Category results for: Humanities and Sciences

Knovel Library: Engineering research resources

Find It Knovel Library provides users  with technical information in engineering and applied science. Information comes from books, conference proceedings, databases and other materials from more than 100 sources. Interactive tables and graphs display data in clear ways.  Users can download materials in a PDF or an Excel spreadsheet. Knovel also contains a feature called […]

Directory of Published Proceedings: Paper database

Find It The Directory of Published Proceedings offers users access to research papers from all over the world. The site provides categories, ranging from science and technology to economics and finance. Use the Directory of Published Proceedings to find articles on pollution control and ecology or science and technology. There are articles like “Energy, Power & […]

British Periodicals: Hundreds of 17th-20th century titles

Find It VCU Libraries expanded its British Periodicals series with the acquisition of British Periodicals I and III. This series consists of facsimile page images and searchable text for nearly 500 periodicals published between the 17th and 20th centuries. Topics covered include politics, science, history, literary and creative arts, archaeology and popular culture. British Periodicals […]

Psychotherapy.net: Trial of streaming videos

Find It VCU Libraries offers a trial of streaming videos from Psychotherapy.net. Faculty are invited to access this item from the Trials web page.  Test this from home or remote locations to see how the streaming holds up. Feedback will be important to making a purchasing decision. The trial goes through Oct. 10. Psychotherapy.net includes interviews, lectures […]

Kanopy: Try new video streaming service

Find It VCU Libraries introduces a trial of Kanopy, one of the largest, educational streaming video services, providing access to more than 26,000 documentaries, feature films, shorts and more. The VCU academic community is invited to use the service, which VCU Libraries has licensed,  during the trial period (through October 14) and provide feedback to […]

History in Your Hands: A digitized Dickinson letter

Finding aid A 17-word letter from poet Emily Dickinson to a neighbor is now widely available to researchers through a new “History in Your Hands” exhibit in the online VCU Libraries Gallery. Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) lived most of her life in the family home in Amherst, Mass. She lived quietly. While often identified as a recluse, Dickinson […]

New Web of Science Databases: Expanded resources

VCU Libraries in 2015 expanded its access to Web of Science (WOS) databases with the addition of new titles and backfile coverage for existing titles. BIOSIS Citation Index: expanded version of BIOSIS Previews with cited indexing Book Citation Index: cited indexing for more than 30,000 books in social sciences, humanities and sciences; see the YouTube […]

Data Project: Map illustrates roots of racism 1915-40

Find It John Kneebone, who chairs VCU’s Department of History, partnered with VCU Libraries to create “Mapping the Second Ku Klux Klan, 1915-1940.” This resource combines mapping, animation, information about primary sources, and an accompanying essay discussing the project. All of these aspects work together to present the story of the spread of the Klan across […]

CRCnetBASE: Science, technology and medicine

Find It CRCnetBASE is a collection of more than 9,300 ebooks in more than 350 subject areas with a focus on science, technology and medicine. It has won awards for best reference, best platform and outstanding academic resource. It’s also accessible from any mobile device. The database also includes collections with specific focuses: CHEMnetBASE includes chemical and […]

Art Browsery: VCU art book collection

Look, learn and create: The Art Browsery, a dedicated book display on the fourth floor, James Branch Cabell Library, offers new, beautiful books that can inform your creativity. “When you are caught up in the creative process of making art, sometimes you need to take a break and find added inspiration,” says Carla-Mae Crookendale, VCU Libraries’ […]

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