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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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Teranet Enterprise Inc.

Teranet Enterprise is an Ontario company that provides online property search and registration.

Updated: Oct 4, 2016 11:20am

Thieme

Publishers of medical and scientific journals, e-journals and books.

Updated: Jan 13, 2015 10:59am

Thomson Reuters

Thomson Reuters is a publicly traded, corporation based in Toronto and New York, with extensive holdings in finance, news media, scientific publishing, and investment and trading technologies.  The company was formed in 2008 with the acquisition by Toronto-based Thomson Corporation of London-based Reuters Group PLC. Thomson Reuters traces its origins to the establishment of Sweet & Maxwell legal publishing in London in 1799.

Updated: Oct 6, 2015 2:44pm

Time, Inc.

Time, Inc. is a New York-based publishing company.  It publishes People, Sports Illustrated, Time, InStyle, Real Simple, Food & Wine, and Fortune among other titles. 

Updated: Jun 25, 2015 1:39pm

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The U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau is a part of the U.S. Department of Commerce and is overseen by the Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA). The Census Bureau's mission is to serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy. The Bureau collects: decennial census of population and housing, economic census, census of governments, the American Community Survey (ACS), other surveys, and economic indicators. 

Updated: Sep 7, 2016 2:56pm

U.S. Geological Survey

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) is an agency of the United States government that provides science about natural hazards, water, energy, minerals, and other natural resources, as well as information on ecosystems and the environment, and the impacts of climate and land-use change. The USGS provides scientific expertise and access to biological data holdings.

Updated: Sep 21, 2016 2:04pm

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

United Nations Environment Programme

The United Nations Environment Programme is an agency of the United Nations that coordinates its environmental activities. 

Updated: Sep 8, 2016 11:46am

United Nations Publications

Updated: Feb 17, 2016 10:02am

The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)

The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) compiles and disseminates global statistical information, develops standards and norms for statistical activities, and supports countries' efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. UNSD facilitates the coordination of international statistical activities and support the functioning of the United Nations Statistical Commission. 

Updated: Oct 10, 2016 4:28pm

The University of Glasgow

Institution of higher education in Glasgow, Scotland. 

Updated: Sep 4, 2018 11:44am

University of Michigan

Public university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 

Updated: Aug 16, 2018 11:44am

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The Violations Documentation Center in Syria (VDC)

Established in 2011, the VDC is responsible for independent documentation of all kinds of human rights violations in Syria. The VDC is a reference for legal and media practitioners because of its robust methodology and adherence to international legal standards regardless of the perpetrator. 

VDC is registered as a nonprofit association in Switzerland.

Updated: Oct 17, 2018 1:19pm

Vittorio Klostermann

Vittorio Klostermann is an academic publisher of electronic and print books and serials and online bibliographic databases, in the fields of philosophy, literature, linguistics, law, science, and librarianship. Verlag Vottorio Klostermann GmbH is based in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Updated: May 7, 2015 10:41am

voxgov

voxgov harvests and organizes online government-produced publicity and media content, enabling access and searching by topics, sources, issues, trends and names of persons of interest.  voxgov aggregation of information involves real-time harvesting and annotating of public policy-related materials that apear on media and government web sites, to produce value-added resources for policy research. 

 

See voxgov CEO and founder Robert M. Dessau's presentation on voxgov at CRL's April 2014 Leviathan Forum. 

Updated: Mar 31, 2016 11:28am

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WP Company LLC (The Washington Post)

In 2013, The Washington Post Company (now Graham Holdings Company) sold the online and print publication The Washington Post to Jeff Bezos through a private investment firm, Nash Holdings LLC. WP Company LLC (doing business as The Washington Post) operates as a subsidiary of Nash Holdings LLC. 

Updated: May 29, 2019 10:28am

Wharton School

Wharton is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania. The School has 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students. 

Updated: Aug 29, 2016 2:38pm

Wiley

Wiley is a global publishing company that specializes in academic publishing and instructional materials. The organization provides customers with books, journals, and encyclopedias, both in print and digital formats. Wiley also has a line of online products and services, training materials, and educational materials for academic communities. 

Updated: May 17, 2019 11:27am

William S. Hein and Company Inc.

William S. Hein & Co., Inc. is a legal publisher that provide access to content through an online platform called Heinonline. HeinOnline is available by subscription with a core subscription package and additional a-la-carte libraries.

Updated: Oct 24, 2014 4:46pm

Wolters Kluwer Health (Medical Research) Ltd

The company provides products and services for professionals in the health, tax, accounting, corporate, financial services, legal and regulatory sectors.

Updated: Oct 1, 2015 5:56pm

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