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Sabinet Online Limited

Founded in 1983, Sabinet is a South Africa-based aggregator and online publisher of journals and other literature produced in Southern Africa, and provider of digital services and platforms to libraries in South Africa.  Sabinet's client base also includes research organisations, law firms and individuals.  Sabinet aggregates and publishes electronic journal content in several fields: law; labor; medicine and health; science, technology and agriculture; and the humanities and social sciences.  The databases are available through subscription or openly accessible on the web. 

Updated: Apr 22, 2015 3:11pm

SAGE

Independent U.S.-based academic and professional publisher with offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, and Washington, D.C., publishes journals, books, reference works and databases in business, humanities, social sciences, sciences, technology, and medicine. 

Updated: Sep 8, 2015 12:35pm

SCR Publishing Ltd

Updated: Oct 1, 2015 5:56pm

Semantics Kommunikationsmanagement GmbH

Semantics GmbH is a German company that provides databases for libraries and archives, as well communication logistics, and document management solutions for corporations.  The company was founded by linguists who had worked as part of their scientific activities with issues of automated text production and digital archiving.

Updated: Sep 21, 2015 9:48am

The Social Care Institute for Excellence

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) is an improvement support agency and independent charity, working with adults’, families’ and children's care and support services across the UK. It aims to improve the lives of people who use care services by sharing knowledge about what works.

Updated: Oct 4, 2016 11:03am

Social Explorer, Inc.

Social Explorer, Inc. is a software company that launched SocialExplorer.com.  Social Explorer was co-founded by Andrew Beveridge and Ahmed Lacevic.  The first version of Social Explorer was launched in March 2005 to engage users with demographic data through interactive maps and reports.  Through the years the database has been updated with the latest data, interactive tools, and applications.

In April 2019, Social Explorer, Inc. and Oxford University Press mutually agreed to end their partnership.  Beginning on April 22, 2019, Social Explorer. Inc. began to provide subscriptions and services to Social Explorer directly with subscribers.

Updated: Jun 25, 2019 10:36am

Springer Nature

Springer Nature is a major academic book publisher, and publisher of journals, formed in 2015 wih the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media. 

Updated: Feb 9, 2016 4:18pm

Springer Science+Business Media B.V.

Springer Science + Business Media, or known as Springer, is a global publishing company that publishes books, e-books and peer-reviewed journals in science, technical and medical publishing.

Updated: Sep 18, 2015 3:23pm

Standard & Poor (S&P)

A financial service company that publishes financial research and analysis on stocks and bonds.

Updated: Oct 1, 2014 9:25am

Statista

Statista is an online statistics portal. It provides access to data from market and opinion research institutions, as well as from business organizations and government institutions in English and German.

Updated: Mar 8, 2018 9:46am

Strauss Center, University of Texas at Austin

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law integrates expertise from across the University of Texas at Austin, as well as from the private and public sectors, in pursuit of practical solutions to emerging international challenges. The Center sponsors a wide array of research programs and educational initiatives.

Updated: Sep 4, 2018 11:04am

Swank Motion Pictures, Inc

Swank Motion Pictures provides both public performance licensing rights and licensed movies to numerous non-theatrical markets, including worldwide cruise lines, U.S. colleges and universities, K-12 public schools and libraries, American civilian and military hospitals, motor coaches, Amtrak trains, correctional facilities and other markets such as parks, art museums and businesses.  

Updated: Jun 24, 2015 12:40pm

Sysomos Inc.

Social media analytics company based in Toronto, Canada. 

Updated: Dec 13, 2016 12:31pm


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