[Esip-preserve] Fwd: Copernicus News: Helmholtz, CLOCKSS, and OpenAIRE

Bruce Barkstrom brbarkstrom at gmail.com
Tue Sep 25 18:08:40 EDT 2012

I think Victoria [?] from LOCKSS was nervous about releasing the material.

Bruce B.

On Tue, Sep 25, 2012 at 5:22 PM, Ruth Duerr <rduerr at nsidc.org> wrote:

> Yes, LOCKSS and CLOCKSS do have relevance to the preservation group since
> they have technologies that automatically and securely replicate data (in
> their case usually publications, though also web sites and there are sites
> that replicate science data) to multiple highly distributed sites and then
> periodically validate that the contents of any one site have not been
> compromised.  If errors are found the data is automatically recovered.
>  They have interesting voting algorithms for determining "who is right"
> about the content of a file and many practical lessons learned and
> interesting ways of dealing with ownership, security, access rights, etc.
>  LOCKSS networks can be either private or public.  If public then they can
> be self-organizing in a peer-to-peer way.
> I just looked to see if the presentations from the 2009 Santa Barbara ESIP
> meeting are on the wiki and am sad to say that they aren't, though I
> remember capturing and linking all those materials...
> Ruth
> On Sep 25, 2012, at 9:36 AM, Lynnes, Christopher S. (GSFC-6102) wrote:
> > I got this in some quasi-spam from Copernicus.org (?).  Anyone know
> anything about LOCKSS or CLOCKSS and whether it has relevance to the ESIP
> preservation group's concerns/works?
> >
> > Begin forwarded message:
> >
> >> 2. CLOCKSS
> >> Following our great cooperation with Portico on the long-term
> preservation of digital content, we have joined CLOCKSS as the second
> partner in the e-archiving of all our journal articles and related
> material. CLOCKSS, or Controlled LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe),
> is a not-for-profit joint venture between the world’s leading scholarly
> publishers and research libraries to build a sustainable, geographically
> distributed archive for the benefit of the greater global research
> community. Please see more information at: http://www.clockss.org
> >
> > --
> > Dr. Christopher Lynnes     NASA/GSFC, Code 610.2    phone: 301-614-5185
> >
> >
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