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Find It Virginia is a collection of databases that provide access to resources such as newspapers, magazine and journal articles, and books such as encyclopedias. Materials are available for all age ranges and interests. Through the Richmond County Public Library and the Library of Virginia you have free access!

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Gale Resources from Find It Virginia!

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Resource Description
Gale Expanded Academic ASAP Expanded Academic ASAP covers everything from art and literature to economics and the sciences. This resource for academic research integrates the full text of publications from across the disciplines and now includes vocational/technical titles used by community college students, filling a specific need for curriculum-oriented collections. Expanded Academic ASAP provides indexing for more than 5,000 periodicals, more than 2,800 in full-text without any embargo. The combination of full text for scholarly journals and selected general interest titles for smaller academic libraries is ideal.
General OneFile.gif General OneFile is Gale’s largest general-interest database, serving as the public library’s ultimate periodical resource, with more than 8,000 titles (most in full text with no embargo), many of which are recommended by Bowker’s Magazines for Libraries. We’ve included the reference newspaper, and audio content that complements the resource’s robust collection of magazines and journals. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, General OneFile serves a wide audience of readers.
Health Reference Center Academic .gif Created specifically for students, knowledgeable consumer health researchers, and health care professionals, Health Reference Center Academic is the perfect resource for up-to-date information on the complete range of health care topics. With more than 2,500 embargo-free, full-text periodicals, reference books, pamphlets, and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries, Health Reference Center Academic ensures ensures that researchers get current, scholarly, comprehensive answers to health-related questions.
Reasearch in Context.gif Gale’s Research In Context is designed to bridge the gap between the Kids InfoBits resource for elementary school students and the subject-specific Gale In Context family, developed primarily for high school and undergraduate students. Recommended for students in grades 6 to 8.
Kids InfoBits.gif Kids InfoBits is the perfect educational product for today’s young learners. It’s content-rich, authoritative, easy-to-use resource featuring age-appropriate, reliable, curriculum-related content covering a broad range of educational topics.
National Geographic Kids.gif National Geographic Kids will take kids on an amazing adventure in space, nature, culture, and archeology. This resource contains National Geographic Kids Magazine 2009-present (90 day embargo), over 200 Nat Geo Kids books, over 500 downloadable, kid-friendly images, and more!

Gale InfoTrac Collections


InfoTrac Collection Description
Agriculture Collection.gif With broad coverage of agriculture and its related fields, this collection provides a comprehensive view of a growing body of knowledge. Researchers will have access to current and authoritative periodical content that spans the industry–from practical aspects of farming to cutting-edge scientific research in horticulture. With strong emphasis on titles covered in the Agricola database, this collection of more than 600 journal titles is focused on agriculture-related fields. In addition, more than 30 Delmar titles provide in-depth coverage on a variety of agriculture-related topics.
 ppbe-web.png The Business Economics & Theory Collection offers instant access to full-text academic journal titles and magazines–with strong emphasis on titles covered in the EconLit bibliographic index. This database with more than 1,800 titles, is useful for starting a business, marketing a product, developing policy, analyzing trends, constructing economic models, investing for the future, researching rates and more.
Communication & Mass Media Collection.gif The Communications & Mass Media Collection brings together information found in more than 400 journals. Nearly 3 million articles on all aspects of the communications field, including advertising, public relations, linguistics, and literature, meet the needs of researchers.
Criminal Justice Collection.gif The Criminal Justice Collection informs the research process for researchers who are studying law, law enforcement, or terrorism, training for paralegal service, preparing for a career in homeland security, delving into forensic science, investigating crime scenes, developing policy, going to court, writing sociological reports, and much more.
Culinary Arts Collection.gif The Culinary Arts Collection offers a smorgasbord of information–more than 5 million articles from more than 250 major cooking and nutrition magazines, as well as book reference content from Delmar such as About Wine, Introduction to Catering, Advanced Bread and Pastry, and Eat Fit Be Fit.
Diversity Studies Collection.gif A must for social science, history and liberal arts coursework, the Diversity Studies Collection explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in the global community.
Environmental Studies and Policy Collection.gif The Environmental Studies & Policy Collection is a digital resource that answers inquiries about environmental concerns with coverage of more than 5.4 million articles from more than 300 journals and book reference content from Delmar, including Soil, Science, and Management; Introduction to Agronomy; Food and Crops, & Environment; Fundamental Soil Science; and more.
Fine Arts & Music Collection.gif The Fine Arts & Music Collection is for students of drama, music, art history and filmmaking . More than 250 journals covered in databases such as Wilson Art Index and the Repertoire International de Litterature Musicale (RILM) index are available in full text.
Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Collection.gif Gardening, Landscape & Horticulture Collection serves horticultural enthusiasts of all levels with more than 3.6 million articles from more than 100 journals, as well as more than 20 reference titles from Delmar, including Handbook of Flowers; Foliage and Creative Design; Computer Graphics for Landscape Architects; and more.
Gender Studies Collection.gif Gender Studies Collection provides balanced coverage of this significant aspect of culture and society. The database offers access to scholarly journals and magazines covering topics including gender studies, family and marital issues, and more.
General Science Collection.gif With the General Science Collection, researchers can remain current with the latest scientific developments in particle physics, advanced mathematics, nanotechnology, geology, and hundreds of other areas. Key subjects include biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.
Home Improvement Collection.gif The Home Improvement Collection puts the research of hobbyists and professionals alike on a solid foundation with more that 4.5 million articles from more than 200 home improvement-focused titles, covering topics including architectural techniques, tool and material selection, zoning requirements, and others.
Hospitality, Tourism & Leisure Collection.gif Hospitality, Tourism, and Leisure Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines and trade publications that cover topics including the cultural and economic aspects of travel and tourism. The database offers current and relevant content that provides well-rounded coverage of both the historical and current state of affairs in the hospitality and tourism industries. The curious traveler will also find a wealth of information, from contents on state parks and information on planning a vacation to full-text travel guides from Fodor’s.
Information Science & Technology Collection .gif Library science students, information science and technology professionals and other will value the Information Science & Technology Collection. It is updated daily with articles covering all aspects of managing and maintaining information and technology, including usability, cataloging, circulation, business information, and more.
Military & Intelligence Database.gif Military and Intelligence Database Collection provides access to scholarly journals, magazines, and reports covering all aspects of the past and current state of military affairs. The database offers content in key subject areas including governmental policies, the socioeconomic effects of war, the structure of the armed forces, and more.
Gale Nursing & Allied Health Collection With a strong emphasis on full-text titles in CINAHL and over 10 million articles, this collection’s current and authoritative content will help nursing professionals already working in the field, as well as students pursuing a nursing-focused curriculum. Nursing & Allied Health Collection comes to the rescue of students, physician’s assistant students, and researchers in allied health fields who are looking for answers to the specialized care, treatment and management of all sorts of patients.
Pop Culture Collection.gif Pop Culture Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines that both analyze and contribute to popular culture. The database offers useful information for researchers in social science, history, art or liberal arts courses.
Popular Magazines.gif Popular Magazine provides access to the most searched magazines across InfoTrac. All of these titles are selected based on actual publication searches performed by library patrons and the database includes many titles recommended by Bowker’s “Magazines for Libraries.”
Psychology Collection.gif Psychology Collection provides access to academic journals and magazines that cover the study of emotions, personality, and the human mind.
Religion & Philosophy Collection.gif Religion & Philosophy Collection features a selection of more than 200 magazine and academic journals–everything from Anglican Journal to Zygon — covering religion and the related areas of philosophy and anthropology. Researchers can use this database not only to study theological approaches to social issues, but also to learn about the impact that religion has had on culture throughout history, including literature, arts, and language. Coverage, which includes more than 1.1 million articles updated daily begins as early as 1980s for indexing and 1983 for periodical full text.
Gale Small Business Collection Access to Small Business Collection gives business owners expertise on call 24 hours a day. Created by subject experts and a librarian advisory board, it covers all aspects of starting and operating a small business, including finance, management, marketing, human resources, franchising, accounting, and taxes.
U.S. History Collection.gif The U.S. History Collection is useful both to the novice historian and to the advanced academic researcher, providing full-text, balanced coverage of both current thoughts on events in U.S. history as well as scholarly work established in the field.
Vocations & Careers Collection.gif Vocations & Careers Collection provides access to journals and magazines that aid users in researching a vocation, finding an appropriate institution of learning, job searching, and maintaining a career. The database offers hundreds of current and applicable periodicals, from general career guides to highly specialized industry journals.
War & Terrorism Collection.gif A collection of journals specializing in conflicts and their causes, impact and perception on a global scale.
 ppwh-web.png World History Collection provides access to scholarly journals and magazines useful to both novice historians as well as advanced academic researchers. The database offers balanced coverage of events in world history and scholarly work being established in the field.

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