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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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Medical Heritage Library

Founded in 2010, the Medical Heritage Library, Inc. is an online research, education, and digitization collaborative that aims to provide the means by which readers and scholars across a multitude of disciplines can examine the interrelated nature of medicine and society.

The MHL was initiated by the Open Knowledge Commons, which was awarded $1.5 million dollars in start-up funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to begin digitization at partner libraries. In May 2018, it was incorporated as a nonprofit organization. 

Updated: Nov 6, 2018 2:50pm

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 10, 2019 1:25pm

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

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

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

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

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

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

CoreLogic

CoreLogic is an aggregator and database provider of property and related financial records in the United States, Australia and New Zealand, with a growing presence in the United Kingdom, Canada, Mexico and India.

Updated: Oct 25, 2016 2:23pm

Crimson Hexagon

Crimson Hexagon is a social media analytics company based out of Boston, Massachusetts.

Updated: Oct 25, 2016 1:42pm

Taylor & Francis Group

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

Updated: Oct 4, 2016 11:11am

DIVA-GIS

DIVA-GIS is a free computer program for mapping and geographic data analysis (a geographic information system (GIS).

Updated: Sep 22, 2016 1:08pm

Mergent Inc.

Mergent Inc.  owned by the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG)  "provides business and financial information on global publicly listed companies, as well as print and online library solutions. It offers research solutions, such as Mergent Online that offers detailed insight into company and industry research; Mergent Intellect, a Web-based application that features a collection of worldwide business information; Mergent Bondviewer, which contains a range of bond data that involves issuer and issue-level terms and conditions for the United States taxable bonds, municipal bonds, and retail notes; First Research industry reports that provide industry research; and Hoover’s Academic solution...

Updated: Nov 20, 2017 11:05am

ORS Publishing

ORS Publishing is the publisher of Polling the Nations, an online, subscription-based collection of public opinion data. 

Updated: Sep 13, 2016 3:10pm

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

The U.S. Census Bureau

The U.S. Census Bureau is a part of the U.S. Department of Commerce and is overseen by the Economics and Statistics Administration (ESA). The Census Bureau's mission is to serve as the leading source of quality data about the nation's people and economy. The Bureau collects: decennial census of population and housing, economic census, census of governments, the American Community Survey (ACS), other surveys, and economic indicators. 

Updated: Sep 7, 2016 2:56pm

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

Datanet India

Datanet India is a privately owned company that aggregates and provides online access to socio-economic and political statistical data about India, its states, regions, and districts. 

Updated: Sep 1, 2016 4:29pm

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