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Wednesday, 18th June 2014

Library of Congress Partnering with Portico for Digital Preservation Services

By Africa S. Hands

From Portico:

The Library of Congress (LOC) has joined Portico’s e-journal and e-book digital preservation services. LOC joins hundreds of libraries and publishers around the world who support Portico’s work.
 
Portico and the Library of Congress have been working together on digital preservation issues for several years; first through a start-up grant from the Library’s National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program for Portico in the early days, and then further through the Library’s National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) working group programs.

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Africa S. Hands is an independent librarian with a focus on helping professionals understand and utilise social media and search engines through one-on-one tutorials and small group workshops. Africa tweets (@africahands) on resources of interest to information and higher education professionals.

Africa can be reached at africa.hands@freepint.com

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