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    Upcoming Political Science Product Trials

    VCU Libraries offers trials of two potential new products in the political science discipline. World Politics Review provides uncompromising analysis of critical global trends to give academics, policymakers and business people the context they need to have the confidence they want. Written by leading experts and on-the-ground influencers, World Politics Review’s substantive content offers comprehensive […]

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    SAGE Research Methods: Building better methods

    Find It Methodology is relevant to research in all disciplines. SAGE Research Methods is a database that focuses on methods over subject. That makes SAGE Research Methods very useful for research methods classes. It is also useful for researchers writing a methods section in a thesis, journal or dissertation.  There are several key ways to use SAGE Research Methods: […]

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    Embase: Broaden your biomedical and pharmacological research

    Find It Embase is now available at VCU. VCU Libraries recommends users turn to this vast biomedical and pharmacological research database as a companion to PubMed/MEDLINE because of its broad international research scope. This deep resource draws on publications from more than 90 countries. Embase provides access to 30 million abstracts and citations from more […]

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    Heat Exchanger Design Handbook Online: Standard reference on heat exchangers

    Find It VCU Libraries has recently acquired a new resource. The Heat Exchanger Design Handbook is a standard reference source for design and other information on heat transfer, heat exchanger and other associated technologies. This online resource is the updated and expanded electronic version of the print. It covers all aspects of heat exchanger design […]

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    After National Guideline Clearinghouse shutdown: Use these library resources

    Due to a loss in federal funding, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality’s National Guideline Clearinghouse was shut down on July 16, 2018. To continue accessing current, evidence-based clinical guidelines, VCU Libraries’ users can tap the following resources. PubMed (1-minute video tutorial) Conduct a search for a condition (e.g. diabetes). To the left of your […]

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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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