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CRL gathers and provides information here about publishers, aggregators, preservation services, and other organizations that host, publish, and maintain digital resources of interest to the CRL community.  This information is intended to inform library decisions on investment in electronic resources and related services.

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1Science

"1science empowers libraries to fully participate in the open access movement, helping them deliver an improved research and discovery experience to their institutions. The 1science solutions enable libraries to rapidly collect and broadly disseminate high-quality open access articles to researchers, as well as monitoring and reporting on journal usage statistics and open access publishing trends at their institutions."

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oaFigr Institution: subscription service which provides bibliographic analysis of a university's active journal subscriptions and what proportion of the journal's articles are available in open access. ...
Updated: Jul 27, 2017 10:49am

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ACI Information Group, LLC

Founded in 2004 as Newstex, today ACI Information Group is an aggregator of editorially selected and curated social media publications. Most well known for their ACI News and Commentary database which is a collection of news and blogs that are aggregated and syndicated to resellers.

Their new product ACI Scholarly Blog Index aggregates editorially selected and curated scholarly social media publications which then are enhanced with metadata, taxonomies, and proprietary Author Profile Cards. 

Updated: Feb 19, 2016 10:49am

Adam Matthew Digital

Adam Matthew is an independent subsidiary within the SAGE Group, based in the UK. Adam Matthew publishes unique and rare primary source collections digitized from archives in a number of countries.
Updated: Oct 19, 2015 3:44pm

Airbus Defense and Space

Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus (European corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells civil and military aeronautical products) that is responsible for defense and aerospace products and services. 

Updated: Aug 24, 2017 12:28pm

Alexander Street Press

Alexander Street Press, a subsidiary of ProQuest based in Alexandria, VA, publishes large-scale digital collections in the humanities and social sciences. The company also provides media hosting and integration services to public, school, and academic libraries worldwide.
Updated: Aug 16, 2017 12:35pm

American Chemical Society

The American Chemical Society is a US-based, "congressionally chartered independent membership organization that represents professionals at all degree levels and in all fields of chemistry and sciences that involve chemistry."  Members are in academia, government and industry, and from medicine, engineering, agriculture, and related chemical and pharamaceutical businesses and industries.  

The Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) is a division of the American Chemical Society that indexes and abstracts a large portion of the world’s chemical information and literature.  CAS has created and maintains key collections, databases and indexes; produces and distributes tools and interfaces for managing and analyzing chemical related information; and provides an array of...

Updated: Oct 1, 2015 5:56pm

American Council of Learned Societies

A private, nonprofit federation of 72 national scholarly organizations in the humanities and related social sciences.

Updated: Oct 1, 2015 5:56pm

American Economic Association

The American Economic Association is a learned society in the field of economics, headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.  It was established in 1885 in Saratoga, New York. Once composed primarily of college and university teachers of economics, the Association now attracts an increasing number of members from business and professional groups. It publishes one of the most prestigious academic journals in economics: the American Economic Review. 

Each year, the AEA recognizes the lifetime research contributions of four economists by electing them Distinguished Fellows. The Association also awards annually the John Bates Clark Medal for outstanding research accomplishments in economics to a scholar; it is often referred to as the "Baby Nobel," as...

Updated: Oct 6, 2015 2:57pm

American National Election Studies

The American National Election Studies (ANES) is a collaborative project of Stanford University and the University of Michigan, with funding by the National Science Foundation. The project produces data from its own surveys on voting, public opinion, and political participation for the research needs of social scientists, teachers, students, policy makers, and journalists. 

Updated: Sep 8, 2016 12:54pm

American Physical Society

The American Physical Society is a non-profit membership organization based in College Park, Maryland, dedicated to the advancement and diffusion of  the knowledge of physics through the publication of research journals, the hosting of scientific meetings, and education, advocacy, and other activities. Members include physicists in academia, national laboratories, and industry in the United States and abroad. 

Updated: Jan 17, 2017 12:59pm

American Physiological Society

Non-profit association founded in 1887 and based in Bethesda, Maryland, the APS is publisher of the American Journal of Physiology, Journal of Applied Physiology, Journal of Neurophysiology, others. Members include those with doctoral degrees  in medicine, physiology and other health-related fields.   

Updated: Jan 17, 2017 12:37pm

Annual Reviews

Publisher of a collection of 41 review series in specific disciplines in science and social science.

Updated: Sep 18, 2015 3:23pm

Association for Asian Studies, Inc

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is a scholarly, non-political, non-profit professional association open to all persons interested in Asia. The society has approximately 8,000 members worldwide. AAS produces the Bibliography of Asian Studies, the Journal of Asian Studies (JAS), and select books, monographs, and occasional paper series.

Updated: Oct 22, 2014 8:48am

The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA)

The Association of Religion Data Archives (ARDA) is an organization that provides access to data on religion, initially targeted at researchers interested in American religion and now expanded to American and international collections.

Updated: Sep 22, 2016 1:06pm

Atlantic Media

Washington DC-based media organization, publisher of The Atlantic, National Journal, and The Wire, with "digital, print, event, social, and mobile platforms"; traces its origins to The Atlantic Monthly, founded in Boston in1857.  

Updated: May 15, 2016 7:29pm

Avention, Inc.

Avention, Inc., formerly known as OneSource Information Services, provides financial data and profiles of compaines worlwide.

Updated: Oct 2, 2014 11:36am

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BBC Monitoring

BBC Monitoring (BBCM) is a division of the British Broadcasting Corporation, a UK based international public service broadcaster. The BBC is a corporation operating under Royal Charter and Agreement from the UK government.  BBC Monitoring selects and translates news information from various broadcasting venues (radio, television, press, news agencies and the Internet) from countries worldwide. 

Distinct from most other BBC services, through 2012 the funding of BBC Monitoring came principally from its stakeholders (primarily through Grant-in-Aid from the Cabinet Office). In 2013/14, Cabinet Office funding was discontinued, and BBCM is now supported in part through the TV license fee paid by UK households to the BBC Trust.

Updated: Feb 14, 2015 6:39pm

Begell House Inc

Academic publisher of medical and scientific journals and books, with a concentration on engineering and biological sciences.

Updated: Oct 1, 2015 5:56pm

Berkeley Electronic Press

Berkeley Electronic Press (Bepress) is a publisher of peer reviewed electronic journals and a creator of tools to facilitate access to research published within institutions. It is also produces products and services to support scholarly communication, including institutional repository and publishing software.

Updated: Sep 18, 2015 3:23pm

Berliner Philharmoniker

A philharmonic orchestra based in Berlin Germany and ranked as one of the best orchestras in the world.

Updated: Mar 16, 2016 10:35am

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