The LOCKSS Program, Stanford University Libraries and The CLOCKSS Archive Support “Long-tail” Publishers

 » Communities using the LOCKSS Software have collaboratively passed an important milestone and are now preserving over 1000 “long tail” journal publishers, smaller publishers who have ten or fewer journals. Content from these publishers are most at-risk for loss, making preservation vital to guarantee future access to the material for research and teaching.

“Stanford University Libraries provides access to approximately 83,560 serials titles, most of these from long tail publishers,” said Michael Keller, university librarian at Stanford. “The important work of Stanford professors, students and researchers depends on preserving the long tail at a scale of thousands of titles.” (…) »