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Database of information on drugs and other chemicals to which breastfeeding mothers may be exposed, with drug records, information on maternal and infant substance levels, potential effects on nursing infants, and therapeutic drug alternatives.
Latin American Newspapers Series I & II
Digitized Central and South American newspapers published from 1805 to 1922 in Spanish, Portuguese, and English, chronicling the evolution of Latin America through eyewitness reports, editorials, legislative information, advertisements, and more.
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.
Covers the diverse political, economic, social, and cultural literature of the left. Also covers some historically significant early left publications.
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 Studies in Video
Documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history, gay culture and subculture, LGBT families, civil rights, AIDS, transgender issues and other topics.
LGBT Thought and Culture
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.
LGBTQ + Source
Indexing, abstracts, and select full text for international scholarly and popular publications on lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender issues, with historically important primary sources, including monographs, magazines, and newspapers.
Library Literature & Information Science
Citations to articles and book reviews of key library and information science periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere. Includes books, chapters in collected works such as conference proceedings, library school theses, and pamphlets.
Library Stack is an online archive of digital arts publications from the fields of contemporary art, graphic design, architecture, film and philosophy. Library Stack draws from diverse global platforms, and has a particular focus on hybrid works.
Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA)
Free database with indexing and abstracts for journals, books, and research reports in library and information science. Covers librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, and more.
Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts
Indexes and abstracts international literature on linguistics in the areas of phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics.
Library of online tutorials teaching business, software, technology, and creative skills. Includes content previously available on lynda.com as well as new features and videos. Log in with your VCU eID and password.
Master index to major literary series produced by the Gale Group, including Contemporary Authors Online, Dictionary of Literary Biography Complete Online, and Literature Criticism Online, among others.
Literature Criticism Online
Includes a range of modern and historical views on authors and their works across eras and genres, with scholarly and popular commentary from broadsheets, pamphlets, encyclopedias, books, and periodicals.
Literature Online (LION)
Reference resource for full-text works in English and American literature, full-text humanities journals, and other reference sources including bibliographies, author biographies, dictionaries, and encyclopedias. Includes ABELL.
Literature Resource Center
Bibliographic and select full-text access to biographies, bibliographies, and critical analyses of novelists, poets, essayists, and journalists. Includes Contemporary Authors Online, Contemporary Literary Criticism Select, and more.
Literature, Arts and Medicine Database
Annotations to paintings, prose, poetry, film, video, and other works of art for teaching and research in the medical humanities.
London Low Life
Insight into the teeming streets of Victorian London, including the vibrant culture of street literature. Images of rare books, ephemera, maps, and other materials relating to 18th, 19th, and early 20th century London. Includes Tallis' Street Views.
Biographical and critical commentary, as well as full-text versions of the works of medieval, Renaissance, and 17th-century authors. Includes links to critical essays, art works, and music sound clips.