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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.

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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

UK Data Service

The UK Data Service is funded by the Economic & Social Research Council (ESRC) "to meet the data needs of researchers, students and teachers from all [U.K.] sectors, including academia, central and local government, charities and foundations, independent research centres, think tanks, and business consultants and the commercial sector." 

Updated: Jan 10, 2019 1:25pm

Law Library Microform Consortium

A non-profit consortium of over 300 law libraries 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: Nov 28, 2018 2:05pm

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: Nov 6, 2018 10:10am

Ontario Council of University Libraries

Ontario Council of University Libraries (OCUL) is a consortium of Ontario's 21 university libraries. OCUL members work together to collect, preserve and provide access to scholarly collections. 

Updated: Sep 8, 2016 1:10pm

ICPSR

Established in 1962, the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) maintains and provides access to an extensive archive of social science data for research and instruction. It is the world’s largest digital social science data archive, comprising over 6,200 collections and 500,000 discrete files.  It acquires and ingests approximately 300-400 collections per year and manages some of the largest and widely-used social science data sets available.

ICPSR is a consortium of more than 700 academic institutions and research organizations. 

Updated: Feb 9, 2016 9:46am

American Council of Learned Societies

A private, nonprofit federation of 72 national scholarly organizations in the humanities and related social sciences.

Updated: Oct 1, 2015 5:56pm

Biodiversity Heritage Library

A federation of cooperating institutions joined in an effort, in partnership with the Internet Archive, to provide open access to biological information and digitized publications about species via the Web.   

Updated: Mar 17, 2015 12:24pm

Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)

ICPSR is a membership organization, based at the University of Michigan, that maintains an on-line repository and archive of social science data and statistics from commercial and non-commercial sources, and provides services and training for social science researchers, curators and data analysts.  

Updated: Feb 22, 2015 5:51pm


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