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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