LIBRE partners with CLOCKSS Archive to ensure permanent accessibility to all uploaded articles and datasets

LIBRE Preserves with the CLOCKSS Archive

MAY 06, 2013

The CLOCKSS Archive is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Open Scholar CIC to preserve the LIBRE Repository in CLOCKSS’s geographically and geopolitically distributed network of redundant archive nodes, located at 12 major research libraries around the world. This action provides for content to be freely available to everyone after a “trigger event” and ensures an author’s work will be maximally accessible and useful over time.

Open Scholar’s director Pandelis Perakakis said, “We are very excited to begin our collaboration with CLOCKSS Archive, which ensures that authors can find in LIBRE a safe and permanent home for their entire research output”.

CLOCKSS Executive Director Randy S. Kiefer adds, “The CLOCKSS Archive welcomes the LIBRE Repository with their coverage of scholarly works into the community’s archive. By archiving with CLOCKSS, Open Scholar has ensured that the scholarship in the repository will continue to be available to as wide an audience as possible, now and in the future.”

About LIBRE: LIBRE (LIBerating REsearch) is a free, multidisciplinary article and data repository offering services that enable a community-based organization, evaluation and dissemination of the global research output. LIBRE is developed by Open Scholar C.I.C. (Community Interest Company), a not-for-profit organization founded by a group of research scientists with the mandate to promote a new, more open and transparent culture in scholarly communication and to create an alternative model of knowledge exchange for the benefit of both the scientific community and the society at large.

http://www.openscholar.org.uk

Read the press release at the CLOCKSS website: http://www.clockss.org/clockss/News#LIBRE

 

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