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.
Spotlight Media Labs
Spotlight Media Labs is a fresh news distribution company dedicated to the unfiltered and unbiased delivery of content from a broad range of publications.
The company’s SpotlightNews® mobile and web applications provide a quality reading experience free of pop-ups, screen takeovers, and sponsored links.
With its proprietary MyNewsstand™ technology, users can tailor their news feed to the publications and topics they are interested in.
SpotlightNews® uniquely targets U.S. college students and young alumni, counting over 100 college newspapers amongst its publisher partners.
University of Toronto Press
University of Toronto Press (UTP) is Canada’s leading academic publisher and one of the largest university presses in North America. Each year, UTP publishes approximately 200 new scholarly, course, and general interest books, and manages 50 scholarly journals. UTP’s reputation for excellence stems from the publication of influential authors and outstanding research, as well as a continuing dedication to groundbreaking new scholarship.
Central European University Press
Established in 1993 to reflect the intellectual strengths and values of its parent institution, CEU Press is a leading publisher in the history of communism and transitions to democracy. Uniquely positioned between East and West it is widely recognised as the foremost English-language university press dedicated to research on Central and Eastern Europe and the former communist countries, in a wide range of subjects including political philosophy; Jewish studies; economics; history; human rights; political science; international relations; gender studies; and art history. It publishes approximately 35 new titles a year and has a large backlist of over 500 titles with e-books already available through several platforms.
Numérique Premium, a subsidiary of the publisher Nouveau Monde Editions, is a provider of ebooks in History and Human Sciences for libraries, in partnership with more than thirty publishers and societies in the French-speaking world.
Dar al-Mandumah is a Saudi Company specialized in building and developing an Arabic database of scientific data for the purpose of research and academic use.
Coherent Digital, LLC
Coherent Digital, LLC, create databases from "content that’s uncatalogued, undiscoverable, uncitable, prone to link rot, and likely to disappear."
Their three current initiatives include:Policy Commons— research coming from over 21,000 think tanks, NGOs, and IGOs Mindscape Commons—curates content of virtual reality and immersive video in mental health African Collections—focusing on content from the African continent
The MIT Press
Established in 1962, the MIT Press is a university press publising books and journals in the areas of science, technology, art, social science, and design.
Le Monde Group
Le Monde Group is the publishing company that publishes France’s most famous publications, including Le Monde, Courrier International, Télérama, La Vie, and HuffPost.
London Review of Books
London Review of Books founded in 1979 is a provider of a European magazine, London Review of Books, that provides book reviews and essays.
In 2017, PolicyMap became a Certified Small Business and Benefit Corporation. PolicyMap, formerly from The Reinvestment Fund (TRF), curates a geographic data library with mapping and analytic tools creating their PolicyMap database.
PolicyMap provides access to thousands of customizable maps, including data on real estate, broadband infrastructure, demographics, and more from sources like Zillow, the Census, the Department of Housing and Urban Development, and GreatSchools.
Public Library of Science (PLOS)
Public Library of Science (known as PLOS) is a non-profit publisher of Open Access journals. As of 2021, PLOS is publishing articles in the following seven Open Access Journals:PLOS One PLOS Biology PLOS Computational Biology PLOS Genetics PLOS Medicine PLOS Neglected Tropical Diseases PLOS Pathogens
WP Company LLC (The Washington Post)
In 2013, The Washington Post Company (now Graham Holdings Company) sold the online and print publication The Washington Post to Jeff Bezos through a private investment firm, Nash Holdings LLC. WP Company LLC (doing business as The Washington Post) operates as a subsidiary of Nash Holdings LLC.
Classiques Garnier Numérique
Classiques Garnier Numérique offers to universities, public, private and research libraries online access to databases in the fields of literature and the humanities
The Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Pune
According to their website, the Bhandarkar Oriental Research Institute, Pune, was founded on July 6, 1917 in the honor of the work of Ramkrishna Gopal Bhandarakar, the foremost pioneer of scientific Orientology in India.
The Institute is a public organization registered under Societies Registration Act 1860 and Bombay Public Trusts Act 1950.
The institute holds a large collections of rare books and manuscripts spanning over 140,000 books and 28,000 manuscripts collected in a period of 90 years. This collection covers several language and scripts such as Sanskrit, Prakrit, Indian regional languages, Classical, Asean and European languages.
The Asiatic Society of Mumbai
The Asiatic Society of Mumbai works and collections focuse in the field of Asian Studies. Based in Mumbai, India, The Asiatic Society was created by the British as part of a network of institutions "to generate, systematize and disseminate knowledge of India and Orient: a vast and cumulative body of information, learning and knowledge which became constituted into the field of Indology. It was encyclopaedic in its scope, embracing diverse areas like numismatics, epigraphy, anthropology, history, archaeology, linguistics, philology, natural history, geology, philosophy, literature and theology."
Today, The Asiatic Society of Mumbai Town Hall houses thousands of books, periodicals, manuscripts, and other relics and collections collected since 1804....
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.
Publishers Weekly LLC
PWxyz LLC is a digital media assets company based in New York and the parent company of Publishers Weekly, its signature brand. Founded in 1872, Publishers Weekly is the international news platform of the book publishing industry and boasts 1.11 million Twitter, Facebook and other social media followers; publishes nine e-newsletters, BookLife (a website and monthly supplement), two blogs, a mobile edition, site licenses, digital editions and apps; and features a thriving website that reaches 1 million unique visitors each month.
Cairn, a limited public company based in Liege, Beligium, offers scholarly publications in the French language in the humanities and social sciences online. Cairn provides access to journals and ebooks from French, Belgian and Swiss publishers, and has offices in Liege and in Paris, France.
Medical Heritage Library
Founded in 2010, the Medical Heritage Library, Inc. is an online research, education, and digitization collaborative that aims to provide the means by which readers and scholars across a multitude of disciplines can examine the interrelated nature of medicine and society.
The MHL was initiated by the Open Knowledge Commons, which was awarded $1.5 million dollars in start-up funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to begin digitization at partner libraries. In May 2018, it was incorporated as a nonprofit organization.
Historical Information Gatherers (HIG)
Historical Information Gatherers (HIG) is a provider for FIMo - Fire Insurance Maps online.
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