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Providers A-Z

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.

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

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

Airbus Defense and Space

Airbus Defence and Space is a division of Airbus (European corporation that designs, manufactures, and sells civil and military aeronautical products) that is responsible for defense and aerospace products and services. 

Updated: Aug 24, 2017 12:28pm

PressReader

Previously known as NewspaperDirect Inc., PressReader is a distributor of digital newspaper content, products, and platforms. 

Updated: Aug 23, 2017 9:31am

Datafolha

Brazilian public opinion research institute affiliated with São Paulo newspaper Folha de S.Paulo, and a property of Grupo Folha da Manhã. 

Updated: Jul 27, 2017 8:47pm

IBISWorld

IBISWorld provides researched business information and market research on industries. IBISWorld has teams of analysts in the U.S., U.K., and Australia who survey and provide anlayses on economic, demographic and market data. 

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 12:50pm

Financial Information Incorporated

Aggregator and publisher of information on securities, bonds and other financial instruments, founded in New York in 1911.  

Updated: Jun 26, 2017 3:15pm

1Science

"1science empowers libraries to fully participate in the open access movement, helping them deliver an improved research and discovery experience to their institutions. The 1science solutions enable libraries to rapidly collect and broadly disseminate high-quality open access articles to researchers, as well as monitoring and reporting on journal usage statistics and open access publishing trends at their institutions."

Products Include:

oaFigr Institution: subscription service which provides bibliographic analysis of a university's active journal subscriptions and what proportion of the journal's articles are available in open access. ...
Updated: Jul 27, 2017 10:49am

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC

Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC focuses on global financial information for the business and financial marketplace. Euromoney II operates a portfolio of international businesses providing online information, research and data, and learning solutions. Among its product offerings are:

CEIC Data, providing macro- and micro-economic data from over 1,500 sources EMIS (emerging market information service) delivering news, company and financial data direct from more than 80 emerging markets in Asia, Latin America, Central and Eastern Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Euromoney TRADEDATA, providing reference data for global exchange traded derivatives.

Euromoney...

Updated: Apr 16, 2017 9:48am

Manchester University Press

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 12:52pm

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

Exchange Data International Ltd

Exchange Data International Limited, founded in 1994, provides corporate actions and securities reference data. EDI collects and delivers detailed information on financial instruments worldwide via data feeds and Internet-based platforms. Its products, marketed to the financial community in the United Kingdom and internationally, cover major markets with special emphasis on emerging and frontier markets in Africa, Asia, Far East, Latin America and the Middle East. EDI  has recently expanded its data coverage to include economic data.

Updated: Mar 27, 2017 1:46pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

American Physical Society

The American Physical Society is a non-profit membership organization based in College Park, Maryland, dedicated to the advancement and diffusion of  the knowledge of physics through the publication of research journals, the hosting of scientific meetings, and education, advocacy, and other activities. Members include physicists in academia, national laboratories, and industry in the United States and abroad. 

Updated: Jan 17, 2017 12:59pm

American Physiological Society

Non-profit association founded in 1887 and based in Bethesda, Maryland, the APS is publisher of the American Journal of Physiology, Journal of Applied Physiology, Journal of Neurophysiology, others. Members include those with doctoral degrees  in medicine, physiology and other health-related fields.   

Updated: Jan 17, 2017 12:37pm

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