Databases: Science + Technology: Geo Sciences
Online version of the McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology. Includes embedded video and images in the articles which can be downloaded for use in class presentations and demonstrations.
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.
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.
Dissertations and Theses Full Text (ProQuest)
Coverage: 1637 - present Full text for most dissertations from 1997 to the present. Includes full text for some earlier dissertations, along with over 2.4 million dissertations and theses citations from around the world.
Earthquake Engineering Abstracts
Coverage: 1971 - Present Covers the literature on earthquake's effects on buildings and other structures, geological formations and how seismic and tsunamic phenomena relate.
Encyclopedia of Statistical Sciences
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.
Coverage: 1975 - present Focuses on all aspects of the impact of people and technology on the environment and the effectiveness of remedial policies and technologies.
General Science Full Text
Coverage: 1984-present Coverage of core journals in all areas of science. Easy to use, designed for the non-specialist. Full-text for selected periodicals.
GeoRef & GeoRef in Process
Coverage: 1785 - present Abstracts of articles covering the geology of North America from 1785 to the present and the geology of the rest of the world from 1933 to the present.
New York Times
Coverage: 1851 - 2006 More than a newspaper for an American city, the New York Times is an international record of national and world news, as well as personal stories of how events affect individuals.
Coverage: 1990-present Collection of world's leading interactive databases of high quality Science, Technology and Medicine journals, book series, books and reference works.
Coverage: 1985-present The oldest database of animal biology and leading taxonomic reference. Abstracts and citations only. Some links to full-text.