Category results for: Research

Historic Fulton: Online oral history project

Find It VCU Libraries announces the next stage in telling an important and little-known story of the once-vibrant Historic Fulton community that fell victim to 1970s urban renewal. The Historic Fulton Oral History Project is now digital. Transcripts are searchable. Audio files that literally give these accounts voices are also available. “We are very excited […]

Collections Librarians: Wilder School

VCU Libraries uses a team approach to serve schools and units. Outreach librarians, who support research, curricular and information literacy, work side-by-side with collection librarians who advise schools and faculty on materials and acquisitions to support teaching, research as well as new course and degree development. In 2014, Pattie Sobczak joined the VCU Libraries faculty as the […]

Emerging Leaders Program: Leadership education

Leadership education is fast becoming an area of focus at VCU. Opportunities abound for those interested in leadership education. The newly established Emerging Leaders Program (ELP) is for students in the Honors College while the VCU Leaders Engaging in Advanced Discovery (LEAD) program places sophomores and higher-level students in a two-year immersive leadership curriculum in […]

Flickr Commons: VCU digital special and archival collections

Find It VCU Libraries has been named as the 100th institution to take part in Flickr’s The Commons, an online project that seeks to share hidden treasures from the world’s public photography archives. As part of The Commons, VCU Libraries’ digital special and archival image collections that have no known copyright restrictions will be discoverable […]

Social Entrepreneurship: Solutions to societal issues

Social entrepreneurship, simply put, is the attempt to draw upon business techniques to solve social problems. Entrepreneurship becomes a social endeavor when it transforms social capital in a way that affects society positively. This growing area for research and discovering is becoming a new focus for VCU Libraries collections. Resources in the collection: Scaling up business […]

ClinicalKey: Evidence-based practice information

Find It ClinicalKey now is your major source for evidence-based practice information on the go. The medical and surgical database from Elsevier is the new clinical reference resource replacing MDConsult. It is available 24/7 from classrooms to clinics. An unlimited number of users can sign on simultaneously. Clinicians are the key users for this resource. […]

Best Bets for Business: Eight choices for avid readers

Stay knowledgeable on all things business with this compilation of business reads: Smart tribes: How teams become brilliant together by Christine Comaford-Lynch, 2013 Many business leaders scare their employees into being “safe.” This book helps you create a vibrant and innovative team. Includes bibliographical references and index. Find It The great workplace how to build it, how to […]

Business School Librarians Q&A: Custom content for business

For the School of Business, Bettina Peacemaker and Pattie Sobczak collaborate and also act independently in developing the collection, consulting on faculty and student research and teaching course-specific materials. Both bring business expertise to their roles. Before becoming a librarian, Sobczak worked in sales, manufacturing and marketing, providing her with industry experience that helps connect students to the […]

Study Skills: New study materials to loan

New this fall, you may checkout books from the Study Skills and Test Prep section on the first floor of Cabell Library. Previously, these materials were for use only inside the building. Now, many may be checked out for three-day loans. These items are available only to VCU students, staff and faculty. No renewals are […]

Current Business Data: Top five business databases

Get the most up-to-date business and industry research with these top five business databases: Best’s Library Center offers full-text insurance reports, credit reports and other in-depth insurance industry information and statistics. It also provides industry news and a look at corporate changes dating back to 1819. Find It Wharton Research Data Services (WRDS) is the leading data research platform […]

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