The CLOCKSS Archive is pleased to announce that it has partnered with IOP Publishing to preserve their ebooks in CLOCKSS's geographically and geopolitically distributed network of redundant archive nodes, located at 12 major research libraries around the world.
IOP is committed to ensuring the preservation of its digital content for the long term and the partnership with CLOCKSS is part of the company's strategy to provide certainty for customers.
IOP Publishing's Head of Content and Platform Management Graham McCann said,
â€œOur new award winning ebooks programme is already home to major works from some of the most distinguished authors working in the physical sciences today. Ensuring that these important works are available for all time is critical for the integrity of the scientific record. We are delighted to work with CLOCKSS to offer our customers this long term assurance.â€
CLOCKSS Executive Director Randy S. Kiefer adds, â€œBy archiving with CLOCKSS, IOP has ensured that the scholarship in their publications will be available for a worldwide audience now and in the future in a manner that secures them for the long-term good of scholars.'
IOP Publishing (IOP) provides publications through which leading-edge scientific research is distributed worldwide.
Beyond IOP's core journals programme of over 70 publications, high-value scientific information is made easily accessible through an ever-evolving portfolio of community websites, magazines, open access conference proceedings and a multitude of electronic services. The company is focused on making the most of new technologies and continually improving electronic interfaces to make it easier for researchers to find exactly what they need, when they need it, in the format that suits them best.
IOP Publishing is part of the Institute of Physics, a leading scientific society with over 50,000 international members. The Institute aims to advance physics for the benefit of all by working to advance physics research, application and education; and engaging with policy makers and the public to develop awareness and understanding of physics. Profits generated by IOP Publishing go directly to support science through the activities of the Institute.