May 26, 2022

ALCTS, ALA and Portico Announce Digital Preservation Deal For Library Resources & Technical Services

From Portico:

We are pleased to announce that the American Library Association will be preserving the e-journal Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS), the research journal of the Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS), with Portico. This will ensure that these titles will be preserved and available into the future.

“We are very pleased to have Portico as a partner in this preservation effort. Now that LRTS has been added to Portico’s rich holdings, we expect more ALA journals to follow,” writes Charles Wilt, ALCTS executive director.

See Also:  ALA is Creating ALAIR, Its Own Institutional Repository in Collaboration With University of Illinois (Jan. 16, 2014)

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