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Oral histories of civil rights committee reveal students’ beliefs, fears and activism

Find It Newly available from Special Collections and Archives are nine oral histories about VCU students in the Civil Rights movement. Video files of the interview are available online. The Virginia Student Civil Rights Committee (VSCRC) was a short-lived, integrated civil rights organization, whose membership included students from colleges across Virginia. In 2015 and 2016, nine members of the […]

Films on Demand: Course-relevant streaming videos

Find It VCU Libraries has a subscription to Films on Demand Master Academic Collection. Films on Demand’s streaming videos include documentaries from places such as the BBC and PBS as well as instructional videos. The videos are divided into subject sets (such as mathematics, biology, physical sciences), and they can also be found via a […]

By JoVE, we’ve got the Journal of Visualized Experiments

Find It JoVE, Journal of Visualized Experiments, is a set of video “journals” demonstrating research protocols and methods. JoVE videos typically show the techniques demonstrated by researchers in their labs and have high production quality. The videos can be used to help train new members of a lab group on a technique. The videos also can […]

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: […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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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