Category results for: Humanities and Sciences

VCU Literary Award Winners

VCU serves as the proud home of two major U.S. literary awards, given for book-length works in poetry and fiction. The award-winning titles are available in the collections of the VCU Libraries. Named for late VCU English faculty member Larry Levis, the Levis Reading Prize has been given annually for the best first or second book […]

CRL: Vast, rare, global primary sources

Find It VCU Libraries’ new membership in the Center for Research Libraries opens vast, rare, global primary sources to VCU. The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) is an international consortium of more than 200 university, college and independent research libraries. Founded in 1949, the center supports original research and teaching in the humanities, sciences and […]

Orlando: Women’s Writing in the British Isles

Find It Advancing our understanding of the history and present of women’s contributions to the literary, cultural and political life of Great Britain, VCU Libraries provides access to the landmark database, Orlando:  Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present. Orlando exemplifies digital humanities’ efforts to broaden access to little known or studied […]

Counseling and Therapy in Video: Therapeutic methods

Find It Learn the role therapy plays in people’s lives with Counseling and Therapy in Video. Counseling and Therapy in Video provides users with more than 700 hours of video about the challenges and steps associated with working with various clients. Search through various titles, therapeutic approaches and therapists to figure out what methods work […]

Contemporary Women’s Issues: Topics on Women

Find It Research on women’s issues has never been so easy with Contemporary Women’s Issues that allows users to find in-depth, scholarly information on topics that pertain to various women’s issues from around the globe. It allows users to read up on articles such as recipes from Haiti or beauty standards in Namibia. There are […]

Race and Violence Research: Charting the Literature

For much of the 20th century, librarians fielding questions relevant to the topic of race and violence guided researchers to historical and general social science resources. Scholars found articles about people, court cases, or events in databases like America: History and Life, or Sociological Abstracts. Primary evidence might be most easily found in newspapers, and […]

ICPSR: Source for data in all forms

The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) data contains data collections and data-related tools that can facilitate teaching or working with data in many different forms. Data sets can be downloaded in SPSS, SAS, Stata and ASCII. In addition to the traditional political and social research data, the database also houses different types […]

HeinOnline: Legal materials from the colonies forward

Find It VCU Libraries subscribes to HeinOnline, a searchable image-based database of legal research materials. What makes acquisition of this database exciting is its depth and its application to so many different disciplines and areas of study. While HeinOnline is an excellent resource for researchers looking for articles on legal issues of any kind, the collections […]

VCU Menorah Review: Judaic culture electronic journal

Find It VCU Menorah Review is an electronic journal that provides information on the Judaic culture. Issues are published biannually with winter/spring and summer/fall issues. Browse the archives and look up issues from fall 2003 to the present. The search option matches various words or phrases with articles. VCU Menorah Review allows users to access scholarly articles […]

Voice of Shuttle: Database of databases

Find It Voice of Shuttle is a database about databases. Established in 1994, it provides a brief annotated guide to online resources in the humanities. Listed as Forbes Magazine’s 2002 “Best of the Web” in Academic Research, Voice of Shuttle continues to provide access to resources on various topics, including architecture, literary theory and media […]

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