CLOCKSS, the decentralized preservation archive that ensures that the digital assets of the community will survive intact, announced the support of six additional libraries.

CLOCKSS simultaneously announced that seven additional publishers are working with the archive to preserve their publications for future generations of researchers.

“The University of Colorado, Boulder, is happy to join other institutions in the Colorado Alliance of Research Libraries, in supporting the CLOCKSS Archive. CLOCKSS provides the crucial service of ensuring the long-term preservation of the digital scholarly literature. CLOCKSS is robust and sustainable, as an organization and as a system. By supporting CLOCKSS, academic libraries can do their part to enable lasting and durable digital preservation for the scholarly record,” said Robert McDonald, Dean of University Libraries, UC Boulder.

“CLOCKSS is grateful to LYRASIS for their help in increasing our engagement with North American library consortia,” added Craig Van Dyck, Executive Director.

New Libraries include:

  • Colorado School of Mines
  • Des Moines University Library
  • Nazareth College
  • University of Colorado, Boulder
  • University of Lethbridge
  • University of Wyoming

New Publishers include:

  • Acta Dermato-Venereologica
  • American Occupational Therapy Association
  • GigaScience
  • Iowa State University Digital Press
  • ScienceOpen
  • iScience Notes
  • Resilience Alliance

About: CLOCKSS is a not-for-profit joint venture between the world’s leading academic publishers and research libraries whose mission is to build a sustainable, international, and geographically distributed dark archive with which to ensure the long-term survival of Web-based scholarly publications for the benefit of the greater global research community.