Award Finalists: Preserving Books for Future Generations

We are delighted to announce that we are finalists at the Digital Preservation Coalition Awards 2024.  CLOCKSS has been chosen as a finalist in the ‘Teaching and Communication’ category for efforts to inform academic publishers about the importance of long-term digital preservation and engage them in actively preserving their books and journals. Preserving Books for […]

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Upholding Research Integrity in Preservation and Archiving

By Gali Halevi, MLS, PhD Collection Director at CLOCKSS In the dynamic world of academic publishing, maintaining the integrity of research is absolutely crucial. These journals bear the weighty responsibility of upholding the principles of research integrity and appropriate scholarly conduct. However, in recent times, a troubling trend has emerged. Predatory journals and paper mills

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Biblio-Equity in Action: Advancing Collection Development for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

By Gali Halevi, MLS, PhD Collection Director at CLOCKSS As someone deeply immersed in the world of library collections, I’ve come to recognize the significance of ensuring that our collections, archives, and repositories reflect the rich tapestry of global scholarship and diverse communities. In striving to build library and archival collections that are truly inclusive

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A meeting of brilliant minds

LOCKSS founders Vicky Reich and David Rosenthal recall their early efforts to Keep Stuff Safe, and their motivation for the innovative digital preservation system The foundation of LOCKSS in 1999 was conceived in an unlikely spot – when Vicky Reich and David Rosenthal were hiking the Cañada de Pala trail at Joseph D. Grant County

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Martin Eve – Crossref DOIs, persistent discovery, and the digital preservation of 7.5 million items

It’s hard to know what is preserved, and that seems to me quite a fundamental problem. I write this blog wearing my Crossref hat. The point of the Digital Object Identifiers (DOIs) that we issue is that the link to the content is persistent. If the original publisher goes bankrupt or disappears for any reason,

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OECD working with CLOCKSS and the Global LOCKSS Network to ensure long-term preservation

OECD is working with both CLOCKSS and the Global LOCKSS Network to ensure the long-term preservation of books, journals, datasets and working papers in the OECD iLibrary. OECD iLibrary is the online library of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) featuring its books, papers, podcasts and statistics and is the knowledge base of

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Université Libre de Bruxelles libraries’ three-tier digital preservation strategy

The iconic entrance foyer of the Simone Veil Humanities Library, Université libre de Bruxelles (Photo credits: Marie Ozanne) Academic libraries face multiple challenges in this era dominated by digital technology Our mission goes far beyond providing access to the digital scholarly collections to which we subscribe. We must also guarantee access to these resources even

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