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Statista and CRL – Cooperation Between Two Leading Institutions

April 11, 2012

Statista, the online statistics and market data portal with over 60,000 statistics, and the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) have recently closed a contract to begin an exciting cooperation between the two international institutions. The new consortium contract between CRL and Statista provides a subscription discount of 20 percent for all member universities and institutions.

New York, NY (PRWEB) April 10, 2012

Statista, the online statistics and market data portal with over 60,000 statistics, and the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) have recently closed a contract to begin an exciting cooperation between the two international institutions. The new consortium contract between CRL and Statista provides a subscription discount of 20 percent for all member universities and institutions. CRL members include over 260 different organizations and institutions, among them colleges, universities, public libraries and research institutions in the United States and Canada. A total of some two million students study at CRL member universities.

CRL is an international consortium founded in 1949 and built up of universities, colleges, and independent research libraries. It supports research and teaching on an advanced level in different subject fields. CRL provides access to source materials important for scholars in their respected fields of work and study. The sources that CRL works with are both traditional and digital. Together they lead to a global network of international materials. Access to sources can be provided through interlibrary loans and electronic delivery.

CRL wrote in its review of Statista, “Distributed in partnership with subscription agent Harrassowitz GmbH, the Statista database has been developed by a German company and is gaining wide use in Europe. It provides current statistical data and comparisons for an eclectic, wide-ranging, and continually updated array of topics, using both publicly accessible and proprietary sources.”

Statista is currently expanding outside of Europe and has already had success in the United States. IVY-League universities such as Harvard University and the University of Pennsylvania have purchased accounts at Statista to gain access to the wealth of up-to-date statistical data on the website. Other leading institutions of higher education with access to data from Statista include the Michigan State University, the University of North Carolina — Chapel Hill, the University of California — San Diego and the University of Iowa.

About Statista — Statista offers public and industry information on more than 60,000 topics drawn from over 10,000 authoritative data sources, market studies, and reports from its own industry analysts. The product commenced with German material and added a database on the American market in September 2011. More international country data is planned soon to include China statistics. Statista is a privately owned company based in Hamburg, Germany, with a U.S. office opening in spring 2012. More information is available at http://www.statista.com.

The company was founded in 2007 and currently employs a staff of 60. Among them editors, database and statistics experts. In 2008 Statista was chosen as “Start-Up of the Year” and received the famous Founder´s Prize from Financial Times Germany. In 2010 Statista was elected as a “Place of Innovation” and subsequently as the European winner of the Red Herring Prize in the same year. Statista also yearly publishes the book “The World in Numbers” in German, in cooperation with the publishing house brand eins.

Statista prioritizes trustworthy cooperation with many companies. Statista works closely together with many reputable companies and institutions. Strategic partners in Germany include the Deutsche Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung, the Institut für Demoskopie, Allensbach, the Einzelhandelsintitut EHI, Creditreform, as well as the publishing group Handelsblatt and Dow Jones publishing Group.

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