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.
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.
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.
Publisher of a collection of 41 review series in specific disciplines in science and social science.
Provides a full-text database collection of 179 peer-reviewed scientific journals and books in the biological, ecological, and environmental sciences.
Cambridge University Press is both an academic and educational publisher. It is a department of the University of Cambridge.
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.
Érudit is a multi-institutional publishing consortium (Université de Montréal, Université Laval, Université du Québec à Montréal) and a non-profit society.
The HistoryMakers is a Chicago-based, nonprofit organization that collects and curates oral histories of African Americans.
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.
"Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of investigative reporting. IRE was formed in 1975 to create a forum in which journalists throughout the world could help each other by sharing story ideas, newsgathering techniques and news sources.IRE provides members access to thousands of reporting tip sheets and other materials through its resource center and hosts conferences and specialized training throughout the country. Programs of IRE include the National Institute for Computer Assisted Reporting and DocumentCloud." http://www.ire.org/about/ 1/26/16
JSTOR is a division of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization. JSTOR was established to provide digital content for academic libraries and publishers. Their databases include an expanding full text collection of core social science, humanities, and science journals, books and primary sources.
Founded in 2010, the Medical Heritage Library, Inc. is an online research, education, and digitization collaborative that aims to provide the means by which readers and scholars across a multitude of disciplines can examine the interrelated nature of medicine and society.
The MHL was initiated by the Open Knowledge Commons, which was awarded $1.5 million dollars in start-up funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to begin digitization at partner libraries. In May 2018, it was incorporated as a nonprofit organization.
Natural Earth is a project aimed at providing access to public domain map datasets. It was built through collaborative volunteer efforts and is supported by the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS).
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.
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."
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