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Portico’s Certification

CRL Audit
In 2010, Portico became the first digital preservation service to be independently audited by the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) and subsequently certified as a trusted, reliable digital preservation solution that serves the needs of the library community. Read the announcement

The stated purpose of the CRL audit was to promote understanding of and, where justified, confidence in, digital repositories.

The CRL website states: “In today’s economic climate libraries must realize the greatest possible return on their investment in electronic scholarly resources and digital preservation services, and need to move aggressively to reduce the costs of redundant print holdings.”

Read the final CRL audit report