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    Peace Research Abstracts: Security and conflicts

    Find It Peace Research Abstracts is published by the Peace Research Institute in Ontario, Canada. It covers public affairs, security and conflict resolution. An Ebsco database, it is easy to use for beginning and advanced researchers. Thousands of international journals are indexed, from Journal of Conflict Resolution to Global Governance to Peace Economics. Abstracts date […]

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    Public administration abstracts

    Find It Public Administration Abstracts is a bibliographic database covering essential areas related to public administration including theory and methods, administration and economics, administration and politics, administration and society, administrative structures and organization, public and social services, urban and regional planning and studies and public service personnel in the United States and worldwide. The resource […]

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    Access World News: New shortcuts

    Find It Access World News has added two shortcuts: Access Business News and America’s News Magazines. These shortcuts will help you find information on small and private companies as well as niche products. This is a useful resource to consider if you think you have exhausted all the options. Access Business News Access Business News is […]

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    ICPSR: Consortium for Political and Social Research

    Find It Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) is an international consortium of more than 750 academic institutions and research organizations. It provides leadership and training in data access, curation and methods of analysis for the social science research community. ICPSR maintains a data archive of more than 250,000 files of research in the social and behavioral sciences. […]

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    Disasters touch many Wilder School interests

    The moment a fire breaks out, a hurricane makes landfall, a tornado touches down, or a trickle turns to a flood, the clock starts on response, recovery and mitigation of the current disaster as well as planning for future events. At the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Policy, each discipline has a […]

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    Merck Index Online: for research and everyday

    Find It Merck Index Online is an authoritative source of information on chemicals, drugs and biologicals. You an search or browse its more than 11,000 monographs (chemical compounds) that can be explored for research and everyday practical purposes. Ideal for quick searches to reveal the properties of compounds and biologicals, Merck Index Online provides identifiers such […]

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    IBISWorld Procurement Research Reports

    Find It IBISWorld Procurement Research Reports provides valuable insight and analysis on almost 1,000 goods and services purchased by businesses every day. IBISWorld’s Procurement research was specifically designed to help purchasing, supply chain management and strategic sourcing students, faculty and researchers to identify price drivers and market characteristics that impact buying decisions. IBISWorld reports are designed […]

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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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    Reference Management: move to Mendeley or Zotero

    VCU Libraries will discontinue its subscription to the RefWorks citation management tool as of August 31, 2018. Librarians will be happy to assist faculty with moving references and learning the capabilities of other citation managers such as  Mendeley, Zotero, and EndNote. RefWorks users can continue to use RefWorks for the current academic year, and make the […]

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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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