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Features 600+ 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. VCCS-wide access courtesy of Online Virginia Network (OVN) https://onlinevirginia.net/ (EBSCOhost).
The new VIVA Faculty Textbook Portal is a catalog designed to assist VCCS faculty in finding and selecting open and affordable textbooks for their courses in one place. The Portal is part of a wide-scale Open and Affordable Initiative by VIVA to provide no-cost and barrier-free access to course curriculum resources for students and researchers. The Portal contains over 200,000 titles from VIVA’s shared library collections, open access textbooks, and ebooks available for VIVA to purchase on behalf of members throughout the state. Please note: The Portal is for faculty members at public institutions within the state of Virginia only.
Please note: The Portal is for faculty members at public institutions within the state of Virginia only.
New / Trial Databases
The following databases are newly acquired or being evaluated for a future subscription.
The Archives of Sexuality and Gender provides a robust and significant collection of primary sources for the historical study of sex, sexuality, and gender. Access includes LGBTQ History and Culture Since 1940, and Sex and Sexuality - Sixteenth to Twentieth Century. (Gale)
Historical Abstracts with Full Text coverage includes the full text of more than 349 journals and more than 120 books on the history of the world (excluding the United States and Canada) from 1450 to the present, including world history, military history, women's history, history of education, and much more. (EBSCOhost)