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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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Gale

Gale is a division of Cengage Learning Inc., a privately held for-profit corporation based in Stamford, CT,  heavily invested in textbook publishing. Gale publishes major databases of digitized materials for the post-secondary academic market.

Updated: Sep 26, 2016 9:22am

Gallup

Gallup is an American research-based, global performance-management consulting company known for its public opinion polls. Gallup also provides subscription-based research, analytics, and consulting to organizations. 

Updated: Sep 7, 2016 12:15pm

The Geological Society of America

The Geological Society of America™ provides access to elements that are essential to the professional growth of earth scientists at all levels of expertise and from all sectors: academic, government, business, and industry.

Updated: Sep 18, 2015 3:23pm

Global Financial Data

Global Financial Data is a provider of long-term historical financial and economic data on over 60,000 companies from the 1200s - present.

Updated: Sep 10, 2015 7:33pm

Government Publishing Office

"The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is the Federal Government’s official resource for producing, procuring, cataloging, indexing, authenticating, disseminating, and preserving the official information products of the U.S. Government. The GPO is responsible for the production and distribution of information products and services for all three branches of the Federal Government in digital and print formats. GPO provides for permanent public access to Federal Government information through Federal Digital System (FDsys) (www.fdsys.gov). and Govinfo is GPO's beta website that will eventually replace the Federal Digital System (FDsys) public website. GPO has partnerships with approximately 1,200 libraries nationwide who participate in the Federal Depository Library...

Updated: Mar 17, 2017 12:00pm

Grupo Estado

Grupo Estado is a private holding company comprised of several news and broadcasting outlets in Brazil, including O Estado de S. Paulo, Agência Estado, Rádio Estadão, OESP Mídia, and several others. It is one of the largest newspaper companies in Brazil.  Estado was founded in 1875, making it the oldest newspaper in the city of São Paulo still in circulation. The company began diversification in 1958 with the launch of Rádio Eldorado, and began publishing the Jornal da Tarde in 1966. Since 2000, the group operates several of its online media publications through the portal Estadao.com.br. 

Updated: Oct 22, 2014 9:56am

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L'Harmattan

L'Harmattan is a French publisher, specializing in literature and the humanities.  They offer many of these works, including books and films, on their digital platform.

Updated: Oct 8, 2014 9:57am

Harvard University Press

Founded in 1913, Harvard University Press is the publisher of such works as John Rawls’s A Theory of Justice, E. O. Wilson’s On Human Nature, and Helen Vendler’s Dickinson, and continues to be a publisher of works in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences.

Updated: Jun 25, 2015 12:58pm

Hathitrust

HathiTrust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository for public domain and in copyright content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house partner institution initiatives. It is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. As of April 2017 there were 128 partners in HathiTrust, and membership is open to institutions worldwide.

 

 

 

Updated: Apr 5, 2017 12:57pm

The HW Wilson Company

H.W. Wilson publishes database and reference resources to serve libraries, schools and corporations.

Updated: Oct 4, 2016 11:02am

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i360

i360, LLC. is an Arlington, Virginia-based  political data and analytics firm that collects and provides access to voter registration, political, and polling data and analytical services.

Updated: Jan 11, 2017 11:46am

ICE Publishing

ICE Publishing produces a wide range of books and journals sharing expert advice, leading research and best practice in civil engineering and construction.

Updated: Oct 1, 2015 5:56pm

ICPSR

Established in 1962, the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) maintains and provides access to an extensive archive of social science data for research and instruction. It is the world’s largest digital social science data archive, comprising over 6,200 collections and 500,000 discrete files.  It acquires and ingests approximately 300-400 collections per year and manages some of the largest and widely-used social science data sets available.

ICPSR is a consortium of more than 700 academic institutions and research organizations. 

Updated: Feb 9, 2016 9:46am

Image Data Conversion

Image Data Conversion, LLC owns three subsidiaries that provide data conversion, preservation, and digital publishing solutions to the library, publishing, government and corporate markets. IDC acquired eBeam Film (formerly Image Graphics Inc) in 2011, launched Reveal Digital in 2011, and acquired NA Publishing in 2013. NA Publishing offers serials management solutions, such as depository and acquisition program, conversion, and microform preservation and replacement services; serials publishing program, including periodicals on microform and replica services; and a weekly publication for publishing news and reviews. The Publishers Weekly Digital Archive is a significant collection that NA Publishing is currentlydigitizing. Reveal Digital was founded...

Updated: Feb 22, 2016 11:44am

Independent Radio News

A newsgathering and syndication service, established in 1973, providing news bulletins, audio and news copy to commercial radio stations in the United Kingdom and beyond, originally based at the London Broadcasting Company. 

Updated: May 13, 2015 12:10pm

INDEPTH Network

The INDEPTH (International Network for the Demographic Evaluation of Populations and Their Health) Network is a network of health and demographic surveillance systems (HDSSs) that provide a picture of the health status of communities. INDEPTH collects data from whole communities over extended periods of time to reflect health and population problems in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs). INDEPTH is a global network comprised of 43 member centers and 49 HDSS field sites in 20 African, Asian, and Oceanic countries. The network has gathered data since 1998 on health, population dynamics, and development.  

Updated: Sep 22, 2016 10:36am

Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (INIST-CNRS)

Created in 1988 in France, The Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (INIST) provides access to scientific publications, data, and research from Europe and around the world.

 

Updated: Sep 1, 2016 9:57am

Institute of Historical Research

The Institute of Historical Research is one of ten member Institutes of the School of Advanced Study, part of the University of London and is an important resource and meeting place for researchers from all over the world.

Updated: Oct 1, 2015 5:56pm

Institution of Engineering and Technology

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is one of the world’s largest multidisciplinary engineering institutions with over 160,000 members in 127 countries.  Its mission is to inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community.

Updated: Oct 6, 2015 2:49pm

IntelCenter

IntelCenter provides counterterrorism intelligence services and information to the intelligence, military and law enforcement communities in the US and abroad, focusing on terrorist and rebel groups, including the FARC in Colombia, Maoists in Nepal, al-Qaeda and its affiliates, and others.  .

Updated: Sep 14, 2015 2:32pm

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