Digital Collections moves to a new software platform
VCU Libraries’ Digital Collections are now housed on a new platfom. After nearly 15 years using one software, the libraries is now using Islandora. Check it out at digital.library.vcu.edu. After: digital collections in Islandora Why Islandora? Islandora is emerging as an industry standard for digital library repositories. It is open-source software that supports modern library technologies and new and […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]