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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

April 19, 2019

4 publishers joined Portico in March 2019

In March 2019, four more publishers began preserving content in the Portico archive, ensuring that an additional 86 Open Access e-journals will be secure and available into the future We’d like to extend a warm welcome to our newest participants: Bond University Universitetsforlaget/Scandinavian University Press Academicus – International Scientific Journal Qeios Ltd. Please… Read more

April 2, 2019

Portico sponsors iPRES 2019 attendees from underrepresented countries

Portico is pleased to sponsor registration for iPRES 2019 conference attendees from underrepresented countries. The awards, co-sponsored by the Dutch Digital Heritage Network, aim to expand the cultural diversity of the iPRES community. The funds cover the registration fee for the full conference package, hotel booking for five nights, and a contribution toward travel expenses. Applications are being accepted through June 30, 2019, and application review will continue until funding has been allocated. Read more

March 29, 2019

600 publishers and counting

Portico has reached a new and exciting milestone: more than 600 publishers have now joined the archive ensuring their content will be secure and available into the future. So far this year, 12 publishers have started preserving 100+ Open Access e-journals, about 2,500 e-books, and 19 digital collections in the Portico archive. We’d like to extend a warm welcome to our newest participants: January 2019… Read more

March 28, 2019

Portico Access Alert: Blood Science, a De Gruyter Publication

The contents of three ahead-of-print articles from the Open Access e-journal Blood Science, a De Gruyter publication, will no longer be available through any online platform and have therefore “triggered.” All Portico participants now have access. Title: Blood Science Trigger Date: 03/28/19 ISSN: 2543-6368 e-ISSN: N/A Publisher: De Gruyter Publisher Holdings Information: N/A Publication Date Range: 2018-2019 Stable URL:… Read more

March 5, 2019

Accessible Archives joins Portico

Malvern, PA (March 5, 2019) – Accessible Archives, Inc®, an electronic publisher of full-text primary source historical databases, has partnered with Portico, the leading service in the digital preservation field, and announced its intent to fully support the digital preservation of all of their content. Unlimited Priorities LLC, the exclusive sales, marketing, and technology agent for Accessible Archives has coordinated testing, managed contract negotiations and facilitated the delivery of content to Portico. “With more and more content in a… Read more

January 31, 2019

Looking back at Portico’s 2018

Every year, we continue to make strides in expanding the Portico archive and building our expertise to serve the needs of our participants and ensure that our service remains stable and sustainable. Our activities in 2018 included: Expanding the archive to more than 1.6 billion files Portico continues to ingest a growing stream of e-journal, e-book, and digital collection content into the archive. In 2018,… Read more