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  • IBISWorld's team of expert analysts covers 700 different market segments. Each industry report presents market research and industry information, and each market report is available online in HTML and PDF format. IBISWorld Industry Reports are used for understanding market size, competitors, drafting business plans, pitch books, benchmarking, forecasting, business valuations, litigation support, due diligence and more. Full Record
  • IEEE Explore provides access to IEEE/IET Electronic Library (IEL). The database contains almost a third of the world's current electrical engineering and computer science literature, featuring high-quality content from the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). A subscription to IEL includes: Full-text access to nearly 2 million documents; IEEE and IET journals, magazines, transactions, and conference proceedings; all approved and published IEEE standards; complete backfile to 1988 and select content back to 1913; INSPEC abstract/citation records; full-text PDF images of all articles, papers, and standards. Unlimited article printing is permitted. KU's subscription does not include full text access to Continuing Education courses (multi-media), IEEE books (bibliographic information only) and draft standards. This resource is being funded through collaborative efforts between the KU Libraries and the School of Engineering. (Restricted to 15 simultaneous users.) Full Record
  • Provides comprehensive details of all civil and military gas-turbine engines (turbofans, turbojets, turboprops and turboshafts) currently in use worldwide for the propulsion of manned aircraft. Also includes precise diagrams and illustrations, detailed specifications of each engine, descriptions of the background to each engine type, plus manufacturers' details. Restricted to 5 simultaneous users. Full Record
  • Provides details of over 180 UAVs, 120 aerial targets and 240 subsystems. Includes a full vehicle and target listing with information on development, mission payloads, guidance and control, operational status, specifications, customers, and contractors together with photographs. Each entry details the manufacturer, complete with contact information and the civil and military organizations using the aircraft. Restricted to 5 simultaneous users. Full Record
  • Provides technical detail on over 950 civil and military aircraft currently being produced or under development by more than 550 companies. Includes photographs and line drawings, key specifications for any aircraft including dimensions, performance, structure, landing gear, power plants, and armaments. Also, has details of the world's aircraft manufacturers and their programs, for identification of key contracts and customers. Restricted to 5 simultaneous users. Full Record
  • Subscribers to IMF Data can use this new tool to access authoritative, harmonized global statistical databases, including the following: International Financial Statistics: All aspects of international and domestic finance, with history to 1948. -- Direction of Trade: Value of exports and imports between countries and their trading partners, with history to 1980. -- Balance of Payments: International economic transactions data and International Investment Position, with history to 1960. -- Government Finance Statistics: Budgetary and extra-budgetary financial operations data of governments, with history to 1990.-- Coordinated Portfolio Investment Statistics: Countries' year-end holdings of portfolio investment securities. Users will be prompted to download a plugin entitled Microsoft Silverlight to use these products. Full Record
  • Find publications of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) which is an intergovernmental organization focused on global economic security. Full Record
  • Indexes materials on Islam, the Middle East, and the entire Muslim world from periodicals, monographs, and other collections in European languages. Includes coverage arts & humanities, history and social sciences topics. Full Record
  • The Index of Christian Art database presently contains over 20,000 work of art records which are accompanied by over sixty thousand images in color and black and white. Many of these images have never before been digitized and are published here for the first time. The Index records works of art produced without geographical limitations from early apostolic times up to A.D. 1400 (extended in the case of the Morgan and Princeton Library projects to include this manuscript holdings up to the end of the sixteenth century). There is a particular emphasis and focus on art of the western world. Seventeen different media are represented in the archive, and these include manuscripts, metalwork, sculpture, painting, glass, and so forth. Access to the database is possible on a predetermined number of levels from Browse to Simple Find to Advanced Find Level catering to the inexperienced to the expert user. The database is periodically updated as works of art are catalogued. Full Record
  • This database provides a comprehensive guide to English-language articles, book reviews, and feature stories in more than 160 journals devoted to Jewish affairs. Titles include Contemporary Jewry, Holy Land Studies, Jewish Culture & History, Journal of Palestine Studies, Studies in American Jewish Literature, and many more. 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. Full Record
  • A comprehensive listing of theses with abstracts accepted for higher degrees by universities in Great Britain and Ireland since 1716. Full Record
  • Informe! is the first reference database to provide indexing, full text, and images of the most popular Spanish language magazines and bilingual periodicals. Aimed at the needs of both serious researchers and casual browsers, Informe! provides single-search access to the full text of more than 140 Spanish language and bilingual products, covering a wide range of subject matter from current events to academic interests. Informe!'s Spanish thesaurus and interface were created especially for Spanish speakers, based on InfoTrac's well known user interface. Informe! also features bilingual citations to help non-Spanish speaking staff, or students of Spanish, navigate easily through the database. Full Record
  • Contains full text content from thousands of national, international, state and local newspapers. Dates of coverage: 1980 to present. Full Record
  • InSPIRE is a particle physics database of journal articles, preprints, e-prints, technical reports, conference papers, and theses. It has been indexed and maintained by the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center and collaborating physics institutions since the late 1960‚Äôs. When possible each record links to full text, related experiments, references, reaction data, and conference information. Full Record
  • Provides access to the world's largest archive of computer-based research and instructional data for the social sciences. Anyone may search the database, however, only KU affiliates may set-up the necessary account to download data. Contact the ICPSR liaison (jamenebk@ku.edu) for more information.

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  • The successor to the Bibliography of the History of Art (BHA) database which ceased in 2007. The IBA coverage begins in 2008 and includes the literature documenting European art from late antiquity to the present, American art from the colonial era to the present, and global art since 1945. The 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.

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  • A basic resource for research in the fields of theatre and dance.  Indexes more than 170 full-text journals and more than 360 full-text books.

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  • Provides indexing, abstracts, and selected full-text from many periodicals, covering the scholarly to the popular. Full-text ranges from 1874 to the present. (Restricted to 4 simultaneous users.) Full Record
  • Provides indexing, abstracts, and selected full-text from many sources, covering film, theatre, dance, stagecraft, television, and more. Full-text ranges from 1864 to the present. (Restricted to 4 simultaneous users.) Full Record
  • Indexes articles on medieval subjects in journals, Festschriften, conference proceedings, and collected essays. Covers all aspects of medieval studies within the period 450-1500 for Europe, the Middle East, and North Africa. (Restricted to 3 simultaneous users.) Full Record
  • Provides indexing and abstracts to the journal literature in the areas of clinical and technical drug information, pharmacy practice, pharmaceutical education, and legal aspects of pharmacy and drugs. Produced by the American Society of Health- System Pharmacists. Full Record
  • IOPscience is an online service for journal content published by the Institute of Physics. It contains more than 300,000 articles, from 1874 to the present day. As well as regular peer-reviewed content from IOP Publishing journals, users can also find pre-prints from eprintweb.org (based on the arXiv.org at Cornell University), and editorials and news from IOP community websites, alongside their search results. Full Record
  • The IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet) Source database contains the texts of over 6000 opera arias and art songs rendered in IPA notation. Full Record
  • Part of the Roper Center Public Opinion Archives, the iPOLL databank provides access to over 500,000 public opinion questions from 1930 onward. User registration is required to download datasests via RoperExpress.

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  • Contains documents from the National Archives at Kew, UK. Selected by Dr. Charles Tripp, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, these documents cover the political and administrative history of the modern state which has emerged from the ancient civilization of Mesopotamia. Full Record
  • See: EMIS (Emerging Markets Information Service)

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  • Provides access to an online bibliography for articles, essays, books, and reviews for the study of the Middle Ages and the Renaissance (400-1700). Also includes online access to Iter Italicum, a finding list of Renaissance humanistic manuscripts, and the International Directory of Scholars, a listing of scholars in the field.

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