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December 13, 2022

Texas Digital Library & Portico: A Community-Based Digital Preservation Partnership

Portico and the Texas Digital Library (TDL), along with colleagues at the Texas Advanced Computing Center (TACC), are proud to announce a partnership to support the mission of preserving the scholarly record. Portico is a community-supported digital preservation service that safeguards access to e-journals, e-books, and digital collections to ensure they remain accessible and usable for future researchers, scholars, and students through a methodology that includes… Read more

November 2, 2022

Portico access alert: 13 Morgan & Claypool ebook series

Portico now hosts the content from 13 ebook series in the Colloquium Digital Library of the Life Sciences, published by Morgan & Claypool. These titles presented introductory overviews of important research areas in the biomedical and life sciences, authored by leading experts in each field. Colloquium Series on Biotechnology Colloquium Series on Building Blocks of the Cell: Cell Structure and Function Colloquium Series on Developmental Biology… Read more

September 6, 2022

45 publishers, including 41 Open Access, join Portico

Portico recently reached a milestone of 1,000 publisher participants, and we continue to welcome new content providers to the archive. Forty-five publishers have joined Portico so far in 2022 alone. Of these new publishers, 41 are Open Access, bringing our total to 491 OA publishers across journals and ebooks.  Notably, Classiques Garnier is preserving journals, books, and digital collections in Portico. Founded in Paris in 1896,… Read more

August 30, 2022

Portico at iPres 2022

The Digital Preservation Coalition is hosting the iPres conference in Glasgow from September 12-16, 2022. The Portico team is looking forward to joining the conference and participating in a lively exchange of ideas with the global digital preservation community. Welcoming new colleagues to iPres We’re proud to sponsor bursaries for conference attendees from underrepresented countries, expanding the cultural diversity of the iPres community.  This year’s successful applicants are based at Busitema University… Read more

August 22, 2022

Reflections on Portico’s journey with the scholarly publishing community

Portico recently reached a significant milestone: more than 1,000 publishers are now preserving content in our archive, ensuring it will remain discoverable and accessible for the long term. In a new blog post for the Digital Preservation Coalition, Stephanie Orphan, Portico’s Director of Publisher Relations and Content Preservation, reflects on our journey with the community from Portico’s beginnings in 2005. As the scholarly publishing landscape has changed through the growth of… Read more

June 23, 2022

Applications now open for iPres 2022 sponsored participation

Portico is pleased to support the participation of iPres 2022 conference attendees from underrepresented or low/middle-income countries. Hosted by the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC), iPres is the longest-running conference series on digital preservation. This year’s conference will be held from September 12-16, 2022 in Glasgow, Scotland. The sponsorships will enable 2-3 members of the global digital preservation community to attend the conference, involving new participants in the application of digital preservation and expanding the cultural diversity of the iPres… Read more

June 10, 2022

Participation in Portico surpasses 1,000 publishers and 1,000 libraries worldwide

Portico has passed an important milestone and now has more than 1,000 participating publishers who, along with more than 1,000 participating libraries, allow us to meet our mission of ensuring that scholarly content remains usable, authentic, discoverable, and accessible. Such broad community support and collaboration allows us to provide long-term digital preservation in a cost-effective and sustainable way. Portico is preserving an extensive set of content in its archive: more than 96 million journal articles, 1.6 million ebooks, and 8.2… Read more

May 23, 2022

Portico access alert: Journal of Space Syntax and Journal of Playwork Practice

Portico is now providing access to the content from two additional academic journals. These titles are no longer available through their original publisher or a successor; therefore, they have “triggered” and are freely available to the community via the Portico archive. Journal of Space Syntax, published by the UCL Space Syntax Laboratory, focused on relations between society and space, covering a variety of topics ranging from architecture to geography. This journal was originally published Open Access, and will remain OA… Read more

May 4, 2022

Portico access alert: Scholar Chatter

Portico is now providing access to the digital journal Scholar Chatter, which published peer-reviewed articles from June 2020 through March 2022. Its publisher, Scholar Chatter Society of Academic Publishers, dissolved as of March 31, 2022 and is no longer in business. Because the content is no longer available through the publisher or a successor, it has “triggered” and is now freely available to the community via the Portico archive. The content was originally published Open Access and will remain Open… Read more

April 29, 2022

Portico explores emerging preservation challenges in the Journal of Electronic Publishing

As scholars experiment with diverse technologies to present their research, publishers are supporting digital formats that go far beyond traditional text-based publications. These complex works may include embedded media, supporting materials such as software and data, interactive features, nonlinear forms of navigation, and more. However, such innovative characteristics can create challenges for the long-term sustainability of these publications. How can we ensure that this important scholarly content is preserved for future generations? In a new article in the Journal of… Read more