List of all Databases

Comprehensive list of VIVA resources
The following resources are available to users at VIVA member institutions.  This is a complete list of databases and resources that are available, including products from the Library of Virginia.  They are divided subject area.

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)

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.

CQ Political Reference Suite
Provides information on historical and current issues in American politics and government, including: Political Handbook of the World; Washington Information Directory; Guides to Congress, the U.S. Supreme Court, the Presidency, U.S. Elections and Political Campaigns; Historic Documents (1973-2007); Vital Statistics on American Politics; and Supreme Court Yearbook.

CQ Researcher
CQ Researcher Online features original, comprehensive reporting and balanced analysis on issues of major political import. CQ Researcher is a particularly good source of bibliographies on current topics.

CQ Weekly
CQ Weekly Online offers full coverage of the U.S. Congress: status of bills, votes and amendments, floor and committee activity, and backroom maneuvering. Produced by the largest news team on Capitol Hill. The database includes an archive dating back to 1983. Search by topic, page number, committee, "exact phrases or words," bill number, byline or reporter and by Boolean full-text and date searches. Detailed floor votes dating back to August 1983.

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 email while setting it up.

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.

A collection of databases that goes across the disciplines, Ebsco is considered one the best database resorces. 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.

In addition to corporate research, the Factiva database hosts many newspapers as well as the content from other various journals.

Information on a wide range of subjects in 23 databases.

Lexis-Nexis Academic Locator
Lexis-Nexis provides a variety of legal resources including CIS indexing and abstracting of congressional publications and the CIS Legislative Histories (1970-present); Full text of congressional reports, documents, prints, bills and the Congressional Record; Prepared statements and selected question & answer transcripts (1988-present); Bill tracking reports that follow bills through Congress and the text of bills; Public laws and the United States Code Service; the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations.

Articles in academic journals primarily in the natural and social sciences. Some full text.

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.

Project Muse
Project Muse provides online access to the full text of over 100 scholarly journals in the arts and humanities, social sciences, and mathematics.

VIVA Resources
View all subscription databases pf both books and journals available through the Virtual Library of Virginia (VIVA).


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.