Category results for: Public Affairs

Suffrage Centennial: VCU Libraries offers resources to explore online

August 26, 2020 will mark the centenary of the 19th Amendment, which guaranteed women the right to vote in state and federal elections in the United States. As the nation celebrates this expansion of suffrage, VCU Libraries is sharing items from its collections of women’s history materials held in Special Collections and Archives and additional […]

Zelda Nordlinger Papers: New finding aid for Virginia feminist’s materials

Find It  Now available for researchers, the finding aid for the Zelda Nordlinger papers describes the recently-reprocessed collection. Zelda Nordlinger (1932-2008) devoted much of her adult life advocating for feminist causes. A freelance writer, she composed essays and short stories for numerous publications. The majority of her work carried a message promoting feminist ideals. The […]

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. […]

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 […]

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 […]

VCU Libraries Leadership Resources

Building leadership capacity in the public and nonprofit sectors is a major focus for the L. Douglas Wilder School of Government and Public Policy. In response to this emphasis, VCU Libraries has been working to ensure that our collections are in tune with the curricular and research needs of Wilder School students and faculty. The library holds […]

Access World News: New and current media

Find It Access World News contains materials from 9,688 sources spanning 160 countries, 1978 to the present. Content includes newspapers, newswires, journals, broadcast transcripts and videos. Searching can be limited to: Country, state and territory, region, province or city Decade, year, month, day, era or presidential era Language In addition to searching, users can use […]

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 […]

Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century

Find It VCU Libraries offers The Black Freedom Struggle in the 20th Century, a landmark digital collection for African-American studies. With this resource, researchers have access to historical analysis and context, original newspaper accounts and crucial first-person records of the experiences of those seeking greater political and cultural freedom in the turbulent 20th century. Records reveal not only […]

USA Counties: County data and statistics

Find It USA Counties allows users to collect information pertaining to a particular county in the United States from a variety of sources. With more than 6,600 data items, researchers are given a vast amount of information about various topics. Find data on resident total population or school enrollment just by clicking on a particular […]

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