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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.

Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc.

"Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of investigative reporting. IRE was formed in 1975 to create a forum in which journalists throughout the world could help each other by sharing story ideas, newsgathering techniques and news sources.IRE provides members access to thousands of reporting tip sheets and other materials through its resource center and hosts conferences and specialized training throughout the country. Programs of IRE include the National Institute for Computer Assisted Reporting and DocumentCloud."   http://www.ire.org/about/ 1/26/16

Updated: Jan 26, 2016 3:01pm

DOAJ

DOAJ is a not-for-profit organization, which as of 2019 was managed by Infrastructure Services for Open Access C.I.C. (Community Interest Company) based in the United Kingdom, but founded at Lund University, Sweden, in 2003. DOAJ acticvities are supported by voluntary contributions from three categories of members: Publisher, Ordinary Member and Sponsor.

DOAJ publishes information "to help Publishers to adhere to the Principles and to assist them in completing an application. DOAJ also publishes a list of FAQs relevant to all members of the publishing community, particularly libraries and authors. 

Updated: Feb 19, 2019 4:49pm

OriProbe Information Services

Oriprobe Information Services, Inc. is a privately-held company that offers information services and access to a variety of China/Asia electronic resources. OriProbe opened its headquarters in Ontario, Canada in 2005. 

Through its China/Asia On Demand (CAOD) service, OriProbe provides full-text access to journals and records, and provides on-demand document delivery for journals, books, dissertations, and other materials from Mainland China, Taiwan, Japan, and Korea.

OriProbe's full-text electronic collections include newspapers, archives and documents, monographs, and other resources in the fields of Science & Engineering, Arts & Humanities, Business & Economics, Law & Politics, and the Social Sciences....

Updated: Jan 15, 2016 6:19pm

Washington Post Company

Updated: Dec 14, 2015 4:42pm

BMI Research

BMI Research (formerly known as Business Monitor International) is a research firm that provides economic data and analysis.

Updated: Dec 3, 2015 3:45pm

Digitalia

Founded in 2007, Digitalia provides digital tools and a web-based platform for distribution of a wide range of Spanish language e-books, e-journals,and other electronic publications produced by Spanish and Latin American publishers.  

Updated: Dec 1, 2015 1:30pm

DigitalGlobe, Inc.

"DigitalGlobe is an American commercial vendor of space imagery and geospatial content, and operator of civilian remote sensing spacecraft. The company went public on the New York Stock Exchange on 14 May 2009, selling 14.7 million shares at $19.00 each to raise $279 million in capital." - Wikipedia, November 2015. 

Updated: Oct 17, 2016 1:10pm

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

Jisc

Jisc is a registered charity and champion the use of digital technologies in UK education and research. Core funding of Jisc comes from the UK HE and FE funding bodies, with additional support coming from higher education institutions. 

Updated: Oct 6, 2015 2:45pm

The Social Care Institute for Excellence

The Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) is an improvement support agency and independent charity, working with adults’, families’ and children's care and support services across the UK. It aims to improve the lives of people who use care services by sharing knowledge about what works.

Updated: Oct 4, 2016 11:03am

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

Institution of Engineering and Technology

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is one of the world’s largest multidisciplinary engineering institutions with over 160,000 members in 127 countries.  Its mission is to inspire, inform and influence the global engineering community.

Updated: Oct 6, 2015 2:49pm

American Economic Association

The American Economic Association is a learned society in the field of economics, headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.  It was established in 1885 in Saratoga, New York. Once composed primarily of college and university teachers of economics, the Association now attracts an increasing number of members from business and professional groups. It publishes one of the most prestigious academic journals in economics: the American Economic Review. 

Each year, the AEA recognizes the lifetime research contributions of four economists by electing them Distinguished Fellows. The Association also awards annually the John Bates Clark Medal for outstanding research accomplishments in economics to a scholar; it is often referred to as the "Baby Nobel," as...

Updated: Oct 6, 2015 2:57pm

SAGE

Independent U.S.-based academic and professional publisher with offices in Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore, and Washington, D.C., publishes journals, books, reference works and databases in business, humanities, social sciences, sciences, technology, and medicine. 

Updated: Sep 8, 2015 12:35pm

Esri

Privately held corporation founded in 1969 as Environmental Systems Research Institute., a  research group focused on land-use planning. "The company's early mission was to organize and analyze geographic information to help land planners and land resource managers make well-informed environmental decisions."

The firm provides ArcGIS, a widely adopted (with a significant share of the GIS software market worldwide) cloud-based mapping system for cataloging, visualizing, and...

Updated: Feb 7, 2017 3:03pm

Conde Nast

Conde Nast is a dvision of Advance Publications, a mass-media company based in New York.  Conde Nast is pubisher of a number of high end magazines and journals, including The New Yorker, Vogue, Vanity Fair, and Wired.

Updated: Jul 1, 2015 1:03pm

Time, Inc.

Time, Inc. is a New York-based publishing company.  It publishes People, Sports Illustrated, Time, InStyle, Real Simple, Food & Wine, and Fortune among other titles. 

Updated: Jun 25, 2015 1:39pm

Harvard University Press

Founded in 1913, Harvard University Press is the publisher of such works as John Rawls’s A Theory of Justice, E. O. Wilson’s On Human Nature, and Helen Vendler’s Dickinson, and continues to be a publisher of works in the sciences, humanities, and social sciences.

Updated: Jun 25, 2015 12:58pm

Swank Motion Pictures, Inc

Swank Motion Pictures provides both public performance licensing rights and licensed movies to numerous non-theatrical markets, including worldwide cruise lines, U.S. colleges and universities, K-12 public schools and libraries, American civilian and military hospitals, motor coaches, Amtrak trains, correctional facilities and other markets such as parks, art museums and businesses.  

Updated: Jun 24, 2015 12:40pm

Preservica

Provider of cloud-based digital preservation services, formed in 2014 by Tessella as a separate, wholly owned subsidiary company. .

Updated: May 15, 2015 10:18am

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