Program Description

Portico began as a project to preserve E-Journals. It is a dark archive, meaning that a title archived within the repository is only made available when some issue has made it temporarily or permanently unavailable. Both Publishers and libraries contract for services from Portico.

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Program Details

Operating Details

  • MOU URL: https://www.portico.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/12/2016-Portico-Library-Agreement.pdf
  • Archive Type: Digital
  • Status: Operational
  • Format Archived: Mixed, Journals, Monographs
  • Selection: Publishers contract with Portico in order to archive their content. Current content includes: e-journals, e-books and d-collections (archive collections). In September 2018 Portico began hosting 70 Open Access e-journals formerly hosted through De Gruyter.
  • Retention Period: Permanent
  • Ownership: Original owner
Archive Category Completeness Validation Condition Validation Member Access Nonmember Access
Page Not specified Electronic delivery only No access