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IBISWorld

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IBISWorld is the largest collection of industry and market research including specialized industries for small business research. This database is accessible on library computers only at SIBL, not through Wi-Fi.  Please note: The terms of access have now changed. There is NO downloading of Ibisworld reports at the library.  Printing of individual sections of reports is currently enabled. 
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Thomas Yoseloff Business Center
Business, Industry Surveys and Profiles, Market Research
English

ICON: International Coaltion on Newspapers

The International Coalition on Newspapers is a coordinated multi-institutional effort to increase the availability of international newspaper collections by improving both bibliographic and physical access to global newspaper collections.
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Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureThomas Yoseloff Business Center
International Newspapers
English

Illustrated Incunable Short-title Catalogue (Illustrated ISTC), 2nd Ed.

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Illustrated descriptions for every recorded edition published from movable type from 1450 to 1500.
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Stephen A. Schwarzman BuildingStavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Books and Libraries, Manuscripts and Rare Books
An illustrated version of the Incunable Short-title Catalogue (ISTC) bibliographic database of printed incunabula (pre-1501). The database includes books and single sheet imprints (including Indulgences) but does not include block-books. The ISTC descriptive entry includes the author, short-title, and imprint (place, publisher and date). Each descriptive entry is accompanied by citations to other published descriptions and a list of libraries that own a copy. The IIlustrated ISTC on CD-ROM, is searchable by every field in the record. A clickable list of images from each edition appears at the bottom of the entry. Over 4,000 editions (of the 28,000 editions listed in the ISTC) are illustrated. Depending on the content of the edition, the images displayed may include: the title-page, prelim., start of text, first page of second gathering, end of text, colophon, registrum, start and end of table, start and end of calendar, and woodcuts. The images were digitized from the ISTC companion full-text microfiche series entitled, Incunabula : the printing revolution in Europe 1455-1500, (Woodbridge, CT : Research Publications International, [1991]-), in call number *XM-20400. The IIlustrated ISTC on CD-ROM, contains full searchable references to the microfiche series. The subjects of the printed materials include literature, language, art, architecture, medicine, law, politics, economics, geography, science, technology, mathematics, religion, and philosophy.
English

Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003

Library Card Required
A unique visual archive of 19th century Victorian Britain, including illustrations and photographs of events ranging from the Great Exhibition of 1851 to the Boer war.  
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All Branch LibrariesStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureThomas Yoseloff Business Center
Art, Fashion, History, World History, Magazines, Journals and Serials, Historical Newspapers, International Newspapers, Women's Studies
English

iLove Languages

Access to online dictionaries, language lessons, translation services, and other language-related Internet resources.
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All Branch LibrariesStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing Arts
Linguistics
English

IMF eLibrary Data

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IMF eLibrary Data offers a highly manipulable "data warehouse" approach to the huge variety of International Monetary Fund statistics over many years.  Users can browse the data or create customized reports to export in familiar formats. The functionality for some of the older data may require the creation of a user profile. 
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All Branch LibrariesStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureThomas Yoseloff Business Center
Finance, Imports and Exports, Economics, Statistics
English

IMF eLibrary Texts

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The IMF eLibrary is a full-text collection of virtually the entire published output of the International Monetary Fund since 1946. The collection can be searched by topic, country, or series. Some of the advanced search functionality may require the creation of a user profile. The IMFData link helps with data-specific searches. 
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All Branch LibrariesStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureThomas Yoseloff Business Center
Finance, Area and Cultural Studies, Economics
English

INCLUDEnyc

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Formerly Resources for Children with Special Needs, INCLUDEnyc provides information about programs and services for children birth to 21 with disabilities and other special needs in the NEW YORK CITY METROPOLITAN AREA. It includes national organizations and residential programs such as camps and schools that serve children from New York City.
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All Branch LibrariesSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsThomas Yoseloff Business CenterStavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Organizations and Museums
English

Include NYC

INCLUDEnyc is the leading provider of training and information for young people with any disability (age 0-26) in New York City, their families, and the professionals who support them. Creates access to educational, employment, and independent living opportunities, and advocates with families for meaningful inclusion in the broader community.
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All Branch LibrariesStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureThomas Yoseloff Business CenterStavros Niarchos Foundation Library (SNFL)
Disabilities and Accessibility, Education
English

Independent

British national newspaper covering the U.K and the world.
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All Branch LibrariesStephen A. Schwarzman BuildingThe New York Public Library for the Performing ArtsSchomburg Center for Research in Black CultureThomas Yoseloff Business Center
International Newspapers
English