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July 20, 2021

18 new publishers, including 17 OA, join Portico

Publisher participation at Portico continues to grow: we now preserve content from 895 publishers. Recently, we welcomed 18 additional publishers to the archive, ensuring that their content will be secure and available in the future. Of these new publishers, 17 are Open Access, bringing our total to 410 OA publishers across journals and ebooks. To date, we have had 145 trigger events; 120 of these are Open Access. The new publishers are: The Academy of… Read more

February 10, 2021

19 additional publishers join Portico

With publisher participation continuing to grow, we are now preserving content from 861 publishers. Recently, Portico welcomed 19 more publishers to the archive, ensuring that their content will be secure and available in the future: ASIPP Publishing: Not-for-profit organization The American Society of Interventional Pain Physicians publishes Pain Physician, a quarterly, multi-disciplinary, OA journal written by and directed to an audience of interventional pain physicians, clinicians, and basic scientists focused in… Read more

January 27, 2021

A letter to our community

Over the past year, Portico expanded its digital archive and collaborated on important research and projects to prepare for future preservation needs. Here are a few highlights of our latest developments—all made possible through the support of our library and publisher participants. Growth of our digital archive Portico’s archive has grown by 16% in the past year, and we are now preserving more than 116 million archival units (journal articles, books, etc). Our improved preservation infrastructure has ensured that we… Read more

October 13, 2020

Preserving Open Access and other at-risk scholarly content

Recent research has demonstrated that dozens of online-only Open Access journals are no longer available, while hundreds of others are inactive and at risk of being lost. Important scholarship may be lost to future generations of researchers if there is no preservation plan in place. At Portico, a not-for-profit organization with a mission to preserve the scholarly record, we work with publishers and libraries to ensure that academic content remains accessible and usable for the long term. Currently, we… Read more

September 9, 2020

12 additional publishers join Portico

Portico has welcomed 12 more publishers to the archive, ensuring that their content will be secure and available in the future: Ant Publishing Corporation: This scholarly publisher of Open Access and peer-reviewed biomedical journals produces Aging Pathobiology and Therapeutics and Clinical Surgery Research Communications. CSRC Publishing, Center for Sustainability Research and Consultancy Pakistan: CSRC publishes Open Access, peer-reviewed… Read more

April 28, 2020

12 additional publishers join Portico

Portico welcomed 12 more publishers to the archive, ensuring that their content will be secure and available in the future: Cognizant Communication Corporation: A publisher of peer-reviewed journals for the scientific, technical, medical, business and tourism research communities worldwide, Cognizant is preserving 9 journals, including two Open Access journals: Gene Expression: The Journal of Liver Research and Oncology Research: Featuring Preclinical and Clinical Cancer Therapeutics. Johnson Matthey: This publisher produces the Open Access journal Johnson Matthey Technology Review,… Read more

November 29, 2018

Happy World Digital Preservation Day, 2018!

World Digital Preservation Day brings together individuals and institutions from across the globe in celebration of their work in the field of digital preservation. Sheila Morrissey, senior researcher at Portico, has written a blog post published by the Digital Preservation Coalition for World Digital Preservation Day on the importance of continual investment in technical infrastructure, and how Portico has been addressing that through our NextGen project. For more information, read the full article. Our colleague Oya Reiger, senior advisor of… Read more

November 16, 2018

Scholastica users can now deposit articles automatically into Portico

Publishers using Scholastica Open Access Publishing can now have their journal articles automatically deposited into the Portico digital preservation service. And because Scholastica tests their imports and formats the content, publishers can sign an agreement with Portico without having to go through a content sample review process. In its blog, Scholastica outlines the  importance of digital preservation and speaks with our Director of Publisher Relations Stephanie Orphan about Portico’s approach to preservation and our collaborations with the academic… Read more

November 12, 2018

A renewed investment in preservation infrastructure

In the decade since Portico launched, both the scale and type of preservation work we do has evolved. The volume of scholarly content ingested each year has grown from 160,000 archival objects in 2006 to over 98.5 million in 2018. At Portico, we are committed to investing in and improving our systems and capabilities in order to keep up with the constantly changing environment. Thanks to the support of our publisher and library participants, we recently completed a two-year project… Read more

August 14, 2018

Portico places archive replica at the National Library of the Netherlands

Portico and the National Library of the Netherlands (Koninklijke Bibliotheek or KB) have partnered to establish an online replica of the Portico archive that will be hosted by the KB. Portico and the KB have a long history of collaboration; for more than a decade, they cooperated to form and implement their respective digital preservation principles and practices. They have worked together to research the handling of digital preservation formats and to develop automated preservation… Read more