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Databases starting with the letter I

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IBISWorld
Fulltext Current
Provides access to IBISWorld Industry Research reports using Michael Porter's Five Competitive Forces framework providing data on key statistics, industry structure and analysis, and factors that affect the industry.
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ICPSR -- Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research
Selected Fulltext Historic and current
Provides access to an archive of social sciences data—including health data. In ICPSR, select Find & Analyze Data to begin searching. ICPSR provides access to Health and Medical Care Archive, Resource Center for Minority Data, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Data Archive, and many more. First time users must create an account. ICPSR is funded with support from the ODU Office of Research.
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IEEE Xplore
Fulltext Coverage varies
Provides full-text access to IEEE transactions, journals, magazines and conference proceedings published since 1988 plus select content back to 1950, and all current IEEE Standards. Allows a maximum of 15 users at a time.
Restricted to VIVA/ODU
Illustrated London News Gale
Fulltext 1842 - 2003
Contains the full facsimile run of the world's most iconic illustrated newspaper. The Illustrated London News was founded by Herbert Ingram, an entrepreneurial newsagent, who noticed that newspapers sold more copies when they carried pictures. The ILN commissioned a galaxy of great artists and draughtsmen to cover wars, royal events, scientific invention, and exploration.
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IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook IMD
Fulltext Current 5 years
Includes all the information from the IMD World Competitiveness Yearbook, which analyzes and ranks the ability of nations to create and maintain an environment that sustains the competitiveness of enterprises. It covers countries and regional economies using 331 criteria, grouped into 4 main factors: economic performance, government efficiency, business efficiency, and infrastructure.
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Immunology Abstracts ProQuest
No Fulltext 1982 - present
Covers topics from cancer and vaccine research to immune deficiencies and autoimmunity, concentrating on basic science research and its clinical implications.
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Industrial & Applied Microbiology Abstracts ProQuest
Selected Fulltext 1982 - present
Significant findings and practical applications in agricultural, food and beverage, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries are assembled in this database.
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Inspec Elsevier
Selected Fulltext 1896 - present
Abstracts international journal articles, conference proceedings, reports, dissertations and books from the scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers and computing, and information technology.
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Integrated Fertility Survey Series (IFSS) @ ICPSR
Fulltext 1955 - Present
Offers data and tools for examining issues related to families and fertility in the United States spanning five decades. IFSS encompasses the Growth of American Families (GAF), National Fertility Surveys (NFS), and National Surveys of Family Growth (NSFG), as well as a single dataset of harmonized variables across all ten surveys. Analytic tools make it possible to quickly and easily explore the data and obtain information about changes in behaviors and attitudes across time.
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International Bibliography of Art Cambridge
No Fulltext 2008 - present
Provides scholarly literature on western art. IBA is the successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) from the Getty Research Institute.
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International Encyclopedia of Education Elsevier
Fulltext 2010 - Present
Of interest to Educators and researchers in education of all backgrounds. Readers will include undergraduate and postgraduate students, researchers, teachers and lecturers, and professionals. The wide coverage will make it an invaluable source of information for scholars and students inside and outside the discipline.
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International Financial Statistics
Fulltext 1948 - Present
Provides a complete library of continuously updated international statistics on all aspects of international and domestic finance. 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, money and banking, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, and national accounts.
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International Studies Encyclopedia Online Wiley-Blackwell
Fulltext 1959 - Present
Published in association with the International Studies Association, is available online (International Studies Online) or as a 12-volume set in print. This resource is the most comprehensive reference work of its kind for the fields of international studies and international relations.
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