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This subject category includes databases covering social sciences and human sciences, including anthropology, communication, education, history, human development, international studies, law, military science, political science, psychology, public administration, and sociology. Use these databases for research and courses in the colleges of Liberal Arts and Human Sciences, Architecture and Urban Studies, and the School of Education.

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Title Summary Date ID Author(s)
FAO Catalogue Online
    FAO catalog
This resource is freely accessible

FAO Catalogue Online

The FAO catalog indexes documents published by FAO since 1945, books added to the FAO library since 1976, and journals held by the FAO library. Use interlibrary loan to obtain documents identified through this catalog.

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May 3, 2013
FAO Corporate Document Repository
    Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
This resource is freely accessible Contents of this resource available through Summon

FAO Corporate Document Repository

The FAO Corporate Document Repository houses FAO documents and publications, as well as selected non-FAO publications, in electronic format. It enables users to easily access the accumulated knowledge and information produced by FAO directly on the Internet. 1990s-present.

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Sep 13, 2010
FDsys
    FDSys
This resource is freely accessible Contents of this resource available through Summon

FDSys

FDsys provides free access to federal government publications. It indexes the full text (in HTML and PDF) of congressional, executive departments and agencies, and Supreme Court documents. 1907-present.

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Jul 21, 2011
Family & Society Studies Worldwide from EBSCOHost
    EBSCOhost interface
This resource is restricted to Virginia Tech users only This resource provides a mobile interface; see description for link Screencast tutorials available for this resource database provides Get VText links

Family & Society Studies Worldwide from EBSCOHost

Family & Society Studies Worldwide indexes citations, abstracts, and full-text articles (PDFs) from journals, conference papers, books, book chapters, government reports, discussion and working papers, statistical documents, theses and dissertations, and other sources in the social sciences and education. You can limit to peer-reviewed sources. 1900s-present. Limited to   simultaneous users.  

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Sep 13, 2010 e1000157
Federal & State Cases from LexisNexis
    LexisNexis
This resource is restricted to Virginia Tech users only Contents of this resource available through Summon

Federal & State Cases from LexisNexis

Part of the legal section of LexisNexis Academic, Federal & State Cases allows searching of U.S. federal and state court cases by legal citation, topic, location, people, and time period. Cases present background information, summaries, opinions, and decisions with additional data supplied by LexisNexis to interpret the cases. 1750s-present.  

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Sep 13, 2010 e1000260
Films on Demand
    Films on Demand
This resource is restricted to Virginia Tech users only This resource provides a mobile interface; see description for link

Films on Demand

Films of Demand provides streaming videos on social science and life science topics. A login and password are required. The videos use Flash for desktop computers and HTML5-compatible media for mobile devides. Streaming rights expire for content on this platform; see the Addison record for the individual films for expiration dates.  

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Mar 20, 2014 e1001671
FinAid (Financial Aid Information Page)
    Financial Aid Network
This resource is freely accessible

FinAid (Financial Aid Information Page)

FinAid provides a free, comprehensive, independent, and objective guide to student financial aid. Included is a section on Graduate School funding.

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Sep 13, 2010
Founders Online
    Founders Online
This resource is freely accessible

Founders Online

Founders Online provides full-text access to thousands of documents from George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, and James Madison including diaries and personal papers, letters and correspondence, and authored government reports.

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Sep 18, 2010