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News Tag: Open access

January 19, 2021

Access alert: Open Access journals from De Gruyter and BCS Learning and Development

Portico now hosts the content from four additional journals: Open Material Sciences, Biofuels Engineering, and Waste Treatment and Recovery, all published by De Gruyter, and Journal of Innovation in Health Informatics, published by BCS Learning and Development. These titles are no longer available through their publisher or a successor; therefore, they have “triggered” and are freely available to the community via the Portico archive. These titles were all originally published as Open Access, and will remain Open Access through Portico. Read more

December 7, 2020

Access alert: Two Open Access e-journals from UCL Institute of Education Press

Portico now hosts the content from Race Equality Teaching and International Journal on School Disaffection, previously published by UCL Institute of Education Press. These titles are no longer available through the press or another online platform; therefore, they have “triggered” and are freely available to the community via the Portico archive. These titles were originally published as Open Access, and will remain Open Access through Portico. Race Equality Teaching focuses on education and race in culturally and linguistically diverse Britain,… Read more

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

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

May 14, 2019

In April 2019, 4 more publishers joined Portico

In April 2019, four more publishers began preserving content in the Portico archive, ensuring that an additional 10 Open Access e-journals will be secure and available into the future We’d like to extend a warm welcome to our newest participants: University of Oregon Galenos Publishing House The British Blockchain Association Derm101 Please visit our publishers page… 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 19, 2019

4 publishers joined Portico in March 2019

In March 2019, four more publishers began preserving content in the Portico archive, ensuring that an additional 86 Open Access e-journals will be secure and available into the future We’d like to extend a warm welcome to our newest participants: Bond University Universitetsforlaget/Scandinavian University Press Academicus – International Scientific Journal Qeios Ltd. Please… Read more

March 29, 2019

600 publishers and counting

Portico has reached a new and exciting milestone: more than 600 publishers have now joined the archive ensuring their content will be secure and available into the future. So far this year, 12 publishers have started preserving 100+ Open Access e-journals, about 2,500 e-books, and 19 digital collections in the Portico archive. We’d like to extend a warm welcome to our newest participants: January 2019… Read more

December 18, 2018

ThinkersHub is preserving Open Access e-journals with Portico

ThinkersHub is preserving Open Access e-journals with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. Thinkershub is a global destination for visionaries and disruptors to discuss, challenge and disseminate ideas and co-create innovative solutions to some of the importunate problems facing modern society. “We are delighted to be partnering with Portico,” said Ramesh B Manikondu Founder & Director, Thinkershub AB. For more information, please visit the publisher’s page on the Portico website. Read more

December 18, 2018

Società Italiana di Nefrologia will preserve e-journals with Portico

Società Italiana di Nefrologia (SIN) will be preserving his main e-journal published in the Italian Language Italian Journal of Nephrology with Portico, ensuring that their content will be secure and available into the future. SIN is a free, non-partisan and non-profit medical-scientific association, based in Rome, unique in Italy to represent the discipline of Nephrology. It aims to promote and enhance the nephrological scientific culture and research, and to enhance the training of its members and health professionals in the sector. “We… Read more