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  • Uniworld Online: Global company information

    Find It Did you know that the Uniworld database is useful for budding entrepreneurs and locating details on business competitors, career opportunities and foreign internships?  This database covers multinational companies with headquarters in over 200 countries and 20,000 industries. Uniworld is a basic and effective resource for locating company information.  The power of this database […]

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  • GuideStar pro trial runs through September

    VCU Libraries is offering a trial of the new GuideStar Pro Library Services. GuideStar’s current free program is being revamped and soon will not be available for free after the fall. In its place will be a new commercial version, GuideStar Library Services (Pro). This advanced level of data will allow VCU researchers the ability to access to […]

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  • Artifex Press Catalogue Raisonnés

    Find It VCU Libraries now offers Artifex Press Catalogue Raisonnés. A catalogue raisonné strives to be the conclusive and comprehensive compilation of all known works of an artist. A digital catalogue raisonné allows for flexibility not possible in a print format– to add new works or to incorporate new analysis. The digital format also allows […]

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  • Anatomy.TV: Explore the human body in 3D

    Find It VCU now offers unlimited access to Anatomy.TV, which features comprehensive and interactive 3D models of the human body. This digital medical resource provides more than 6,500 anatomical structures, clinical slides, dissections, illustrations and animations that span every region of the body. The models are developed using real scan data providing medically accurate representations. […]

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  • The Encampment for Citizenship, 1939-2009

    Finding Aid In 1946, following the chaos and horror of World War II and concerned by what they saw as the American education system’s failure, Algernon D. Black, a leader of the New York Society for Ethical Culture, and Alice Kohn Pollitzer, a prominent civic leader, began an experiment in democratic living. Inspired in part […]

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  • Trip Pro: Free trial to July 21

    VCU Libraries has secured a free trial of Trip Pro database. This free trial will last through July 21.To help VCU Libraries determine whether or not we should subscribe to the Pro version of Trip, please send your feedback to gaukh@vcu.edu. The Trip Database is designed to find answers to clinical questions using the best available evidence. […]

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  • Communal effort creates access to rare ms.

    One of the emerging and expanding roles of libraries is the creation of scholarship. This work, which adds to the ongoing role of libraries to provide protection, perservation and access to scholarship, is explored in a transcribathon in partnership with the respected Folger Shakespeare Library.In 2015 and 2017, VCU Libraries bought some 100 members of the […]

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  • Games: Focusing on artistic and cultural value

    Always working to meet faculty and student needs, VCU Libraries collects video games that have significant artistic and cultural value to meet the growing interest of students and faculty in the fields of animation, multimedia, digital worlds and gaming. The impetus of the collection, which started with 11 games, came from a faculty request to […]

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  • Collections of Distinction: Current focus areas

    The “Collections of Distinction” initiative focuses on expanding and improving collections that provide crucial and unique materials for teaching, research, discovery and enjoyment. Collections of Distinction exemplify VCU’s mission to inspire and foster creative ideas that celebrate diversity, inclusiveness and engagement on campus and beyond. Supporting established or emerging areas of research, Collections of Distinction […]

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  • Social Work Center: Resources for clinical practice

    Find It Social Work Reference Center supports clinical practice for social workers, nurses, allied health professionals, mental health professionals and inter-professional health care teams. Content is organized into core areas such as: Diseases and Conditions, Practices and Skills, Assessment Tools, Drugs, Patient Education, Practice Guidelines, and Current Legislation Located within those areas are Evidence-based quick […]

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  • Social Explorer: Current and historical demographic data

    Find It Social Explorer provides quick and easy access to current and historical demographic data. Easy-to-use online tools help users create custom maps and reports to visualize, explore and understand the patterns behind the numbers. The latest version offers new ways to explore and present data from 1790 to the present, from U.S. neighborhoods to […]

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  • Mapping data and checking facts

    Electronic mapping resources are fast becoming an important tool for researchers to visually communicate their scholarship. More and more VCU research projects require the visualization of data to supplement academic efforts in effective and powerful ways. For example, while you can explain the concept of food deserts, having a way to visually show the large geographic areas that […]

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  • Uniworld Online: The world of multinational companies

    Find It Uniworld Online is a searchable database that covers multinational companies with headquarters in over 200 countries and 20,000 industries. It provides contact information for headquarters, subsidiaries, branches and executives of multinational firms. Search by keyword, parent company name, subsidiary name, “division of” name, product description or by descriptive word. It is more comprehensive […]

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  • Passport GMID: Global market information database

    Find It Research global markets with Passport GMID.  From Euromonitor, a business intelligence company with more than 40 years of experience analyzing developed and emerging markets, Passport GMID provides in-depth analysis, statistics, surveys, and news for industries, consumer markets, and business environments all over the world. Find company and brand shares of leading companies; use dashboards and data to […]

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  • MathSciNet: New features expand ease-of-use

    Find It MathSciNet, the primary databases for mathematical sciences literature, offers some new features. Search results can now be sorted by publication date, journal title or number of citations. New facets allow users to filter and refine results by item type, author, institution, journal, date and primary classification. The AMS has announced that more upgrades […]

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