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ICE Publishing

ICE Publishing produces a wide range of books and journals sharing expert advice, leading research and best practice in civil engineering and construction.

Updated: Oct 1, 2015 5:56pm

ICPSR

Established in 1962, the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) maintains and provides access to an extensive archive of social science data for research and instruction. It is the world’s largest digital social science data archive, comprising over 6,200 collections and 500,000 discrete files.  It acquires and ingests approximately 300-400 collections per year and manages some of the largest and widely-used social science data sets available.

ICPSR is a consortium of more than 700 academic institutions and research organizations. 

Updated: Feb 9, 2016 9:46am

IHS Markit

A London-based global financial data and risk analysis organization, widely cited as a source of economic data and forecasting, IHS Markit offers a variety of services, data and tools for business, government and academic researchers. 

Updated: Jan 28, 2018 2:55pm

Image Data Conversion

Image Data Conversion, LLC owns three subsidiaries that provide data conversion, preservation, and digital publishing solutions to the library, publishing, government and corporate markets. IDC acquired eBeam Film (formerly Image Graphics Inc) in 2011, launched Reveal Digital in 2011, and acquired NA Publishing in 2013. NA Publishing offers serials management solutions, such as depository and acquisition program, conversion, and microform preservation and replacement services; serials publishing program, including periodicals on microform and replica services; and a weekly publication for publishing news and reviews. The Publishers Weekly Digital Archive is a significant collection that NA Publishing is currentlydigitizing. Reveal Digital was founded...

Updated: Feb 22, 2016 11:44am

Independent Radio News

A newsgathering and syndication service, established in 1973, providing news bulletins, audio and news copy to commercial radio stations in the United Kingdom and beyond, originally based at the London Broadcasting Company. 

Updated: May 13, 2015 12:10pm

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

The Institute for Conflict Management

A non-profit Society set up in 1997 in New Delhi, Institute for Conflict Management is committed to the continuous evaluation and resolution of problems of internal security in South Asia. 

Among the primary activities of the organization are: 

Research on terrorism, low intensity warfare, sectarian and other conflict, developmental and economic policies in areas of widespread disorder and the effective civil administration of areas under threat of terrorism or other patterns of widespread strife. Dissemination of information, data and research results in the areas mentioned above through national and international media to create greater awareness of the patterns of strife and initiatives for resolution experienced in South Asia,...
Updated: Oct 9, 2018 10:46am

Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA), Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

The Institute of Environmental Science and Technology (ICTA) is a multidisciplinary center that promotes academic research and postgraduate education in the environmental sciences at the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona.

Updated: Sep 19, 2018 10:48am

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 Institute of Social History in Amsterdam (IISH)

Founded in 1979, IISH is an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) that conducts research and collects data on the global history of labour, workers, and labour relations. The collections, some of which concern politically sensitive materials, are the property of or have been issued on standing loan to the independent IISH Foundation.

Updated: Jun 27, 2018 12:35pm

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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