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I Libri Database Plus is an up-to-date and comprehensive bibliographical resource for Italian books relevant to academic libraries published from 1985 to date; in addition, there are over 7000 tables of contents for records, and this number continues to grow. Le Revista Database is the most complete and up-to-date source of information on Italian periodical publications in all subject areas.

Industry reports for the United States, China, and selected global topics. Each reports provide overviews, leading companies, sales information, and authoritative sources for researching hundreds of industries. Includes Business Environmental Profiles that summarize key drivers for industries in the U.S.

IEEE conferences are available full-text from 1988-present.

Full-text access to the transactions, journals, magazines and conference proceedings of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Includes all current IEEE Standards.
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IFS (International Financial Statistics) Online provides statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance from 1948-. It reports, for most countries of the world, current data needed in the analysis of problems of international payments and of inflation and deflation, i.e., data on exchange rates, international liquidity, international banking, money and banking, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, and national accounts. A user guide is located at http://elibrary-data.imf.org/Help.aspx.

An index to articles in over 350 international music journals, plus the New York Times and the Washington Post. Covers all types of music, from historical to the 21st century. Strong on popular genres and contemporary art-music. Coverage also includes CD & concert reviews, letters, and editorials.

Searchable tables, figures, graphs, charts and other illustrations from the scholarly research and technical literature. Search results – the objects – can be viewed in full, in either (thumbnail or enhanced format) along with the caption, author and source information and additional index terms that can be used for further searching. A link back to the parent record provides a summary view of all the objects associated with that paper.

The Illustrated London News Historical Archive provides online access to the entire run of the ILN from its first publication on 14 May 1842 to its last in 2003. Each page has been digitally reproduced in full colour and every article and caption is full-text searchable with hit-term highlighting and links to corresponding illustrations.

The IMB is an interdisciplinary guide to the study of the Middle Ages, the period 476-1500. Geographic coverage extends across Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa, covering resources in over 25 languages. Note: The IMB provides downloadable software to view and print non-English diacritics and special characters.

Covers the investigations made by the Immigration and Naturalization Service (INS) during the massive immigration wave of 1880-1930. The files cover Asian immigration, especially Japanese and Chinese migration, to California, Hawaii, and other states; Mexican immigration to the U.S. from 1906-1930, and European immigration. There are also extensive files on the INS's regulation of prostitution and white slavery and on suppression of radical aliens.

This analytical tool offers data for ranking scientists, institutions, countries, and journals. ESI thus enables researchers to conduct ongoing, quantitative analyses of research performance and track trends in science. The compilation of science performance statistics and trends data is based on journal article publication counts and citation data from Thomson Scientific databases, which track a multidisciplinary selection of over 11,000 journals from around the world. Specifically, using ESI, one can:

  • Determine the research output and impact in specific fields of research
  • Rank top countries, journals, scientists, institutions and companies by field of research
  • Evaluate potential employees, collaborators, reviewers, and peers

A four-year project to digitize over one million pages from the magazines, journals, newsletters, and newspapers of the alternative press archives of participating libraries spanning the 1960's to the 1980's. Starting with collections by feminists and the GI press, the collection will grow to include small literary magazines, underground newspapers, LGBT periodicals, the minority press (Latino, Black and Native American) and the extreme right-wing press.

Index Islamicus indexes worldwide literature in European languages on Islam, the Middle East and the Muslim world. Periodicals devoted solely to the fields of Islam are indexed completely. Other journals are indexed only for articles on Islamic subjects.

This allegro database contains document descriptions from more than 600 periodicals http://www.ixtheo.de/zid-curr/zsreg.htm and from Festschriften and congress publications. It is updated every night and represents the state of the preceding work day. HOME http://www.ixtheo.de/ ENGLISH SEARCH PAGE http://www.ixtheo.de/cgi-bin/ixtheo/maskeeng.pl?db=ixtheo

Index to Chiropractic Literature is created by a group of health science librarians working in chiropractic colleges throughout the world. It includes citations to articles in 40 journals, and is searchable by keyword, subject, or author.

Index to selective reports and research generated by local government agencies, civic organizations, academic and research organizations, public libraries, and metropolitan and regional planning agencies in approximately 500 selected cities in the United States and Canada. State documents that deal specifically with an eligible city or county may be included.

IFLP is a, "multilingual index to articles and book reviews appearing in over 500 legal journals published worldwide. It provides in-depth coverage of public and private international law, comparative and foreign law, and the law of all jurisdictions other than the United States, the U.K., Canada, and Australia. IFLP also analyzes the contents of approximately eighty individually published collections of legal essays, Festschriften, Mélanges, and congress reports each year.index, "covers all forms of foreign (non-Anglo-American) law." Coverage begins in 1960.

An index on Jewish history, activity and thought. This database provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories in more than 160 journals devoted to Jewish affairs. Most references are not found in standard periodical literature guides. Index to Jewish Periodicals is intended for students of Jewish thought and others interested in contemporary Jewish and Middle Eastern affairs.

The four volumes of Jones and Chipman contain 98,254 citations from 590 general periodical titles, 236 legal periodical titles and 67 Law Report Titles, covering 11,000 volumes. This important title is of great general reference value for the general reference department, let alone the law library.

The Index to Nineteenth-Century American Art Periodicals (AAI) is the only online index to art periodicals that were published in the United States during the 19th century. The journals indexed represent a nearly complete coverage of art journals from this period.

IPM is a database created to facilitate on-line searching for individual pieces of music published in standard scholarly editions. IPM will eventually contain detailed information on all music listed in "Collected Editions, Historical Series & Sets & Monuments of Music: A Bibliography," by George R. Hill and Norris L. Stephens. Additional titles will be added, as appropriate. IPM is searchable by composer, title, and series name and number.

Bibliographic citations of translated books and book-length translated works published since 1979, according to UNESCO records.

Digital version of the printed "Index-Catalogue of the Library of the Surgeon General's Office. Includes all five series of the publication.

Includes significant findings and practical applications in agricultural, food and beverage, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries. This database is one component of the Environmental Sciences & Pollution Management (ESPM) database. To identify a additional results with a broader scope, consider conducting your search in ESPM.

The Industry and Occupation Classification System was developed primarily for use in classifying a respondent's industry (employer's type of business) and occupation (employee's type of work) as reported in the Census 2000, the Current Population Survey, the American Community Survey, and other demographic surveys conducted by the Census Bureau.

A collection of hispanic magazines with full text; This resource is licensed by the MINITEX Library Information Network with state appropriations from the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office (MHESO) and the Minnesota Department of Education.
Covers business, health, technology, culture, current topics and other subjects. Text in Spanish.

InformeDesign (www.informedesign.umn.edu) is a research and communication tool for designers of the built environment, such as interior designers, architects, landscape architects, and graphic designers. It contains a database of Research Summaries about design and human behavior research, accessible through either a full-text search or by using the topics listed within the three main categories, Space, Issues, or Occupants. Researchers at the University of Minnesota transform findings from refereed journal articles into research-based design criteria in user-friendly language. spacer spacer Evidence-Based Design is here!

Database for junior high and middle school students; This resource is licensed by the MINITEX Library Information Network with state appropriations from the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office (MHESO) and the Minnesota Department of Education.
In addition to material from periodicals, the database also includes newspaper articles, an encyclopedia, and a variety of other reference material. Covered subjects include politics and current events; consumer electronics; arts and entertainment; automobiles; recreation and leisure; crime; personal finances; and food. Factsheet at: http://www.galegroup.com/pdf/facts/itjr.pdf Coverage: Rolling three years Updated: Daily

Database for primary school students; This resource is licensed by the MINITEX Library Information Network with state appropriations from the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office (MHESO) and the Minnesota Department of Education.
In addition to material from periodicals, the database also includes newspaper articles, reference material and maps. Fact sheet at http://www.galegroup.com/pdf/facts/itkid.pdf Coverage: Current year to date + the previous three years Updated: Daily

Database for secondary school students; This resource is licensed by the MINITEX Library Information Network with state appropriations from the Minnesota Higher Education Services Office (MHESO) and the Minnesota Department of Education.
In addition to material from periodicals, the database also includes newspaper articles, two encyclopedias, and a variety of reference material. Covered subjects include politics and current events; consumer electronics; arts and entertainment; automobiles; recreation and leisure; crime; personal finances; and food. http://www.galegroup.com/pdf/facts/itstu.pdf The article coverage is from 1985 - to the present.

Provides online access to the Ingenta journals subscribed to by the University of Minnesota

Provides comprehensive coverage of scholarly literature in the fields of physics and astrophysics, electrical engineering, electronics, computing and control, and information technology. Indexed are primarily journal articles and conference papers, with some books, technical reports, and dissertations. The database provides bibliographic citations plus abstracts. Produced by the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET).

Project Euclid, sponsored by Cornell University Library, is an initiative to advance effective and affordable scholarly communication in theoretical and applied mathematics and statistics.

Contains citations to plays from the late 19th century through the current year. A valuable source for finding plays, many of which are not included in standard print play indexes.

This database indexes published conference proceedings from 1994 to the present. You can search by keyword, publisher, country and year.

Provides indexing and abstracts for more than 260 international periodicals, plus full text for more than 100 of the indexed journals. The database currently includes half a million records, the majority from the most recent ten years of each journal. IIPA covers a broad spectrum of the arts and entertainment industry - including dance, drama, theater, stagecraft, musical theater, circus performance, opera, pantomime, puppetry, magic, performance art, film, television and more.

The International Bibliography of Art (IBA) is the definitive resource for scholarly literature on western art and successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA). Includes detailed abstracts for all new content, in-depth abstracts for scholarly articles, and authority files of controlled terms. Ideal for academic and specialist art libraries, museums, and design firms. Focus on European art from late antiquity to the present, American art from the colonial era to the present, and global art since 1945 Visual arts in all media are covered: painting, sculpture, drawing, video, installations, new media, decorative and applied arts, museum studies and conservation, archaeology, folk art and material culture, classical studies, antiques, architectural history.

Contains all of the content available in International Bibliography of Theatre & Dance as well as full text for 100 titles, including Canadian Theatre Review, Dance Chronicle, Dance Teacher, Modern Drama, PAJ: A Journal of Performance and Art, Research in Dance Education, Research in Drama Education, Studies in Theatre and Performance, TDR: The Drama Review, Theater, and many more. Additional full text available includes more than 50 books & monographs such as Art and the Performance of Memory, Avant Garde Theatre, British Realist Theatre, Community Theatre, History of European Drama and Theatre, Learning Through Theatre, Opera, Performance Theory, Popular Theatres of Nineteenth Century France, Shakespeare, Theory and Performance, Sourcebook on Feminist Theatre and Performance, Theatre and the World, Twentieth-Century Actor Training, Who's Who in Contemporary World Theatre, World Encyclopedia of Contemporary Theatre and many more.

Reference source to the discipline of communication studies published by the International Communication Association (ICA). Covers research and lists major works for theory and philosophy, interpersonal communication, journalism, intercultural and intergroup communication, media effects, strategic communication/PR, communication and media law and policy, media systems in the world, and technology.

With nearly 2,000 articles written by scholars from fifty countries, the Encyclopedia covers the full spectrum of dance: theatrical, ritual, dance-drama, folk, traditional, ethnic, and social dance. Cultural and national overviews are accompanied by entries on dance forms, music and costumes, performances, and biographies of dancers and choreographers

The Encyclopedia encompasses the full range of topics in linguistics, including such areas as historical, comparative, formal, mathematical, functional, philosophical, and sociolinguistics. Special attention is given to interrelations within these branches of the field and to relations of linguistics with other disciplines. This interdisciplinary focus makes the encyclopedia an invaluable resource not only for linguistics but also for scholars working in the fields of computer science, mathematics, philosophy, the social and behavioral sciences, and literary studies.

International Financial Statistics (IFS) is the electronic version of the International Monetary Fund's standard source of statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance from more than 200 IMF countries. It contains approximately 32,000 time series of financial and economic data. Topics covered include exchange rates, IMF postion, international liquidity, money and banking accounts, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, national accounts, and population. The database contains annual, monthly, and quarterly data going back as far as 1945. Data output formats include CSV, Excel. HTML, and TAB delimited.

Includes current and retrospective bibliographic citations and abstracts from scholarly journals and newsletters from the United States, Africa and the Caribbean--and full-text coverage of core Black Studies periodicals. Coverage is international in scope and multidisciplinary--spanning cultural, economic, historical, religious, social, and political issues of vital importance to the Black Studies discipline.

Provides information on all phases of the development and use of drugs and on professional pharmaceutical practice.

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A database of the names and associated basic bibliographical details of all seed plants. Its goal is to eliminate the need for repeated reference to primary sources for basic bibliographic information about plant names. The data in the IPNI comes from three sources: the Index Kewensis (IK), the Gray Card Index (GCI) and the Australian Plant Names Index (APNI).The data are freely available.

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The leading journals within the field including Water Research and Water Science and Technology.

Medical Online Publishers. 78 Electronic Journals, 2,944 Published Articles, 942 Editors and Reviewers.

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Search for investment research featuring reports written by top analysts at over 1,000 leading investment banks, brokerage houses, and consulting firms worldwide. Nearly 4,000 new reports are added each business day. It also includes market research containing in-depth primary research and statistics, market trends, forecasts, segment analysis, and more. See also Investext Search Guide. This search guide is also available in PowerPoint format .

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International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) transcriptions and literal translations of opera arias and art song texts.

iPOLL Databank is a database from the Roper Center for Public Opinion Research that allows searching of datasets from 150 polling organizations that include all major survey firms, academic, commercial, and media polls. More than one-half million questions and answers to politics, crime, politics to diplomacy to social behavior from 1935 to present

The ISI Web of Knowledge provides the Web of Science interface for institutional sitewide access to the ISI Citation products which cover over 8,000 international journals in the sciences, social sciences, and the arts and humanities. Titles of the print equivalent are: Arts and Humanities Citation Index, Book Citation, Social Sciences Citation Index, and Science Citation Index.

This database has been cancelled effective 9/30/2014 Intended for the undergraduate researcher, Issues and Controversies@FACTS.com is a reference database that combines objective analysis, and opposing points of view on current and controversial topics. Includes coverage of more than 250 controversial topics in the news. Each report includes chronologies, illustrations, maps, tables, sidebars, bibliographies and contact information.

E-books from technology publishers such as John Wiley & Sons, Springer, Ross, Microsoft Press, and others.

Iter is a bibliography of over 230,000 articles and reviews drawn from over 475 medieval and renaissance journal titles.

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