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 »

CLOCKSS Provides 2020 Annual Update

The CLOCKSS Archive, like all members of the scholarly community, is adjusting to the unusual circumstances caused by the Coronavirus pandemic. Operations continue as normal. The pandemic has reminded all of us that we live with risks every day; the long-term preservation mission of CLOCKSS seems especially relevant. In recognition of the difficulties caused by… Read more »

CLOCKSS ANNOUNCES THE SUPPORT OF ADDITIONAL LIBRARIES AND PUBLISHERS

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… Read more »