eDesiderata®

Informed Investment in Electronic Resources

Please log in or sign up to access all resource details and interactive features

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.

Active Filters:
Content producer

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. 

On February 14, 2019, Reveal Digital revealed that it was an affiliate of ITHAKA. ITHAKA is a not-for-profit organization that works with the global higher educational community to advance and preserve knowledge and to improve teaching and learning through the use of digital technologies.

Updated: Feb 15, 2019 9:41am

World Bank

Since its inception in 1944, the World Bank has expanded from a single institution to an associated group of coordinated development institutions with a shared goal of reducing poverty. The Bank's mission evolved from a facilitator of post-war reconstruction and development to its present day mandate of worldwide poverty alleviation. The World Bank's most recent stated goal is the reduction of poverty in part by creating learning opportunities for countries. 

Updated: Jan 10, 2019 1:20pm

Microform Academic Publishers

Microform Imaging Limited has two distinct trading divisions. Microform Scanning & Microfilming which provides bureau services, and Microform Academic Publishers which maintains the company’s original pedigree focusing on preservation and dissemination of the information and knowledge stored in libraries, archives and record offices from all corners of the United Kingdom. Additionally their British Online Archives (BOA) is used for their digitized primary source collections under the parent company of Microform Academic Publishers.

As of September 2018, the North American sales representative for the BOA collections is Digital Micro Media (DMM).

Updated: Nov 1, 2018 9:39am

Brill

Brill is an independent publishing company, founded in 1683.  Based in Leiden, with offices in Leiden and Boston, Brill publishes journals, new books, and reference works in the humanities, social sciences, international law and (to a lesser extent) science.  In addition, Brill is a provider of primary source materials online and on microform for researchers in the humanities and social sciences. Brill imprints include Brill, IDC, Nijhoff Brill (formerly Martinus Nijhoff), Rodopi Brill, Hes & De Graaf, and Hotei Publishing.

Updated: Oct 15, 2018 10:48am

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 14, 2018 2:07pm

The HistoryMakers

The HistoryMakers is a Chicago-based, non­profit organization that collects and curates oral histories of African­ Americans. 

Updated: May 8, 2018 10:04am

Canadiana.org

Canadiana.org is a non-profit organization that works together with partners (including Library and Archives Canada)  to present Canada's documentary heritage content online. The organization acts as a coordinator, facilitator and advocate for digitization initiatives, and provides access services and preservation infrastructure. Canadiana is membership alliance governed by a volunteer Board of Directors made up of  scholars and representatives of major Canadian university libraries and other memory institutions.  

In April 2018, Canadiana merged with the Canadian consortium, The Canadian Research Knowledge Network (CRKN). As a merged organization, CRKN will continue its core licensing activities for scholarly journal content, while expanding support...

Updated: Apr 13, 2018 10:34am

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: Mar 8, 2018 9:46am

Interfax Information Services Group

Interfax Group is a leading provider of critical information on Russia, China and emerging markets of Eurasia, serving the needs of investors, corporations, financial professionals and the media. Interfax provides about 100 specialized information services, supplying weekly and daily intelligence reports with industry analysis, business information, real-time news, market data and ratings and credit reports. The Interfax Group has a global operational network, with over 1000 staff daily turning out over 3000 stories from over 70 bureaus worldwide. Sectors covered by Interfax include: banking & finance, oil & gas, energy, power, mining & metals, food & agriculture, pharmaceutical & health sciences, telecoms media technology (TMT), Insurance, in addition to...

Updated: Jan 30, 2018 3:56pm

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

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

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

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

Alexander Street Press

Alexander Street Press, a subsidiary of ProQuest based in Alexandria, VA, publishes large-scale digital collections in the humanities and social sciences. The company also provides media hosting and integration services to public, school, and academic libraries worldwide.
Updated: Aug 16, 2017 12:35pm

Datafolha

Brazilian public opinion research institute affiliated with São Paulo newspaper Folha de S.Paulo, and a property of Grupo Folha da Manhã. 

Updated: Jul 27, 2017 8:47pm

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

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

Latin American Public Opinion Project

A long-running program based at Vanderbilt University, LAPOP measures and analyzes public opinion throughout Latin America and the Caribbean.The project conducts periodic in-region surveys of voting-age adults, focusing on matters of politics, governance and democracy in Latin America. Survey data are made available in the open access database, AmericasBarometer, in published reports and policy papers, and (by subscription) in structured SPSS and STATA formats.

Updated: Jan 18, 2017 2:59pm

Pages


While CRL makes every effort to verify statements made herein, the opinions expressed and evaluative information provided here represent the considered viewpoints of individual librarians and specialists at CRL and in the CRL community.  They do not necessarily reflect the views of CRL management, its board, and/or its officers.