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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, including images of all bodily systems. Users may manipulate the images and view accompanying text, animations, dynamic MRI, and movie clips, as well as take interactive quizzes.

Aqualine VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Index and abstracts from 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
Indexing, abstracts, and select full-text coverage from essential biology and agricultural research journals. Includes both popular and professional periodicals for fields such as agricultural industry, veterinary science, and wildlife management.

Biological Sciences VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Citations, abstracts, and full-text titles covering research in biomedicine, biotechnology, zoology, ecology, and some aspects of agriculture and veterinary science. Includes MEDLINE and TOXLINE databases.

BioOne Complete VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Index and abstracts of peer-reviewed journals in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences from leading scientific societies, institutions, museums, and presses. Includes BioOne open access titles.

BIOSIS Citation Index VCU
Citations and indexing for journals, books, conference proceedings, and technical reports in life sciences and biology.

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)
BLAST finds regions of similarity between nucleotide or protein sequences and calculates their statistical significance. It can be used to infer functional and evolutionary relationships between sequences and help identify members of gene families.

Colloquium Digital Library of Life Sciences VCU
Collection of e-books on various research and development topics in the biomedical/life sciences, written by leading scientists around the world.

Comprehensive Physiology VCU
This authoritative collection of physiology information includes recently published review articles and an online version of the American Physiology Society's renowned Handbook of Physiology (1977-2008) book series.

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
Country Reports examine and explain the political scene, economic policy, domestic economy, sectoral trends, and foreign trade in each country covered. Also provides forecasts on political and economic developments.

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.

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
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.

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

Springer Nature Experiments VCU
Combined database of life sciences and biomedical protocols and methods from Springer Nature. Includes Springer Protocols, Nature Protocols, Nature Methods, and Protocol Exchange.

Structure (NCBI)
Three-dimensional structures provide a wealth of information on the biological function and the evolutionary history of macromolecules. This database contains experimentally-determined structures, along with tools to investigate these structures.

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.

Wiley StatsRef: Statistical Reference Online VCU
Covers the fundamentals and applications of statistics in all fields where it is widely used, comprised of articles selected from across Wiley's online reference work portfolio.

Zoological Record VCU
The world's oldest database of animal biology and leading taxonomic reference, with abstracts, citations, and select full text links for literature covering areas from biodiversity and the environment to taxonomy and veterinary sciences.

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