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November 7, 2019

Happy World Digital Preservation Day 2019!

World Digital Preservation Day brings together individuals and organizations around the world to celebrate progress in the field of digital preservation. The Digital Preservation Coalition has published an article by Sheila Morrissey, Senior Researcher at Portico on controlling costs associated with pre-ingest processing. We hear again and again that, first, one of the biggest threats to ensuring long-term access to our digital heritage is the cost of preservation, and, second, that one of the critical cost drivers is… Read more

October 25, 2019

Portico access alert: Two open access De Gruyter journals

The Portico archive now hosts the content from two open access e-journals published by De Gruyter: Nanoscale Systems: Mathematical Modeling, Theory and Applications and Waves, Wavelets and Fractals. The content for these titles will no longer be available through De Gruyter’s platform; therefore, it has “triggered” and is available to the community via the Portico archive. These titles were originally published as open access, and will remain open access through Portico. Portico ensures ongoing access to content that is no… Read more

October 15, 2019

LIBER webinar: Digital preservation — opportunities & challenges ahead

While there are great benefits to having content available in digital form, this content can be extremely short lived without proper preservation efforts. On November 7, World Digital Preservation Day, LIBER is hosting a webinar on current trends in digital preservation featuring Portico’s Kate Wittenberg and Javanica Curry with Nicola Wright, Director of LSE Library. Kate and Javanica will reflect on their experience with Portico, including its history and evolving practice of sustainable preservation of the scholarly… Read more

October 7, 2019

5 additional publishers join Portico

Portico welcomed five more publishers to the archive, ensuring that their content will be secure and available in the future: American Association for Clinical Chemistry Columbia Data Analytics Fundación Iberoamericana de las Industrias Culturales y Creativas RTI International Tech Science Press You can explore a searchable list of all the publishers who participate in Portico and details about the content they’ve entrusted with us. If there are other scholarly publishers, e-journals, or e-resources that your… Read more

September 26, 2019

Portico at Charleston Library Conference 2019

Join us at the Charleston Library Conference! On November 8, Karen Hanson, Portico Senior Research Developer, will be taking part in Enhancing Services to Preserve New Forms of Scholarship, a session describing a collaboration among preservation organizations, libraries, and publishers to produce recommended practices to help authors and publishers plan their multimedia digital products for maximum preservability. Speakers also include Susan Doerr (University of Minnesota Press), Jonathan Greenberg (NYU Libraries), and Charles Watkinson (University of Michigan Library). Read more

September 19, 2019

Portico access alert: 3 OA titles from Veruscript

The Portico archive now hosts the content from three open access e-journals published by Veruscript: Cambridge Journal of Eurasian Studies, Journal of Intelligence and Terrorism Studies, and Veruscript Functional Nanomaterials. Veruscript ceased operations in May 2019 and these three journals were no longer hosted by any online platform; therefore, they have “triggered” and are available to the community via the Portico archive. These titles were originally published under an open access license, and will remain open access through Portico. Portico… Read more

August 30, 2019

5 new publishers join Portico

This August, we welcomed five more publishers to the Portico archive, ensuring that their content–727 journals in total–will be secure and available in the future: Chinese Chemical Society Global Power and Propulsion Society Hindawi Medycyna Praktyczna Open Journals You can view a searchable list of all the publishers who participate in Portico and details about the content they’ve entrusted with us. If there are other scholarly publishers, e-journals, or e-resources… Read more

August 2, 2019

7 more publishers joined Portico in July

In July 2019, seven more publishers began preserving content in the Portico archive, ensuring that an additional 68 Open Access e-journals will be secure and available into the future. We’d like to extend a warm welcome to our newest participants: Medipiel Servicios Administrativos Edelweiss Publications Hong Kong Academy of Medicine RDPLF Asian Network for Scientific Information Xia & He Publishing Delaware Academy of Medicine/Delaware Public Health Association Please… Read more

July 24, 2019

Preserving the enhanced digital monograph

Portico is part of a collaborative effort to explore best practices for preserving a complex new type of scholarship: the enhanced digital monograph. In a blog post for the Digital Preservation Coalition, Karen Hanson, Senior Research Developer for Portico, outlines the challenges of this project and opportunities to find new ways to collect, process, and provide access to more dynamic materials. Read on… Read more

July 16, 2019

Webinar on demand: Archiving your valued content with Portico

Watch Stephanie Orphan, Portico’s Director of Publisher Relations, in a recorded webinar hosted by Ingenta Connect. Stephanie presents on the importance of digital preservation, the collaborative model that underpins Portico, and how we ensure that publishers’ content is both secure and permanently accessible. Read more