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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.

1Science

1Science offers an integrated solution and facilitates open access and the flow of knowledge.

"1science empowers libraries to fully participate in the open access movement, helping them deliver an improved research and discovery experience to their institutions. The 1science solutions enable libraries to rapidly collect and broadly disseminate high-quality open access articles to researchers, as well as monitoring and reporting on journal usage statistics and open access publishing trends at their institutions."

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oaFigr Institution: subscription service which provides bibliographic analysis of a university's active journal subscriptions and what proportion of the...
Updated: May 30, 2017 12:50pm

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

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: Apr 20, 2017 2:22pm

Reveal Digital

Reveal Digital is a limited liability company based in Ann Arbor, MI, created to develop a set of open access, web-based collections of digitized newspapers and related materials in partnership with U.S. academic libraries. Support for the enterprise is being sought in the form of direct investment by academic libraries to cover the costs of digitizing the newspapers, and the hosting and ongoing maintenance of the digital collections created. 

Updated: Apr 18, 2017 10:35am

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

ProQuest

ProQuest LLC is privately-held property of the information services and publishing conglomerate Cambridge Information Group, Inc. With headquarters in Ann Arbor, Michigan, ProQuest publishes in microform and in electronic format scholarly and scientific monographs, journals and archives of historical newspapers, periodicals, government records and publications, dissertations, and epehemera.  ProQuest electronic content is accessed most commonly through library internet gateways, with navigation through such search platforms as ProQuest, CSA Illumina, Dialog, Datastar, Chadwyck-Healey, eLibrary and SIRS.

ProQuest's archived periodicals include Women's Wear Daily, Vogue, the Boston Globe, the Chicago Tribune, The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, and The...

Updated: Apr 7, 2017 10:00am

Hathitrust

HathiTrust Digital Library is a digital preservation repository for public domain and in copyright content from a variety of sources, including Google, the Internet Archive, Microsoft, and in-house partner institution initiatives. It is a partnership of major research institutions and libraries working to ensure that the cultural record is preserved and accessible long into the future. As of April 2017 there were 128 partners in HathiTrust, and membership is open to institutions worldwide.

 

 

 

Updated: Apr 5, 2017 12:57pm

Manchester University Press

Updated: Mar 31, 2017 12:22pm

Money.net

Money.net is a software provider offering access to data and analytic tools for investment and trade. 

Updated: Mar 27, 2017 3:52pm

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

PitchBook Data, Inc.

PitchBook Data is a software licensing and delivery company that provides access to data, research, and technology in private capital markets, covering areas including: venture capital, private equity, and mergers and acquisitions. 

Updated: Mar 22, 2017 12:22pm

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

Government Publishing Office

"The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) is the Federal Government’s official resource for producing, procuring, cataloging, indexing, authenticating, disseminating, and preserving the official information products of the U.S. Government. The GPO is responsible for the production and distribution of information products and services for all three branches of the Federal Government in digital and print formats. GPO provides for permanent public access to Federal Government information through Federal Digital System (FDsys) (www.fdsys.gov). and Govinfo is GPO's beta website that will eventually replace the Federal Digital System (FDsys) public website. GPO has partnerships with approximately 1,200 libraries nationwide who participate in the Federal Depository Library...

Updated: Mar 17, 2017 12:00pm

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

Law Library Microform Consortium

A non-profit consortium of over 300 law libraries, based in Kaneohe, Hawaii, that preserves important historical legal publications from all world regions through microfilm and digital reformatting, and archives print source materials.  The consortium is the publisher of the LLMC-Digital database.

Updated: Feb 14, 2017 2:50pm

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

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

Corporación Latinobarómetro

Non-profit non-governmental organization based in Santiago de Chile, that collects, distributes, and analyzes public opinion data from Latin America.

Updated: Jan 18, 2017 3:41pm

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