Elsevier Announces Agreement with Portico

Jun 27, 2008

Elsevier, publisher of scientific, technical and medical (STM) information, announced an agreement with Portico, a not-for-profit digital preservation service, to aid ScienceDirect, Elsevier’s online STM platform, in addressing the challenges of eBook preservation. This agreement will ensure that the collection of eBooks on ScienceDirect is protected for the future. The agreement will allow ScienceDirect to implement a safeguard plan that ensures technological preservation for its entire collection of eBooks on ScienceDirect, and is designed to meet the research demands of ScienceDirect’s customers.

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