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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.

Gallup

Gallup is an American research-based, global performance-management consulting company known for its public opinion polls. Gallup also provides subscription-based research, analytics, and consulting to organizations. 

Updated: Sep 7, 2016 12:15pm

Datanet India

Datanet India is a privately owned company that aggregates and provides online access to socio-economic and political statistical data about India, its states, regions, and districts. 

Updated: Sep 1, 2016 4:29pm

Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique of the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (INIST-CNRS)

Created in 1988 in France, The Institute for Scientific and Technical Information (INIST) provides access to scientific publications, data, and research from Europe and around the world.

 

Updated: Sep 1, 2016 9:57am

Casalini Libri

Casalini Libri is an European library supplier specializing in Italian, Spanish, French, Porteguese and Greek publications, and databases

Updated: Aug 30, 2016 5:16pm

Wharton School

Wharton is the business school of the University of Pennsylvania. The School has 5,000 undergraduate, MBA, executive MBA, and doctoral students. 

Updated: Aug 29, 2016 2:38pm

Docuseek2

Docuseek2 is a trademarked brand of Docuseek, LLC.

Docuseek2 is an internet site where colleges, universities, and other educational institutions can discover, access, license, stream and share amongst their students, faculty and staff, documentary and social issues films and videos.

Updated: Jun 1, 2016 3:51pm

Atlantic Media

Washington DC-based media organization, publisher of The Atlantic, National Journal, and The Wire, with "digital, print, event, social, and mobile platforms"; traces its origins to The Atlantic Monthly, founded in Boston in1857.  

Updated: May 15, 2016 7:29pm

Ravel

Ravel is a privately held technology organization, based in San Francisco CA, specializing in platforms and tools for search, analytics, and visualization of information in the field of law.  

Updated: Apr 20, 2016 4:08pm

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

Berliner Philharmoniker

A philharmonic orchestra based in Berlin Germany and ranked as one of the best orchestras in the world.

Updated: Mar 16, 2016 10:35am

Columbia University

Columbia University is the hosting institution for various digital libraries and archives.

Updated: Mar 4, 2016 12:56pm

Image Data Conversion

Image Data Conversion, LLC owns three subsidiaries that provide data conversion, preservation, and digital publishing solutions to the library, publishing, government and corporate markets. IDC acquired eBeam Film (formerly Image Graphics Inc) in 2011, launched Reveal Digital in 2011, and acquired NA Publishing in 2013. NA Publishing offers serials management solutions, such as depository and acquisition program, conversion, and microform preservation and replacement services; serials publishing program, including periodicals on microform and replica services; and a weekly publication for publishing news and reviews. The Publishers Weekly Digital Archive is a significant collection that NA Publishing is currentlydigitizing. Reveal Digital was founded...

Updated: Feb 22, 2016 11:44am

ACI Information Group, LLC

Founded in 2004 as Newstex, today ACI Information Group is an aggregator of editorially selected and curated social media publications. Most well known for their ACI News and Commentary database which is a collection of news and blogs that are aggregated and syndicated to resellers.

Their new product ACI Scholarly Blog Index aggregates editorially selected and curated scholarly social media publications which then are enhanced with metadata, taxonomies, and proprietary Author Profile Cards. 

Updated: Feb 19, 2016 10:49am

United Nations Publications

Updated: Feb 17, 2016 10:02am

Nature Publishing Group

Nature Publishing Group (NPG) is a publisher of scientific and medical information in print and online. Until 2015 NPG was a wholly-owned US subsidiary of the U.K.-based Macmillan Publishers Limited, NPG publishes journals, online databases, and services across the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences and clinical medicine.

Updated: Feb 9, 2016 4:22pm

Springer Nature

Springer Nature is a major academic book publisher, and publisher of journals, formed in 2015 wih the merger of Nature Publishing Group, Palgrave Macmillan, Macmillan Education and Springer Science+Business Media. 

Updated: Feb 9, 2016 4:18pm

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

Fairchild Publishing LLC

Fairchild Publishing is a publisher of fashion trade magazines and websites.  Their publications include: Women's Wear Daily, Footwear News, Beauty Inc, M and Fairchild Summits.

Updated: Feb 8, 2016 12:53pm

Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc.

"Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of investigative reporting. IRE was formed in 1975 to create a forum in which journalists throughout the world could help each other by sharing story ideas, newsgathering techniques and news sources.IRE provides members access to thousands of reporting tip sheets and other materials through its resource center and hosts conferences and specialized training throughout the country. Programs of IRE include the National Institute for Computer Assisted Reporting and DocumentCloud."   http://www.ire.org/about/ 1/26/16

Updated: Jan 26, 2016 3:01pm

OriProbe Information Services

Oriprobe Information Services, Inc. is a privately-held company that offers information services and access to a variety of China/Asia electronic resources. OriProbe opened its headquarters in Ontario, Canada in 2005. 

Through its China/Asia On Demand (CAOD) service, OriProbe provides full-text access to journals and records, and provides on-demand document delivery for journals, books, dissertations, and other materials from Mainland China, Taiwan, Japan, and Korea.

OriProbe's full-text electronic collections include newspapers, archives and documents, monographs, and other resources in the fields of Science & Engineering, Arts & Humanities, Business & Economics, Law & Politics, and the Social Sciences....

Updated: Jan 15, 2016 6:19pm

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