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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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NK Consulting Inc.

NK Consulting Inc. is a Delaware-based corporation that provides custom research and consulting assistance regarding North Korea to clients within the fields of government, business, not-for-profit and academia. The company provides forecasting, risk analysis, business consulting, legal advice, and other services.

According to their website, NK Consulting is a "separately directed sister company" of NK News. However, licensing terms for NK News subscriptions are negotiated between the subscriber and NK Consulting.

Updated: Apr 1, 2015 11:53am

Numérique Premium

Numérique Premium, a subsidiary of the publisher Nouveau Monde Editions, is a provider of ebooks in History and Human Sciences for libraries, in partnership with more than thirty publishers and societies in the French-speaking world.

Updated: Jun 8, 2018 3:04pm

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The Odum Institute

The Odum Institute at the University of North Carolina supports social science teaching and research at UNC. The institute provides consulting on research, GIS and spatial analysis, survey research, and data management. Odum also operates a data archive. 

Updated: Sep 8, 2016 9:55am

Ontario Council of University Libraries

Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is a consortium of Ontario's 21 university libraries. OCUL members work together to collect, preserve and provide access to scholarly collections. 

Updated: Sep 8, 2016 1:10pm

OpenEdition

OpenEdition is run by the Centre for Open Electronic Publishing (Cléo – UMS 3287), a unit that brings together the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), the Université d'Aix-Marseille, the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS) and the Université d’Avignon et des Pays de Vaucluse.

Updated: Jul 24, 2015 3:03pm

ORCID

ORCID represents itself as "a community-driven non-profit organization that aims to solve the name ambiguity problem in research and scholarly communications.  ORCID maintains a central registry of unique identifiers for individual researchers and provides open and transparent processes for connecting ORCID iDs with persistent identifiers for people, organizations, and research activities and outputs."  

 

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 12:58pm

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is an intergovernmental econmic organization whose mission it is to promote policies that will improve the economic and social well-being of people around the world. 

Updated: Sep 9, 2016 10:39am

OriProbe Information Services

Oriprobe Information Services, Inc. is a privately-held company that offers information services and access to a variety of China/Asia electronic resources. OriProbe opened its headquarters in Ontario, Canada in 2005. 

Through its China/Asia On Demand (CAOD) service, OriProbe provides full-text access to journals and records, and provides on-demand document delivery for journals, books, dissertations, and other materials from Mainland China, Taiwan, Japan, and Korea.

OriProbe's full-text electronic collections include newspapers, archives and documents, monographs, and other resources in the fields of Science & Engineering, Arts & Humanities, Business & Economics, Law & Politics, and the Social Sciences....

Updated: Jan 15, 2016 6:19pm

ORS Publishing

ORS Publishing is the publisher of Polling the Nations, an online, subscription-based collection of public opinion data. 

Updated: Sep 13, 2016 3:10pm

OTTO HARRASSOWITZ GmbH & Co. KG

HARRASSOWITZ is a book and serials vendor for the academic and research library community, specializing in the distribution of scholarly books, periodicals, e-resources, and music scores.

Updated: Oct 1, 2014 2:36pm

Oxford University Press

With origins dating back to 1478, Oxford University Press (OUP) has a Global Academic Publishing program that spans the entire academic and higher education spectrum, including a wide array of scholarly and general interest books, journals, and online products.

Updated: Aug 14, 2018 2:07pm

Oxford University Press (MLAG)

Updated: Oct 1, 2015 5:56pm

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Pew Research Center

Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, content analysis and other data-driven social science research. 

Updated: Sep 9, 2016 3:59pm

PitchBook Data, Inc.

PitchBook Data is a software licensing and delivery company that provides access to data, research, and technology in private capital markets, covering areas including: venture capital, private equity, and mergers and acquisitions. 

Updated: Mar 22, 2017 12:22pm

Planet Labs

Planet (or Planet Labs) is an Earth imaging company that designs and manufactures satellites that provide a complete image of Earth at 3-5 m optical resolution. The images gathered by the satellites provide up to date information relevant to climate monitoring, crop yeild production, urban planning and disaster response. 

Updated: Nov 1, 2017 11:52am

Politico

POLITICO is a global news and information company at the intersection of politics and policy. One of their products is PoliticoPro.

Updated: Feb 2, 2017 2:03pm

Population Reference Bureau

The Population Reference Bureau is a private, nonprofit organization that specializes in collecting and providing access to statistics for research and academic purposes focused on the environment, and health and structure of populations. 

The Population Reference Bureau receives support from a number of foundations, non-governmental organizations, and government agencies. Included in their services the Population Reference Bureau offers an annual World Population Data Sheet, provides the online DataFinder, and publishes the Population Handbook. 

Updated: Jul 23, 2018 12:00pm

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: Sep 13, 2017 3:12pm

Preqin

Preqin is a data provider in the alternative asset industry. Preqin provides products containing data on private equity, real estate, hedge fund, infrastructure, private debt, and natural resources asset classes.

Updated: Mar 22, 2017 11:38am

Preservica

Provider of cloud-based digital preservation services, formed in 2014 by Tessella as a separate, wholly owned subsidiary company. .

Updated: May 15, 2015 10:18am

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