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AGRICOLA via ProQuest VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
The National Agricultural Library's comprehensive source of bibliographic citations covering all aspects of agricultural sciences, botany, ecology and related areas. Combined book and article searching.

Anatomy.TV VCU
Interactive 3D models of human anatomy. This database works most effectively with Internet Explorer.

Aqualine VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Focuses on trade, technical and scientific literature concerning all aspects of water resources, including water resources and supplies management, water legislation, water quality, and potable water distribution.

Aquatic Sciences & Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA) VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Primary indexing and abstracting service for aquatic literature; sponsored by four United Nations agencies.

Biological & Agricultural Index Plus VCU
Citations to articles in English-language periodicals; abstracts and full text coverage for selected journals. Periodical coverage includes a wide range of scientific journals, from popular to professional. About 45 % of the focus is on agriculture.

Biological Sciences VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Abstracts of a wide variety of research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology, and ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science.

BioOne Complete VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Indexed and fully-searchable abstracts of articles in journals provided by the BioOne collaborative.

BIOSIS Citation Index VCU
Classic BIOSIS content in life sciences and biomedical research with the addition of citation indexing.

BIOSIS Previews VCU
The foremost reference database in the life sciences; provides abstracts of literature in biological and biomedical areas. Includes Biological Abstracts, Biological Abstracts/RRM, and BioResearch Index.

Birds of North America Online VCU
Comprehensive reference covering the life histories of North American breeding birds. Includes images and videos of plumage, behaviors, habitat, nest, and eggs. Contains songs and calls.

BLAST (Basic Local Alignment Search Tool)
Set of similarity search programs designed to explore all of the available sequence databases regardless of whether the query is protein or DNA.

Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences VCU
Collection of e-books of dynamic Research & Development topics written by leading scientists around the world.

CRCnetBASE VCU
Search or browse Taylor & Francis eBooks. Select 'Show content I have access to' when the results display. Browse by subjects to display results similar to the ...netBASE contents, e.g., Bioscience, Engineering, Environment.
Can be used for course content: Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine ebooks. More about affordable Course Content

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.

Grzimek's Animal Life VCU
Image rich dynamic resource, representing the 17 volume standard print Encyclopedia of Animal Life. More than 4,000 species covering the entire Animal Kingdom. Authoritative peer reviewed content.

JSTOR Sustainability Collection VCU
Discover a wide range of journals, ebooks, and research reports in the field of sustainability. The subjects of resilience and sustainability are explored broadly, covering research on environmental stresses and their impact on society.

NCBI Global Query
Simultaneously search multiple life sciences databases at the National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI), including PubMed. Results indicate the number of records in each database.

Plant Science VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Abstracts of information focusing on all aspects of plant science.

PubMed/MEDLINE VCU
The primary database of information in biomedical and health sciences fields.

Springer Nature Experiments VCU
Access to over 50,000 life sciences and biomedical protocols and methods from Springer Nature. Includes Springer Protocols, Nature Protocols, Nature Methods, and Protocol Exchange.

Web of Science VCU
Citation databases including Arts & Humanities Citation Index, Science Citation Index, and Social Sciences Citation Index for searches by cited reference, topic, and author.

Wiley StatsRef: Statistical Reference Online VCU
Covers the fundamentals and applications of statistics in all fields where it is widely used.

Zoological Record VCU
The oldest database of animal biology and leading taxonomic reference. Abstracts and citations only. Some links to full-text.

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