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    African Books Collective (ABC) This link opens in a new window
    • Full text database.
    • VIVA database subscription (Virginia Virtual Library - Statewide consortium)
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    Click on the Guest Access popup in order to read these ebooks.

    African Books Collective is an African-owned distribution outlet for books published in Africa. VCCS libraries have access to +1500 multidisciplinary ebook titles courtesy of VIVA.
    Annual Reviews This link opens in a new window
    • Full text database.
    • VIVA database subscription (Virginia Virtual Library - Statewide consortium)
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    Annual Reviews is a nonprofit publisher dedicated to synthesizing and integrating knowledge for the progress of science and the benefit of society. Their content provides the historical context, current understanding, and likely future research trends for a given topic, allowing researchers and students to stay abreast of current developments in their fields or gain a comprehensive introduction to a new field. There are 51 areas of study covered in this collection, including STEM-H topics such as chemistry, biomedical engineering, and immunology, as well as social science disciplines such as criminology, law, and economics.
    • Full text database.
    • VIVA database subscription (Virginia Virtual Library - Statewide consortium)
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    provides a robust and significant collection of primary sources for the historical study of sex, sexuality, and gender. With material dating back to the sixteenth century, researchers and scholars can examine how sexual norms have changed over time, health and hygiene, the development of sex education, the rise of sexology, changing gender roles, social movements and activism, erotica, and many other interesting topical areas. This growing archival program offers rich research opportunities across a wide span of human history.
    Cambridge Journals 2023 This link opens in a new window
    • Full text database.
    • VIVA database subscription (Virginia Virtual Library - Statewide consortium)
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    The 2023 full journal collection offers articles in the sciences, social sciences, and humanities.
    • Full text database.
    • VIVA database subscription (Virginia Virtual Library - Statewide consortium)
    • Multimedia content available
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    A comprehensive and international set of resources to enrich study in a wide range of disciplines from media studies to philosophy.
    At completion, Disability in the Modern World will include 150,000 pages of primary sources, supporting materials, and archives, along with 125 hours of video. The content is essential for teaching and research—not only in the growing disciplines of disability history and disability studies, but also in history, media, the arts, political science, education, and other areas where the contributions of the disability community are typically overlooked.
    Journal of Cell Biology This link opens in a new window
    • Full text database.
    • VIVA database subscription (Virginia Virtual Library - Statewide consortium)
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    Journal of Experimental Medicine This link opens in a new window
    • Full text database.
    • VIVA database subscription (Virginia Virtual Library - Statewide consortium)
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    Journal of General Physiology This link opens in a new window
    • Full text database.
    • VIVA database subscription (Virginia Virtual Library - Statewide consortium)
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    Nursing and Allied Health eBook Collection This link opens in a new window
    • Full text database.
    • VIVA database subscription (Virginia Virtual Library - Statewide consortium)
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    This resource offers e-books that focus on the needs of nursing and allied health professionals, including clinical guides, evidence-based practice manuals, practical handbooks and professional growth titles. Note that the content lends itself to support additional disciplines beyond the nursing and allied health fields, such as biology and the natural sciences, psychology, and social & political science.
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