The foremost reference database in the life sciences; provides abstracts of literature in biological and biomedical areas. Includes Biological Abstracts, Biological Abstracts/RRM, and BioResearch Index.
Expanded version of the Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature with full text for over 600 journals, plus evidence-based care sheets, legal cases, drug records, and more than 200 books.
Indexes global information on women. Includes journals, books, media reviews, alternative press, newsletters, government reports and data, personal narratives, and ephemeral literature from research institutes and grass roots organizations.
Search for citations in the New York Public Library's extensive collection of dance materials. To limit your search, select Dance Research Collection, one of the lowermost options, from the drop-down menu.
The premier database for physics, computer science and electrical engineering information. Includes citations, abstracts, and some links to full-text. Part of Engineering Village; one of the default databases.
Citations to the international literature on all aspects of music. Includes more than one million records from 650 music periodicals. Indexes book reviews, reviews of recordings, tapes, and performances, and notes first performances and obituaries.
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.
Comprehensive tax research and compliance system providing a complete tax library for federal issues and complete information on state and local tax issues for all 50 states and the District of Columbia.
Abstracts of articles from the international literature on sport and recreation research, with full-text coverage of 530 journals back to 1985. Includes contents of 3 foreign-language databases: Atlantes, Heracles, and Catalogue du Musee Olympique.
Demographic and economic statistical data for each county in the United States. Files include data published for 1997 population estimates and over 500 items from the 1980 & 1990 Census of Population and Housing, and economic censuses to 1977.
Abstracts of articles from international sociology journals, conference papers, books, and dissertations. Database includes Social Planning/Policy & Development Abstracts (SOPODA) which focuses on policy issues.
Bibliographic citations and full-text of Association for Computing Machinery articles from journals, magazines, and conference proceedings. Coverage of most journals is from volume 1 to present; Communications of the ACM is 1978 to present.
The National Agricultural Library's comprehensive source of bibliographic citations covering all aspects of agricultural sciences, botany, ecology and related areas. Combined book and article searching.
Chemical substances and reactions, research topics, authors, and CA abstract number or patent number from CAplus, CASReact, and Registry databases of Chemical Abstracts Service. Log off when finished. (Not available Sat 6 pm - Sun 8 am).
Abstracts of the literature in all areas of toxicology including chemicals and pharmaceuticals, pesticides, environmental pollutants, and mutagens and teratogens; (does not include information from Chemical Abstracts Service, BIOSIS, or IPA).
Database of systematic reviews of the effects of healthcare. Includes Database of Systematic Reviews, Database of Abstracts of Reviews of Effectiveness, Controlled Trials Register, and Review Methodology.
Full-text database of articles from the Philadelphia newspaper considered to be The New York Times of the 18th century. Includes other important writings of the period, e.g., Common Sense and The Federalist Papers.
Access is via the MyVCU portal. The Gartner link is on the Resources gadget. Full-text of Gartner Group research and advisory services for information technology and business. Provided by VCU Technology Services.
Full abstracting and indexing for about 85 scholarly and popular current periodicals from 1998 forward. Full-text is provided for 24 of these journals. Also included in the database are retrospective citations from about 40 journals.
Searchable textbase of approximately 200 works published between 1525-1830. A work in progress; coverage will extend from 1400-1850. Includes Renaissance Women Online, a subset of approximately 100 works.
Abstracts from major international journals and books focusing on major areas of women's studies including education, employment, health, socialization, social policy, social psychology, female culture, literary criticism and historical studies.
Database of publications on the evolution of gender roles as they affect both men and women. Includes coverage of GLBT studies; family studies; gender studies, and women's studies with a unique interdisciplinary approach.
More than 3.5 million historical and contemporary news photographs with thousands more added daily. In addition, the collection includes over 100,000 graphics, containing logos, graphs, maps, and timelines, as well as audio clips and news stories.
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.
Home page of the NCBI retrieval system for searching the major databases including PubMed, Nucleotide and Protein Sequences, Protein Structures, Genome, Taxonomy, BLAST, OMIM, PopSet, and others. Complete list of databases on the home page.
Database cataloging human genes and genetic disorders authored and edited by Dr. Victor A. McKusick and his colleagues at Johns Hopkins and elsewhere, and developed for the Web by NCBI. The database contains textual information and references.
Supports search and display of genomic information by chromosomal position. Regions of interest can be retrieved by text queries (e.g. gene or marker name) or by sequence alignment (BLAST). Multiple options for viewing and displaying results.
Protein structure neighbors in Entrez are determined by direct comparison of 3-dimensional protein structures with the VAST algorithm. Each of the more than 18,000 domains in MMDB is compared to every other one.
Extensive guide to health information resources. Includes common diseases and conditions, dictionaries, organizations, clearinghouses, publications, directories, consumer health libraries, MEDLINE and other medical databases.
Links over 4,000 consumer brands to health effects from Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) provided by the manufacturers and allows scientists and consumers to research products based on chemical ingredients.
Abstracts of the international literature in mechanical and transportation engineering and their complementary fields, including forensic engineering, management and marketing of engineering services, and engineering education.
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.
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.
Citations to articles in English-language periodicals; abstracts and full text coverage for selected journals. Periodical coverage includes a wide range of scientific journals, from popular to professional. About 45 % of the focus is on agriculture.
Citations to essays and articles contained in collections of essays and miscellaneous works. Focuses on the humanities and social sciences, with subject coverage ranging from economics and history to criticism of literary works, drama, and film.
Citations and abstracts to articles from English-language periodicals. Periodical coverage includes some of the best-known scholarly journals and numerous lesser-known but important specialized magazines.
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.
Citations and abstracts to articles of at least one column in length from English-language periodicals. Coverage includes a wide range of interdisciplinary fields covered in a broad array of social sciences journals.
Citations for documents published in Latin American and Caribbean journals specializing in social sciences and humanities (Clase) and science and technology (Periodica). Clase and Periodica may be searched together or separately.
Clinical information tool providing reviewed clinical reference material. Includes pharmaceutical information, patient handouts, graphics. Provided by the VCU Health System. New: Access is available from on campus only.
Details the science and technology in all areas of industrial chemistry, including inorganic and organic chemicals, advanced materials, pharmaceuticals, polymers and plastics, metals and alloys, biotechnology and biotechnological products, etc.
Information on measurement instruments (e.g., questionnaires, interview schedules, checklists, index measures, tests, etc.) in the health fields, psychosocial sciences, organizational behavior, and library and information science.
Evidence-based primary care information designed to be used at point-of-care. Tools for differential diagnosis, evaluation and management of medical conditions, patient education and procedures skills review.
Citations, abstracts, and selected full-text for articles from periodicals published throughout the world. Also indexes reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals. Includes selected full-text. Abstracts, 1994+; full-text, 1997+.
A collection of chemical and chemical related dictionaries. It includes Handbook of Physics and Chemistry. The dictionaries are renowned for quick search for chemical and physical properties of compounds.
Full-text searchable database of more than 150 CRC Press books on a wide range of environmental topics. Search or browse individual books, or search multiple books. Texts are in interactive PDF format.
Full-text searchable database of CRC Press forensic science and criminal justice handbooks and reference books. Search or browse individual books, or search multiple books. Texts are in interactive PDF format.
Full-text searchable database of more than 50 CRC Press materials science handbooks and reference books. Search or browse individual books, or search multiple books. Texts are in interactive PDF format.
Portal to resources including a bibliography of citations for books, articles, and essays on all aspects of medieval and Renaissance life. Also includes a directory of scholars, Iter Italicum, a collection of Capito letters, and more.
Financial and investment database providing information for corporate research and for industry, competitive, and investment analysis. Includes Industry Surveys, Stock Reports, Bond Reports, among others.
Citation management tool for storing and managing references; creating bibliographies. Supports most citation styles. Requires an individual account set up from a VCU Libraries link. Available to VCU and MCVH-VCU email account holders.
Index to English language oral histories publicly available on the Web and/or held by repositories and archives around the world. Includes interview level records if possible, and links to multi-media if available.
Voice of the Shuttle, established in 1994, provides a structured and briefly annotated guide to online resources for a wide range of academic disciplines in the humanities -- and points toward the transformation of those disciplines as they interact
Luminarium, featuring extensive background information on authors and selected full texts of their works, transforms the study of early English literature into a multimedia experience. Links to critical essays, art works, and music sound clips.
Coverage includes new technologies such as information technology and computing, electronics, biotechnology, medical technology, as well as engineering (including construction, electrical and chemical engineering) and allied subject areas.
Provides access to more than 140 dictionaries and reference works published by Oxford University Press. The titles cover virtually all subjects in the humanities, social sciences, business, the sciences, language, and general reference.
Documenting the American South (DocSouth), a digital publishing initiative sponsored by the UNC Libraries, provides access to digitized primary materials that offer Southern perspectives on American history and culture.
An innovative online literary and arts journal, Blackbird features poetry, fiction, nonfiction, and the arts -- as well as interviews with writers and artists. Sponsored by the VCU Department of English and New Virginia Review, Inc.
Searchable database of articles from The Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics from 1988 - present. Also includes a drug interactions program, patient education brochures and two electronic handbooks.
HCUPnet contains statistics comparing hospital utilization, access, charges, quality and outcomes for community hospitals in the U.S. Generate tables and graphs for national, regional and state trends.
MEPS, the Medical Expenditure Panel Survey, is the most complete source of data on the cost and use of health care and health insurance coverage. MEPSnet is a collection of analytical tools to search MEPS data.
The Millennial Edition of Historical Statistics of the United States enhances coverage of Native Americans, slavery, poverty, race, and ethnicity. Innovative search strategies allow users to focus research across historical periods.
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.
Provides a range of information about federal enforcement activities; criminal, civil, and administrative, as well as detailed information about federal staffing, funding, and the diverse characteristics of counties, federal districts, and states.
Database containing over 450 drug records with information such as maternal levels in breast milk, infant levels in blood, potential effects in breastfeeding infants and on lactation itself, and alternate drugs to consider.
Database of over 5,500 randomized controlled trials, systemic reviews, and evidence-based clinical practice guidelines relevant to physiotherapy. Abstracts and links to full text are also provided where possible.
Citations and abstracts to articles in more than 800 nursing, allied health and medical journals. Over 500 journals include the full-text articles. In addition, drug patient education sheets are available from the Lexi-PAL Drug Guide.
Patient information covering all areas of health and wellness. Includes full-text books, journals, reports, pamphlets and drug information sheets. Videos, images, diagrams and animations are also included.
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.
Full text for more than 130 national and international newspapers, including New York Times, Washington Post, Times (London). Selective full text for over 335 US newspapers. In addition, full-text radio and television news transcripts are provided.
Nearly 300 full text journals covering topics central to the study of philosophy and world religions, including denominations, biblical studies, religious history, epistemology, political philosophy, philosophy of language and history of philosophy.
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.
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.
Women's Studies and feminist research supporting curriculum development in sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education.
Providing full text of hundreds of journal articles, books and other published resources from around the world, Humanities International Complete (HIC) includes all data from the Humanities International Index.
Subject coverage includes ecosystem, ecology, renewable energy sources, natural resources, pollution & waste management, environmental technology, environmental law, and social impacts. Full-text available for 40 percent of periodicals covered.
1000 full-text journals and 100 full-text books covering a range of subjects, including substance abuse counseling, forensics, criminal justice, biotechnology, health information technology, robotics, graphic arts, interior design, and others.
Bibliographic and full text content from scholarly business journals and other sources including peer-reviewed business publications. Indexing and abstracts for the most important scholarly business journals back as far as 1886.
Full-text for over 1750 periodicals and nearly 500 reference books covering general reference, business, health, education, science. Includes over 293,000 images of photos, maps, and flags and over 86,000 biographies.
Keywords supplied in Spanish and English. More than 73,000 records provide coverage for more than 320 Spanish and Portuguese-language periodicals published in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Spain, the United States and elsewhere.
Indexing and abstracts for over 300 journals, and selected (priority) coverage of over 100 more, for a combined coverage of over 400 titles in the communication and mass media fields. Includes full text for nearly 200 journals.
Designed to teach basic human anatomy to students of the health professions. Contains images and information in 3 areas: radiographic anatomy, cross-sectional anatomy, and gross anatomy. Provided by the VCU School of Allied Health Professions.
An international initiative to build an online library of full-text scholarly resources from and about Africa, Aluka includes archival documents, books, ecological data, periodicals, reports, maps, and oral histories.
Contains nearly a half-million questions from surveys conducted since 1935 by over 150 academic, commercial, and media survey organizations such as Gallup, CNN, Pew Research Associates, the Wall Street Journal, and others.
Provides access to information about ongoing federally funded projects in the fields of the physical sciences, engineering, and life sciences. Project descriptions are provided by federal agencies and updated monthly.
Music Online provides the most comprehensive database in streaming audio, video, reference, and scores on the web. Integrated searching by ensemble, genre, historical events and more provides in-depth context for music history.
TOCS-IN provides tables of contents for select Classics, Near Eastern Studies, and Religion print journals. Covers the archaeology, architecture, art, culture, history, literature, and religion of ancient Greece and Rome. Some pre-1992 content.
Black Studies Center is a digital core collection of primary and secondary sources in arts, history, literature, politics, and religion that record and illuminate the Black experience, from ancient Africa through modern times.
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.
International Bibliography of Art, the successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA), covers European art from late antiquity to the present, American art from the colonial era to the present, and global art since 1945.
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.
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.
Search and select journals most likely to publish your manuscript. Covers business, computer science, education, health administration, nursing, psychology and psychiatry. Includes submission guidelines, circulation, contacts, and acceptance rates.
Using the principles of evidence-based medicine, the TRIP Database is designed to find answers to clinical questions using the best available evidence. Sources include PubMed, the Cochrane Library, and websites focused on clinical information.
Documents the entire spectrum of underground and independent North American and European comics and graphic novels. Includes over 75,000 pages of original material from the 1950s to today, along with interviews, commentary, theory, and criticism.
Collection of over 4,500 innovative materials and processes. Resource for designers of all disciplines - industrial, furniture, packaging, graphics, fashion, interior design, landscape architecture, and transportation.
African American Music Reference offers the first comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression.
From the ancient Greek modes to modern compositions, Classical Music Reference Library offers comprehensive coverage of all classical genres, spanning music from the Medieval period to the 21st century.
More than 9,000 pages of material and 300 audio recordings, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, make this the most complete body of work focused on world music.
Full text reference guide for those working in quality control, economics, probability and statistics as well as for those applying statistical methods in any discipline. Updated annually, with revisions and new articles added quarterly.
Comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. Created from European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750.
References to content on global warming, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy, recycling, and more. Covers Journal of Ecology (1913- ) and Planning Outlook (1948- ) from volume 1, issue 1.
Image-rich primary source for the study of fashion, gender and modern social history. It presents a portrait of its era through photographs, articles, and advertisements. Contains every page of Vogue Magazine from 1892 to the present.
Focusing on the areas and intersections of fashion, style, and commerce, WGSN provides a global view on trends in design. Its archive contains more than 5 million images from the runways, the street, retail outlets, and design sketches.
With works ranging from apostolic times to the 16th century, the Index of Christian Art documents art found in a broadly-defined Christian context. This expansive archive contains images and full-text records.
Digital archive of primary source collections from the "long" 19th century. Includes monographs, newspapers, manuscripts, diaries, letters, maps, statistics and more. Offers annotation and tagging tools.
The National Agricultural Library's comprehensive database of agricultural sciences, ecology, botany, and related areas. The dates "1979 - present" apply only to journal articles. No information on VCU journal or book holdings.
Covers issues from social poisons and substance abuse to natural toxins, from legislation and recommended standards to environmental issues, including toxicology studies of industrial/agricultural chemicals, household products and other substances.
Covers topics ranging from bacterial immunology and vaccinations to diseases of man and animals, and provides access to far-reaching clinical findings as well as all aspects of pure bacteriology, biochemistry, and genetics.
Covers all aspects of civil engineering and its complementary fields, including forensic engineering, management and marketing of engineering services, engineering education, theoretical mechanics and dynamics, and mathematics and computation.
Focuses on trade, technical and scientific literature concerning all aspects of water resources, including water resources and supplies management, water legislation, water quality, and potable water distribution.
Covers innovative cloning and sequencing strategies as well as gene regulatory sequences and proteins, RNA processing and transport, RNA editing, DNA biosynthesis, transcription factors and oncoproteins, and other RNA/DNA topics.
Includes citations to all literature on post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and other mental-health sequelae of traumatic events, without disciplinary, linguistic, or geographical limitations, and to offer both current and retrospective coverage.
Covers risk arising from industrial, technological, environmental, and other sources, with an emphasis on assessment and management of risk, and includes concerns from public and environmental health to social issues and psychological aspects.
Covers the world literature on every aspect of virology in humans, animals, and plants, with topics ranging from replication cycles to oncology, hepatitis B virus vaccination, viral genetics, interferon, and more.
Covers topics relating to public health, safety, and industrial hygiene such as aviation and aerospace safety, environmental safety, nuclear safety, medical safety, occupational safety, and ergonomics.
Evidence-based reference tool for rehabilitation specialists. Contains summaries on rehabilitation topics, exercise images for assisting patients, practice guidelines, drug information and links to full-text articles.