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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.

Portico

Portico preserves scholarly literature published in electronic form and ensures that these materials remain accessible to future scholars, researches, and students. Portico is part of ITHAKA, a not-for-profit organization with a mission to help the academic community use digital technologies to preserve the scholarly record and to advance research and teaching in sustainable ways. Content is received from participating publishers, migrated to standard formats and preserved. Access is provided to eligible libraries when a trigger event occurs. Portico is a division of Ithaka Harbors, Inc. Portico was certified by CRL in 2010 as a trustworthy digital repository.

 

Updated: Sep 13, 2017 3:12pm

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

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

Érudit Consortium

Érudit is a multi-institutional publishing consortium (Université de Montréal, Université Laval, Université du Québec à Montréal) and a non-profit society.

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 1:05pm

World Bank

Since its inception in 1944 the World Bank, consisting of the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the International Developemnt Association, expanded from a single institution to an associated group of coordinated development institutions. The Bank's mission evolved from a facilitator of post-war reconstruction and development to its present day mandate of worldwide poverty alleviation.

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 1:02pm

Statista

Statista is an online statistics portal. It provides access to data from market and opinion research institutions, as well as from business organizations and government institutions in English and German.

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 1:00pm

Oxford University Press

With origins dating back to 1478, Oxford University Press (OUP) has a Global Academic Publishing program that spans the entire academic and higher education spectrum, including a wide array of scholarly and general interest books, journals, and online products.

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 12:59pm

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

New York Times Company

The New York Times Company is a publicly traded for-profit media company established in 1851 (and incorporated 1896). It publishes its flagship newspaper, The Nerw York Times, as well as the International New York Times and their related websites (NYTimes.com and international.nytimes.com). Related business assets include The Times news services division, digital archive distribution, its conference business and other products and services under The Times brand. The company has non-controlling ownership interests in newsprint companies and paper mills.

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 12:56pm

Munzinger-Archiv GmbH

Munzinger is a provider of German reference works, as well as online materials related to music, literature, film, and biography.

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 12:53pm

Manchester University Press

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 12:52pm

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

Gale

Gale is a division of Cengage Learning Inc., a privately held for-profit corporation based in Stamford, CT,  heavily invested in textbook publishing. Gale publishes major databases of digitized materials for the post-secondary academic market.

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 12:48pm

East View Information Services

East View Information Services (EVIS) is a provider of native and translated foreign language information products and services, including Russian, Chinese, and Arabic databases, print periodicals, books and microforms. The company serves academic institutions, government organizations, corporations, public and federal libraries and law firms. East View was founded in 1989 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, with major offices in Russia and Ukraine. 

East View is comprised of East View Information Services (www.eastview.com), East View Press (www.eastviewpress.com), East View Geospatial (www.geospatial.com) and East View Map Link (www.maplink.com).

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 12:46pm

DOAJ

DOAJ is a membership organisation and membership is available in 3 main categories: Publisher, Ordinary Member and Sponsor.

DOAJ publishes Information for Publishers on this site 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. All information on this site is available to both members and non-members.

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 12:44pm

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: Aug 16, 2017 12:42pm

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

Bloomsbury Publishing PLC

Bloomsbury Publishing is an independent publishing house established in 1986 and based in London. It has offices in London, New York, Sydney and New Delhi.

In 2015 its divisions included Bloomsbury Academic and Professional, Bloomsbury Information, Bloomsbury Adult Publishing and Bloomsbury Children's Publishing. Bloomsbury USA is a  U.S.-based sunbsidiary.

Updated: Aug 16, 2017 12:37pm

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