Getting started

We work with publishers of all sizes. If you would like Portico to consider your content for preservation, please complete our submission form.

We’ll need samples of your content; please review our guidelines for journals and e-books before submitting. Once approved, you’ll be required to agree to deposit your source files in a timely manner and to let us know whether we can provide post-cancellation access in the archive on your behalf.

Fees

E-journals

Annual fees for e-journals are based on total journal revenues (print and electronic subscriptions, licensing, and advertising, as well as article processing charges and other revenue streams for OA content ) as follows:

Annual journals revenue Annual archive contribution
$0-250k $250
$250-500k $500
$500k-1 million $1,085
$1-5 million $2,735
$5-10 million $5,460
$10-50 million $16,440
$50-100 million $27,320
$100-200 million $54,635
>$200 million $81,960

E-books

Annual fees for e-books are based on total e-book revenues (electronic subscriptions, sales, licensing, and advertising) as follows:

Annual e-book revenue Annual archive contribution
<$250k* $1,000
$250-500k $2,500
$500k-1 million $5,000
$1-5 million $7,500
$5-10 million $10,000
$10-50 million $15,000
*If a publisher in the lowest revenue tier publishes fewer than 100 books, the annual contribution is $500.

There is also a one-time setup fee for e-books assessed based on metadata format and complexity of the complexity of the content. The fee covers the writing of a transformation tool to convert your metadata to Portico’s format.

Digital collections

Financial contributions for digital collections by publishers are determined after we review sample content. If you would like us to consider your content for preservation, please complete our submission form.