CLOCKSS Provides 2021 Annual Update

We hope this message finds you well! The CLOCKSS community continues to adjust to the unusual circumstances caused by the pandemic. It has reminded all of us that we live with risks every day; the long-term preservation mission of CLOCKSS seems especially relevant. Community Satisfaction Survey This year, for the first time, we would like… Read more »

CLOCKSS Digital Preservation webinars

Please join us for one of two free digital preservation webinars on 9 September 2021. We are keen to engage with and hear your needs and concerns, and we would like to share some insight into how CLOCKSS works and the challenges we face. There will be some informative lightning talks and an opportunity for… Read more »

Community Satisfaction Survey

This year, for the first time, we would like to ask you to complete a short survey so that we can better understand how the community views our services. This should take 2-3 minutes to complete and is available at https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/CLOCKSS2021. Thank you!

Interview with Craig Van Dyck of CLOCKSS

Interview with Craig Van Dyck of CLOCKSS on transitioning out as Executive Director, preservation and the future. Read the full interview here: https://lnnk.in/ePa1

CLOCKSS Names New Executive Director

Alicia Wise joins CLOCKSS as Executive Director CLOCKSS – the long-term digital preservation service for scholarly communications – is pleased to announce that Alicia Wise will be its new Executive Director, taking over from Craig Van Dyck, who retires in May. Dr. Wise has worked to improve access to digital research information throughout her career,… Read more »

CLOCKSS Announces the Trigger of the journal Studium

The CLOCKSS Archive today announced that Studium: Tijdschrift Voor Wetenschaps- en Universiteitsgeschiedenis | Revue D’histoire des Sciences et des Universités has been triggered for open access by the CLOCKSS Board of Directors. The trigger occurred after Utrecht University Library ceased publishing the title and the content would no longer be available online. The publication has… Read more »

CLOCKSS Announces the Participation of Seven Additional Publishers

CLOCKSS, the decentralized preservation archive that ensures that the digital assets of the community will survive intact, announced the participation of seven additional publishers. Professor Jakub Bijak, Editor-in-Chief of Demographic Research, an online-only journal published by the Max Planck Institute of Demographic Research, said: “In a rapidly-changing world of digital publishing, agile solutions for safe… Read more »

CLOCKSS is Collaborating to Improve the Preservation of Open Access Journals

5 November is World Preservation Day. This announcement was posted today on the DOAJ news site: DOAJ to Lead a Collaboration to Improve the Preservation of OA Journals DOAJ, CLOCKSS Archive, Internet Archive, Keepers Registry/ISSN International Centre and Public Knowledge Project (PKP) have agreed to partner to provide an alternative pathway for the preservation of… Read more »

CLOCKSS seeks Executive Director

CLOCKSS is seeking an Executive Director to lead the organization in its next phase of development, from May 2021, following the retirement of the current Executive Director, Craig Van Dyck. CLOCKSS (Controlled LOCKSS) is a not-for-profit joint venture between the world’s leading scholarly publishers and academic libraries, whose mission is to build and operate a… Read more »

CLOCKSS Announces the Participation of Additional Publishers and the Support of the Library At Karl-Franzens-University Graz

CLOCKSS today announced that seven additional publishers are working with the archive to preserve their publications for future generations of researchers. CLOCKSS, the decentralized preservation archive that ensures that the digital assets of the community will survive intact, simultaneously announced the support of the library at Karl-Franzens-University Graz, Austria. Thomas Guillemaud, co-founder, Peer Community In,… Read more »