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    • Becoming Human Institute of Human Origins (VIVA) Learn more about the “human career” how we’ve come to be as we are, and where we’ve been as a species.
    • Biography Reference Bank (RCC, Full Text) Biographical profiles and information.
    • Biological Sciences (VIVA) Abstracts and Citations.
    • Biomedical Reviews Annual Reviews (VIVA, Full Text) Search for articles on topics like food science, genetics, nutrition, neuroscience, and more.
    • BioOne(VIVA) A comprehensive global collection of journals, with sometimes full text access to articles.
    • Biotechnology and Bioengineering (VIVA) Abstracts.
    • Books in Print (VIVA ) An important bibliographic tool for books of all varieties. Contains many book reviews.
    • Blackwell Synergy (VIVA) now called Wiley Interscience
    • Business and Company (RCC) (Gale Group) Select the database from the listed resources.
    • Business Source Complete (VIVA, Full Text) Research economics, business history, and business news.

 

    • Dictionary of Statistics Oxford University Press (VIVA) Contains over 2000 entries on statistics, including computing, mathematical, operational research, and probability.
    • Dictionary of the Social Sciences (Oxford University Press) (VIVA) An Oxford Reference Resource with 1800 entries, including 1500 terms, this resource breaks down social sciences to acquaint readers with each of its various fields.
    • Dissertation Abstracts Proquest (VIVA) Dissertation Abstracts from leading figures worldwide.

    • Factiva (VIVA ) A business database and the exclusive archives of the Wall Street Journal, also has Washington Post and New York Times, all full text.
    • Fuente Academica (VIVA) Spanish language journals.
    • Facts on File (VCCS, Full Text) Issues and Controversies. Use the Encyclopedia, Almanac, or select the latest headline for up to date information about current events and world happenings.
    • Films on Demand  (RCC and VCCS) Digital Educational Videos 
    • Gale Virtual Reference Library Gale Group  Reference materials on business, education, history, law, medicine, science, nations and the world, etc
    • GEOBASE (VIVA) Worldwide literature on geography, geology, and ecology.
    • GPO First Search (VIVA) Government Printing Office
    • Greenfile (VIVA) covers all aspects of human impact on the environment.
    • Handbook of Medical-Surgical Nursing Ovid(VIVA) A collection of articles based on terms, with appendices included.

    • IEEE Xplore Digital Library (VIVA) Find articles about computer processing, engineering, networking, power, and energy engineering, etc
    • Issues and Controversies on File (VCCS) Research controversial topics with this database.
    • JAMA (On-line version of the Journal of the American Medical Association with abstracts of articles from the printed version)

    • Nature An International Weekly Journal of Science, browse articles, view podcasts, watch videos, and catch news specials.
    • Newspaper Source Plus (VIVA) National and international newspapers, TV and radios news transcripts.
    • Novelist (RCC) Readers’ Advisory Database.

 

    • Oxford Music Online (RCC) comprehensive, searchable music reference site, combining the New Grove Dictionaries of Music and Musicians, Opera and Jazz.
      Oxford University Press Access to journals covering the Humanities, social sciences and sciences, most fulltext.
    • Oxford Reference Online Premium (VIVA) Oxford’s comprehensive online tool for research in a multitude of topics.

 

    • Papers First (VIVA) Search for conference papers and press releases
    • Physical Sciences Reviews (Annual Reviews) (VIVA, Full Text) Browse Journals by collections in Biomedical/Life Science, Physical, and Social Sciences.
    • Plant Science (VIVA) Citations and abstracts of scientific literature on plants.
    • Proceedings First (VIVA) Worldwide meetings, proceedings and conferences.
    • Project Muse (Johns Hopkins University Press) (VIVA, Full Text) An article finder, great for humanities projects.
    • PsycArticles Ebscohost (VIVA, Full Text) Psychology resource.
    • PsycBooks (APA) (VIVA, Full Text)
    • Psychology & Behavioral Sciences Collection EbscoHost (VIVA) Search for articles on Psychology and Behavioral Science.
    • PsycINFO (VIVA) Comprehensive database including abstracts and some full text with research dating from 1887.

    • Teacher Reference Center (VIVA) Collection of popular journals and magazines for teachers and administrators.
    • Today’s Science (VCCS) Facts on File database designed specifically for students and classroom work.
    • TOXLINE (VIVA) Abstracts and citations on toxicological information.
    • UlrichsWeb Global Serials directory provides bibliographic and publisher information for over 300,000 periodicals, including academic and scholarly journals.
    • Vente et Gestion French language business journals.
    • Virginia Heritage Database of finding aids to manuscript and archival collections, provides information about historical materials that document Virginia History and culture from 1607 to the present.
    • Virginia State Government A link to the directories of the VA state Government.

  • Water Resources Abstracts (VIVA) US Geological Society provides technical literature on water related topics worldwide.
  • Wiley InterScience Scientific, technical and medical resources.
  • Women’s Studies International Scholarship about women and feminism.
  • World Almanac Facts on File resource providing vital statistics about all nations.
  • World News Digest (VCCS) Essential world news from 1940 to the present.
  • WorldCat FirstSearch (VIVA) Search books, films, journal and newspaper articles for up to date bibliographic information, including where in the world they’re housed.
  • Worldscope GLOBAL FirstSearch Corporate information on the world’s largest companies.
  • YourJournals @ OVID (VIVA) Find information from scientific and medical journals and books, full text.

 

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