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Academic Video Online (AVON)VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Thousands of streaming videos covering a wide range of disciplines. Includes documentaries, interviews, feature films, news, and more distributed by PBS, BBC, CNN, CBS, Sony, A&E, Contemporary Arts Media, Royal Shakespeare, and many others.

Business Insights: GlobalVCU
Business Insights: Global delivers comprehensive international business intelligence including: Global Histories, SWOT Reports, Thomson Reuters Company Financials and Investment Reports, Market Share Reports, and Industry Research Essays.

Child Development & Adolescent StudiesVCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers the current and historical literature related to the growth and development of children through the age of 21.

Children's Literature and CultureVCU
Digitized collection of print materials for children from the nineteenth and early 20th centuries. Features rare books, games, ephemera, and artwork published in the Americas, with select European publications.

Counseling and Therapy in VideoVCU
Rich collection of video for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, and psychiatric counseling. Features therapy sessions, case consultations, lectures, and interviews, as well as teaching and discussion guides.

Data AxleVCU
Data Axle, formerly ReferenceUSA, provides research on businesses including data summaries by neighborhood, city or state and by type or size of business. Users can conduct market research for similar or competitive businesses in a specific locality.

Docuseek Complete CollectionVCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Documentaries covering anthropology, area studies, the arts, criminal justice, education, environmental studies, global studies, health, history, political science, psychology, sciences, sociology, women's studies, and more.

Education in VideoVCU
Teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms. Covers hundreds of special topics and themes.

Education Research CompleteVCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Comprehensive collection of full-text education journals covering health education, multilingual education, testing, curriculum instruction, administration and all levels of education from early childhood to higher education.

EIU ViewpointsVCU
EIU Viewpoints provides country-specific short, medium and long-term forecasts, industry data and analysis for 26 sectors, proprietary ratings on the business environment, and supply and demand forecasts for 40 critical goods.

ERIC via ed.govVCU
Premier database for education research. Includes bibliographic records and select full-text for journal articles, curriculum materials, and more.

ERIC via ProQuestVCU
Premier database for education research. Includes bibliographic records and select full-text for journal articles, curriculum materials, and more.

Films on Demand Master Academic CollectionVCU
Streaming films covering core academic subjects. Also includes archival films and newsreels.

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.

New York TimesVCU
Important source of reporting information, and opinion on politics, finance, health, science, culture, the arts, sports, and fashion in the U.S. and abroad.

New York Times AcademicVCU
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psychotherapy.netVCU
Streaming training videos in the fields of psychotherapy, counseling, and addiction treatment.

PsycINFO (Psychological Abstracts)VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
American Psychological Association database of abstracts for psychological literature. Includes journals, dissertations, reports, book chapters, and other scholarly documents.

Sage Video: Counseling & Psychotherapy CollectionVCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Tutorials, interviews, demonstrations and films addressing practitioner issues.

SocINDEX with Full TextVCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Full-text, peer-reviewed sociology journals covering gender studies, criminal justice, social psychology, racial studies, religion, and social work, among many other subject areas.

Sociological AbstractsVCU
Indexes international literature of sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. Includes Social Services Abstracts, providing bibliographic coverage of current research in social work, human services, and other areas.

Special Ed ConnectionVCU
Special education-related case law, federal policy, statutes, and regulations. Tracks updates, changes, and trends in special education, including IDEA, FERPA, ADA, RTI, PBIS, transition services, early childhood, IEP best practices, and others.

SPORTDiscus with Full TextVCU
Bibliographic and full-text database covering international and interdisciplinary literature on sports medicine, nutrition, physical therapy, occupational health, exercise physiology, kinesiology, and related topics.

Sports Medicine & Education IndexVCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Indexing and abstracts of scholarly and trade literature covering a variety of content ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Other coverage includes sport law, kinesthesiology, sport sociology/psychology, and more.