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  • IDEAS
    "IDEAS the largest bibliographic database dedicated to Economics and available freely on the Internet. Based on RePEc, it indexes over 2,400,000 items of research, including over 2,200,000 that can be downloaded in full text."
  • IMSLP Petrucci Music Library
    This free resource provides access to over 350,000 compositions, 14,000 composers, 40,000 recordings, and 1.8 million audio tracks with additions on a daily basis. database. Allows the user to view handwritten copies of compositions form the masters, or crystal clear notations of famous selections of music
  • Influenza: Evidence-based Information Portal
    EBSCO Publishing Medical and Nursing editors of DynaMedTM, Nursing Reference Center TM(NRC)and Patient Education Reference CenterTM(PERC)have made key information from these resources freely available to health care providers worldwide. These resources will provide up-to-date information about the H1N1 vaccine.
  • Inorganic Material Database (AtomWork)
    "The Inorganic Material Database aims to cover all basic crystal structure, x-ray diffraction, property and phase diagram data of inorganic and metallic materials from main literature sources." Free, but registration may be required to view some resources.
  • Interior Design: Wikimedia Commons
    Find media on all aspects of interior design here, including interior architecture, decor, objects, and history. 18th century wallpaper, anyone?
  • International Plant Names Index
    "The International Plant Names Index (IPNI) is a database of the names and associated basic bibliographical details of seed plants, ferns and lycophytes. Its goal is to eliminate the need for repeated reference to primary sources for basic bibliographic information about plant names. The data are freely available and are gradually being standardized and checked. IPNI is a dynamic resource, depending on direct contributions by all members of the botanical community. IPNI is the product of a collaboration between The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, The Harvard University Herbaria, and the Australian National Herbarium."
  • Internet Classics Archive
    "Select from a list of 441 works of classical literature by 59 different authors, including user-driven commentary and "reader's choice" Web sites. Mainly Greco-Roman works (some Chinese and Persian), all in English translation."
  • IRIS (Incorporated Research Institutions for Seismology)
    "Founded in 1984 with support from the National Science Foundation, IRIS is a consortium of over 100 US universities dedicated to the operation of science facilities for the acquisition, management, and distribution of seismological data. IRIS programs contribute to scholarly research, education, earthquake hazard mitigation, and verification of the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty."

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