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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

July 2, 2019

Portico at iPRES 2019

Join us in Amsterdam for iPRES 2019 this September 16-20! This year, Portico is proud to have co-sponsored registration for attendees from underrepresented countries. We will also take part in three presentations: Presentation: Managing Preservation Costs with Managed Ingest: The Portico Straight-to-Ingest Project Sheila Morrissey, Portico Senior Researcher and Amy Kirchhoff, Portico Product Manager September 18, 3:30 PM, Cinema I The activities associated with selection, acquisition, and other pre-ingest content processing are critical cost drivers… Read more

May 14, 2019

In April 2019, 4 more publishers joined Portico

In April 2019, four more publishers began preserving content in the Portico archive, ensuring that an additional 10 Open Access e-journals will be secure and available into the future We’d like to extend a warm welcome to our newest participants: University of Oregon Galenos Publishing House The British Blockchain Association Derm101 Please visit our publishers page… Read more

May 10, 2019

Portico at OA seminar preceding SSP conference

On May 29, Stephanie Orphan, Portico’s Director of Publisher Relations, is co-facilitating Fact or Fiction? OASPA Lifts the Lid on Open Access Publishing, a seminar preceding the Society for Scholarly Publishing annual conference in San Diego. The interactive seminar aims to deepen understanding of approaches to Open Access publishing and will consider global trends and views, perceptions and the facts behind them, and different funding and… Read more

April 29, 2019

Mellon funds collaborative digital preservation project

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a grant of $527,000 for a project to help ensure the preservation of complex new forms of digital scholarship. With New York University as lead, project partners NYU Press, Michigan Publishing, the University of Minnesota Press, Stanford University Press, and Vega Academic Publishing at Wayne State University will transfer content of varying complexity and formats to project partners CLOCKSS and Portico, two major preservation services. These organizations will analyze the content, assess the… Read more