Books & eBooks



Ebooks may be searched from the main search box above and from these databases below.

ACLS Humanities E-Book VCU 
Ancient History - Present. Scholarship in the Humanities.

African American Biographical Database VCU 
Biographies from 179 to 1950.

Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO) VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia ( 
International affairs.

eBook Collection from EBSCOhost VCU Mobile-enabled 
Thousands of electronic books from leading publishers. Formerly NetLibrary.

ebrary: Academic Complete Collection VCU 
Over 33,000 recent electronic books from scholarly publishers covering all disciplines.

Getty Virtual Library
Free digital titles on art, architecture and art history from the Getty Publications Archives

Gale Virtual Reference Library
A searchable e-reference collection of encyclopaedias, dictionaries, almanacs, atlases, and other reference sources covering a wide variety of disciplines. 

Oxford Art Online  VCU
Integrated searchable access to Grove Art OnlineThe Oxford Companion to Western ArtEncyclopedia of AestheticsThe Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms, and more.

Safari Books Online VCU Sponsored by VIVA, the Virtual Library of Virginia ( Mobile-enabled 
Books on all aspects of computers, programming and the web from such publishers as O'Reilly, Sams, New Riders and Adobe.