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  • Abstracts in Social Gerontology This bibliographic database makes essential age-related content readily available to researchers of gerontology. Those interested in the field of geriatrics will benefit from this resource, which includes records covering psychology of aging, elder abuse, society and the elderly, and other key areas relevant to geriatric studies.
  • Academic Search Complete (VIVA, Full Text) Comprehensive scholarly multi-disciplinary database.
  • ACM (Association For Computing Machinery) (VIVA, Full Text) Search Journals for all things computer science.
  • Advanced Technologies & Aerospace Collection (VIVA) New in 2016, this collection contains advanced technology related full-text articles, granular access to millions of figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from the Advanced Technologies Database with Aerospace (ATDWA). ATDWA brings together the most comprehensive bibliographic coverage of research, emerging technologies, applications and companies in the areas of aeronautics, astronautics, computer & information technology, electronics, communications, solid state devices and space sciences. Coverage: 1962 – current. (ProQuest)
  • African-American Poetry, 1760-1900 (VIVA, Full Text) Over 2,500 poems. You may browse by title or author.
  • Agricultural Science Collection  (VIVA) New in 2016, this collection contains agricultural science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from AGRICOLA. AGRICOLA is the definitive bibliographic database to agricultural science literature. Coverage: 1970 – current. (ProQuest)
  • AHFS Consumer Medication Information (VIVA) AHFS Consumer Medication Information is a trusted source and recognized standard for patient drug
    information, available in both English and Spanish, published by the American Society of Health-System Pharmacists. Features: drug information written in lay language for consumers; Spanish version translated by experienced human health and medical translators (not by computer programs); monthly updates; “How To” monographs for administering different types of medications such as eye drops and inhalers; identifies medications that have the potential for adverse events when used by elderly patients. (EBSCO)
  • Alt-Health Watch EbscoHost (VIVA, Full Text) Search journals for articles on health conditions and medicine
  • Aluminum Industry Abstracts (VIVA) Research about aluminum.
  • American Chemical Society (VIVA, Full Text) Search through journals about the varieties of chemistry and view books by the ACS.
  • American Doctoral Dissertations, 1933-1955 (VIVA) This collection of 100,000 dissertations was compiled through a joint effort of EBSCO and the Congregational Library & Archives in Boston from the print index Doctoral Dissertations Accepted by American Universities originally printed by H.W. Wilson. It is a freely accessible database providing discovery of dissertations published from 1933 to 1955. The database provides the following details: text, author, title, notes, subjects, university, and accession number. Resulting searches lead to citations of the dissertations and the entry in the index volume. A PDF image of the print index page containing the citation is available, but no information on how to find the full text of the dissertation is provided. (EBSCO)
  • America History and Life (VIVA) Perfect for US History and Government courses.
  • American History in Video (VIVA) Videos for the study of American History.
  • American Mathematical Society (VIVA)
  • American Poetry Database (VIVA, Full Text) Over 1,200 poems. You may browse by title or author.
  • Annual Reviews (VIVA, Full Text) Browse a large number of medical review journals on the topic of your choice.
  • APA PsycNET (VIVA) Provides access to the psychology and behavioral science databases PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES and PsycBOOKS.
  • Aquatic Science Collection (VIVA) New in 2016, the collection contains aquatic science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from Aquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts (ASFA). ASFA is the premier database in the field of aquatic science research. Coverage: 1960 – current. (ProQuest)
  • Artemis Literary Sources (VCCS) Artemis searches Gale Virtual Reference Library, Literature Resource Center, Scribner Writers Online, and Twayne’s Authors Online. (Gale)
  • Article First (VIVA) OCLC Table of contents for 12,000 sources
  • Arts & Humanities Search (VIVA) Search the Arts & Humanities Citation Index, ClasePeriodica, and WorldCat
  • Associates Programs Source (VIVA) designed specifically for community colleges with sources pertinent to associate degree programs.
  • Atmospheric Science Collection  (VIVA) New in 2016, this collection contains atmospheric science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from Meteorological & Geoastrophysical Abstracts (MGA). MGA provides access to the atmospheric sciences literature of the world and is the most comprehensive database available in meteorology. Coverage: 1974 – current. (ProQuest)

  • Bartlett’s Familiar Quotations (VCCS) This tenth edition of 1919 contains over 11,000 searchable quotations and was the first new edition of John Bartlett’s corpus to be published after his death in 1905—the new editor, however, choosing more to supplement than revise the work of the first name in quotations.
  • 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.
  • Bioline International (VIVA) Bioline International is an aggregation of peer reviewed bioscience journals published in developing countries. These journals contain timely research on public health, international development, tropical medicine, food and nutritional security and biodiversity that would not otherwise be readily available to researchers in the developed world, or even within the country of publication.
  • Biological Science Collection (VIVA) New in 2016, this collection contains biological science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from Biological Sciences database. Supporting over two dozen areas of expertise, Biological Sciences provides access to literature from serials, as well as conference proceedings, technical reports, monographs and selected books and patents. Coverage: 1946 – current. (ProQuest)
  • 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@Ovid (VCCS) Full-text collection of nursing books. (Lippincott Williams & Wilkins)
  • Business Collection (RCC) (Gale Group) Select the database from the listed resources.
  • Business Source Complete (VIVA, Full Text) Research economics, business history, and business news.

  • Cambridge University Press A journal finder by the Cambridge University Press.
  • CAMIO – Catalog of Art Museum Images Online (VIVA) CAMIO is licensed for use by students, faculty, and researchers at subscribing institutions. Works of art may be used for educational and research purposes during the term of the subscription, if they are properly credited. Images may not be published or otherwise distributed. (OCLC)
  • Ceramics Abstracts/World Ceramics Abstracts (VIVA) Ceramics research.
  • Chadwyck-Healey Literature Collections (VIVA) Provides the content of Literature Online (LION) plus the following collections: Bibliography of American
    Literature, Editions and Adaptations of Shakespeare, The W.B. Yeats Collection
  • Child Development & Adolescent Studies (VIVA) This database is today’s source for references to the current and historical literature related to growth and development of children through the age of 21.
  • Chronicle of Higher Education (RCC) Prominent Higher Education resource.
  • CINAHL with Full Text Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature OVID (VIVA) This valuable resource provides full text for over 550 of nursing and allied health journals indexed in the CINAHL database, many of which contain no embargo. Nurses, allied health professionals, researchers, nurse educators and students consider this database an essential research tool providing full-text coverage dating back to 1981.
  • Clinical Pharmacology (RCC) Use to learn about specific medicines, see medcounselor sheets, and IV comparisons, etc.
  • CIAO Columbia International Affairs Online (VIVA, Full Text) Get the latest on international affairs in books, journals, and statistics from the Columbia University Press.
  • Code of Virginia Searchable database offered by the Virginia General Assembly as a service to the public.
  • Communication and Mass Media Complete (VIVA) Research topics associated with the communication field.
  • Computer and Information Systems Abstracts ( Cambridge Scientific Abstracts) (VIVA) Find abstracts from journals on computer and information science.
  • Computer Science Collection (VIVA) New in 2016, this full text database is the premium resource for those who need access to worldwide, comprehensive coverage of computer science topics, ranging from computer security to web commerce. This database also includes deep indexed tables & figures. ProQuest’s patented deep indexing captures and categorizes data, variables and other content represented in tables, maps, photographs and other figures which are typically embedded in scholarly publications and previously undiscoverable when searching publications. Coverage: 1981 – current. (ProQuest)
  • Computers and Applied Sciences Complete (VIVA, Full Text) Find articles about computers and the applied sciences.
  • Conference Papers Index (VIVA) Citations to papers and poster sessions presented at major scientific meetings around the world.
  • Congress.gov Congress.gov is the official website for U.S. federal legislative information for Members of Congress, legislative agencies, and the public. It is presented by the Library of Congress (LOC) using data from the Office of the Clerk of the U.S. House of Representatives, the Office of the Secretary of the Senate, the Government Publishing Office, Congressional Budget Office, and the LOC’s Congressional Research Service. Congress.gov is usually updated the morning after a session adjourns.
  • Consumer Health Complete (VIVA) research consumer health topics.
  • Consumer Health Complete en Espanol (VIVA) In Spanish, provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. This full text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children’s health, men & women’s health, etc. (EBSCOHost)
  • Copper Technical Reference Library (VIVA) Abstracts on research about copper.
  • Core Historical Literature of Agriculture (VCCS) The Core Historical Literature of Agriculture (CHLA) is a core electronic collection of agricultural texts published between the early nineteenth century and the middle to late twentieth century. Full-text materials cover agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, animal science, crops and their protection, food science,forestry, human nutrition, rural sociology, and soil science.
  • Corrosion Abstracts (VIVA) Abstracts on research about corrosion.
  • CQ Researcher (VCCS) Current and controversial topics research, insights from all sides of a topic.
  • CRC Handbook of Chemistry and Physics (VIVA, Full Text) The online source for the most recent edition of the Handbook of Chemistry and Physics.
  • CRCnetBase Engineering Reference (VIVA) Instant access to the latest handbooks in civil, mechanical, and electrical engineering. (CRC Press)
  • Criminal Justice eBook Collection (VCCS) Access to 15 criminal justice reference books. (Gale)
  • Criminal Justice eJournal Collection (VCCS) Access to 86 e-journals with articles covering law and public affairs. (Gale)

  • Data.gov Data.gov is the home of the US government’s open data. Here you will find over 85,000 datasets as well as the tools and resources to conduct research, develop web and mobile applications, design data visualizations, and more.
  • 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.
  • Digital Commons @VCCS (VCCS) The repository is a service of the Virginia Community College System libraries, hosted by bepress. Digital Commons @ VCCS is an open archive of the research, scholarship, creative work, and administrative records of the Virginia Community College System.
  • Directory of Open Access Journals The Directory of Open Access Journals covers free, full text, quality controlled scientific and scholarly journals.
  • Dissertations and Theses Global (VIVA) The official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate research, this is a collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day. Full text is available for graduate works added since 1997, and selected full text for works written prior to 1997. (ProQuest)

  • Early Modern Literary Studies (VIVA, Full Text) A journal for researchers of literature.
  • Earth Science Collection (VIVA) New in 2016, this collection contains earth science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables
    within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from GeoRef. GeoRef provides access to the geoscience literature of the world and is the most comprehensive database available in the geosciences. Coverage: 1693 – current. (ProQuest).
  • eBook Library Multi-disciplinary Collection (VCCS) Access to this academic e-book collection is provided by the current VCCS demand-driven acquisitions (DDA) program. Ebook Library offers concurrent access (multiple people reading the same title at the same time), read aloud for all titles, browsing before borrowing, and a download option for offline access. (EBL)
  • eBook Library STEM-H Collection (VIVA) E-books from premier publishers in the STEM-H (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Health) fields. Access to these titles is the result of the 2013-14 VIVA demand-driven acquisitions (DDA) purchasing program. (EBL)
  • ebrary Physical Sciences eBook Collection (VIVA) This collection offers 4,500 full-text e-books in the physical sciences. (ProQuest)
  • eBooks from EBSCOhost – (VCCS) Electronic book and eAudiobook collection.
  • EBSCOhost Databases (VIVA) A link to our list of databases from EBSCOhost
  • EconLit with Full Text (VIVA) This database contains all of the indexing available in EconLit in addition to full text for hundreds of journals including the
    American Economic Association journals with no embargo (American Economic Review, Journal of Economic Literature, and Journal of Economic Perspectives). This database also contains many non-English full-text journals in economics & finance and volume and issue browsing is available for all full-text journals. (EBSCO)
  • Education Research Complete (VIVA) All things to do with the field of education.
  • Electronics and Communications Abstracts (VIVA) Electronics, new technologies in the communication field.
  • Encyclopedia Virginia Encyclopedia Virginia (EV) is a free, publicly accessible online publication of the Virginia Foundation for the Humanities in partnership with the Library of Virginia. EV has published more than 200 peer-reviewed, fact-checked entries related to the Civil War in America. Topics include: The Civil War in Virginia, Robert E. Lee, Battle of the Crater, Elizabeth Van Lew, The Lost Cause, Confederate Battle Flag, Slavery During the Civil War, Ladies’ Memorial Associations, and Medicine During the Civil War.
  • Engineered Materials Abstracts (VIVA) Research on ceramics, polymers and composite materials.
  • Engineering Collection (VIVA) New in 2016, this collection contains engineering related full-text articles, granular access to millions of figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from the Engineering Research Database. Engineering Research Database contains a comprehensive index to world literature on technological and engineering innovations going back to 1966. (ProQuest)
  • English Poetry, 600 -1900 (VIVA, Full Text) A collection of English poetry and verse compiled by UVA
  • English Verse Drama (VIVA) Contains more than 1,500 works by around 450 named authors and approximately 230 anonymous works, from the Shrewsbury Fragments of the late thirteenth century through the unparalleled output of the Elizabethan and Jacobean periods to the end of the nineteenth century. The completeness of the collection, as well as the complete author notes to each work, provides a unique context for the historical and linguistic study of English literature. (Electronic Text Center, University of Virginia)
  • ENGnetBase CRC (Engineering Electronic Library) (VIVA, Full Text) Browse content from over 6000 books in over 40 disciplines.
  • Environment Complete (Ebscohost, VIVA, Full Text) Search for articles about environmental science.
  • Environmental Science Collection (VIVA) New in 2016, this collection contains environmental science related full-text articles, granular access to figures and tables within articles, environmental impact statements, and the entire range of bibliographic records from Environmental Sciences and Pollution Management (ESPM). ESPM provides unparalleled and comprehensive coverage of the environmental sciences drawn from over 10,000 serials including scientific journals, conference proceedings, reports, monographs, books and government publications. Coverage: 1960 – current. (ProQuest)
  • ERIC (VIVA) Education Resources
  • European Views of the Americas: 1493 to 1750 (VIVA) Indexes European works that relate to the Americas. EBSCO Publishing, in cooperation with the John Carter Brown Library, has created this resource from “European Americana: A Chronological Guide to Works Printed In Europe Relating to The Americas, 1493-1750,” the authoritative bibliography that is well-known and respected by scholars worldwide. The database contains more than 32,000 entries and is a comprehensive guide to printed records about the Americas written in Europe before 1750. (EBSCOHost)

  • 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. Not available to off-campus users.
  • Facts on File – Issues and Controversies (VCCS) Presents and enhances the full backfile of Issues and Controversies On File, which has probed about 600 controversial topics in the news since its debut in September 1995. Chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, bibliographies and contact information augment the balanced, accurate coverage of current and historical events.
  • Facts on File – Today’s Science (VCCS) Today’s Science bridges the gap between textbooks and what’s happening in science today. In a language and format
    designed specifically for students, it presents the latest scientific discoveries and the fundamental concepts that underlie them. Drawing on major scientific journals, magazines and newspapers in the United States and abroad, Today’s Science covers all the topics that today’s students study: health, the environment, technology, life science, physical science, earth and space science, and science and society.
  • Facts on File – World News Digest (VCCS) Permanent record of the essential facts of the news from 1940 to the present as reported in the major newspapers and news magazines of the U.S., Canada, Britain, Australia, and elsewhere in the world. The editors of Facts On File World News Digest research and distill key news information every week from more than 100 major newspapers, news magazines, other periodicals, and government and on-line sources from the U.S. and around the world into a permanent, researchable record. The news information is cross-checked for accuracy, and the summaries are written and edited for maximum clarity and swift retrieval of factual information.
  • Family Studies Abstracts (VIVA) With bibliographic records covering topics like marriage, divorce and family therapy, Family Studies Abstracts is an excellent source for researchers interested in learning more about the many facets of this discipline. Scholars within this field are treated to a wide array of unique content, as well as highly regarded works made popular in the realm of family studies.

  • FedStats FedStats has been available to the public since 1997 and provides access to the full range of official statistical information produced by over 100
    federal government agencies and trend information on such topics as economic and population trends, crime, education, health care, aviation safety, energy use, farm production and more.
  • Films on Demand (VCCS) Access to 5,000+ streaming educational videos.
  • FirstSearch Indexes (VIVA) Access to databases from OCLC.
  • Fuente Academica (VIVA) Spanish language journals.
  • International Index to Film Periodicals Plus (FIAF) (VIVA) The International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) offers in-depth coverage of the world’s foremost academic and popular film journals. This database contains FIAF’s “Treasures from Film Archives”; a detailed index of the silent-era film holdings of archives from around the world, a selection of Reference volumes, and the linked full-text of over 60 journals. Subject coverage includes film history, theory, and criticism from 1972 to the present. (ProQuest)
  • Gale Virtual Reference Library (VCCS) Gale Group Reference materials on business, education, history, law, medicine, science, nations and the world, etc
  • GPO First Search (VIVA) Government Printing Office
  • Greenfile (VIVA) covers all aspects of human impact on the environment.

  • HarpWeek 1857-1877 (VIVA, Full Text) Electronic version of Harper’s Weekly from 1857-1877.
  • Health Source Consumer Edition EbscoHost (VIVA, Full Text) Consumer Health Resources
  • Health Source – Nursing Academic Edition EbscoHost (VIVA, Full Text) Search for articles in this nursing database.
  • Highwire – Standford University (VIVA) A collection of e-journals on health science provided by Stanford University
  • Historical Abstracts (VIVA) Great for World History coursework.
  • Hospitality & Tourism Complete – (VIVA) Covers the Hospitality industry.
  • Humanities International Complete (VIVA) Explore the Humanities from across the globe
  • IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL) (VIVA) Previously IEEE Xplor, the 2016 upgrade to IEL offers expanded access to over 3,000,000 full-text documents, including full-text journals, magazines, transactions, conference proceedings, and active IEEE standards.
  • International Index to Film Periodicals Plus (FIAF) (VIVA) The International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) offers in-depth coverage of the world’s foremost academic and popular film journals. This database contains FIAF’s “Treasures from Film Archives”; a detailed index of the silent-era film holdings of archives from around the world, a selection of Reference volumes, and the linked full-text of over 60 journals. Subject coverage includes film history, theory, and criticism from 1972 to the present. (ProQuest)
  • IOP E-books (VIVA) New in 2016, IOP E-books offers access to two collections: IOP Expanding Physics and IOP Concise Physics. IOP Expanding Physics
    focuses on the leading voices across the research landscape on key areas in physics and related subjects. IOP Concise Physics focuses on shorter texts in rapidly advancing areas, or topics where an introductory text is more appropriate.
  • IOP Science Journals (VIVA) Upgraded in 2016, IOPscience includes access to the new IOP ebooks package and all of IOP’s current e-journals, with the exception of The Astronomical Journal and The Astrophysical Journal. (Institute of Physics)
  • 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)
  • Journals@Ovid (VIVA) This database is an aggregate of hundreds of scientific, technical, and medical journals from over 50 publishers and societies. Includes full text articles as well as access to all of the tables of contents, bibliographic citations, abstracts, and references in the entire database. Your Journals@Ovid is a subset of the Journals@Ovid database that is limited to only full-text articles. (Ovid Technologies, Inc.)
  • Journal of Applied Physiology (VIVA) The Journal of Applied Physiology publishes original papers that deal with diverse areas of research in applied physiology, especially those papers emphasizing adaptive and integrative mechanisms. Adaptive physiology includes 1) inherent adaptations such as those related to development, aging, and pathophysiological conditions and 2) adaptations to the external environment such as those occurring with exercise, microgravity, hypoxia, hypo- and hyperbaria, and hypo- and hyperthermic conditions. Integrative physiology includes 1) horizontal integration across organ systems and 2) vertical integration from molecule to cell to organ. Publication of the American Physiological Society. (Highwire Press)
  • Journal of Biological Chemistry (VIVA) The Journal of Biological Chemistry publishes papers based on original research that are judged to make a novel and important contribution to understanding the molecular and cellular basis of biological processes. For more than 100 years, the JBC has been an essential resource for the international community of biomedical researchers. Today, the Journal continues to be a standard-bearer for excellence in the fields of biochemistry and molecular biology. Publication of the American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. (Highwire Press)
  • Journal of Cell Biology (VIVA) The Journal of Cell Biology is an international peer-reviewed journal owned by The Rockefeller University. The discipline of cell biology emerged and developed on the pages of the JCB. Many seminal discoveries have been published in the journal, including the first descriptions of
    numerous cellular functions and structures. (Highwire Press)

  • Legal Collection (VIVA) Scholarly law journals.
  • Learning Express (RCC) Gain knowledge in a variety of areas while taking skills assessments along the way! Designed for everyone including GED students, those seeking naturalization, and college students seeking job skills. Set up an account one time on campus then access anywhere.
  • Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts (LISTA) (VIVA) Provides coverage on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging,
    bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, etc. Indexes more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports, and proceedings. With coverage dating back to the mid-1960s, it is the oldest continuously produced database covering the field of information science. (EBSCOhost)
  • Linguistics & Language Behavior Abstracts (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts) (VIVA) Search for abstracts on linguistics and language behavior.
  • Lippincott’s Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Care Plans (Ovid, VIVA) The e-book version you need to write the perfect care plan.
  • Literature Online (LION) (VIVA) LION is a fully searchable library of more than 350,000 works of English and American poetry, drama and prose, 382 full-text literature journals, and other key criticism and reference resources. (ProQuest)
  • Literature Resource Center Gale Group (VCCS) Find articles on classical texts, including biographies, literary criticism, and analysis

  • MasterFILE Premier (VIVA, Full Text) Multidisciplinary database, a great starting place for your research.
  • Materials Business File (Cambridge Scientific Abstracts) (VIVA)
  • Materials Science Collection (VIVA) New in 2016, The collection contains materials science related full-text articles, granular access to millions of figures and tables within articles, and the entire range of bibliographic records from the Materials Research Database, the leading global database in Materials Science. Coverage: 1965 – current. (ProQuest)
  • Materials Science Journals (VIVA) This collection provides discipline-specific coverage spanning thousands of publications, many in full text. (ProQuest)
  • MedicLatina (VIVA) Medical research and investigatory journals from Latin American and Spanish publishers.
  • MEDLINE (VIVA) United States National Library of Medicine Database. (ProQuest)
  • Mergent Horizon (VIVA Companies and Industries.
  • Mergent Intellect (VIVA) New in 2016, Mergent Intellect provides extensive information about private companies, both active and inactive. It is on a separate platform from Mergent Online.
  • Mergent Online (VIVA) Financial information.
  • METADEX (VIVA) Information and research on metallurgical science and technology.
  • Military and Government Collection (VIVA) Database pertaining to all branches of the military.
  • MLA International Bibliography Gale Group (VIVA) Modern Language Association. Provides access to scholarly literary citations to journals,  dissertations, books, and websites.
  • Molecular Biology of the Cell (VIVA) MBoC is an online journal that publishes research articles and essays that report the results of original research and present conceptual advances of broad interest and significance within all areas of cell biology, genetics, and developmental biology. Publication of the American Society for Cell Biology. (Highwire Press)

  • National Criminal Justice Reference Service Abstract (VIVA) Provides thousands of summaries of important law enforcement and criminal justice publications including books, government reports, research reports, journals and unpublished research. Content dates range from 1970 to the present.

  • Nature (VIVA) An International Weekly Journal of Science, browse articles, view podcasts, watch videos, and catch news specials.

  • New England Journal of Medicine (VCCS) Includes the most recent issue of NEJM. Provides access to research articles, as well as images and multi-media videos.
  • Newspaper Source Plus (VIVA) National and international newspapers, TV and radios news transcripts.
  • Newswires (VIVA) EBSCO’s Newswires provides near real-time access to top world-wide news from Associated Press, United Press International, PR Newswire, Xinhua, CNN Wire, and Business Wire on a continuous basis. The index to the full text content in EBSCO Newswires is held for a rolling 30-day archive by EBSCO, so users can enjoy the previous 30 days of news relating to their search interests. (EBSCO)
  • Novelist (RCC) Readers’ Advisory Database

  • Oceanic Abstracts (VIVA) Research on Marine and brackish water environments.
  • Opposing Viewpoints Gale Group (VCCS) Use this resource to compare opposing ideologies on today’s hot topics.
  • OverDrive (VCCS) A digital media collection containing audiobooks, videos, and music
  • OVID – Nursing eBooks (VCCS) Full-text collection of 15 nursing, pharmacology, and clinical medicine e-books published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
  • OVID – Your Journals @ OVID (VIVA) Collection of about 280 full-text medical, nursing, psychological, and scientific journals.
  • Oxford English Dictionary (OED) The world renowned OED, granddaddy of all dictionaries.
  • Oxford Journals (VIVA) Offers online access to 134 periodical titles in the fields of the humanities, social sciences, and the sciences. The full text of these online journals is generally available for the past several years, though abstracts of articles date back additional years. Articles are available in PDF and/or HTML formats. (Oxford University Press)
  • Oxford Language Dictionaries Online (OLDO) (RCC) Bilingual dictionaries to get accurate, up-to-date translations you can rely on
  • Oxford Music Online (RCC) comprehensive, searchable music reference site, combining the New Grove Dictionaries of Music and Musicians, Opera and Jazz.
  • Oxford Reference Online Premium (VIVA) Oxford’s comprehensive online tool for research in a multitude of topics.
  • Oxford Scholarship Online eBooks (VIVA) New in Summer 2015! Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) provides access to over 300 recently-published e-books in 20 subject areas across the humanities, social sciences, sciences, medicine, and law. The total collection will grow to over 1,000 e-books as new titles are added throughout the rest of the year. (Oxford University Press)

  • Papers First (VIVA) Search for conference papers and press releases
  • Peace Research Abstracts (VIVA) Provide bibliographic records covering essential topics related to peace analysis including conflict resolution, international affairs and peace psychology.

  • Physical Education Index (VIVA) These abstracts feature a wide variety of content, ranging from physical education curricula, to sports medicine, to dance. Health education and physical therapy are also covered. (ProQuest)
  • 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.
  • Political Science Complete with Full Text (VIVA) A must-have for researchers in the field, Political Science Complete provides nearly 340 full-text reference books and monographs and more than 44,000 full-text conference papers, which includes those from the International Political Science Association. The database also provides a subject-specific thesaurus with more than 23,500 terms to provide subject searching guidance to researchers. Subject coverage includes comparative politics, humanitarian issues, international relations, law and legislation, non-governmental organizations and political theory.
  • Proceedings First (VIVA) Worldwide meetings, proceedings and conferences.
  • Project Muse (Johns Hopkins University Press) (VIVA, Full Text) An article finder, great for humanities projects.
  • ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global (VIVA) The official digital dissertations archive for the Library of Congress and the database of record for graduate
    research, this is a collection of dissertations and theses from around the world, spanning from 1743 to the present day. Full text is available for graduate works added since 1997, and selected full text for works written prior to 1997. (ProQuest)
  • ProQuest Engineering Collection (VIVA)
  • ProQuest SciTech Collection (VIVA) New in 2016, ProQuest SciTech Collection offers access to research literature in science, technology, and engineering.
    Content includes over 5,600 full-text titles from around the world including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, reports, conference proceedings, newswires, over 1,700 full-text environmental impact statements, and more. Subjects include advanced technologies and aerospace, agricultural and aquatic science, atmospheric science, biological science, computer science, earth and environmental science, and engineering and materials science. (ProQuest)
  • PsycArticles (APA) (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
  • Public Administration Abstracts (VIVA) Providing up-to-date bibliographic records covering essential areas related to public administration, including public administration theory, administration and economy, administration and politics, administration and society, administrative structures and organization, public and social services, public service personnel and theory and methods.

  • Public Library of Science (PLoS) (VIVA) PLoS publishes seven peer-reviewed open-access journals in science related disciplines.
  • Race Relations Abstracts (VIVA) Offering a fully digitalized archive, Race Relation Abstracts contains over 75,000 records going back to 1975. Carefully selected from the most important publications relating to this discipline, sources include Race & Class, Ethnic & Racial Studies and Journal of Social Issues.

  • Regional Business News (VIVA, Full Text) Business news from regional publications.
  • Religion and Philosophy Collection (VIVA) Theology and philosophical studies, full text resources.

  • Safari Books Online (VIVA) eBooks with an emphasis on technology and business.
  • Safety Science Abstracts (VIVA) Public health safety and industrial hygiene.
  • Salud en Espanol (CHC Spanish Version) (VIVA) Community health in Spanish.
  • Science in Context (VCCS) Science in Context contains topic overviews, experiments, biographies, articles, links to quality Web sites, pictures, and illustrations in all areas of science, including biology, chemistry, physics, earth science, math, environmental science, life science, medicine, space science, computer science, technology, history of science, science and society, science as inquiry, science-related biographies, and more. (Gale)
  • Science Magazine AAS (VIVA) Provides News, access to Science Journals, Blogs & Communities, as well as multimedia.
  • ScienceDirect eBooks (VIVA) The ScienceDirect 2013 e-book collection offers the latest titles in science, technology, engineering, math, and key health science disciplines. (Elsevier)
  • Scribner Writers Online (VIVA) Scribner Writers Online offers over 2,000 original and detailed bio-critical essays on the lives and works of more than 1,400
    important authors from around the world. Each cross-referenced entry includes a concise essay, a citation, and biographical information that places the author’s work in personal and historical context. (Gale)
  • SocINDEX with Full Text (VIVA) In addition to nearly 900 full-text journals, SocINDEX with Full Text also contains informative abstracts for more than 1,500 “core” coverage journals dating as far back as 1895. In addition, this file provides data mined from nearly 420 “priority” coverage journals and over 2,900 “selective” coverage journals. Complete with extensive indexing for books/monographs, conference papers, and other non-periodical content sources the database also includes searchable cited references are provided.
  • Social Science Reviews Annual Reviews (VIVA, Full Text) Browse reviews on social science topics.
  • Social Text Duke University Press A Journal from the Duke University Press that covers a broad range of social questions including gender, sexuality, and cultural theory.
  • Solid State and Superconductivity Abstracts (VIVA) Global coverage on solid state materials.
  • Springer Science eBooks (VIVA) E-books on behavioral sciences, biomedical and life science, computer science, and earth and environmental science topics.
    (Springer)
  • Studies in Bibliography UVA (Full Text) Provides a wide range of scholarly articles on bibliography and textual criticism

  • 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.
  • Twayne’s Authors Online (VIVA) The acclaimed Twayne’s Authors Series of literary criticism offers in-depth introductions to the lives and works of writers, the history and influence of literary movements, and the development of literary genres. This online series features the content of more than 600 books that comprise three print series –United States Authors, English Authors and World Authors. (Gale)
  • UlrichsWeb (VIVA) Global Serials directory provides bibliographic and publisher information for over 300,000 periodicals, including academic and scholarly journals.
  • Urban Studies Abstracts (VIVA) Including bibliographic records covering essential areas related to the study of cities and regions, this database explores such topics as urban affairs, community development, urban history and other subjects of key relevance to the discipline.

  • Vente et Gestion (VIVA) French language business journals.
  • Violence & Abuse Abstracts (VIVA) This database includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to violence and abuse, including family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline.

  • Virginia Heritage Database of finding aids to manuscript and archival collections and provides information about historical materials that document Virginia History and culture from 1607 to the present.

  • Water Resources Abstracts (VIVA) US Geological Society provides technical literature on water related topics worldwide.
  • Wiley InterScience (VIVA) Scientific, technical and medical resources.
  • Women’s Studies International (VIVA) Scholarship about women and feminism.
  • 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.
  • YourJournals @ OVID (VIVA) Find information from scientific and medical journals and books, full text.


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