Databases: Social Sciences: Public Admin
Coverage: 1971 - present Abstracts and many full-text articles on business, finance, management topics from business periodicals. Three parts: Global; Dateline; and Trade & Industry. Includes
Wall Street Journal.
American State Papers, 1789-1838
Coverage: 1789-1838 Legislative and executive documents, many originating from the important period between 1789 and the beginning of the U.S. Congressional Serial Set in 1817.
Archive of Americana
Coverage: 1639 - 1980 Combined interface for searching Early American Imprints I & II (1639-1819), American State Papers (1789-1838), and the U.S. Congressional Serial Set (1817-1980).
Access to Encyclopaedia Britannica, news, magazines, journals, web sites, research tools, and multimedia.
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.
Dow Jones Factiva
Comprehensive, full text up-to-the-minute news and business source from Dow Jones and Reuters. Replaces Dow Jones Interactive.
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.
Filmakers Library Online
Award-winning documentaries and independent films presenting points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide.
Government Printing Office (GPO) Monthly Catalog
Coverage: 1976 - present Citations for publications of the U.S. government. Includes legislative materials and the vast array of publications from the executive branch agencies.
GREENR (Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources)
Coverage: 1990s - present Covers emerging green technologies, the environment, sustainability, energy systems, agriculture, climate change, population, and more.
Homeland Security Digital Library
Coverage: 18th Century - present The HSDL is the nation's most authoritative tool for research in the field of homeland security policy and strategy.
Index to Current Urban Documents (ICUD)
Coverage: Volume 29 - present Index to and full-text of reports and research generated by various governmental and civic entities in approximately 500 selected cities in the United States and Canada.
Coverage: 1935- 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.
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.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context
Coverage: 1980 - present Full text access to differing points of view on current social issues. Includes essays, overviews, primary source documents, biographies, articles, tables, charts, graphs, podcasts, and images.
Coverage: 1915 - present Abstracts from the international literature on public affairs, public and social policies, and international relations. Includes PAIS Archive, 1915-1976.
Passport GMID (Global Market Information Database)
Coverage: 1977 - present International marketing data and research. Provides statistics and analysis across industries, countries, and consumers. Includes over 18,000 full market reports.
Databases covering the sciences, health sciences, arts,
business, and social sciences.
Coverage: 1980 - present Allows users to create thematic maps and reports using extensive demographic, business, and marketing data.
Social Sciences Abstracts
Coverage: 1983 - present 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.
Social Sciences Citation Index
Coverage: 1965 - present Database of references cited in articles from more than 1,725 major journals across 50 social sciences disciplines. Search by cited reference, topic, and author.
Web of Science Tutorial
Social Services Abstracts
Coverage: 1980 - present Abstracts of current research focused on social work, human services, and related areas, including social welfare, social policy, and community development from more than 1,400 journals.
Transactional Records Access Clearinghouse (TRAC)
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.
U.S. Congressional Serial Set, 1817-1980
Reports, documents and journals of the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives, originally published in approximately 13,800 bound volumes. Includes the American State Papers and maps.
Urban Studies Abstracts
Coverage: 1973-present Covers trends in urbanization, urban affairs, community development, urban history, housing and real estate, and architecture and urban design.
Women's Studies International
Coverage: 1972-present Women's Studies and feminist research supporting curriculum development in sociology, history, political science & economy, public policy, international relations, arts & humanities, business and education.
World News Connection
Compiled from thousands of non-U.S. media sources, covers significant socioeconomic, political, scientific, technical, and environmental issues and events.