September 19, 2014

New Info Page About “Books at JSTOR” Initiative Now Online, Launch Set for November

The new Books at JSTOR info page is available at: http://books.jstor.org/ The initiative was first announced in 2011. Books at JSTOR is an initiative to publish scholarly books online as part of JSTOR, one of the most well known and widely used scholarly resources. Our driving focus is to deliver great content and experiences to […]

Digital Preservation: CLOCKSS and Portico Welcome New Publishers, Publications

Here’s a look at several digital preservation announcements made during the past couple of days. New Publishers/Publications: CLOCKSS PeerJ Preserves with the CLOCKSS Archive Future Science Group Preserves with the CLOCKSS Archive American Society of Plant Biologists Preserves Content with the CLOCKSS Archive New Publishers/Publications: Portico University of Oklahoma to preserve World Literature Today with […]

14 New e-Journals Added to Portico

Portico announced today that they’ve added 14 new titles to the e-journal preservation service. 1. CUNY Graduate Center Library (12 Titles) ||| List 2.  Association of University Programs in Health Administration to preserve e-journal with Portico ||| Journal of Health Administration Education (JHAE) 3. International AIDS Society to preserve e-journal with Portico ||| Journal of the […]

Deanna Marcum Named Managing Director, Ithaka S+R

From ITHAKA: Dr. Deanna Marcum has accepted the position of Managing Director, Ithaka S+R, effective January 1, 2012. Deanna will lead this growing not-for-profit service, which provides research and strategic consulting services that help transform scholarship and teaching. Dr. Marcum brings a background of extraordinary accomplishment to her new role. She joins Ithaka S+R from […]

Digital Preservation: Paradigm Publishers to Preserve e-journal with Portico

From the Portico Web Site: Portico is pleased to announce that Paradigm Publishers has entered into an agreement with Portico to preserve its e-journal. Through this agreement with Portico, Paradigm Publishers ensures that its e-journal will be preserved and available for future scholars, researchers, and students. Portico will be a mechanism to provide post-cancellation access […]

Digital Preservation: Portico Announces New Agreements to Preserve E-Journals

Six announcements from Portico today announcing new e-journal preservation agreements. 1. Modern Humanities Research Association to preserve e-journals with Portico 2. Southeast Asia Program at Cornell University to preserve e-journal with Portico 3. Evolutionary Psychology to preserve e-journal with Portico 4. Association for Slavic, East European, and Eurasian Studies to preserve e-journal with Portico 5. […]

Archives/Digital Preservation: "Kate Wittenberg Appointed Portico Managing Director"

From an ITHAKA Announcement: ITHAKA is pleased to announce that Kate Wittenberg has been appointed the new Managing Director of Portico, effective September 1. Eileen Fenton, who successfully led Portico since its founding in 2002, will work closely with Kate over the coming weeks as Kate transitions fully into her new role and concludes projects […]

New Report From Strategic Content Alliance/Ithaka S+R: "Funding for Sustainability: 'How Funders’ Practices Influence the Future of Digital Resources'"

Title: “Funding for Sustainability: How Funders’ Practices Influence the Future of Digital Resources. Authors: Nancy L. Maron and Matthew Loy From News Release: Ithaka S+R, funded by the JISC-led Strategic Content Alliance (SCA), released today “Funding for Sustainability: How Funders’ Practices Influence the Future of Digital Resources.” This report, written by Nancy L. Maron and […]

JSTOR: 9 New Journals Added & Taylor and Francis Increases Moving Wall to 7 Years For 24 Titles

The following info is via a JSTOR web page. You can access the complete page here. Here’s a List if the 9 New Titles Added to JSTOR: American Periodicals (Arts & Sciences VIII) http://www.jstor.org/action/showPublication?journalCode=amerperi Coverage: Vol. 1 (Fall, 1991)–Vol. 17, No. 2 (2007) Moving Wall: 3 years Publisher: Ohio State University Press ISSN: 1054-7479 The […]

Findings from "Ithaka S+R Library Survey 2010: Insights From U.S. Academic Library Directors" Released (4/4/2011)

From an ITHAKA Announcement: Ithaka S+R, a not-for-profit strategic consulting and research service for the academic and cultural heritage community, released today its Library Survey 2010: Insights from U.S. Academic Library Directors, offering a strategic analysis on the state of the library to help library leadership plan for the future.  Over 200 library administrators from […]