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The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
  • Access limited to affiliates of Virginia Tech Carilion School of Medicine
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Access Medicine provides medical ebooks, examination and procedural videos, patient safety modules, and a diagnosis tool. Access restricted to VTCSOM affiliates.
  • Resource is restricted to current Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff.
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This database is on trial through April 30, 2019. This database provides digitized primary sources, maps and atlases, newspapers, manuscripts, artwork, speeches, diaries and letters, and photographs covering Indians from North America. Early 1500s to present. Please provide feedback on this database.
  • Resource is restricted to current Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff.
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This database is on trial through April 30, 2019. Bloom’s Literature provides critical essays and discussion questions, plus author biographies and character analyses, full-length poems, the full text of hundreds of reference books, and full-length videos of classic plays and films. Please provide feedback on this database.
  • Resource is restricted to current Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff.
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This database is on trial through April 30, 2019. This database provides videos that covers a range of innovative and cutting edge techniques and projects across data science methods, issues and challenges surrounding big data research, and applications of computational social science research. With a focus on what new methods and data sources can tell us about human behavior, the collection contains interviews with academics developing these methods, and short documentaries exploring industry applications of data science. From basic programming techniques for those starting out, through to advanced techniques in deep learning, you will find helpful tutorials, tailored to those with different disciplinary backgrounds and experience. Please provide feedback on this database.
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This database is on trial through May 15, 2019 as part of the suite of Gale Entrepreneurship Databases. Demographics Now provides demographic data on more than 24 million U.S. businesses and 206 million consumers. DemographicsNow Can Help: Choose a business location, research competitors, analyze market size, build direct marketing lists, profile current and potential customers, forecast trends, and uncover consumer buying patterns. Please provide feedback on this database.
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This database in on trial through April 20, 2019. This database allows students to examine virtual 3D dissections and immerse themselves in interactive research. Users can access more than 4,300 structures and over 13,500 identifiable landmarks in the human body. Includes downloadable, 3D-printable models . Please provide feedback on this database.
  • Resource is restricted to current Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff.
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This database is on trial through May 15, 2019 as part of the suite of Gale Entrepreneurship Databases. You must create a profile using your vt.edu email address to use the database. Gale Small Business Builder provides step-by-step planning for starting, managing, and optimizing a small business. It sues a dashboard as you walk through 5 areas to develop a business plan through wizards and templates. It integrates with the other 3 Gale entrepreneur databases. Please provide feedback on this database.
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Inspec Analytics uses citations in the INSPEC database to analyze and measure research impact in engineering and physics fields. You can compare institutions, departments, and authors.
  • Resource is restricted to current Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff.
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This database is on trial through April 30, 2019. Issues & Controversies helps students and researchers understand today’s crucial issues by exploring hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture. Each article presents the key facts, arguments, history, and current context. Please provide feedback on this database.
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This database is on trial through May 15, 2019 as part of the suite of Gale Entrepreneurship databases. Gale Legal Forms provides forms drafted by attorneys for a particular legal matter, forms from public records and participating companies and attorneys. "Official" forms for Virginia and other states are also included. Please provide feedback on this database.
  • Resource is restricted to current Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff.
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This database is on trial through April 30, 2019. This database provides videos that cover research skills for academic assignments or research projects, including writing a research proposal, planning and designing a research project, and securing ethical approval. Practical skills such as project management, writing for publication, presenting work, and building networks are also presented through helpful explanatory videos.Please provide feedback on this trial.
  • Resource is restricted to current Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff.
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Scopus indexes citations of journal articles, conference papers, and books in the sciences, medicine, social sciences, arts, and humanities. You can perform cited reference searches. You can compare authors, institutions, and journals using various metrics. 1800s-present
  • Resource is restricted to current Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff.
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This database is on trial through May 15, 2019 as part of the suite of Gale Entrepreneurship databases. Small Business Resource Center covers all aspects of starting and operating a business, including accounting, finance, human resources, management, marketing, tax, and more. Experience an easy-to-browse interface mapped to four key stages—plan, fund, start, and manage—to fit your research needs at any point in your business's development. Small Business Resource Center features the entire Business Plans Handbook series, which contains hundreds of sample business plans created by real-life entrepreneurs. New plans are added monthly.Please provide feedback on this database.
  • Resource is restricted to current Virginia Tech students, faculty, and staff.
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This database is on trial through April 30, 2019. Today’s Science provides comprehensive and in-depth explanations of some of the most important advances in biology, chemistry, environmental science, space, physics, and technology. Each article includes images and videos that help make difficult concepts understandable. Please provide feedback on this database.
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