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Abstracts in Social GerontologyVCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
This bibliographic database covers essential areas in social gerontology research, including the psychology and biology of aging, elder abuse, the elderly and their families, aging and the economy, and other topics relevant to geriatric studies.

AdSpenderVCU
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.

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.

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.

Family Studies AbstractsVCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Covers marriage, divorce, family therapy, and other aspects of family studies.

Gender: Identity and Social ChangeVCU
Digitized primary source material documenting developments in gender roles and relations from the 19th century to the present.

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)

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.

Mental Measurements Yearbook with Tests in Print.VCU
Information about and reviews of standardized tests principally in the fields of education and psychology. Information for each test includes author, scoring information, overview, description, and one or more reviews. Includes Tests in Print.

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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PILOTS: Published International Literature on Traumatic StressVCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Citations to worldwide literature on PTSD and other mental health consequences of exposure to traumatic events. Indexes a variety of current and past literature relevant to traumatic stress without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographic limitations.

PsycARTICLESVCU
Full-text, peer-reviewed scholarly articles from journals published by the APA and allied organizations. Includes book reviews and letters to the editor.

PsycBOOKSVCU
Full-text scholarly and professional books published by the American Psychological Association and classic books from other publishers. Includes out-of-print books, archival resources, and entries from the Encyclopedia of Psychology.
Can be used for course content:Scholarly books & chapters published by the American Psychological Association. More about affordable course content

PsycEXTRAVCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Bibliographic and full-text database of hard-to-find content including conference presentations, newsletters, reports, fact sheets, magazines, monographs, and more. Produced by the American Psychological Association.

PsychiatryOnlineVCU
Psychiatry portal that features the full-text of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), textbooks, journals and Guidelines from the American Psychiatric Association.
Can be used for course content:American Psychiatric Association portal to journals and books, includes DSM-5. More about affordable course content

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences CollectionVCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia (www.vivalib.org)VIVA
Indexing, abstracts, and full text providing comprehensive coverage of topics related to emotional and behavioral characteristics, psychiatry and psychology, mental processes, anthropology, and observational and experimental methods.

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.

PsycNETVCU
APA database containing full-text reviews of books in psychology and the social sciences, as well as professional videos and popular films from a psychological perspective.

PsycTESTSVCU
Summaries and select full text for non-commercial psychological tests, measures, scales, surveys, and other assessments, with descriptive information about the test and its development and administration.

PsycTHERAPYVCU
Searchable collection of psychotherapy videos showing clinicians working with individuals, couples, and families. Covers a wide variety of therapeutic topics.

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.

Social Work OnlineVCU
Combines video (documentaries and client demonstrations) with relevant text. Covers children and families, diversity, older adults, substance abuse, criminal justice, mental health, health care, poverty, crisis and trauma, social welfare, and more.

Social Work Reference CenterVCU
Provides evidence-based information and current best practices. Includes clinical assessment tools, practice guidelines, drug information, continuing education modules, and patient education information.

Wiley StatsRef: Statistical Reference OnlineVCU
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.