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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.

Avention, Inc.

Avention, Inc., formerly known as OneSource Information Services, provides financial data and profiles of compaines worlwide.

Updated: Oct 2, 2014 11:36am

CB Insights

CB Insights is a financial data provider.  They also provide data-driven reports and analysis on privately and publicly owned companies.

Updated: Sep 3, 2014 12:18pm

Standard & Poor (S&P)

A financial service company that publishes financial research and analysis on stocks and bonds.

Updated: Oct 1, 2014 9:25am

Sabinet Online Limited

Founded in 1983, Sabinet is a South Africa-based aggregator and online publisher of journals and other literature produced in Southern Africa, and provider of digital services and platforms to libraries in South Africa.  Sabinet's client base also includes research organisations, law firms and individuals.  Sabinet aggregates and publishes electronic journal content in several fields: law; labor; medicine and health; science, technology and agriculture; and the humanities and social sciences.  The databases are available through subscription or openly accessible on the web. 

Updated: Apr 22, 2015 3:11pm

OpenEdition

OpenEdition is a public non-profit initiative, a joint service and research unit (USR 2004)  that brings together the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), the Université d'Aix-Marseille,  the École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales (EHESS), and Avignon Université.

Updated: Mar 6, 2019 2:55pm

Digitorial Ltd

Digitorial Ltd is a private limited company, registered in 2003 in England (No 04644583). The CEO is Mr. Frank Walker.

Digitorial Ltd provides online publishing solutions for publishers to offer their newspaper or magazine archive online as a subscription service. Digitorial also offers services to libraries and archives, including digital conversion, content hosting, and subscription sales. Digitorial's primary hosting solution is called "OnLine Publisher," as used by the UKPressOnline archive.

UKPressOnline is a service provided by Digitorial Ltd., under licence from Trinity Mirror Plc and Express Newspapers Ltd.

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 12:40pm

PrivCo

PrivCo is a source for business and financial data on major, non-publicly traded corporations, including family owned, private equity owned, venture backed, and international unlisted companies.

Updated: Sep 1, 2015 12:19pm

Routledge

Routledge is a global publisher of academic books, journals and online resources in the humanities and social sciences. Routledge is a member (since 1998) of the Taylor & Francis Group LLC, a trading division of Informa UK Ltd. Routledge's online resources include ebooks, online journals, reference resources, and a growing array of primary source collections such as the Armed Conflict Database and the South Asia Archive. 

Updated: Oct 21, 2014 10:18am

Bloomberg L.P.

Provides financial software tools such as an analytics and equity trading platform, data services and news to financial companies and organizations through the Bloomberg terminal (via its Bloomberg Professional Service).

Updated: Oct 23, 2014 2:31pm

BBC Monitoring

BBC Monitoring (BBCM) is a division of the British Broadcasting Corporation, a UK based international public service broadcaster. The BBC is a corporation operating under Royal Charter and Agreement from the UK government.  BBC Monitoring selects and translates news information from various broadcasting venues (radio, television, press, news agencies and the Internet) from countries worldwide. 

Distinct from most other BBC services, through 2012 the funding of BBC Monitoring came principally from its stakeholders (primarily through Grant-in-Aid from the Cabinet Office). In 2013/14, Cabinet Office funding was discontinued, and BBCM is now supported in part through the TV license fee paid by UK households to the BBC Trust.

Updated: Feb 14, 2015 6:39pm

voxgov

voxgov harvests and organizes online government-produced publicity and media content, enabling access and searching by topics, sources, issues, trends and names of persons of interest.  voxgov aggregation of information involves real-time harvesting and annotating of public policy-related materials that apear on media and government web sites, to produce value-added resources for policy research. 

 

See voxgov CEO and founder Robert M. Dessau's presentation on voxgov at CRL's April 2014 Leviathan Forum. 

Updated: Mar 31, 2016 11:28am

Global Financial Data

Global Financial Data is a provider of long-term historical financial and economic data on over 60,000 companies from the 1200s - present.

Updated: Sep 10, 2015 7:33pm

DigiZeitschriften

DigiZeitschriften provides access to a wide variety of academic journals from Germany. Students and researchers at subscribing institutions can access the core German research journals.  Subject areas included are humanities, social sciences, law, science, and education.

Updated: Oct 11, 2018 9:19am

Royal Society of Chemistry

The Royal Society of Chemistry of UK, carries out research, publishes journals, books and databases, as well as hosting conferences, seminars and workshops.

Updated: Dec 16, 2014 3:26pm

Association for Asian Studies, Inc

The Association for Asian Studies (AAS) is a scholarly, non-political, non-profit professional association open to all persons interested in Asia. The society has approximately 8,000 members worldwide. AAS produces the Bibliography of Asian Studies, the Journal of Asian Studies (JAS), and select books, monographs, and occasional paper series.

Updated: Oct 22, 2014 8:48am

Numérique Premium

Numérique Premium, a subsidiary of the publisher Nouveau Monde Editions, is a provider of ebooks in History and Human Sciences for libraries, in partnership with more than thirty publishers and societies in the French-speaking world.

Updated: Jun 8, 2018 3:04pm

Digento

From their website profile...

We are a reseller, specialized in the distribution of electronic publications. We deliver to all countries in the world, to public institutions as well as to corporate clients. We always sell for the publishers' list price. There are no extra reseller's charges except delivery costs. We deliver any available title even if it is not in our catalogue.

Updated: Dec 17, 2014 10:52pm

Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is a a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose goal is to provide a free Internet library. This means offering permanent access to historic collections that exist in digital format for researchers and the general public. They acquire a majority of their content with the Archive-It harvesting service using a Web crawler that collects content from the surface web. The content is maintained and served through an open access digital repository called the Wayback Machine. Internet Archive also offers book digitization services.

 

Updated: Jan 28, 2015 12:32pm

DeMarque

De Marque is a Canadian company that specializes in the publishing and distribution of educational and cultural content.  De Marque is in the field of digital cultural content distribution, specifically digital books.

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 1:06pm

Semantics Kommunikationsmanagement GmbH

Semantics GmbH is a German company that provides databases for libraries and archives, as well communication logistics, and document management solutions for corporations.  The company was founded by linguists who had worked as part of their scientific activities with issues of automated text production and digital archiving.

Updated: Sep 21, 2015 9:48am

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