List of all Databases
Aerospace Research Central
AIAA is the premier provider of information on aerospace technology, engineering, and science. Our titles document the most important developments and the latest research in air and space history. Our publications make the exchange of technical knowledge and information possible among aerospace professionals
African-American Music Reference
African American Music Reference contains 50,000 pages of text and 17,000 pages of liner notes that offers he first comprehensive coverage of blues, jazz, spirituals, civil rights songs, slave songs, minstrelsy, rhythm and blues, gospel, and other forms of black American musical expression.
American Civil War: Letters and Diaries
Letters, diaries and memoirs from the American Civil War, many still in manuscript form. Also includes selected biographies, a bibliography and a chronology of the War.
American Film Scripts Online
Full text scripts of the major American films from the silent era on.
Country, folk, bluegrass, Western, old time, American Indian, blues, gospel, and shape note singing.
ASCE Research Library
Search journals published by the American Society of Civil Engineers. Topics include engineering and architecture, coasts, energy, environment, materials, transportation, and water resources. Our subscription only allows access to journals, not to conference proceedings.
Black History resources page
The U. S. National Archives and Records Administration's (NARA) Black History page features a comprehensive selection of links to online resources from NARA; other federal sites such as LC and the National Museum of African-American History; non-federal sites maintained by universities and other institutions: state, regional, and local research sites; and more.
Black Past Digital Archives
A curated selection of free online historical resources from LC, university libraries, foundations, state archives, and other institutions.
Classical Music Reference Library
Classical Music Reference Library brings together more than 40,000 pages of essential reference materials, spanning the entire history of Western classical music, in a unified online database. Included are the authoritative reference titles Baker's Dictionary of Music, Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Musicians, and Baker's Student Encyclopedia of Music.
Classical Scores Library
Classical Scores Library is a series of three volumes and contains the most important classical music scores, manuscripts, and previously unpublished material, allowing for the study and analysis of more than 45,000 musical scores. Classical Scores Library, Volumes I, II, and III serve as an integral resource for music students and faculty, encompassing all major classical musical genres and time periods from medieval to contemporary. With full, piano, and vocal scores, this comprehensive collection will enhance the study of music history, performance, appreciation, and theory for a variety of scholars.
Chronicling America: National Digital Newspaper Program
A free website produced by the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). It provides access to information about historic newspapers and select digitized newspaper sources.
A collection of databases that goes across the disciplines, Ebsco is considered one the best database resources. It includes natural and social science databases, primarily: CINAHL, ERIC, Medline, and PsycINFO. It also includes resources for the Arts as well as government resources.
eHRAF World Cultures
A searchable, full-text collection of ethnographic and other texts on cultures and societies around the world. Produced by the Human Relations Area Files.
In addition to corporate research, the Factiva database hosts many newspapers as well as the content from other various journals.
Filmakers Library Online
Filmakers Library Online provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum--race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide. This release now provides 1,018 titles, equaling approximately 803 hours.
Information on a wide range of subjects in 23 databases.
Gallup Analytics is an online platform that provides subscribers with access to nearly a century of U.S. data and a decade of global tracking data known as the Gallup World Poll.
Garland Encyclopedia of World Music
The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online is a comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. More than 9,000 pages of material, combined with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, make this the most complete body of work focused on world music.
Historical Statistics of the United States
Quantitative historical data covering American population, work and welfare, economic structure, governance, and international relations from colonial times to the present.
The HistoryMakers Digital Archive
Over 81,873 stories are assembled here from life oral history interviews with 1,590 historically significant African Americans.
Jazz Music Library
Listen online to thousands of jazz recordings.
JSTOR allows searching of articles from its archival collection of journals in a wide range of subject areas by author and/or keywords taken from the titles, abstracts and/or full-text. Searches may be limited to a specific subject category of journals.
The MLA International Bibliography indexes books, articles, and dissertations published on modern languages, literatures, folklore, and linguistics, providing coverage from 1926 to the present. It includes the MLA Thesaurus and the MLA Directory of Periodicals,which lists detailed information on over 5,500 journals, includes over 4,400 indexed in the Bibliography.
Music and Performing Arts Online (search across most of Alexander Street music collections at once)
Musical and Performing Arts Online delivers the largest, most diverse catalog of music content in the world for students, scholars, and patrons of the arts. The multimedia resource features works from thousands of respected partners, covers hundreds of genres from alternative to zydeco and from alternative dance to operatic arias, and encompasses a wide rage of content formats - including scores, reference, and high definition audio and video.
Naxos Music Library
A Large collection of classical and world music from the Naxos and Marco Polo labels. Recordings plus descriptive information. Note: Please logout at the end of your session.
Full text (in PDF format) of all books, reports, periodicals, and statistical databases published by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
Opera in Video
Opera in Video contains five hundred hours of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world's best performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work's importance to the operatic cannon.
Articles in academic journals primarily in the natural and social sciences. Some full text.
Popular Music Library
Popular Music Library from Alexander Street contains a wide range of popular music from around the world, including hundreds of thousands of tracks from major genres in pop music, including alternative, country, Christian, electronic, hip-hop, metal, punk, new age, R&B, reggae, rock, soundtracks and many more.
Project Muse provides online access to the full text of over 100 scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.
Proquest SciTech Collection
Content coverage includes the life sciences, environmental and aquatic sciences, computer sciences, materials science and engineering, aerospace, social sciences, and humanities. (Formerly Cambridge Scientific)
With nearly 4 million bibliographic records centered on psychology and the behavioral and social sciences, the interdisciplinary content in PsycINFO® makes it one of the most highly utilized databases by students, researchers, educators, and practitioners worldwide.
Roper Center iPOLL
iPoll contains nearly a half-million questions from surveys conducted since 1935 by academic, commercial, and media survey organizations, including CNN, Gallup, AP, the Wall Street Journal, and many others.
Royal Society of Chemistry
Access nearly one million chemical science articles and chapters from the RSC journals, books, and databases.
A collection of over 800 Sage Publishing journals.
Sage Research Methods Online
SAGE Research Methods is a tool to help you create research projects and understand the methods behind them. SRM's new taxonomy of over 1,400 unique methods terms links to authoritative content, including over 600 books, dictionaries and encyclopedias. It also has the entire "Little Green Book" and "Little Blue Book" series and newly commissioned videos.
SciFinder® is a research discovery application that provides unlimited access to the world's most comprehensive and authoritative source of references, substances and reactions in chemistry and related sciences. Before any campus member can use SciFinder, they need to set up an personal account through the databases. To do this, please go to this LogIn Page. Use your @uvawise.edu email while setting it up.
Scitation is the online home of leading journals and conference proceedings from AIP Publishing and AIP Member Societies.
Smithsonian Global Sound
World music from Smithsonian Folkways and other labels and from African and South Asian ethnomusicological collections.
SPIE Digital Library
The SPIE Digital Library is the most extensive resource available on optics and photonics, providing unprecedented access to more than 434,000 technical papers from SPIE Journals and Conference Proceedings from 1962 to present. More than 18,0000 new technical papers are added annually.
Theatre in Video
Streaming video of over 350 productions of plays from Aeschylus through Shakespeare and Beckett to Sam Shepherd. Also documentaries about production sand interviews with authors, directors, and actors.
VIVA Electronic Collections
View all subscription databases of both books and journals available through the Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA).
Women and Social Movements
Women and Social Movements in the United States is a resource for students and scholars of U.S. history and U.S. women's history. Organized around the history of women in social movements in the U.S. between 1600 and 2000, this collection includes 108 document projects and archives with almost 4,300 documents and more than 150,000 pages of additional full-text documents, written by more than 2,200 primary authors. It also includes book, film, and website reviews, notes from the archives, and teaching tools.
Online Journals List
A comprehensive list of journals available online through the Library services. Search by title, publisher, or ISSN, or browse by subject.
Online Journal Locator
Search here to find out if a specific magazine or journal subscribed to by VIVA is available online. The database searches for the title of a journal.