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AdSpender tracks millions of brands across 18 media and ranks top spenders by industry, parent, brand, etc. Find how, when and where the competition spends their advertising dollars.
Multidisciplinary index to research and publications by Africans and about Africa. Content includes dozens of bibliographic databases.
American Civil Liberties Union Papers, 1912-1990VCU
Archive of primary source materials on civil rights, race, gender, free speech, citizenship, discrimination, immigration, labor, radicalism, and issues relating to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Bibliography of Asian StudiesVCU
Research on East, Southeast, and South Asia. Covers a wide range of subject areas, with special focus on humanities and social sciences. Published by the Association for Asian Studies.
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.
Full text content pertaining to the countries and people of the Caribbean, including extensive data on the current status and history of geographic regions.
Primary source documents from The National Archives UK covering North America from 1606 to 1822. Includes original correspondence between the British government and the governments of the American colonies.
Collection of online encyclopedias and guides, periodicals, directories, and databases covering American politics and Congress. Includes CQ Researcher, CQ Magazine (formerly CQ Weekly), CQ Almanac, Guide to Congress, and more.
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 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.
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.
FBIS (Foreign Broadcast Information Service)VCU
The Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS) is a one-of-a-kind archive of transcripts of foreign broadcasts & news that provides insight into the 2nd half of the 20th century (1941-1996). Many are firsthand reports of events as they occurred.
Films on Demand Master Academic CollectionVCU
Streaming films covering core academic subjects. Also includes archival films and newsreels.
Government Information Resources
VCU Libraries Government Documents home page. Links to Federal, State, and International government information.
Full-text legal journals, Congressional Record bound volumes, U.S. Reports back to 1754, United Nations and League of Nations Treaty Series, all U.S. Treaties, Federal Register, CFR, texts, cases, statutes, and more. Searchable, exact page images.
Can be used for course content:Law review articles and much more; permanent links. More about affordable course content
ICPSR (Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research)VCU
Archive of social science data for research and instruction. Includes data files for use with statistical software, such as SAS or SPSS. Topical archives include health, aging, education, criminal justice, and substance abuse. ICPSR at VCU Libraries (downloading help; search tips)
Index to Current Urban Documents (ICUD)VCU
Index and full-text reports and documents generated by local government agencies, civic organizations, academic and research organizations, public libraries, and metropolitan and regional planning agencies in selected cities in the U.S. and Canada.
iPOLL (Roper Center)VCU
Extensive archive of public opinion information with questions and answers from surveys conducted since 1935 by academic, commercial, and media survey organizations such as Gallup, CNN, Pew Research Associates, the Wall Street Journal, and others.
JSTOR Security StudiesVCU
Explore a wide range of journals, ebooks and research reports in the field of security studies. This content looks at security studies through a broad lens, encompassing research on international security and peace and conflict studies.
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.
Directory of Congressional, state, and federal leaders as well as government agencies, NGO's, board memberships, and nonprofit organizations. Includes the Leadership Directories yellow books.
Legal CollectionVCU VIVA
Scholarly peer-reviewed publications including law journals, documents, and case studies. Legal topics include criminal justice, international law, federal law, organized crime, medical, labor and human resources, ethics, and the environment.
LGBT Thought and CultureVCU
Key works and documentation of LGBT political and social movements throughout the 20th century and into the present day. Includes the Pat Rocco Collection, the Jeanne Cordova Papers, the Magnus Hirschfeld Collection, and more.
Macmillan Cabinet Papers, 1957-1963VCU
Complete coverage of the Cabinet conclusions (minutes) and memoranda of the government of British prime minister Harold Macmillan, plus selected minutes and memoranda of policy committees.
New York Times via NYT.comVCU
Important source of reporting information, and opinion on politics, finance, health, science, culture, the arts, sports, and fashion in the U.S. and abroad.
Nixon Years, 1969-1974VCU
Digitized files of the United Kingdom Foreign & Commonwealth Office covering the duration of the Nixon administration, featuring top-level Anglo American discussions and briefing papers.
Abstracts from the international literature on public affairs, public and social policies, and international relations. Includes PAIS Archive, 1915-1976, and PAIS International.
Peace Research AbstractsVCU VIVA
Bibliographic database for peace and conflict resolution research. Indexes journal articles and other sources covering peace-related topics, including nonviolence, war, international affairs, and peace psychology.
Political Science CompleteVCU VIVA
Covers comparative politics, international relations, law and legislation, non-governmental organizations, and political theory. Full-text reference books, monographs, and conference papers.
Population index (published from 1937-1999) was the primary reference tool for international population literature. This database features abstracts of demographic literature published in Population Index between 1986 and 2000. Search Population Index Browse Population Index
Procurement Research Reports provides market intelligence, custom research services and the RFP Builder that provide value across all types of organizations, including small-to-medium businesses, universities, non-profits and public entities.
ProQuest Government Periodicals IndexVCU
Citations and links to full-text articles from periodicals published by agencies and departments of the US government. Subject coverage includes diplomacy and foreign relations, health and public safety, labor, education, and more.
Public Administration AbstractsVCU VIVA
Covers public administration theory and methods, administration and economy, administration and politics, administration and society, administrative structures and organization, public and social services, and public service personnel.
Slavery, Abolition and Social Justice, 1490-2007VCU
Digitized manuscripts, court records, pamphlets, books, paintings, maps, and images from 1490 to 2007, covering the varieties of slavery, the legacy of slavery, the social justice perspective and the continued existence of slavery today.
U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980VCU
Reports, documents, and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives. Includes the American State Papers (originating from 1789 through 1838).
The Washington Post covers local, national and global news, national security and politics, business, technology, arts and entertainment, health and medicine, and sports. Opinion columnists focus on politics, economics, culture, and global concerns.
WestlawNext Campus ResearchVCU
Legal research, business information, and news. Full-text access to federal and state case law, statutes, regulations, administrative codes, law reviews and journals, American Law Reports, American Jurisprudence 2d, newspapers and magazines.
Women in The National ArchivesVCU
Includes a finding aid for women's studies resources in The National Archives, UK, alongside original documents covering the campaign for women's suffrage in Britain, 1903-1928, and granting of women's suffrage in colonial territories, 1930-1962.
World Politics ReviewVCU
World Politics Review fosters better discussion and debate about foreign affairs and international relations in the U.S. and around the world. It provides analysis of critical global trends for academic institutions, corporations and government.
Worldwide Political Science AbstractsVCU
Citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its complementary fields, including international relations, economics, law, and public administration and policy.