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ICANN -web addresses
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN). To reach another person on the Internet you have to type an address into your computer -- a name or a number. That address must be unique so computers know where to find each other. ICANN coordinates these unique identifiers across the world. This includes information about domain names, news, resources, and regulations dealing with registering Internet addresses.
IEEE History Center: Engineering & Technology History Wiki
The Engineering & Technology History wiki, brought to you by the IEEE History Center & Rutgers University, is a wiki-based platform dedicated to preserving and promoting the history of innovation in the fields of electrical engineering and its allied fields.
Illustrated London News Historical Archive, 1842-2003 [Gale]Login Required
Articles Images Newspaper

Gale Databases

With its debut in 1842 the Illustrated London News became the world's first illustrated weekly newspaper, sparking a revolution in journalism and news reporting. The publication presented a vivid picture of British and world events - including news of war, disasters, royalty, social affairs, the arts and science. Containing over 260,000 full colour pages, fully searchable and browseable, the ILN Historical Archive 1842-2003 provides users with unprecedented access to the entire run of this unique historical record.

Images (Find images on any Ebscohost database)Login Required
Select Images search box limiter from any EbscoHost Database advanced search page.
IMDb (Internet Movie Database)
Movies/Films Website
Includes movie trivia, quotations, box office statistics, TV spotlights and more.
IMSLP: Petrucci Music Library
Music Website
International Music Score Library Project (IMSLP) allows users to browse by composer, people, nationality, time period, instrumentation, genre, melody, recordings, and WIMA (Werker Icking Music Archive.) Also allows users to participate through discussion, chat & forums and contribute a recording or score.
Indigenous Peoples: North America [Gale]Login Required
Articles Images Newspaper

Gale Databases

Indigenous Peoples: North America sources collections from across Canadian and American institutions, providing insight into the cultural, political and social history of Native Peoples from the seventeenth into the twentieth century. Including diverse manuscripts; book collections; newspapers from various tribe and Indian-related organizations; materials such as Bibles, dictionaries and primers in Indigenous languages all enable students' examination of important primary source materials.

Infobase E-Book Collection
E-Book Encyclopedia Information

Infobase's eBook Collection features thousands of core reference works from acclaimed imprints such as Facts On File, Ferguson's, and Bloom's on a wide range of subjects areas, from history to literature, and more. More titles added over time.

Biographies Dictionaries / Thesauri Encyclopedia Information
Provides a free, online  encyclopedia, almanac, atlas, dictionary, biographies and more...
Information Literacy Guide for Instructors
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA

Information Literacy guides and videos organized by modules and classes. Designed for use in online courses. Please consult with the librarians and/or provide feedback.

Informe AcademicoLogin Required

Informe Académico proporciona acceso a periódicos y revistas especializadas de lengua española y portuguesa. La base de datos ofrece una amplia gama de contenidos sobre América Latina.

Informe Académico provides access to Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines. The database offers a wide range of content both from and about Latin America.

Inside Higher Ed
Inside Higher Ed is the online source for news, opinion and jobs for all of higher education. Includes breaking news and feature stories, provocative daily commentary, areas for comment on every article, practical career columns, and a powerful suite of tools to help higher education professionals get jobs and colleges identify and hire employees.
Institute of Medicine: The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, Medicine - Reports
Online reports from the Institue of Medicine, including Future of Nursing, Public Health, Diseases, and other medical, biomedical research topics.
Insurance and Liability Collection [Gale]Login Required

Insurance and Liability Collection provides access to academic journals and trade publications covering the insurance industry and topics such as labor relations, mortgage banking, legal issues, and more. The database offers content of interest to individual property owners and multinational corporations alike.

Internet Archive: Open Library
E-Book Website

One web page for every book ever published. It's a lofty but achievable goal. Open Library is a project of the non-profit Internet Archive, and has been funded in part by a grant from the California State Library and the Kahle/Austin Foundation.

IQS Directory
Directories / Phone Books Website

IQS Directory sorts the OEM manufacturing marketplace in the US and Canada into 180 industry categories each having hundreds of manufacturers. They have also created 25 major industry groups that encompass the 180 categories for further context of their inter-relationships within those categories. 

IQS employs search technologies from our 5 patents that provide a manufacturer's preview of their site, along with an RFQ/RFI feature to contact these manufacturers. In today’s fast paced environment, these features assure efficiencies in the market research process. In addition, we provide detailed information on each category’s subject matter.

IZA World of Labor Organization
Articles Website

Provides evidence-based research findings on topics related to global labor in a wide variety of employment areas. Open Access content.

NASA Images
Government Images
Images from the National Aeronautics & Space Administration
National Geophysical Data Center (NGDC): Geological Hazards Images
Government Images Statistics / Weights / Measures
NGDC maintains a collection of geologic hazards photographs.
NWC Students, Faculty & StaffFor NWC Students, Faculty & Staff
Citation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APACitation Guides / Writing Guides MLA / APA
Dictionaries / ThesauriDictionaries / Thesauri
Directories / Phone BooksDirectories / Phone Books
Encyclopedia InformationEncyclopedia Information
Statistics / Weights / MeasuresStatistics / Weights / Measures
Test / Exam PracticeTest / Exam Practice