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Academic Search Complete VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Multi-disciplinary database providing indexing, abstracts, and full-text access for thousands of peer-reviewed journals and periodicals, among other materials. Covers science, social sciences, mathematics, engineering, and many other subjects.

ArchivesSpace
VCU Special Collections & Archives database for searching archival and manuscript collections held by VCU Libraries.

ArticleFirst VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Citations for items listed in the table of contents of thousands of journals in science, technology, medicine, social science, business, the humanities, and popular culture.

Associates Programs Source VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Full-text journals and books covering a range of subjects including substance abuse counseling, forensics, criminal justice, biotechnology, health information technology, robotics, graphic arts, interior design, and others.

Book Citation Index VCU
Citation counts and cited reference search for books, journals, and conference proceedings in the social sciences, humanities, and sciences.

Britannica Online VCU
Access to Encyclopaedia Britannica, news, magazines, journals, web sites, research tools, and multimedia.

Center for Research Libraries Catalog - CRL VCU
U.S. and international newspapers, journals, government documents, foreign dissertations, archives and other primary source materials available through interlibrary loan and digital delivery.

Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Science VCU
Covers published literature from the most significant conferences, symposia, seminars, workshops, colloquia, and conventions worldwide, from 1990 - present.

Conference Proceedings Citation Index - Social Sciences & Humanities VCU
Covers published literature from the most significant conferences, seminars, workshops, symposia, colloquia, and conventions worldwide, from 1990 - present.

COS Conference Papers Index VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings. Emphasis since 1995 on life sciences, environmental sciences, and aquatic sciences, while older material also covers physics, engineering, and materials science.

COS Papers Invited VCU
Detailed information and deadlines about calls for papers for forthcoming conferences and special issues of scholarly journals in all disciplines.

Current Contents Connect VCU
Provides access to tables of contents, abstracts, and bibliographic information from the most recently published issues of leading scholarly journals, as well as thousands of relevant websites.

Data Citation Index VCU
Provides a single searchable interface to discover the most highly cited scholarly research data from a variety of repositories worldwide.

Derwent Innovations Index VCU
Research tool that provides access to cited and citing patents, articles, and full-text patent data sources. Provides a comprehensive and international overview of inventions in three categories: chemical, electrical and electronic, and engineering.

EBSCOhost Research Databases VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Databases covering education, art, health sciences, and social sciences.

FirstSearch Databases VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Provides access to a wide variety of articles in a number of databases as well as the OCLC WorldCat catalog of international library holdings.

Google Scholar
Open web resource that allows users to search for journal articles, citations, theses, preprints, and book availability on the web. How to use Google Scholar at VCU

Government Printing Office (GPO) Monthly Catalog VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Citations for publications of the U.S. government. Includes legislative materials and the vast array of publications from the executive branch agencies.

Grzimek's Animal Life VCU
Image-rich dynamic web version of the 17-volume standard print Encyclopedia of Animal Life. Peer-reviewed, comprehensive coverage on all forms of animal life with articles from international experts.

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.

Latin American Newspapers Series I & II VCU
Digitized Central and South American newspapers published from 1805 to 1922 in Spanish, Portuguese, and English, chronicling the evolution of Latin America through eyewitness reports, editorials, legislative information, advertisements, and more.

MasterFILE Premier VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Indexing, abstracts, and select full-text periodicals, reference books, and primary source documents. Covers business, health, education, and science, among other disciplines. Includes an extensive image collection with photos, maps, and flags.

NCBI Global Query
The National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI) provides access to biomedical and genomic information. This query allows you to search across NCBI databases simultaneously. Results indicate the number of records in each database.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context VCU
Full-text access to differing points of view on current social issues. Includes essays, overviews, primary source documents, biographies, articles, tables, charts, graphs, podcasts, and images.

Oxford English Dictionary VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Searchable, browseable full text of the Oxford English Dictionary, containing definitions, etymological analysis, variant spellings, and pronunciation.

Oxford Reference Online VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Access to dictionaries and subject reference works published by Oxford University Press. Titles cover virtually all subjects in the humanities, social sciences, business, the sciences, language, and general reference.

PapersFirst VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Index to papers included in every congress, conference, exposition, workshop, symposium, and meeting received at The British Library Document Supply Center.

Proceedings VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Citations for every congress, symposium, conference, exposition, workshop and meeting received at The British Library. Provides a list of papers presented at each conference.

ProQuest Databases VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Databases covering the sciences, health sciences, arts, business, and social sciences.

Social Sciences Citation Index VCU
References and article abstracts from journal literature across a variety of social sciences disciplines. Search by cited reference, topic, and author. Web of Science Tutorial

Web of Science VCU
Cross-search multiple databases including the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, Social Sciences Citation Index, Book Citation Index, and Conference Proceedings Citation Index, as well as Chemical Indexes.

WorldCat (via FirstSearch) VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Consolidated catalog of items held by OCLC member libraries worldwide. WorldCat FirstSearch is the subscription version of the WorldCat database, with advanced search options and result listing by number of copies available.

WorldCat.org
Open-access version of the WorldCat catalog of books, music, video, articles, and more held by OCLC member libraries worldwide.

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