Who, What & Why?
As a short guide to the players and technical terms relevant to Open Access publishing, 'Who, What & Why?' keeps readers informed about the world of Open Access.
This week we feature LOCKSS
What is LOCKSS?
The LOCKSS project ('Lots of Copies Keeps Stuff Safe') develops tools and provides support to research libraries so that they can easily and affordably create, preserve and archive local electronic collections. LOCKSS consists of a distributed system of low-cost, persistent digital 'caches' of authoritative versions of Internet content. The accuracy and completeness of LOCKSS archives/caches are assured through a peer-to-peer polling system (operated through …
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Publication information: Article title: Who, What & Why?. Contributors: Not available. Magazine title: The Scientist. Volume: 18. Issue: 5 Publication date: March 15, 2004. Page number: A4. © The Scientist, Inc. Feb 2009. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.