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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.

University of Michigan

Public university located in Ann Arbor, Michigan. 

Updated: Aug 16, 2018 11:44am

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

Liverpool University Press

Updated: Jul 19, 2018 12:52pm

International Institute of Social History in Amsterdam (IISH)

Founded in 1979, IISH is an institute of the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) that conducts research and collects data on the global history of labour, workers, and labour relations. The collections, some of which concern politically sensitive materials, are the property of or have been issued on standing loan to the independent IISH Foundation.

Updated: Jun 27, 2018 12:35pm

Knowledge World Company for Digital Content

Knowledge World Company for Digital Content was established in Jordan in 2004 as an limited liability institution with the goal of establishing information databases "of high quality and professional principles in accordance with international standards and practices" (e-Marefa Profile). Knowledge World Company established the e-Marefa project in 2008 (the online database launched in 2012) in partnership with academic and research institutions in the Middle East and throughout the Arab World.

 

Updated: Mar 28, 2018 12:22pm

Interfax Information Services Group

Interfax Group is a leading provider of critical information on Russia, China and emerging markets of Eurasia, serving the needs of investors, corporations, financial professionals and the media. Interfax provides about 100 specialized information services, supplying weekly and daily intelligence reports with industry analysis, business information, real-time news, market data and ratings and credit reports. The Interfax Group has a global operational network, with over 1000 staff daily turning out over 3000 stories from over 70 bureaus worldwide. Sectors covered by Interfax include: banking & finance, oil & gas, energy, power, mining & metals, food & agriculture, pharmaceutical & health sciences, telecoms media technology (TMT), Insurance, in addition to...

Updated: Jan 30, 2018 3:56pm

IHS Markit

A London-based global financial data and risk analysis organization, widely cited as a source of economic data and forecasting, IHS Markit offers a variety of services, data and tools for business, government and academic researchers. 

Updated: Jan 28, 2018 2:55pm

UK Data Service

The UK Data Service is funded by the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) "to meet the data needs of researchers, students and teachers from all [U.K.] sectors, including academia, central and local government, charities and foundations, independent research centres, think tanks, and business consultants and the commercial sector." 

Updated: Jan 21, 2018 3:41pm

The HistoryMakers

The HistoryMakers is a Chicago-based, non­profit organization that collects and curates oral histories of African­ Americans. 

Updated: May 8, 2018 10:04am

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

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