The rise of interdisciplinary and collaborative approaches to research—often integrating text, data, and audio-visual material—has enabled new forms of scholarly output. As scholarly communication becomes increasingly complex, how can we ensure that “born-digital” artifacts are also “born-preservable”?

Drawing on years of experience, senior leaders from Portico share their perspective on the digital preservation landscape in an article for UKSG Insights. The paper outlines emerging opportunities, including collaborating with national libraries; engaging new stakeholders such as business, financial, and governmental institutions; developing next generation technology infrastructures; and automating metadata extraction and enrichment through natural language processing and machine learning.

Read the full article to learn more about Portico’s work and how we’re planning for the increasingly complex challenges that lie ahead.