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Academic Search Complete VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Comprehensive scholarly multi-disciplinary full-text database. Includes over 5,500 full-text periodicals and indexing/abstracting for over 9,500 journals. Covers science, social sciences, mathematics, engineering, and many other subjects.

AccessEngineering VCU
World renowned engineering content from McGraw-Hill's engineering handbooks. Complete full text. Supports all levels of scientific and technical research in academic, corporate, industrial and government sectors.
Can be used for course content: Authoritative, regularly updated engineering reference information, instructional videos, calculators, interactive tables and charts. More about affordable Course Content

AccessScience VCU
Online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. Includes embedded video and images in the articles which can be downloaded for use in class presentations and demonstrations.
Can be used for course content: Primary research material, videos and animations, plus specially designed curriculum maps for teachers. More about affordable Course Content

American Men and Women of Science VCU
Biographical dictionary of approximately 120,000 North American living scientists in the physical, biological and related sciences.

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

Applied Science & Technology Index VCU
Citations to articles of at least one column in length in trade and industrial publications, journals issued by professional and technical societies, and specialized subject periodicals, as well as special issues.

Compendex VCU
Comprehensive bibliographic database of engineering research literature; part of Engineering Village. One of the default databases.

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

CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Latest edition of the venerable reference book of chemical and physical data commonly encountered by physical scientists and engineers.

CRCnetBASE VCU
CRCnetBASE is a collection of over 6,000 electronic books that span over 40 disciplines in 34 separate collections. VCU Libraries does not subscribe to all the collections, but abstracts are available for all entries.
Can be used for course content: Science, Technology, Engineering and Medicine ebooks. More about affordable Course Content

Derwent Innovations Index VCU
Facilitates rapid precise patent searching. Helps to identify patent’s significance and its relationship to other patents.

Engineering Research Database VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Search multiple databases in engineering.

Engineering Village VCU
Comprehensive source of up to date engineering information and reviewed engineering web sites. Includes Compendex, INSPEC, and NTIS.

ENGnetBASE VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Full-text searchable database of CRC Press Engineering Handbooks. Search or browse individual handbooks, or search multiple handbooks. Texts are in interactive PDF format.

General Science Full Text VCU
Coverage of core journals in all areas of science. Easy to use, designed for the non-specialist. Full-text for selected periodicals.

GeoRef & GeoRef in Process VCU
Abstracts of articles covering the geology of North America from 1785 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to the present.

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.

Journal Citation Reports (JCR) - Science Edition VCU
Replaced by Journal Citation Reports on InCites. Please update your bookmarks.

Journal Citation Reports on InCites VCU
New version of Journal Citation Reports offering expanded citation analysis, journal impact factor rankings, data visualization, comparative reports and ability to download data tables.

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

Latin American Newspapers Series I & II VCU
Latin American Newspapers, Series 1 and 2 (1805-1922), offers unprecedented full-text coverage of the people, issues and events that shaped the vital contributions of Central and South America during the 19th and early 20th centuries.

NTIS Bibliographic Database VCU
Abstracts of the latest research sponsored by the United States and select foreign governments. In addition to other classifications, searches can be done by corporate source, patent number and CAS registry number. Part of Engineering Village. More about the NTIS Database

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

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

Science Citation Index VCU
Database of references cited in articles from more than 5,900 major journals across 150 scientific disciplines. Search by cited reference, topic, and author. Web of Science Tutorial

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

Synthesis in Engineering and Computer Science Cluster VCU
Synthesis Digital Library organized by numbered collections comprises of engineering and computer science short monographs. Consists of brief introductions to complex topics written by experts in the field. Each one is between 50 and 275 pages long.

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.

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