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September 14, 2020

Portico at #WeMissiPRES

Portico’s Senior Research Developer Karen Hanson is participating in #WeMissiPRES, an online program of talks and presentations organized by the Digital Preservation Coalition in celebration of iPRES and the digital preservation community, September 22-24. Hanson and Thib Guicherd-Callin from LOCKSS will present on “Preserving new forms of digital scholarship at scale,” September 23, at 2:20 PM EDT. In this brief, 10-minute talk, they will summarize recent findings from an ongoing Mellon-funded project led by New York University… Read more

September 9, 2020

12 additional publishers join Portico

Portico has welcomed 12 more publishers to the archive, ensuring that their content will be secure and available in the future: Ant Publishing Corporation: This scholarly publisher of Open Access and peer-reviewed biomedical journals produces Aging Pathobiology and Therapeutics and Clinical Surgery Research Communications. CSRC Publishing, Center for Sustainability Research and Consultancy Pakistan: CSRC publishes Open Access, peer-reviewed… Read more

August 11, 2020

Portico access alert: 11 open access e-journals from Medknow

Portico now hosts the content from 11 peer-reviewed medical journals from Medknow Publications. The titles listed below are no longer available through any online platform; therefore, they have “triggered” and are freely available to the community via the Portico archive. These titles were originally published as open access, and will remain open access through Portico. Annals of Bioanthropology European Journal of Prosthodontics Indian Journal of Human Genetics International Journal of Shoulder Surgery… Read more

July 28, 2020

Portico at JCDL 2020

On August 5, Karen Hanson, Portico Senior Research Developer, is participating in “Making, Using, and Exploring Web Archives: Tales from Scholars & Practitioners,” a panel discussion in the Web Archiving and Digital Libraries virtual workshop. The presentation is part of the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) 2020. The panel brings together practitioners from computer, library, and information sciences to discuss how web archiving has been applied to save complex digital objects such as e-books, source code and… Read more

July 22, 2020

Portico’s Stephanie Orphan reelected to OASPA Board of Directors

The members of the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA) have reelected Stephanie Orphan, Portico’s Director of Publisher Relations, to begin her second three-year term on the Board of Directors in September. OASPA represents a community of scholarly publishers and related organizations with the mission of developing and disseminating publishing solutions that advance Open Access, preserve the integrity of scholarship, and promote best practice. The organization also works… Read more

June 1, 2020

Portico access alert: Two digital collections from Gale

The Portico archive now hosts the content from two digital collections published by Gale: The Life and Times of Jorge Luis Borges and Public Life in Contemporary Argentina. Gale will stop hosting this content on 08/31/20; therefore, it has “triggered” and is available via Portico to those Gale customers who purchased the collections. Note that, because these titles are part of our digital collections service, they are available exclusively to Gale customers who have purchased these collections, and Portico participation… Read more

May 26, 2020

Presentation: Preservation of New Forms of Scholarship at CNI

A group of digital preservation institutions, libraries, and university presses have been working together on a Mellon-funded project to investigate the preservability of enhanced digital scholarly books. At the recent CNI session “Preservation of New Forms of Scholarship,” Karen Hanson, Senior Research Developer at Portico, joined panelists from New York University, the University of Michigan, and Stanford University to discuss guidelines for creating enhanced monographs that are more likely to be preservable, as well as other related issues. The recorded… Read more

May 4, 2020

CNI session explores persistent identifiers

At the recent CNI session “ARKs in the Open,” Karen Hanson, Senior Research Developer at Portico, joined panelists from the University of California, Smithsonian Institution, and FamilySearch International to discuss Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) and their use as persistent identifiers. The full recorded session is available to view on CNI’s website. Read more

April 28, 2020

12 additional publishers join Portico

Portico welcomed 12 more publishers to the archive, ensuring that their content will be secure and available in the future: Cognizant Communication Corporation: A publisher of peer-reviewed journals for the scientific, technical, medical, business and tourism research communities worldwide, Cognizant is preserving 9 journals, including two Open Access journals: Gene Expression: The Journal of Liver Research and Oncology Research: Featuring Preclinical and Clinical Cancer Therapeutics. Johnson Matthey: This publisher produces the Open Access journal Johnson Matthey Technology Review,… Read more

February 25, 2020

6 additional publishers join Portico

Portico welcomed 6 more publishers to the archive, ensuring that their content will be secure and available in the future: Department of Architecture, Faculty of Engineering, Universitas Indonesia: Department of Architecture FTUI publishes Interiority, a journal presenting discourses from multiple perspectives in various design-related disciplines: architecture, interior design, spatial design, and other relative fields. Oxygenlink Publishing Company Limited: Oxygenlink publishes peer-reviewed Pediatric… Read more