Database List : I

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IBISWorld Industry Market Research    (IBISWorld)
IBIS World Industry Research Reports provides current reports on U.S. industries. Each report consists of 30 to 40 pages of key statistics and analysis on market characteristics, operating conditions, current and forecast performance, major industry participants and more.  The Library subscribes only to this section of IBISWorld.
Note: The subscription to Industry Market Research is paid for jointly by Metropolitan State University of Denver and the Auraria Library.
ICPSR    (University of Michigan Institute for Social Research)
The Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) maintains and provides access to an archive of social science data for research and instruction, and offers training in quantitative methods to facilitate effective data use. Some data sets are available without subscription.
Note: You must register for a personal account from an on-campus computer (or a VPN connection) before you can download data.
Note: List of ICPSR this year's summer courses offered in Ann Arbor, MI and at other locations, including the University of Colorado Boulder.
IEEE Xplore    (IEEE)
IEEE Xplore provides full text access to IEEE transactions, journals, magazines and conference proceedings published since 1988 and all current IEEE Standards.
Coverage: 1988-
Note: Limited to 5 simultaneous users, please log out when finished. Mobile interface
IHS Engineering360    (IHS)
Engineering search engine to find webpages on engineering materials and products from online catalogs.
Note: Unrestricted access
Images    (Creative Commons)
Search for images, browse collections in a webspace where what you can do with the material is explicitly stated. No guessing. You might also want to publish your images here.
Note: Unrestricted access
Images Canada    (Library and Archives Canada)
Search the collections of participating archives, libraries, museums and universities from across Canada by keyword, follow an Image Trail or browse through the Photo Essays for search ideas. In French and English.
Note: Unrestricted access
Index to Organism Names (ION)    (Thomson ISI)
ION contains all the animal, plant, and virus names data found within the BIOSIS literature databases - Zoological Record, BIOSIS Previews and Biological Abstracts. Bacteria names will be added soon.
Note: Unrestricted access
Industry Information Resources    (Integra Information)
Provides links to lists of industry resources for over 250 industries. Students have access, coutesy of Auraria Library, to many of these commercial databases. Check the Auraria Library catalog Skyline or the Industries databases.
Note: Unrestricted access
InfoPlease Almanac    (InfoPlease)
This almanac/encyclopedia offers overviews, facts and statistics on numerous subjects, and has special sections on sports and entertainment topics.
Note: Unrestricted access
Informe Académico    (Gale Cengage)
Investiga las noticias y eventos más actuales, la información de negocios del momento, los artículos de salud más importantes, temas de cultura popular, y muchas otras materias incluidas en las revistas hispanas más populares.
Coverage: 1995-
Note: En lugar de mandar un enlace al artículo, mándese una copia del artículo.
InfoTrac Newsstand    (Gale Cengage)
InfoTrac Newsstand provides access to full-text newspapers and allows searching for current and archived news by title, headline, date, newspaper section, or etc. Previously known as National Newspaper Index (NNI).
Coverage: Updated monthly. 1994-
Note: Email yourself a copy of the article instead of a link.
Inside Higher Ed    (Inside Higher Ed)
An online journal of higher education.
Note: Unrestricted access (with registration)
INSPEC    (Elsevier Engineering Village)
The major database that indexes scientific and technical journals and conference proceedings in the fields of physics, electrical engineering and electronics, computing and control, and information technology. Includes abstracts. Updated weekly. Search both INSPEC and Compendex combined.
Coverage: 1969-
Note: Opposite click and save the link to the article or download the article to your computer, to personal web space, or to a flash drive instead of sending yourself a link.
Inter-play    (Portland State University Library)
Indexes citations for international plays and playwrights in collections, anthologies, and periodicals held by the PSU Library. No longer updated as of December 2013.
Note: Unrestricted access
Internal Revenue Code    (U.S. Government Printing Office)
Title 26 (the Tax Code of the United States) from GPO. Or search the code from GPOAccess.
Note: Unrestricted access
International Bibliography of Art     (ProQuest)
The International Bibliography of Art (IBA) is the successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) from the Getty Research Institute and includes the content of the BHA.
Coverage: 2008-
Note: Email yourself a copy of the article instead of a link.
International Directory of Philosophy    (Philosophy Documentation Center)
The International Directory of Philosophy is an online database containing information on university philosophy departments and programs, philosophical societies, associations, research centers and institutes, journals, and philosophy publishers around the world. It is the successor to the Directory of American Philosophers and the International Directory of Philosophy and Philosophers, standard reference works published by the Philosophy Documentation Center since 1970.
International Historical Statistics    (Palgrave)
Use International Historical Statistics to find economic, financial, and social statistics for worldwide countries and territories, often spanning centuries and beginning as early as 1750. Find data for Africa, the Americas, Asia, Europe, and Oceania including countries whose borders have changed. Within each region are chapters on population demographics, vital statistics, labor force, agriculture, industry, external trade, transport & communications, finance, prices, education, and national accounts. Statistical tables can be downloaded as PDF or Excel files with the ability to merge tables and edit text.
Coverage: Extends from 1750 to 2010, but frequency and completeness of coverage varies among topics and countries.
Internet Archive    (Internet Archive)
An Internet library, with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format. Founded in 1996 and located in the Presidio of San Francisco, the Archive has been receiving data donations from Alexa Internet and others.
Note: Unrestricted access
Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP)    (James Fieser, Bradley Dowden, editors)
This peer-reviewed academic resource, Internet Encyclopedia of Philosophy (IEP), was founded as a non-profit organization to provide open access to detailed, scholarly information on key topics and philosophers in all areas of philosophy.
Note: Unrestricted access
Internet Library of Early Journals    (ILEJ)
A joint project by the Universities of Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester and Oxford, the Internet Library has digitized selected twenty-year runs of three eighteenth-and three nineteenth-century journals and placed the images online. Journals include: Annual Register (1758-78), Gentleman's Magazine (1731-50), Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society (1757-77), Blackwood's EdinburghMagazine (1843-52), Notes and Queries (1849-69), and The Builder (1843-9). The project finished in 1999, and no additional material will be added.
Note: Unrestricted access
Internet Movie Database (IMDB)    (IMDB)
Search for information on movies, directors, actors and more.
Note: Unrestricted access
Internet Sacred Text Archive    (ISTA)
This site is a freely available archive of electronic texts about religion, mythology, legends and folklore, and occult and esoteric topics. Texts are presented in English translation and, in some cases, in the original language.
Note: Unrestricted access
Introduction to Basic Legal Citation    (Peter W. Martin, Cornell University Law School)
This online introduction to legal citation (2007 ed.) is focused on the forms of citation used in professional practice rather than those used in journal publication.
Note: Unrestricted access
Intute    (Resource Discovery Network (UK))
Intute is designed to help the educator and researcher discover quality free web sites and online subscription databases in all subject disciplines. Scholars in the U.K. select and describe each site included in Intute. Formerly called Humbul Humanities Hub.
IOP Journals    (Institute of Physics)
Full text article access to all Institute of Physics (IOP) journals by journal. To search across several IOP journals go to their search page.
Coverage: from the beginning publication date of each journal
Iraq Study Group Report    (Baker and Hamilton, 12/07/06)
Recommendations for actions to be taken in Iraq, the United States, and the region from the Iraq Study Group, co-chaired by James A. Baker, III andLee H. Hamilton.
Ireland in Pictures    (Archive.Org)
A digitized version of the 1898-9 book of 400 photographs by the Hon. John F. Finerty.
Note: Unrestricted access
Iter: Gateway to the Middle Ages and Renaissance    (Iter)
This collection databases includes a bibliography of articles from some 500 journals literature pertaining to the Middle Ages and Renaissance (400-1700 AD). Search by author, title, keyword, etc. Citations only. There are also searchable databases of scholars, extant manuscripts, early theatre, and architectural details. Some of the databases are difficult to access from off campus.
IUCN Redlist    (International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources)
IUCN - The World Conservation Union, through its Species Survival Commission (SSC) assesses the conservation status of species, subspecies, varieties and selected subpopulations on a global scale to highlight taxa threatened with extinction, and therefore promote their conservation. IUCN Red List Categories and Criteria
Note: Unrestricted access
IWM Collections    (Imperial War Museums, UK)
View images, including photographs, works of art, aircraft, vehicles and objects, and listen to selected 'soundbites' from the Sound Archive.Includes a facility which allows you to order photographic images direct from the Photograph Archive of the Imperial War Museum.
Note: Unrestricted access