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BrowZine VCU
Access journals from VCU Libraries on your iPad or Android tablet. Requires download of free app for your device. Also available from your desktop via a web browser.

Ebook Central VCU
Over 33,000 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
A collection of thousands 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 3 - 5 years prior to current date). JSTOR collections available at VCU

Knovel Library VCU
Reference works on engineering, chemistry, material science, environmental science, microelectronic materials. Utilizes interactive tables and allows customization of data using Interactive Data System similar to common spreadsheet applications.
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
Biomedical books adapted for Web access by the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI). Access to a book page is by direct search or from a link in PubMed.

Oxford Scholarship Online VCU
Access to the full text of Oxford University Press titles published between February 2015 and January 2016 in subject areas covering the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law.

Project Muse VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Portal to electronic collection of about 200 journals from 30 not-for-profit publishers.

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 electronic collection of journals 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
Collection of world's leading interactive databases of high quality Science, Technology and Medicine journals, book series, books and reference works.
Can be used for course content: Full text books, including text books, in computer science, mathematics, engineering, life sciences and medicine. More about affordable Course Content

VCU Libraries

James Branch Cabell Library Monroe Park Campus
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