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Research

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Journals and citations

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Popular Journals

Chest | JAMA | Lancet | Nature | NEJM | Pediatrics | Science

Journals by Subject

Browse journals by subject (Note: this list is not comprehensive. See journals that should be added? Ask Us.)

Find a Citation

Search by citation to find a specific article citation or journal issue.

Databases

All databases

Popular Databases

  1. PubMed/MEDLINE
  2. Academic Search Complete
  3. Web of Science
  4. PsycINFO (Psychological Abstracts)
  5. CINAHL Complete
  6. Social Work Abstracts
  7. JSTOR
  8. Google Scholar
  9. Project Muse
  10. WorldCat.org

Research Guides

Find resources for your research by subject, by course name, and more.

Course Reserves

Digital Collections

VCU Libraries offers an array of digital materials that enhance access to collections, foster deeper connections with the community and showcase original scholarship

  • Digital Collections present images, audio and documents relating to African-American history in Virginia, Richmond's past and present, comic and cartooning arts, the history of VCU, medical artifacts and more. 
  • VCU Scholars Compass houses the intellectual output of VCU’s academic, research and administrative communities
  • Community digitization program seeks community partners interested in digitizing and exposing their special collections, archival records, photographs, publications, and other documents. 

Special Collections and Archives

Explore VCU Libraries' collection of rare, unique and historical materials.

Theses and dissertations

Collections

Learn about how VCU Libraries is shaping its collections.

Tools and apps

Up your game with tools and apps for research and citation management, including Google Scholar, mobile-friendly tools, tutorials, and browser add-ons.