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November 5, 2020

Celebrating World Digital Preservation Day 2020

Organized by the Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) and supported by organizations around the world, World Digital Preservation Day celebrates the positive impact of digital preservation. Our colleagues at Portico and Ithaka S+R have contributed two blog posts on this year’s theme, “Digits: For Good.” Stephanie Orphan, Director of Content Preservation at Portico, discusses our current work to ensure the preservation of and ongoing access to the growing body of independent Open Access journals. Learn more in “Portico: Evolving with… Read more

September 14, 2020

Portico at #WeMissiPRES

Portico’s Senior Research Developer Karen Hanson is participating in #WeMissiPRES, an online program of talks and presentations organized by the Digital Preservation Coalition in celebration of iPRES and the digital preservation community, September 22-24. Hanson and Thib Guicherd-Callin from LOCKSS will present on “Preserving new forms of digital scholarship at scale,” September 23, at 2:20 PM EDT. In this brief, 10-minute talk, they will summarize recent findings from an ongoing Mellon-funded project led by New York University… Read more

July 28, 2020

Portico at JCDL 2020

On August 5, Karen Hanson, Portico Senior Research Developer, is participating in “Making, Using, and Exploring Web Archives: Tales from Scholars & Practitioners,” a panel discussion in the Web Archiving and Digital Libraries virtual workshop. The presentation is part of the ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL) 2020. The panel brings together practitioners from computer, library, and information sciences to discuss how web archiving has been applied to save complex digital objects such as e-books, source code and… Read more

May 26, 2020

Presentation: Preservation of New Forms of Scholarship at CNI

A group of digital preservation institutions, libraries, and university presses have been working together on a Mellon-funded project to investigate the preservability of enhanced digital scholarly books. At the recent CNI session “Preservation of New Forms of Scholarship,” Karen Hanson, Senior Research Developer at Portico, joined panelists from New York University, the University of Michigan, and Stanford University to discuss guidelines for creating enhanced monographs that are more likely to be preservable, as well as other related issues. The recorded… Read more

May 4, 2020

CNI session explores persistent identifiers

At the recent CNI session “ARKs in the Open,” Karen Hanson, Senior Research Developer at Portico, joined panelists from the University of California, Smithsonian Institution, and FamilySearch International to discuss Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) and their use as persistent identifiers. The full recorded session is available to view on CNI’s website. Read more

January 24, 2020

Portico at NISO Plus Conference

Join us at the NISO Plus Conference in Baltimore! On Monday, February 24, Stephanie Orphan, Portico Director of Publisher Relations, will be taking part in Ask the Experts About Preservation. This Q&A session will address the importance of preservation in an increasingly digital world. It will take place in the Lord Baltimore Hotel from 2:50pm – 3:20pm. Stephanie will be answering questions with Craig Van Dyck, Executive Director of the CLOCKSS Archive. Read more

November 7, 2019

Happy World Digital Preservation Day 2019!

World Digital Preservation Day brings together individuals and organizations around the world to celebrate progress in the field of digital preservation. The Digital Preservation Coalition has published an article by Sheila Morrissey, Senior Researcher at Portico on controlling costs associated with pre-ingest processing. We hear again and again that, first, one of the biggest threats to ensuring long-term access to our digital heritage is the cost of preservation, and, second, that one of the critical cost drivers is… Read more

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