Tuesday, June 10, 2008
A Comparative Study of e-Journal Archiving Solutions
"The Joint Information Systems Committee funded Comparative Study of e-Journal Archiving Solutions has just been published. The report contains chapters covering Approaches to e-journal preservation, Publisher licensing and legal deposit, Comparisons of Six Current e-Journal Archiving Programmes (LOCKSS, CLOCKSS, Portico, the KB e-depot, OCLC's Electronic Collections Online, and the British Library's e-journal Digital Archive), Practical experience of e-journal archiving solutions, Evaluation of four common scenarios/trigger events, and Criteria for judging relevance and value of new archiving initiatives. There are two appendices on Publisher Participation in different programmes"