We have a new and improved news section of our website! Visit news.lib.vt.edu for the latest happenings at the University Libraries.
You can also view library news arranged into topical categories.
Drama Online provides over 2000 full-text plays and monologues, plus streaming videos of recorded shows You can search by content type, genre, period, author, setting, theme, cast size, and roles. Its Reader can show original pagination, tables of contents, or scholarly annotations, and you can add bookmarks and notes or extract citations or a parts book.
Independent Voices provides alternative press newspapers and magazines, in image and PDF formats, from the last half of the 20th century.
PolicyMap provides data through interactive maps about communities and markets across the U.S., for research, market studies, business planning, site selection, grant applications, and impact analysis.
Alexander Street Press provides streaming videos, including feature films, television programs and segments, documentaries, educational films, and more. You can search against transcripts of most videos and create clips from segments for inclusion in course materials.
Citation data for articles published in 2015 has been added to JCR - Journal Citation Reports from Thomson's InCites .
Social Explorer has always been a great source to visualize Census Bureau data. In recent months, international data resources and new thematic US datasets have been added.
Congratulations to all of our graduates. We frequently get questions about what happens to library access after graduation.
Early European Books from ProQuest provides high-resolution scans of works printed in Europe or elsewhere in European languages prior to 1701. You can search for page features, such as illustrations or annotations.
Flipster from EBSCOhost provides facsimile-views of popular magazines: you can browse issues and flip through complete page views. View in your browser or use the iOS or Android app. (Connect to the magazine in your mobile browser, then use the Open in App link.) We only subscribe to a few titles on this platform.
Index Islamicus from Brill provides citations of European language publications (journal articles, conference papers, book chapters, and book reviews) about Islam and the Muslim world. 1800s-present.
The Web of Science: Citation Databases from Thomson suite has added two new sub-databases that index content not previously available.
Emerging Sources Citation Index from Thomson Web of Science searches citations and abstracts from peer-reviewed journals in cutting edge fields not yet included in the main Web of Science citation indexes. 2015-present.
Russian Science Citation Index from Thomson Web of Science , indexes citations, abstracts, and some full text from key Russian journals in all science disciplines. You can search cited references. 2005-present.
We have added nine primary source databases from Gale that provide newspapers, reports, correspondence, manuscripts, images, pamphlets, works of fiction, and more. All of these new databases, plus eight additional databases already in our collections, can be searched through Artemis Primary Sources from Gale , which allows searching through specific sets of databases, limiting to formats or date ranges, and including works with various images or illustrations.