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These databases are licensed for use by Virginia Tech alumni through the Alumni Library Portal Sign In proxy.

  • Project MUSE

        Project Muse
    This resource is licensed for Virginia Tech alumni Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia Contents of this resource available through Summon

    Project MUSE

    Project MUSE provides full-text journals in HTML and PDF covering the humanities and social sciences. We don't subscribe to every journal on this platform; use the "Only content I have full access to" limit option. You can set up alerts (email or RSS) when new articles are published in a particular journal or on a topic. 1972-present (coverage varies by journal).  

  • SAGE Journals

        SAGE journals online
    This resource is licensed for Virginia Tech alumni Contents of this resource available through Summon

    SAGE Journals

    SAGE provides full-text journals in HTML and PDF covering all academic disciplines. 1947-present (coverage varies by journal)  

  • SAGE Knowledge

        SAGE journals online
    This resource is licensed for Virginia Tech alumni Contents of this resource available through Summon

    SAGE Knowledge

    SAGE Knowledge provides full-text books and reference works in HTML and PDF.  

  • SAGE Research Methods

        SAGE Research Methods
    This resource is licensed for Virginia Tech alumni Contents of this resource available through Summon

    SAGE Research Methods

    SAGE Research Methods indexes full-text books, reference sources, the "little green book" series (Quantitative Applications in the Social Sciences), the "little blue book" series (Qualitative Research Methods), journal articles, and videos. Since this platform focuses on methodology rather than disciplines, it can be used by researchers from the social sciences, health sciences, and more. Full text available in HTML and PDF. You can limit searches by research method type. 1970s-present.  

  • SAGE Research Methods Cases

        SAGE Research Methods Cases
    This resource is restricted to Virginia Tech users only Contents of this resource available through Summon

    SAGE Research Methods Cases

    SAGE Research Methods Cases provides full-text case studies in HTML and PDF about methodological concepts in practice. Each case study has learning outcomes and discussion questions to guide understanding.  


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licensed for Virginia Tech alumni access Resource is licensed for Virginia Tech alumni access. Use Alumni Library Portal Sign In to access.
freely accessible database Freely accessible database, available to anyone without restriction
mobile interface Mobile interface available, see description for link.
Screencast tutorial available Screencast tutorial available, icon linked to list.
Contents in summon Contents of this database are in Summon.
get VText Resource provides Get VText links to access full text.
gold open access - publishing Resource provides open access publishing opportunities and open access publications.
get VText Resource provides self archiving opportunities and open access documents.

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