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October 15, 2019

LIBER webinar: Digital preservation — opportunities & challenges ahead

While there are great benefits to having content available in digital form, this content can be extremely short lived without proper preservation efforts. On November 7, World Digital Preservation Day, LIBER is hosting a webinar on current trends in digital preservation featuring Portico’s Kate Wittenberg and Javanica Curry with Nicola Wright, Director of LSE Library. Kate and Javanica will reflect on their experience with Portico, including its history and evolving practice of sustainable preservation of the scholarly… Read more

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

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 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 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

September 28, 2018

Portico at the 2018 Charleston Library Conference

Portico will be at this year’s Charleston Library Conference. Come visit us at booth #100! We’re also participating in a panel discussion on text and data mining: Panel: “Standing together before we fall apart: solving the content as data problem” Date: Thursday, November 8, 2018 Time: 1:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. EST Location: Carolina Ballroom A, Francis Marion Hotel, 387 King St, Charleston, SC 29403, USA Speakers: Kate Wittenberg, Managing Director, Portico Ivy Anderson, Associate Executive… Read more

July 31, 2018

Portico at iPRES 2018

Portico is sponsoring registration for underrepresented students and first-time attendees at the iPRES conference in September 2018, co-hosted by Harvard Library and MIT Libraries. Scroll to the bottom of the iPRES registration page for information on applying for this sponsored registration. Applications are being accepted now, and application review will continue until funding has been allocated. Our team is also leading two conference sessions: Workshop: “Active Archive Curation and Preservation Management at Scale” Date: Monday, September 24, 2018… Read more

February 8, 2018

Portico @ Code4Lib

Visit us at this year’s Code4Lib conference in Washington, D.C.! Portico will be presenting a poster called “Head in the cloud, or feet on the ground? Making preservation hardware platform choices.” You will learn about: A two-year project to develop the next-generation architecture for the Portico archive of e-journals, e-books, and other electronic scholarly content was the occasion for Portico staff to step back and consider, not just what that architecture should be, but also where it should be. Read more

August 27, 2014

Upcoming Webinar: E-book Preservation

What will it take to ensure long-term access to e-books? Join us for a 45-minute webinar on e-book preservation. Amy Kirchhoff, Portico archive product manager and co-author of “Preserving E-books,” a new Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) TechWatch report, will answer the above question and will discuss other current developments and issues in e-books. When: Wednesday, September 10: 2:00 p.m. Eastern Topics that will be covered: Format issues, including the sometimes tight coupling of e-book content with particular hardware platforms DRM… Read more