national and global news, national security and politics, business, technology, arts and entertainment, health and medicine, and sports. Opinion columnists focus on politics, economics, culture, and global concerns.