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INDEPTH Network

The INDEPTH (International Network for the Demographic Evaluation of Populations and Their Health) Network is a network of health and demographic surveillance systems (HDSSs) that provide a picture of the health status of communities. INDEPTH collects data from whole communities over extended periods of time to reflect health and population problems in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). INDEPTH is a global network comprised of 43 member centers and 49 HDSS field sites in 20 African, Asian, and Oceanic countries. The network has gathered data since 1998 on health, population dynamics, and development.  

Updated: Sep 22, 2016 10:36am

Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (INIST-CNRS)

Created in 1988 in France, The Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (INIST) provides access to scientific publications, data, and research from Europe and around the world.

 

Updated: Sep 1, 2016 9:57am

Institute of Historical Research

The Institute of Historical Research is one of ten member Institutes of the School of Advanced Study, part of the University of London and is an important resource and meeting place for researchers from all over the world.

Updated: Oct 1, 2015 5:56pm

Institution of Engineering and Technology

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is one of the world’s largest multidisciplinary engineering institutions with over 160,000 members in 127 countries.  Its mission is to inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community.

Updated: Oct 6, 2015 2:49pm

IntelCenter

IntelCenter provides counterterrorism intelligence services and information to the intelligence, military and law enforcement communities in the US and abroad, focusing on terrorist and rebel groups, including the FARC in Colombia, Maoists in Nepal, al-Qaeda and its affiliates, and others.  .

Updated: Sep 14, 2015 2:32pm

Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

ICPSR is a membership organization, based at the University of Michigan, that maintains an on-line repository and archive of social science data and statistics from commercial and non-commercial sources, and provides services and training for social science researchers, curators and data analysts.  

Updated: Feb 22, 2015 5:51pm

Interfax Information Services Group

Interfax Group is a leading provider of critical information on Russia, China and emerging markets of Eurasia, serving the needs of investors, corporations, financial professionals and the media. Interfax provides about 100 specialized information services, supplying weekly and daily intelligence reports with industry analysis, business information, real-time news, market data and ratings and credit reports. The Interfax Group has a global operational network, with over 1000 staff daily turning out over 3000 stories from over 70 bureaus worldwide. Sectors covered by Interfax include: banking & finance, oil & gas, energy, power, mining & metals, food & agriculture, pharmaceutical & health sciences, telecoms media technology (TMT), Insurance, in addition to...

Updated: Jan 30, 2018 3:56pm

International Monetary Fund

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) is an organization of 188 countries, working to foster global growth and economic stability. It provides policy advice and financing to members in economic difficulties and also works with developing nations to help them achieve macroeconomic stability and reduce poverty.

Updated: Sep 10, 2015 7:37pm

Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is a a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose goal is to provide a free Internet library. This means offering permanent access to historic collections that exist in digital format for researchers and the general public. They acquire a majority of their content with the Archive-It harvesting service using a Web crawler that collects content from the surface web. The content is maintained and served through an open access digital repository called the Wayback Machine. Internet Archive also offers book digitization services.

 

Updated: Jan 28, 2015 12:32pm

Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc.

"Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of investigative reporting. IRE was formed in 1975 to create a forum in which journalists throughout the world could help each other by sharing story ideas, newsgathering techniques and news sources.IRE provides members access to thousands of reporting tip sheets and other materials through its resource center and hosts conferences and specialized training throughout the country. Programs of IRE include the National Institute for Computer Assisted Reporting and DocumentCloud."   http://www.ire.org/about/ 1/26/16

Updated: Jan 26, 2016 3:01pm

IOP Publishing

IOP Publishing provides a range of journals, ebooks, magazines, websites and services that enable researchers and research organisations to reach the widest possible audience for their research.

Updated: Oct 1, 2015 5:56pm

Irish Newspaper Archives Ltd

Irish Newspaper Archives Ltd (INA) is a commercial provider of digitized newspapers from (and about) Ireland, offered through the Internet database www.irishnewsarchive.com.

Established as 2001 as a subsidiary of National Micro Media Ltd, INA’s mission is to "open up the nations newspaper archives and provide unprecedented access to a wealth of historical and genealogical information which up until now has being locked away in microfilm or hard copy archives" (from the publisher's website). All content is owned and/or copyrighted by National Micro Media Ltd.

 

Updated: Oct 26, 2014 12:37pm

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Jisc

Jisc is a registered charity and champion the use of digital technologies in UK education and research. Core funding of Jisc comes from the UK HE and FE funding bodies, with additional support coming from higher education institutions. 

Updated: Oct 6, 2015 2:45pm

JSTOR

JSTOR is a division of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization. JSTOR was established to provide digital content for academic libraries and publishers. Their databases include an expanding full text collection of core social science, humanities, and science journals, books and primary sources.

Updated: Oct 23, 2015 7:36am

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Keesing's Worldwide, LLC

Independent aggregator of news text, established in1931 in Bethesda, Maryland, and registered as a limited liability company in the State of Nevada. 

Updated: Feb 21, 2017 1:30pm

Knowledge World Company for Digital Content

Knowledge World Company for Digital Content was established in Jordan in 2004 as an limited liability institution with the goal of establishing information databases "of high quality and professional principles in accordance with international standards and practices" (e-Marefa Profile). Knowledge World Company established the e-Marefa project in 2008 (the online database launched in 2012) in partnership with academic and research institutions in the Middle East and throughout the Arab World.

 

Updated: Mar 28, 2018 12:22pm

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Latin American Public Opinion Project

A long-running program based at Vanderbilt University, LAPOP measures and analyzes public opinion throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.The project conducts periodic in-region surveys of voting-age adults, focusing on matters of politics, governance and democracy in Latin America. Survey data are made available in the open access database, AmericasBarometer, in published reports and policy papers, and (by subscription) in structured SPSS and STATA formats.

Updated: Jan 18, 2017 2:59pm

Law Library Microform Consortium

A non-profit consortium of over 300 law libraries, based in Kaneohe, Hawaii, that preserves important historical legal publications from all world regions through microfilm and digital reformatting, and archives print source materials.  The consortium is the publisher of the LLMC-Digital database.

Updated: Feb 14, 2017 2:50pm

LexisNexis

LexisNexis is a commercial provider of legal, business, and risk management research and data products. The Center for Research Libraries profiled LexisNexis in 2006, the full profile can be found here: https://www.crl.edu/sites/default/files/d6/attachments/pages/LexisNexisprofile.pdf.

Updated: Mar 2, 2018 4:38pm

Librairie Droz

Librarie Droz is a Swiss company that publishes and disseminates scholarly resources in the fields of arts, humanities, and the social sciences.

Updated: Oct 28, 2014 2:58pm

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