Mark Sandler advocates for collective decision-making and focused investments by libraries in digital preservation

Libraries of all sizes and service sectors share a commitment to ensuring that textual artifacts—past and present—will remain accessible to future generations.  That said, it is the larger research libraries that have disproportionately shouldered the burden for the preservation and/or conservation of scholarly and cultural artifacts.  In the print world, preservation policies and protocols were… Read more »

CLOCKSS to partner in the DPSC Planning Project

APTrust, Chronopolis, CLOCKSS, ALYRASIS, MetaArchive, and Texas Digital Library will partner with The Educopia Institute in the Digital Preservation Services Collaborative (DPSC) Planning Project. With funding from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) the group will study the needs for and feasibility of a collaborative community-supported digital preservation service. Together, the partners in… Read more »

New Board Members for CLOCKSS

The Board of Directors of the CLOCKSS digital archive welcomes three new members: Sharice Collins – Institute of Physics Publishing Erika Pastrana – Springer Nature Robert Wood – Emerald Publishing They join a Board composed entirely of librarians and publishers. Unlike other long-term preservation services, CLOCKSS answers to its community and not to a parent… Read more »

AIP Publishing Expands Partnership with CLOCKSS Digital Archive

AIP Publishing has announced the expansion of its partnership with the CLOCKSS digital archive to start preserving its wide library of digital books. The eBooks — a vital record of discovery, investigation, and exploration — will be preserved for posterity through inclusion in the program. The agreement builds upon AIP Publishing’s existing partnership with CLOCKSS,… Read more »

CLOCKSS Announces the Participation of Additional Publishers and Libraries

CLOCKSS today announced it is teaming up with eleven additional publishers to preserve their publications.  Content covering medical, legal, public policy and scientific subjects will now be safeguarded 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… Read more »

CLOCKSS digital archive expands partnership with Wiley

CLOCKSS has expanded its partnership with global research and education leader Wiley. Together, CLOCKSS and Wiley will ensure the long-term preservation of the publisher’s extensive program of scholarly and reference books. More than 22,000 book titles that are a core part of the scholarly record will now be kept safe for posterity through inclusion in… Read more »

The LOCKSS Program is hiring two leadership positions

The LOCKSS Program is hiring two leadership positions, an Operations Manager and a Community Manager. Are you seeking an active, mission-driven role in digital preservation, Web archiving and scholarly communications? Join our digital preservation team with over 20 years of history at Stanford University Libraries. The LOCKSS Operations Manager oversees delivery of digital preservation services… Read more »

Springer Nature expands its partnership with the CLOCKSS digital archive

Springer Nature, the world’s largest academic book publisher, will partner with CLOCKSS to ensure the long-term preservation of all books published since 1815. Around 300,000 book titles crucially important for the scholarly record will now be kept safe for posterity. This includes titles in multiple languages, including English and German, and from a range of… Read more »

CLOCKSS joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

The Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) is delighted to welcome CLOCKSS, as they become the newest Full Member of the Coalition. A collaboration between leading research libraries and academic publishers around the globe, CLOCKSS is a digital preservation archive for scholarly content. It focuses on content licensed or published by research libraries, and is currently entrusted… Read more »