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BrowZine VCU
Browse recent scholarly journal issues that are available through the libraries' subscription. Download the free app from the Apple App store, Google Play, or the Amazon Kindle App store. Web version also available for laptops and desktops.

Ebook Central VCU
Recent electronic books from university presses and other scholarly publishers covering all disciplines.
Can be used for course content: Ebooks from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas. More about affordable Course Content

eBook Collection from EBSCOhost VCU
Large collection of electronic books from leading university, trade and professional publishers. Formerly NetLibrary.
Can be used for course content: Full-text ebooks from trusted publishers in all academic subject areas. More about affordable Course Content

HathiTrust Digital Library
Vast repository of digital content. Searchable access to millions of books, journals, and other serials covering all subjects and many languages. Full-text access to public domain and open access items.

JSTOR VCU
Searchable backfiles of core journals in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. (Backfiles end typically 3 - 6 years prior to the current date).

Knovel Library VCU
E-books and other reference works in engineering, chemistry and biochemistry, earth and environmental sciences, and other areas. Utilizes interactive tables with customizable data, charts, graphs, and equations.
Can be used for course content: Process and design information, interactive graphs and tables, material and substance properties data, and equations and formulations for specific industries and engineering disciplines. More about affordable Course Content

National Academies Press
Free access to books, reports and proceedings from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine.

NCBI Bookshelf VCU
Full-text access to books, reports, and other scholarly literature in biology, medicine, and life sciences, hosted by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).

Project Muse VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Database of peer-reviewed academic journals and electronic books in the humanities and social sciences from university presses and scholarly societies around the world.

Safari Books Online VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Books on all aspects of computers, programming and the web from such publishers as O'Reilly, Sams, New Riders and Adobe.
Can be used for course content: Includes full text of many educational books and textbooks in science and engineering, with a particular focus on computer science. More about affordable Course Content

ScienceDirect VCU
Portal to full-text journal articles and books in the sciences, technology, medicine, and social sciences published by Elsevier.
Can be used for course content: Portal to electronic journals and books published by Elsevier. More about affordable Course Content

SpringerLink VCU
Comprehensive online collection of scientific, technological, and medical journals, books, and reference works published by Springer and a growing number of other publishers.
Can be used for course content: Full-text books, including textbooks, in computer science, mathematics, engineering, life sciences and medicine. More about affordable Course Content

University Press Scholarship Online VCU
University Press Scholarship Online offers abstracts and full-text scholarly e-books on a variety of subjects from select academic presses, including Oxford University Press.

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