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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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Jisc

Jisc is a registered charity and champion the use of digital technologies in UK education and research. Core funding of Jisc comes from the UK HE and FE funding bodies, with additional support coming from higher education institutions. 

Updated: Oct 6, 2015 2:45pm

JSTOR

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.

Updated: Oct 23, 2015 7:36am

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Keesing's Worldwide, LLC

Independent aggregator of news text, established in1931 in Bethesda, Maryland, and registered as a limited liability company in the State of Nevada. 

Updated: Feb 21, 2017 1:30pm

Knowledge World Company for Digital Content

Knowledge World Company for Digital Content was established in Jordan in 2004 as an limited liability institution with the goal of establishing information databases "of high quality and professional principles in accordance with international standards and practices" (e-Marefa Profile). Knowledge World Company established the e-Marefa project in 2008 (the online database launched in 2012) in partnership with academic and research institutions in the Middle East and throughout the Arab World.

 

Updated: Mar 28, 2018 12:22pm

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Latin American Public Opinion Project

A long-running program based at Vanderbilt University, LAPOP measures and analyzes public opinion throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.The project conducts periodic in-region surveys of voting-age adults, focusing on matters of politics, governance and democracy in Latin America. Survey data are made available in the open access database, AmericasBarometer, in published reports and policy papers, and (by subscription) in structured SPSS and STATA formats.

Updated: Jan 18, 2017 2:59pm

Law Library Microform Consortium

A non-profit consortium of over 300 law libraries, based in Kaneohe, Hawaii, that preserves important historical legal publications from all world regions through microfilm and digital reformatting, and archives print source materials.  The consortium is the publisher of the LLMC-Digital database.

Updated: Feb 14, 2017 2:50pm

LexisNexis

LexisNexis is a commercial provider of legal, business, and risk management research and data products, founded in 1973. Now a subsidiary of the publicly traded RELX Group, a British multinational information and analytics company headquartered in London, LexisNexis Legal & Professional is based in New York with offices worldwide.  The Center for Research Libraries profiled LexisNexis in 2006; the full profile can be found at: https://www.crl.edu/sites/default/files/d6/attachments/pages/LexisNexisprofile.pdf.

Updated: Apr 25, 2018 10:01am

Librairie Droz

Librarie Droz is a Swiss company that publishes and disseminates scholarly resources in the fields of arts, humanities, and the social sciences.

Updated: Oct 28, 2014 2:58pm

Liverpool University Press

Updated: Jul 19, 2018 12:52pm

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Manchester University Press

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 12:52pm

al-Manhal

Al-Manhal is a provider of electronic information in Arabic. Al-Manhal works with academic publishers, research and scientific societies, and university presses.

Updated: Feb 15, 2017 3:11pm

McGraw-Hill Education

McGraw-Hill Education partners around the world with students, educators, administrators and other professionals to deliver engaging, adaptive and personalized solutions that improve performance and results.

Updated: Oct 1, 2015 5:56pm

Medical Heritage Library

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. 

Updated: Sep 19, 2018 11:48am

Mergent Inc.

Mergent Inc.  owned by the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG)  "provides business and financial information on global publicly listed companies, as well as print and online library solutions. It offers research solutions, such as Mergent Online that offers detailed insight into company and industry research; Mergent Intellect, a Web-based application that features a collection of worldwide business information; Mergent Bondviewer, which contains a range of bond data that involves issuer and issue-level terms and conditions for the United States taxable bonds, municipal bonds, and retail notes; First Research industry reports that provide industry research; and Hoover’s Academic solution...

Updated: Nov 20, 2017 11:05am

Microform Academic Publishers

Microform Imaging Limited has two distinct trading divisions. Microform Scanning & Microfilming which provides bureau services, and Microform Academic Publishers which maintains the company’s original pedigree focusing on preservation and dissemination of the information and knowledge stored in libraries, archives and record offices from all corners of the United Kingdom. Additionally their British Online Archives (BOA) is used for their digitized primary source collections under the parent company of Microform Academic Publishers.

Updated: Oct 6, 2017 1:10pm

Minnesota Population Center

The Minnesota Population Center (MPC) is an interdisciplinary cooperative for demographic research, based at the University of Minnesota.  MPC develops, gathers and processes demographic data, for faculty and research scientists at the University of Minnesota, and demographic researchers worldwide. MPS maintains and administers several social science databases, including IPUMS.

Updated: Feb 23, 2015 7:58pm

Modern Language Association of America

Founded in 1883, the Modern Language Association of America is a large scholarly association with over 26,000 members in 100 countries. MLA host an annual convention and other meetings and sustain a wide-ranging print and electronic publishing program that includes books, journals, style guides, and an international bibliography.

Updated: Oct 6, 2015 2:53pm

Money.net

Money.net is a software provider offering access to data and analytic tools for investment and trade. 

Updated: Mar 27, 2017 3:52pm

Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service provides international financial research on bonds issued by commercial and government entities. 

Updated: Dec 14, 2016 11:39am

Morningstar Inc.

Morningstar, Inc. is a for-profit, publicly traded investment research and investment management firm headquartered in Chicago, Illinois, United States. Founded by Joe Mansueto in 1984, Morningstar provides data and related services on investment offerings, stocks, mutual funds for research. As of March 31, 2017 the company had operations in 27 countries.

Updated: May 24, 2017 4:49pm

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