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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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CLOCKSS

CLOCKSS is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization with a decentralized system for preserving electronic scholarly content. Publishers and librarians participate in deciding procedures, priorities, and under what circumstances to trigger the release to the web of archived content. Content is stored in twelve archive nodes that are located worldwide.

For more information about CLOCKSS see the 2016 CRL webinar CLOCKSS, LOCKSS and the "Long Tail," Preserving at-risk Publishers.

Updated: Sep 12, 2018 9:58am

Corporación Latinobarómetro

Non-profit non-governmental organization based in Santiago de Chile, that collects, distributes, and analyzes public opinion data from Latin America.

Updated: Jan 18, 2017 3:41pm

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Érudit Consortium

Érudit is a multi-institutional publishing consortium (Université de Montréal, Université Laval, Université du Québec à Montréal) and a non-profit society.

Updated: Nov 6, 2018 10:10am

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INDEPTH Network

The INDEPTH (International Network for the Demographic Evaluation of Populations and Their Health) Network is a network of health and demographic surveillance systems (HDSSs) that provide a picture of the health status of communities. INDEPTH collects data from whole communities over extended periods of time to reflect health and population problems in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). INDEPTH is a global network comprised of 43 member centers and 49 HDSS field sites in 20 African, Asian, and Oceanic countries. The network has gathered data since 1998 on health, population dynamics, and development.  

Updated: Sep 22, 2016 10:36am

Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is a a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose goal is to provide a free Internet library. This means offering permanent access to historic collections that exist in digital format for researchers and the general public. They acquire a majority of their content with the Archive-It harvesting service using a Web crawler that collects content from the surface web. The content is maintained and served through an open access digital repository called the Wayback Machine. Internet Archive also offers book digitization services.

 

Updated: Jan 28, 2015 12:32pm

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Portico

Portico preserves scholarly literature published in electronic form and ensures that these materials remain accessible to future scholars, researches, and students. Portico is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization with a mission to help the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways. Content is received from participating publishers, migrated to standard formats and preserved. Access is provided to eligible libraries when a trigger event occurs. Portico is a division of Ithaka Harbors, Inc. Portico was certified by CRL in 2010 as a trustworthy digital repository.

 

Updated: Aug 1, 2019 1:35pm

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UK Data Service

The UK Data Service is funded by the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) "to meet the data needs of researchers, students and teachers from all [U.K.] sectors, including academia, central and local government, charities and foundations, independent research centres, think tanks, and business consultants and the commercial sector." 

Updated: Jan 10, 2019 1:25pm


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