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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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Ravel

Ravel is a privately held technology organization, based in San Francisco CA, specializing in platforms and tools for search, analytics, and visualization of information in the field of law.  

Updated: Apr 20, 2016 4:08pm

Readex

Readex is a subsidiary of NewsBank Inc., a privately held company based in Naples, Florida (USA). Established in 1950 as the Readex Microprint Corporation and acquired by NewsBank, Inc. in 1984, Readex is a major aggregator of newspaper and other content in digital, microform and print formats. Through partnerships with publishers, governments and other entities mostly in the English-speaking world, Readex has aggregated tens of millions of news articles and government publications from thousands of sources dating from the seventeenth century to the present day.    Its major focus is the production of news collections in  searchable online databases, through web-enabled proprietary interfaces. Its text processing, indexing and metadata...
Updated: Oct 22, 2015 5:10pm

The Reinvestment Fund (TRF)

The Reinvestment Fund (TRF) is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that manages $787 million in capital and has made over $1.5 billion in 2,945 community investments since their inception in 1985.  TRF finances community businesses using loan, equity, and other financing tools.  They support their financing with a research and policy analysis capacity for public officials and private investors. 

Updated: Feb 5, 2015 10:19am

Reveal Digital

Reveal Digital is a limited liability company based in Ann Arbor, MI, created to develop a set of open access, web-based collections of digitized newspapers and related materials in partnership with U.S. academic libraries. Support for the enterprise is being sought in the form of direct investment by academic libraries to cover the costs of digitizing the newspapers, and the hosting and ongoing maintenance of the digital collections created. 

Updated: Apr 27, 2018 5:49pm

Roper Center for Public Opinion Research

The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at the University of Connecticut is a non-profit, non-partisan international archive of social science data, specializing in data from opinion surveys.The data held by the Roper Center ranges from the mid-1930s to the present.  Most Roper survey data is from the United States, but data sets from 90 other countries are also held. The Center also provide graduate training in the practice and study of opinion survey research.  

Updated: Jun 2, 2015 8:23pm

Routledge

Routledge is a global publisher of academic books, journals and online resources in the humanities and social sciences. Routledge is a member (since 1998) of the Taylor & Francis Group LLC, a trading division of Informa UK Ltd. Routledge's online resources include ebooks, online journals, reference resources, and a growing array of primary source collections such as the Armed Conflict Database and the South Asia Archive. 

Updated: Oct 21, 2014 10:18am

Royal Society of Chemistry

The Royal Society of Chemistry of UK, carries out research, publishes journals, books and databases, as well as hosting conferences, seminars and workshops.

Updated: Dec 16, 2014 3:26pm


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