De Gruyter joins CLOCKSS

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De Gruyter is now archiving its 36 databases and 55 eBookPLUS in the CLOCKSS Archive. CLOCKSS is a US-based non-profit whose mission is to provide for the long-term digital archiving of academic publications. The publisher says that 'partnership with CLOCKSS ensures that in the event of server failure and data loss, De Gruyter's content will remain globally available to the scientific community'.

'By archiving our digital content with CLOCKSS, we are fulfilling a wish frequently voiced by customers,' explained Sven Fund, managing director of De Gruyter. 'We are glad to have found a first-class partner who will ensure that the valuable work of our authors and publishers remains accessible to all users long into the future.'

CLOCKSS executive director Randy S. Kiefer commented: 'The CLOCKSS Archive welcomes De Gruyter's decision to upload its databases and eBookPLUS to our storage systems. By archiving content at CLOCKSS, De Gruyter will guarantee that its valuable publications remain available now and in the future to all generations of researchers worldwide.'