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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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The Reinvestment Fund (TRF)

The Reinvestment Fund (TRF) is a Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) that manages $787 million in capital and has made over $1.5 billion in 2,945 community investments since their inception in 1985.  TRF finances community businesses using loan, equity, and other financing tools.  They support their financing with a research and policy analysis capacity for public officials and private investors. 

Updated: Feb 5, 2015 10:19am

Reveal Digital

Reveal Digital is a limited liability company based in Ann Arbor, MI, created to develop a set of open access, web-based collections of digitized newspapers and related materials in partnership with U.S. academic libraries. Support for the enterprise is being sought in the form of direct investment by academic libraries to cover the costs of digitizing the newspapers, and the hosting and ongoing maintenance of the digital collections created. 

On February 14, 2019, Reveal Digital revealed that it was an affiliate of ITHAKA. ITHAKA is a not-for-profit organization that works with the global higher educational community to advance and preserve knowledge and to improve teaching and learning through the use of digital technologies.

Updated: Feb 15, 2019 9:41am

Roper Center for Public Opinion Research

The Roper Center for Public Opinion Research at the University of Connecticut is a non-profit, non-partisan international archive of social science data, specializing in data from opinion surveys.The data held by the Roper Center ranges from the mid-1930s to the present.  Most Roper survey data is from the United States, but data sets from 90 other countries are also held. The Center also provide graduate training in the practice and study of opinion survey research.  

Updated: Jun 2, 2015 8:23pm

Routledge

Routledge is a global publisher of academic books, journals and online resources in the humanities and social sciences. Routledge is a member (since 1998) of the Taylor & Francis Group LLC, a trading division of Informa UK Ltd. Routledge's online resources include ebooks, online journals, reference resources, and a growing array of primary source collections such as the Armed Conflict Database and the South Asia Archive. 

Updated: Oct 21, 2014 10:18am

Royal Society of Chemistry

The Royal Society of Chemistry of UK, carries out research, publishes journals, books and databases, as well as hosting conferences, seminars and workshops.

Updated: Dec 16, 2014 3:26pm

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Sabinet Online Limited

Founded in 1983, Sabinet is a South Africa-based aggregator and online publisher of journals and other literature produced in Southern Africa, and provider of digital services and platforms to libraries in South Africa.  Sabinet's client base also includes research organisations, law firms and individuals.  Sabinet aggregates and publishes electronic journal content in several fields: law; labor; medicine and health; science, technology and agriculture; and the humanities and social sciences.  The databases are available through subscription or openly accessible on the web. 

Updated: Apr 22, 2015 3:11pm

SAGE

Independent U.S.-based academic and professional publisher with offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, and Washington, D.C., publishes journals, books, reference works and databases in business, humanities, social sciences, sciences, technology, and medicine. 

Updated: Sep 8, 2015 12:35pm

SCR Publishing Ltd

Updated: Oct 1, 2015 5:56pm

Semantics Kommunikationsmanagement GmbH

Semantics GmbH is a German company that provides databases for libraries and archives, as well communication logistics, and document management solutions for corporations.  The company was founded by linguists who had worked as part of their scientific activities with issues of automated text production and digital archiving.

Updated: Sep 21, 2015 9:48am

The Social Care Institute for Excellence

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) is an improvement support agency and independent charity, working with adults’, families’ and children's care and support services across the UK. It aims to improve the lives of people who use care services by sharing knowledge about what works.

Updated: Oct 4, 2016 11:03am

Springer Nature

Springer Nature is a major academic book publisher, and publisher of journals, formed in 2015 wih the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media. 

Updated: Feb 9, 2016 4:18pm

Springer Science+Business Media B.V.

Springer Science + Business Media, or known as Springer, is a global publishing company that publishes books, e-books and peer-reviewed journals in science, technical and medical publishing.

Updated: Sep 18, 2015 3:23pm

Standard & Poor (S&P)

A financial service company that publishes financial research and analysis on stocks and bonds.

Updated: Oct 1, 2014 9:25am

Statista

Statista is an online statistics portal. It provides access to data from market and opinion research institutions, as well as from business organizations and government institutions in English and German.

Updated: Mar 8, 2018 9:46am

Strauss Center, University of Texas at Austin

The Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law integrates expertise from across the University of Texas at Austin, as well as from the private and public sectors, in pursuit of practical solutions to emerging international challenges. The Center sponsors a wide array of research programs and educational initiatives.

Updated: Sep 4, 2018 11:04am

Swank Motion Pictures, Inc

Swank Motion Pictures provides both public performance licensing rights and licensed movies to numerous non-theatrical markets, including worldwide cruise lines, U.S. colleges and universities, K-12 public schools and libraries, American civilian and military hospitals, motor coaches, Amtrak trains, correctional facilities and other markets such as parks, art museums and businesses.  

Updated: Jun 24, 2015 12:40pm

Sysomos Inc.

Social media analytics company based in Toronto, Canada. 

Updated: Dec 13, 2016 12:31pm

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Taylor & Francis Group

A publisher of scholarly journals, books, e-books, reference works and databases.

Updated: Oct 4, 2016 11:11am

Technology for Transparency Network

The Technology for Transparency Network is a research and mapping project that aims to improve understanding of the current state of online technology projects that increase transparency and accountability in Central & Eastern Europe, East Asia, Latin America, the Middle East and North Africa, Sub-Saharan Africa, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and the former Soviet Union.

The project is supported by the Transparency and Accountability Initiative, a donor collaborative that includes the Ford Foundation, Hivos, the International Budget Partnership, the Omidyar Network, the Open Society Institute, the Revenue Watch Institute, the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) and the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

Updated: Sep 19, 2018 11:13am

Teranet Enterprise Inc.

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

Updated: Oct 4, 2016 11:20am

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