Bloomsbury to preserve eBooks and digital collections with Portico

Bloomsbury to preserve eBooks and digital collections with Portico

January 22, 2020 | ITHAKA | NEWS

Bloomsbury Publishing will be preserving its eBooks and digital collections with Portico, ensuring that its content will be secure and available into the future.

Bloomsbury Digital Resources offers excellence and originality in scholarship in the arts, humanities, and social sciences. The portfolio of resources includes Bloomsbury Collections, Drama Online, Churchill Archive, the award-winning Bloomsbury Fashion Central, and many more that provide essential and cutting-edge scholarly content featuring the latest critical thought, incisive insight, and accessible overviews in a range of dynamic disciplines. With content from Bloomsbury as well as such prestigious imprints as The Arden Shakespeare, Methuen Drama, T & T Clark, Hart, and I.B. Tauris, Bloomsbury Digital Resources offers students and scholars a pathway to research with eBooks, playtexts, screenplays, archives, images, and articles combining to create rich educational resources.

“We’re delighted to work with Bloomsbury to preserve its content,” commented Stephanie Orphan, Director of Publisher Relations at Portico. “Together, we will safeguard these important works of scholarship and historical and cultural collections so they will be accessible to future generations of researchers, scholars, and students.”

Bloomsbury joins more than 600 publishers and 1,000 libraries in supporting Portico’s work. Portico provides reliable, cost-effective preservation of electronic resources. Currently preserving 1.7 billion files, it is one of the largest and broadest collections of e-resources of any third-party preservation service.

Lenny Allen, Global Sales + Marketing Director, Bloomsbury Digital Resources, said, “As Bloomsbury Digital Resources has continued to expand and cover an ever greater range of disciplines, we felt it imperative that we partner with Portico in order to ensure its preservation and accessibility. This benefits not only the libraries that hold our content but also our global list of authors whose scholarly output will be valued by generations to come.”

Contacts

Michelle Kelly
Associate Marketing Director
Bloomsbury Digital Resources
(212) 419-5321
michelle.kelly@bloomsbury.com

Valerie Yaw
Assistant Director, Product Marketing
ITHAKA
(212) 358-6403
valerie.yaw@ithaka.org

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