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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.

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

Catalist

Catalist is a provider of voter database and analytic tools. 

Updated: Jan 10, 2017 4:37pm

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

LexisNexis

LexisNexis is a commercial provider of legal, business, and risk management research and data products, founded in 1973. Now a subsidiary of the publicly traded RELX Group, a British multinational information and analytics company headquartered in London, LexisNexis Legal & Professional is based in New York with offices worldwide.  The Center for Research Libraries profiled LexisNexis in 2006; the full profile can be found at: https://www.crl.edu/sites/default/files/d6/attachments/pages/LexisNexisprofile.pdf.

Updated: Apr 25, 2018 10:01am

Dow Jones & Company

Dow Jones & Company is an American publishing and financial information firm that owns and distributes The Wall Street JournalBarron's Magazine, Factivia, among other news publications and products. 

Updated: Dec 14, 2016 11:56am

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

Sysomos Inc.

Social media analytics company based in Toronto, Canada. 

Updated: Dec 13, 2016 12:31pm

FactSet Research Systems Inc

FactSet Research Systems Inc is a financial data and software company headquartered in Norwalk, Connecticut. 

Updated: Dec 13, 2016 12:26pm

Booth School of Business

The University of Chicago's Booth School of Business is a graduate business school that promotes and disseminates research through its centers and institutes. 

Updated: Oct 27, 2016 2:15pm

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

Datanalisis

Datanalisis is an independent, market research company based in Caracas, Venezuala, incorporated in 1991, with over 25 years of experience in public opinionresearch in the Andean area, Latin America and the Caribbean. Datanalisis polls are widely cited and are considered by many to track relatively closely with actual electoral results in the region.

Updated: Oct 14, 2016 2:38pm

The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD)

The United Nations Statistics Division (UNSD) compiles and disseminates global statistical information, develops standards and norms for statistical activities, and supports countries' efforts to strengthen their national statistical systems. UNSD facilitates the coordination of international statistical activities and support the functioning of the United Nations Statistical Commission. 

Updated: Oct 10, 2016 4:28pm

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