Features short videos on topics including: business competencies, leadership and management, personal effectiveness. Summaries for business and leadership books as well as articles by industry leaders on current working world issues. Requires creating an account with email and password.
The HeinOnline Civil Rights and Social Justice database pulls together legal resources regarding civil rights such as hearings and committee prints, Supreme Court briefs, publications from the Commission on Civil Rights, and reports from the Congressional Research Service and the Government Accountability Office. Available to Virginia residents with a free Library of Virginia card (get one here)
The HeinOnline database Slavery in America and the World: History, Culture, and Law includes all state and federal slavery statutes and all reported state and federal cases regarding slavery. It also provides an extensive collection of periodicals on this topic. Available to Virginia residents with a free Library of Virginia card (get one here)
The primary resource for information on nearly 2,000 private, corporate and community foundations incorporated in the Commonwealth of Virginia. This is only available at the Central Library and at Northside Library. Please check with a librarian to get login information.
Provides high interest relevant non-fiction newspaper and magazine articles as well as graphs, tables and political cartoons that are easily accessible through both search and browse functions. Includes access to Compton's by Britannica Encyclopedia, a dictionary, and thesaurus.
Designed for middle and high school students and adults who have a basic foundation in English grammar and reading but need adapted reading material for a variety of subjects, ReadIt offers resources to help build background knowledge, conduct research and improve study skills.
Readers’ Guide Retrospective™: 1890-1982 provides indexing of over three million articles from more than 550 leading magazines, including full coverage of the original print volumes of Readers’ Guide to Periodical Literature™. This important resource offers a wide range of researchers access to information about history, culture and seminal developments across nearly a century.