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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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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

Munzinger-Archiv GmbH

Munzinger is a provider of German reference works, as well as online materials related to music, literature, film, and biography.

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 12:53pm

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NA Publishing

NA Publishing was established in 2005.  It purports to specialize in "comprehensive solutions for serials archiving in the library market..." NAPC provides various services, such as digitization and microfilming, metadata capture & creation; text conversion; custom output formatting; film duplication & replacement; and archive hosting. 

 

 

Updated: Oct 3, 2016 4:38pm

National Archives and Records Administration (NARA)

The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) is the Government agency that preserves and maintains documents that record important events in American history and makes them available for research. NARA colllects documents from each branch and agency of the U.S. government. NARA is officially responsible for maintaining and publishing the legally authentic and authoritative copies of acts of Congress, presidential proclamations and executive orders, and federal regulations.

Nara's Office of the Federal Register publishes the Federal RegisterCode of Federal Regulations, and United States Statutes at Large, among others. NARA is also responsbile for administering preservation grants through the...

Updated: Mar 20, 2017 11:59am

National MicroMedia

Updated: Dec 16, 2014 5:51pm

Natural Earth

Natural Earth is a project aimed at providing access to public domain map datasets. It was built through collaborative volunteer efforts and is supported by the North American Cartographic Information Society (NACIS). 

Updated: Sep 8, 2016 9:20am

Nature Publishing Group

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is a publisher of scientific and medical information in print and online. Until 2015 NPG was a wholly-owned US subsidiary of the U.K.-based Macmillan Publishers Limited, NPG publishes journals, online databases, and services across the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences and clinical medicine.

Updated: Feb 9, 2016 4:22pm

New York Times Company

The New York Times Company is a publicly traded for-profit media company established in 1851 (and incorporated 1896). It publishes its flagship newspaper, The Nerw York Times, as well as the International New York Times and their related websites (NYTimes.com and international.nytimes.com). Related business assets include The Times news services division, digital archive distribution, its conference business and other products and services under The Times brand. The company has non-controlling ownership interests in newsprint companies and paper mills.

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 12:56pm

Nexo

Nexo is an online news provider in Brazil and was launched in the summer of 2015.  Nexos has tried to carve out a space for itself somewhere in between academic research and explanatory journalism.

Updated: Sep 1, 2017 11:05am

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 thiry publishers and societies in the French-speaking world.

Updated: Jun 13, 2016 9:47am

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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

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