Site Index

I.C.P.S.R. see ICPSR
ICPSR
Libraries and Media Services guide to resources and services available to Kent State University as a member of the Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).
ICPSR see ICPSR
identification
Proxy borrowing information, by which library patrons may designate other individuals to request, pick up, and borrow material in the patron's name.
Illustrated children's books -- Bibliography
Patricia J. Cianciolo. Chicago: American Library Association, 1997. Z1037 .C565 1997 An annotated bibliography of picture books for children and young adults. Entries are arranged within broad subject categories, and each provides suggested age levels. Includes an author, title, and illustrator index.
Illustration
ARTstor is a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. Images are available for use in presentations for educational or other noncommercial uses.
images
Media services available at University Libraries
List of databases for locating newspaper articles.
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
Snapshot Day at University Libraries
Homepage for the Kent State University Libraries Communications Office
Income tax
The Taxes page of Essential Links provides access to quite a few good tax sites.
The IRS Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) Program or the Tax Counseling for the Elderly (TCE) Program offer free tax assistance for those who qualify.
The Internal Revenue Service site is the official source for federal tax forms and publications. A variety of tax resources are available as well.
Free File is online tax preparation and electronic filing through a partnership agreement between the IRS and the Free File Alliance, LLC. Eligible tax payers can now file their taxes electronically for free.
This page offers information for individual taxpayers, including income tax, tax credits, and filing status.
The Newsroom is a good way to monitor any changes in federal taxes from the IRS.
This page links you to some of the government services and information you need as a taxpayer of the State of Ohio.
This page offers current and archived tax news and department news as well.
From this site, retrieve printable tax forms or file your taxes electronically.
Tax resources selected by KSU librarians.
This site offers access to state and federal forms, other online resources. WorldWideWeb Tax is also an authorized IRS e-file provider.
This site offers a directory of online resources as well as tools and tips.
Income tax -- Law and legislation -- United States
Collections include United States tax reporter library, Federal tax coordinator library, Public domain library, RIA citator 2nd, RIA tax alerts, WG & L journals (include corporate taxation, Journal of taxation, Practical tax strategies), and State and local tax materials.
indexes
Resources and guides for downloading and using Beilstein Crossfire.
List of databases of interest chemistry, physics and liquid crystal researchers. Some are restricted in use to Kent State University faculty, staff and students.
Use these databases and encyclopedias to find articles in music.
Resources for music sound recordings.
Industrial arts
This offers full text plus abstracts and indexing of an international array of peer-selected publications, now with expanded coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian and other non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism. Full text coverage for selected periodicals is also included. Reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals is also included. Also includes access to Art Index Retrospective.
Industrial hygiene
Databases, material safety data sheets, protective equipment, and government agencies, and other information from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.
Industrial management
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Industrial safety
Databases, material safety data sheets, protective equipment, and government agencies, and other information from the National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health.
Industrialists
Multi-industry business database with a strong global focus on company, product and industry information. Available but no longer updated as of June 30, 2006. See Business Source Complete.
Industries
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Leading search engine fand comphrehensive directory for chemical and related industry professionals. Includes access to chemical names, jobs, market research and consultants.
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A guide to some free and many pay-for resources for more than 400 industries. Links to trade associations, publications, and research firms that address subjects such as industry overview, issues, trends, and outlooks.
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Resources to conduct industry research
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An online source of comprehensive business and investment information for librarians, universities and other institutional professionals.
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Industries -- Databases
Provides access to full text of reports and news about hundreds of countries, including the business and economic situation of a country, analysis of specific industries within a country, export market reports, potential political, financial and economic risks to business investments and trade, and news about a country. Includes global business content on 190 countries, their industries, and consumer trends.
Industries -- North America -- Classification -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
"The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) is the standard used by Federal statistical agencies in classifying business establishments for the purpose of collecting, analyzing, and publishing statistical data related to the U.S. business economy. This official U.S. Government Web site provides the latest information on plans for NAICS revisions, as well as access to various NAICS reference files and tools."
Industries -- ohio
A rich collection of Ohio demographic, industry, and economic information. Much of the data is provided at the county level, including population, housing, income, employment, and business indicators. Includes a nice, detailed area on "site selection."
Industries -- United States -- Classification
Search by keyword to find the SIC for an industry.
Industries -- United States -- Periodicals -- Indexes
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information
A subject guide for anyone interested in locating resources in accounting
Subject Guide for Fashion Design and Merchandising.
Getting help and information about services, departments, staff and faculty members, seminars, policies and more at Libraries and Media Services.
Combination of Reference and Media Services, along with study areas, tutoring, multimedia development, reference assistance, etc.
Answers to voting questions most frequently asked by KSU students.
description of duties and responsibilities for students working in Periodical Information Services on the second floor of the library.
Reserves information for FACULTY and STAFF regarding services provided by Reserve Services at Kent Main Library.
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
Quick overview about University Libraries, from services to events.
Information display systems
Represents professionals in all of the technical and business disciplines that relate to display research, design, manufacturing, applications, marketing, and sales.
A listing of conferences and meetings related to display technologies.
Search journals, proceedings and symposia of the SID.
information literacy
This page discusses the importance of considering the information literacy assumptions made when designing student assignments.
This page lists guides developed by subject librarians to help guide students and faculty in a particular course or program area. It may have instructional content or resources listed that are best suited to those areas.
High School visit Request confirmation
High School visit Request page
Summary of the role of information literacy at Kent State and links to the ACRL standards
Guidelines for instructional program at Kent State University Libraries and Media Services
Mission statement for instructional services department adopted in April 2005.
Description of instruction programs.
This page provides a form for Library Instruction requests.
This page provides a form for Library Instruction Requests for the English 21011 courses.
Summary of library instruction opportunities for English Composition and English Studies.
This form is to be completed by English Composition faculty to indicate their wishes regarding the use of the Library Skills Modules quizzes.
This page describes TRAILS: Tool for Real-time Assessment of Information Literacy Skills. TRAILS is freely available on the Web for use by teachers and school library media specialists.
Information science
The 18th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2007.
The 19th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2008.
The 20th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2009.
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Provides access to the world's scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers and computing, and information technology; also has significant coverage in areas such as materials science, aeronautics, oceanography, nuclear engineering, geophysics, biomedical engineering and biophysics. Searches Physics Abstracts and more.
All aspects of physics (originally published as Physics Abstracts), Electrical and electronic engineering (introduced as a separate journal in 1903, and originally published as Electrical and Electronic Abstracts), Computing and control engineering (introduced as a separate journal in 1966, and published initially as Control Abstracts, later renamed to Computer and Control Abstracts). Also known as "Electronic Access to Science Abstracts Journals 1898-1968".
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Library Literature and Information Science indexes key library and information science periodicals published in the United States and elsewhere. Books, chapters within books, conference proceedings, selected state journals, library school theses, and pamphlets are also indexed.
Subject Guide for Library and Information Science
Provides indexing and abstract coverage of more than 600 journals on topics including classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, Internet search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, electronic publishing, and more.
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Information science -- Indexes -- Periodicals
Bronx, NY: H.W. Wilson Co. Ref Z666 .C211 1921/32 - 1984 NE Regional Depository 1985 - 1997 Includes citations to articles and book and software reviews from more than 200 library and information science journals.
Provides indexing and abstract coverage of more than 600 journals on topics including classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management, Internet search engines, printed and electronic information sources, the information industry, electronic publishing, and more.
Information Services
A brief history of the June F. Mohler Fashion Library
The 18th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2007.
The 19th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2008.
The 20th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2009.
Subject Guide for Fashion Design and Merchandising.
Hours for June F. Mohler Fashion Library
Provides maps and directions locating the June F. Mohler Fashion Library
Combination of Reference and Media Services, along with study areas, tutoring, multimedia development, reference assistance, etc.
Mission statement for instructional services department adopted in April 2005.
Describes the holdings of the June F. Mohler Fashion Library
Answers to frequently asked questions about the June F. Mohler Fashion Library
the staff of the Fashion Library
Homepage of the June F. Mohler Fashion Library
description of duties and responsibilities for students working in Periodical Information Services on the second floor of the library.
Information and instructions for planning a high school class visit to the library.
Public Services supports the Libraries' mission to provide services responsive to the increasingly diverse information needs of the University community and to cultivate effective research and information-related skills among University students.
Register to vote at the Main Library for this fall's general election. The Library will pay for the postage for your registration or absentee ballot requests!
Information technology
The Association for Computers and the Humanities shares information among its members pertaining to work in the field of humanities computing.
The 18th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2007.
The 19th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2008.
The 20th National Survey of Computing and Information Technology in American Higher Education. December, 2009.
Resources and information in support of increasing women's presence and involvement in information technology both as users and developers.
A good resource for technological information. Includes reports on IT topics such as technology management, IT infrastructure, wireless communications, networking, security, telecommunications, enterprise systems, the Internet, and more. Includes technical reports and standards, market information, news, and tutorials, as well as links to relevant online resources.
Provides access to the world's scientific and technical literature in physics, electrical engineering, electronics, communications, control engineering, computers and computing, and information technology; also has significant coverage in areas such as materials science, aeronautics, oceanography, nuclear engineering, geophysics, biomedical engineering and biophysics. Searches Physics Abstracts and more.
All aspects of physics (originally published as Physics Abstracts), Electrical and electronic engineering (introduced as a separate journal in 1903, and originally published as Electrical and Electronic Abstracts), Computing and control engineering (introduced as a separate journal in 1966, and published initially as Control Abstracts, later renamed to Computer and Control Abstracts). Also known as "Electronic Access to Science Abstracts Journals 1898-1968".
This form is to be completed by English Composition faculty to indicate their wishes regarding the use of the Library Skills Modules quizzes.
Contains electronic programming and information technology reference books.
Compiles web sites addressing women and information technology.
Infrared spectroscopy
Provides chemistry students with a library of spectroscopy problems. Interpretation of spectra is a technique that requires practice - this site provides 1H NMR and 13C NMR, DEPT, COSY and IR spectra of various compounds for students to interpret.
A free access spectroscopy portal and "Community of Interest" website that provides information about Mass Spectrometry (incorporating Base Peak), X-ray Spectrometry, NMR (incorporating NMR Knowledge Base), Chemometrics (incorporating Chemometrics World), Infrared Atomic Spectroscopy, Raman Spectroscopy, Ultraviolet, MRI, and Proteomics.
Inscriptions, Greek
Greek and Latin Inscriptions is a collection of digitized squeezes (accurate paper impressions) of inscriptions from Greece, Italy, and Macedonia. The squeezes were contributed by the Center for Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies at The Ohio State University, whose purpose is to foster the study of inscriptions and manuscripts and promote research opportunities for those interested in these primary sources of information about the ancient and mediaeval world.
Inscriptions, Latin
Greek and Latin Inscriptions is a collection of digitized squeezes (accurate paper impressions) of inscriptions from Greece, Italy, and Macedonia. The squeezes were contributed by the Center for Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies at The Ohio State University, whose purpose is to foster the study of inscriptions and manuscripts and promote research opportunities for those interested in these primary sources of information about the ancient and mediaeval world.
Institute of Medicine (U.S.)
Official web site for the national academies of the United States, which include the Institute of Medicine, the National Academy of Engineering, The National Academy of Sciences, and the National Research Council. National Academies perform an unparalleled public service by bringing together committees of experts in all areas of scientific and technological endeavor. These experts serve pro bono to address critical national issues and give advice to the federal government and the public. Most areas of science are covered, including chemistry and physics, biology, and more, with access to full-text of reports.
instructional
A subject guide for anyone interested in locating resources in accounting
This page discusses the importance of considering the information literacy assumptions made when designing student assignments.
Instructional support page for Biodiversity Lab -- an introductory level Biological Sciences course.
Descriptions of library rooms for instruction and meetings.
Activity for Researching Careers in Science
Results of a "Careers in Science" activity done by the Spring 2006 Science Leanring Community.
Resources for students enrolled in PAS 24407
LMS classroom policies, scheduling and use guidelines and descriptions of library rooms for instruction and meetings.
College Writing Guide
Resources for students enrolled in the Columbus Program in Intergovernmental Issues.
This page lists guides developed by subject librarians to help guide students and faculty in a particular course or program area. It may have instructional content or resources listed that are best suited to those areas.
An Overview of Resources for Dance Studies.
Resources for students enrolled in the European Politics class.
This survey is designed to gain feedback from Faculty who have had library instruction for their course.
Handouts that can be used with students to help them understand the research process.
Additional library and university resources for faculty support.
Resources for students enrolled in the Foundations of Public Policy class. Fall 2005
Research databases for students enrolled in the Master of Public Administration Program.
Material for "Google Tools for Scholars" session offered at Library Live 2010.
Links to government information resources for Media Information Gathering course in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication
Web page for library session for Research for Marketing Decisions - MMTG 35021, February 2009.
The page has links to the handouts provided in the library sessions for COMM 20000, Foundations of Communication.
A list of resources available to students and faculty requiring support for course assignments or research.
List of questions for high schools wishing to request a visit.
High School visit Request confirmation
High School visit Request page
Resources for students enrolled in a United States focused Historian's Craft class.
Resources for students enrolled in History 38095.
Description of high school outreach program and available services.
Web page for reserving instructional classrooms
Guidelines for instructional program at Kent State University Libraries and Media Services
Mission statement for instructional services department adopted in April 2005.
Description of instruction programs.
Welcome page for International Students, introducing core concepts and services related to Libraries and Media Services.
Resources for students enrolled in JUS 18000
instructional support page for POL 10500
Resources for students enrolled in JUS 36703
A listing of resources of possibe interest to language learners and international scholars.
Overview and links to the library's programs and initiatives for first year students.
This page provides a form for Library Instruction requests.
This page provides a form for Library Instruction Requests for the English 21011 courses.
An online survey for instruction libraries to give their students.
Summary of library instruction opportunities for English Composition and English Studies.
Library Live! is a one-day information and resources conference offered in the University Library on the Kent campus. The conference will provide an opportunity for hands-on learning and a chance to learn about resources that can support your teaching and research. Sessions of interest to the general university community will also be offered.
Link to streaming version of Meet Me at the Library
Web page for library session for Public Relations Theory & Practice - JMC 68000, October 2007.
Links to tutorials developed by Kent State librarians and library staff.
This form is to be completed by English Composition faculty to indicate their wishes regarding the use of the Library Skills Modules quizzes.
Library instruction Evaluation 04-05
Library instruction Evaluation 04-05
Library resources and services for students enrolled in the Master of Public Administration Program.
Media services available at University Libraries
Resources for students enrolled in History 61001/81001.
Resources for students enrolled in the Metropolitan Governance class.
Online materials supporting the library visit of Nursing 60053.
Class supporting materials
Suggested resources for PAS 35200
Information and instructions for planning a high school class visit to the library.
Resources for students enrolled in POL 30003
Resources for students enrolled in POL 30001.
Resources for students enrolled in POL 6/70701.
Resources for students enrolled in Political Science 10300.
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Research databases for students enrolled in the Master of Public Administration Program.
Resources for students enrolled in JUS 32400.
Resources for students enrolled in JUS 66768.
Resources for students enrolled in JUS 66775.
Resources for students enrolled in PAS 37010.
Overview of resources and library services supporting faculty research.
Web page for reserving room 152
landing page for room request submittals
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
Faculty often require students use articles from "scholarly journals" instead of "popular magazines." Some assignments require "professional journals." The table below explains how these types of publications differ. Additional assistance is available from library reference staff.
Resources and services for doctoral students in the Department of Speech Pathology and Audiology
Resources for students enrolled in History 32050.
Resources for students enrolled in Dr. Fletcher's section of History 32050.
Resources for students enrolled in History 32050 (Ohio history focus).
Resources for students in JUS 27311.
Provides instructions on how to import and set up Vista8 Quizzes for the Library Skills Modules.
Resources for students enrolled in the Washington Program in National Issues.
Instructional materials industry -- United States -- Directories
4th ed. Eds. Barbara Stein and Lucia Hansen. New York: Neal-Schuman, 1995. Z479 .C45x 1995 A directory of sources for locating multimedia materials and services designed for children, primarily pre-K through middle school and others who work with children. Includes listings of publishers, software and audiovisual producers and distributors, booksellers, periodicals, cultural diversity resources and museums.
instructions
Instructions to accessing ERes.
Describes how to set up search alerts and saved searches in catalogs and databases available at Kent State.
Instructions for installing CRSP to access U.S. Stock Databases and U.S. Indices Database.
Description below covers basic "Cited Reference Searching" at Kent State University.
A collection of print and electronic resources for those interested in or majoring in Finance
Instructions and tips for accessing the Electronic Reserves System, ERes.
Summary of library instruction opportunities for English Composition and English Studies.
Instructions for linking to an electronic reserves course page from Blackboard Learn
Media services available at University Libraries
Student Multimedia Studio Home Page
Student Multimedia Studio Hours and Contact Information
Student Multimedia Studio Student Support
Provides instructions on how to import and set up Vista8 Quizzes for the Library Skills Modules.
Insurance -- Periodicals -- Indexes -- Periodicals
Indexes and abstracts over 200 of the most respected and widely-read insurance industry journals and magazines. Coverage dates as far back as 1965 and features a controlled vocabulary of index terms which reflects current insurance industry terminology.
Insurance, Fire -- Ohio -- Maps
The Sanborn Maps are large scale street plans produced by the Sanborn Fire Insurance company from 1867 to 1970. Sanborn Maps show the outline of each building including the location of windows and doors together with street names, street and sidewalk widths, property boundaries, building use, and house and block numbers. These maps are used by a wide range of researchers including local historians to locate and identify buildings and neighborhoods, urban historians to study the growth of towns and cities, and environmentalists concerned about impact of new developments.
Insurance, Health
Site provides reports and publications, as well as information for both consumers and providers.
Intellectual property
This resource presents a code for fair use to guide educators using media literacy concepts and techniques.
Links to Cornell University's copyright policies, guidelines, services, and resources.
Provides links to information on public domain, fair use, locating rightsholders, and seeking copyright permissions for faculty, students, and staff who wish to use copyrighted works in papers and projects.
Tools for assessing whether a use of a copyrighted work might be considered a fair use.
Located below are web sites that include tools and techniques for identifying and contacting the copyright owner of a work in order to seek permission to use it. This toolkit was not prepared by an attorney and is not intended to substitute for legal advice.
Tools for assessing whether a work may be in the public domain.
These web sites include sample copyright permission letters that can be adapted to your particular situation and needs. This toolkit was not prepared by an attorney and is not intended to substitute for legal advice.
The Association of Research Libraries' (ARL) White Paper on Educational Fair Use, authored by Jonathan Band, a lawyer in private practice, adjunct professor at the Georgetown University Law Center, and noted intellectual property and Internet expert.
This tool can help educators assess whether they may, under U.S. Copyright Law, use copyrighted works in their teaching without first seeking permission of the copyright owner.
Maintained by the Copyright Advisory Office at Columbia University, this checklist can assist in evaluating whether or not a use of a copyrighted work might be considered a fair use.
This tool, developed by Michael Brewer in cooperation with the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy, can help assist in evaluating whether or not use of a copyrighted work could be considered a "fair use" under the United States Copyright Law.
From the University of Texas System, this is a detailed guide to searching for copyright owners and asking permission to use copyrighted works. This site includes information on textual works, as well as art, music, plays, movies, and foreign works. Also discusses unidentifiable or unresponsive owners.
Entire collection of approximately seven million patents made available by the United States Patent and Trademark Office, from 1790's through mid-2006.
Circular 22 from the United States Copyright Office on how to investigate the copyright status of a work.
Allows searches for patent families complete with their legal status based on INPADOC data.
From the Columbia University Libraries Copyright Advisory Office, this guide provides the basics on locating and contacting authors, publishers, and other copyright owners.
From the Harry Ransom Center at the University of Texas at Austin, this step-by-step guide outlines the process of identifying and locating copyright owners for researchers.
From the Columbia University Libraries Copyright Advisory Office, this site offers advice as well as a model letter for seeking formal copyright permission.
The University of California System provides an excellent overview of the permissions process, along with a sample letter.
From the Society of American Archivists comes a guide for archivists and others to use when a copyright owner cannot be located or contacted. This guide focuses primarily on the types of unpublished materials typically found in archives.
From the North Carolina State University Office of the Provost, this guide to seeking copyright permissions is in a question-and-answer format and provides sample letters for a variety of scenarios, including classroom use.
From the Citizen Media Law Project hosted by the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Law School, this blog entry explains the four factors of Fair Use.
This sliding copyright tool, developed by Michael Brewer in cooperation with the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy, helps determine if a work first published in the United States has fallen into the public domain.
From the University of Texas System Crash Course in Copyright, a straightforward sample copyright permissions letter is provided, adaptable to a variety of material types.
This tool, developed by Michael Brewer in cooperation with the ALA Office for Information Technology Policy, can help librarians and archivists determine if reproducing all or part of a work is allowed under Section 108 of the United States Copyright Law.
Search records of registered books, music, art, periodicals, and other works, and documents recorded by the U.S. Copyright Office since January 1, 1978. Includes copyright ownership documents.
From the Copyright Committee of the American Association of Law Libraries, this page offers an excellent overview of copyright law, "hot topics," current issues, and resources.
Intelligence tests -- Indexes
Martin Jamison. Chicago: Association of College and Research Libraries, 2001 Ref BF431 .J29 2001 Comprehensive title index to the Directory of Unpublished Experimental Mental Measures.
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research see ICPSR
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ARTstor is a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences with a set of tools to view, present, and manage images for research and pedagogical purposes. Images are available for use in presentations for educational or other noncommercial uses.
This offers full text plus abstracts and indexing of an international array of peer-selected publications, now with expanded coverage of Latin American, Canadian, Asian and other non-Western art, new artists, contemporary art, exhibition reviews, and feminist criticism. Full text coverage for selected periodicals is also included. Reproductions of works of art that appear in indexed periodicals is also included. Also includes access to Art Index Retrospective.
Contains approximately 3000 art and architectural images. Collections include Greek and Roman sculpture and architecture, Minoan art, artists throughout history, and selected images from several art history textbooks. Part of the Digital Media Center (OhioLINK).
The Avery Index to Architectural Periodicals database offers a comprehensive listing of journal articles on architecture and design, including bibliographic descriptions. It contains over 600,000 entries surveying over 2,500 American and international journals, including many that are peer reviewed. Publications from professional associations and regional periodicals are also included.
Covers European and American art from late antiquity to the present; it indexes and abstracts art-related books, conference proceedings and dissertations, exhibition and dealer's catalogs, and articles from more than 2,500 periodicals.
InterLibrary Loan
Information about electronic article delivery and Interlibrary Loan Services.
Authorization form for delivery of library materials to off-campus and distance-learning students.
Describes procedures for book delivery to off-campus and distance learning students residing 30+ miles away from a Kent State University Library.
A list of resources of particular interest to students enrolled in the EMBA program
Glossary of ILLiad transaction statuses
InfoExpress authorization form for on-campus document delivery for faculty and graduate/research assistants.
Describes Kent State University policies for lending materials to other libraries.
Description of duties and responsibilities for students working in ILL.
Describes library services for distance and online learning, for both students and faculty
Regarding loan or purchase of theses and dissertations
Brief description of graduate positions within periodicals and interlibrary loans.
Interlibrary Loan, also known as "ILL," is a service that obtains materials from other libraries in the Kent State University 8-Campus system, statewide, nationally, and internationally.
Internal medicine -- Atlases
This site from the American Medical Association provides a brief overview of the anatomy of the human body complete with helpful illustrations.
This site provides access to more than 21,000 high quality and freely accessible digital teaching resources for health sciences education.
International business enterprises -- Statistics
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International finance -- Statistics -- Databases
The International Financial Statistics database is a standard source of 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, international banking, money and banking, interest rates, prices, production, international transactions, government accounts, and national accounts.The database contains time series data from 1948. Requires installation of Microsoft Silverlight; free download available at http://www.microsoft.com/getsilverlight/Get-Started/Install/Default.aspx
International law
Describes the national laws, decrees, decree-laws, and regulations of the Spanish-speaking nations of Latin America plus Haiti, Brazil, the Philippines, Portugal, Spain and Portuguese-African nations. No further updates.
International relations
The Almanac of Policy Issues provides comprehensive background information and links on major U.S. public policy issues. This section focuses on foreign affairs and and national security issues.
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For two decades, the American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC) has played an essential role in the U.S. foreign policy debate. AFPC is a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing information to those who make or influence the foreign policy of the United States. AFPC is widely recognized as a source of timely, insightful analysis on issues of foreign policy, and works closely with members of Congress, the Executive Branch and the policymaking community. It is staffed by noted specialists in foreign and defense policy, and serves as a valuable resource to officials in the highest levels of government.
The Center for Defense Information (CDI) is dedicated to strengthening security through: international cooperation; reduced reliance on unilateral military power to resolve conflict; reduced reliance on nuclear weapons; a transformed and reformed military establishment; and, prudent oversight of, and spending on, defense programs. CDI seeks to contribute alternative views on security to promote wide-ranging discourse and debate. CDI educates the public and informs policy-makers about issues of security policy, strategy, operations, weapon systems and defense budgeting, and pursues creative solutions to the problems of today and tomorrow. CDI is part of the World Security Institute.
Provides access to over 500,000 pages of previously classified government documents. Covers events from the Cold War to the Viet Nam war and later. Valuable material for researching international relations, American Studies, United State foreign and domestic policy studies, journalism, and more.
Europa is the official web site of the European Union (EU). The contents are available in the official language of each EU member nation. Treaties, trade documents, and a variety of official publications are available.
The Foreign Policy Association (FPA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring the American public to learn more about the world. The FPA provides independent publications, programs and forums to increase public awareness of, and foster popular participation in, matters relating to those policy issues.
Foreign Policy In Focus (FPIF) is a think tank for research, analysis, and action that brings together scholars, advocates, and activists who strive to make the United States a more responsible global partner. FPIF provides timely analysis of U.S. foreign policy and international affairs and recommends policy alternatives.
The International Political Science Abstracts has provided non-evaluative abstracts of articles in the field of political science since 1951. The articles are published in journals and yearbooks all over the world, including the major political science journals.
Contains peer reviewed essays on topics in the fields of international studies and international relations. Includes links to external resources, such as archives, datasets, cases, and pedagogical aids.
Provides statistics and graphs on a variety of topics for countries worldwide.
Peace Research Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to peace research, including conflict resolution, international affairs, peace psychology, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains 115,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
The UN site offers documents, reports, publications, treaties, outreach material, and contact information in a variety of languages. It is not a complete source for UN material; however, most newsworthy materials appear on the site.
Provides citations, abstracts, and indexing of the international serials literature in political science and its related fields, including international relations, law, and public administration policy.

Available, but no longer updated as of June 30, 2006. See International Political Science Abstracts.

International trade
Multi-industry business database with a strong global focus on company, product and industry information. Available but no longer updated as of June 30, 2006. See Business Source Complete.
Internet
A subject guide for anyone interested in locating resources in accounting
Freely accessible web sites for Economics subject guide
This page lists web resources for finding information related to entrepreneurship
A list of resources of particular interest to students enrolled in the EMBA program
A collection of print and electronic resources for those interested in or majoring in Finance
Freely accessible web sites for finance
Freely accessible web sites for finance
A listing of Web sites for business research
Web search engines and sites that bring together resources of special interest for consumer health and health professionals.
Subject guide page for Journalism
A list of resources for researching employers in preparation for interviewing.
Guide to texts of speeches plus criticism and background.
A list of links to UL's social media venues
Internet bookstores
Provides an online marketplace for new, used, and out-of-print books.
Specializes in out-of-print and rare books.
Offers most books-in-print as well as used and out-of-print titles.
Books in French and English, including rare and hard-to-find.
U.K. based foreign language bookstore
Rare and used French books.
Academic book service for Latin American publications
Online bookstore for books currently published in Spain
Online bookstore for books published in the U.S., Spain, Mexico and South America.
Internet industry
A good resource for technological information. Includes reports on IT topics such as technology management, IT infrastructure, wireless communications, networking, security, telecommunications, enterprise systems, the Internet, and more. Includes technical reports and standards, market information, news, and tutorials, as well as links to relevant online resources.
Provides access to the Gartner Group Research Reports, covering information technology (IT) and product evaluations.
interpersonal relations
Violence & Abuse Abstracts includes bibliographic records covering essential areas related to violence and abuse, including family violence, sexual assault, emotional abuse, and other areas of key relevance to the discipline. The index contains 35,000 records, which are carefully selected from the most important sources within the discipline.
Investments
An online source of comprehensive business and investment information for librarians, universities and other institutional professionals.
Investments -- United States
I/B/E/S International Inc. created their Academic Research Program over 30 years ago to provide both summary and individual analyst forecasts of company earnings, cash flows, and other important financial items, as well as buy-sell-hold recommendations. In 2000, I/B/E/S was integrated with Thomson Reuters / First Call.
The Institutional Brokers Estimates System database includes historical earnings estimates for 35,000 companies around the globe. Forecast items include earnings, sales, revenue, dividends, net income, EBITDA, and more, with US coverage back to 1976 and International coverage back to 1987. The link above will take you to a directory that provides access to several zip files. Please refer to the following guides for more information: Detail History User Guide, Summary History User Guide, Key Performance Indicators Guide and Methodology for Estimates Guide.
Investments, Foreign -- Databases
Provides access to full text of reports and news about hundreds of countries, including the business and economic situation of a country, analysis of specific industries within a country, export market reports, potential political, financial and economic risks to business investments and trade, and news about a country. Includes global business content on 190 countries, their industries, and consumer trends.
Ionization -- Databases
Provides thermochemical, thermophysical, and ion energetics data compiled by NIST under the Standard Reference Data Program.
Israel
The Jewish Virtual Library (formerly JSOURCE), a division of the American-Israeli Cooperative Enterprise, covers a wide range of issues relating to Jewish history. Users have access to topically organized articles and photographs, including citation information. The Library has 13 "wings", including History, Women, The Holocaust, Travel, Israel & The States, Maps, Politics, Biography, Israel, Religion, Judaic Treasures of the Library of Congress, Vital Statistics and Reference. Also included is the Virtual Israel Experience, "an educational tool and virtual tour of Israel designed especially for students going on Birthright and other trips to Israel" (from the about us page).
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Proxy borrowing information, by which library patrons may designate other individuals to request, pick up, and borrow material in the patron's name.