: A Trusted Community-Governed Archive <https://www.clockss.org/clockss/Home>.
The Controlled Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe (CLOCKSS
) Archive is a not-for-profit joint venture between the world's leading scholarly publishers and research libraries whose mission is to build a sustainable, geographically distributed dark archive with which to ensure the long-term survival of web-based scholarly publications.
(Controlled LOCKSS, at http://www.clockss.org/clocliss/Home, accessed July 26, 2011) has aspects of both LOCKSS and Portico.
Can search Relationships with many agencies within same CLOCKSS
and Portico search environment.
The issue also features an update on the CLOCKSS
dark archive project and some words of wisdom from Marshall Breeding on whether or not the cloud will save you from losing your digital stuff.
CHORUS signed agreements with Portico and CLOCKSS
to make special arrangements to ensure perpetual preservation and public access (chorusaccess.org).
For the past 2 years, I have been immersed in the world of digital preservation by being at the helm of the CLOCKSS
Perpetual-access concerns are being addressed by initiatives such as LOCKSS, CLOCKSS
, PORTICO, etc.
OCLC announced its participation in the CLOCKSS
(Controlled LOCKSS, aka Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) initiative, a nonprofit community approach to securing access to electronic scholarly content.
A related project, CLOCKSS
(controlled LOCKSS), is a nonprofit organization of publishers and libraries that maintains its own LOCKSS environment.
Victoria Reich, director of the LOCKSS program at the Stanford University Libraries, discussed a new librarian/publisher collaboration called CLOCKSS
. Using LOCKSS technology, the new project will support a dark archive to preserve scholarly material including orphaned digital works.