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August 24, 2017

IM Publications to preserve e-journals with Portico

IM Publications will preserve e-journals with Portico, ensuring that they will be secure and available into the future. IM Publications have been established for over 25 years and now specialize in Open Access and free-to-read periodicals. Their publications include JSI—Journal of Spectral Imaging, a backlist of books and the controlled circulation magazines Spectroscopy Europe and Spectroscopy Asia, which are published jointly with John Wiley & Sons Ltd. “We investigated several organisations offering preservation services for our Open Access journals, and… Read more

August 9, 2017

Portico’s Stephanie Orphan elected to OASPA board

The members of the Open Access Scholarly Publishers Association (OASPA) have elected Stephanie Orphan, Portico’s director of publisher relations, to serve on the board of directors for a term of three years. OASPA’s mission is to support and represent the interests of Open Access journal and book publishers globally in scientific, technical, and scholarly disciplines by setting standards, supporting the development of business and publishing models, educating the research community and the public on the benefits of OA… Read more

August 2, 2017

Portico Access Alert: Stewart Postharvest Review

Portico has made the content from Stewart Postharvest Review available through the Portico archive. The content for the volumes and issues listed below is no longer available through any online platform; therefore, it has “triggered” and is available to Portico participants via the Portico archive. This title was published Open Access by Stewart Postharvest Review and will remain Open Access through Portico. These are the key facts about the trigger events: Title: Stewart Postharvest Review Trigger Date: 07/27/17 ISSN: N/A… Read more

May 30, 2017

Portico Welcomes 1,000th Library Supporting Digital Preservation

Portico is pleased to announce the University Library of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, as its 1,000th participating library. Since its inception in 2006, libraries have relied on Portico to preserve academic e-journals, e-books, and other digital scholarship, and ensure that it remains available for future generations. The University Library of Erlangen-Nuremberg joined alongside 53 other German institutions following an exhaustive evaluation funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG, German Research Foundation), which recommended participation in Portico as part of their national strategy for digital preservation of licensed content. Read more

May 18, 2017

Portico Archive Hits Terabyte Milestone

Earlier this year, Portico hit a big milestone: we now preserve 400 Terabytes (TB) of data. For some (say NASA) this number may not sound that big, but consider what it represents: 68 million articles, 794 million images, 3.7 million digitized historical collection items, 679,000 e-books, and much more. Read more

February 23, 2017

Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries Joins Portico

Portico and the Consortium of Swiss Academic Libraries (CSAL) today announced a historic 10-year consortium-wide agreement that brings all CSAL primary member libraries in as Portico participants. By joining Portico, Swiss libraries and the communities they serve can be assured of enduring access to the academic e-journals and e-books they have invested in. The agreement covers the state universities in Switzerland, the Federal Institutes of Technology Domain, as well as the Universities of Applied Sciences and the Swiss National Library. Read more

January 31, 2017

Portico Access Alert: Arbitration Law Reports and Review and BoneKEy Reports now available

Content from the following journals is now available through the Portico archive. Arbitration Law Reports and Review, formerly published by Oxford University Press BoneKEy Reports, formerly published by Springer Nature The content for the volumes and issues listed below is no longer available through any online platform; therefore, it has “triggered” and is available to Portico participants via the Portico archive. The content is available to your institution regardless of whether you previously subscribed… Read more

October 21, 2016

ITHAKA Founder and Trustee William G. Bowen Dies at 83

The world has lost a uniquely gifted leader and friend. Bill Bowen passed away peacefully on October 20, 2016. He dedicated his entire professional life to the world of education, and was founding chairman of JSTOR and ITHAKA and founding trustee of Artstor. We extend our heartfelt sympathies and deepest condolences to his family, friends, and colleagues. Learn more about Bill Bowen’s extraordinary life here. Read more

September 30, 2016

Portico Access Alert: The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English

Portico has made the content from The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English, previously published by Taylor & Francis, available through the Portico archive. The New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English has been removed from Taylor & Francis’ hosting site and is not available through any online platform; therefore, this content has “triggered” and is available to participants in Portico’s E-Book Preservation Service via the Portico archive. These are the key facts about this trigger event: Title: The New… Read more