The CLOCKSS Archive is pleased to announce the participation of four new publishers in its digital preservation archive: American Diabetes Association, American Meteorological Society, Clay Minerals Society and the Society of Exploration Geophysicists.
"The American Diabetes Association is happy to partner with the CLOCKSS Archive to ensure the long-term preservation of its scholarly journal content", said Chris Kohler, Managing Director of Scholarly Journal Publishing. "Participating in CLOCKSS will ensure that contributions made by our authors, editors, and reviewers will be available for future diabetes researchers, educators, and care givers."
About the American Diabetes Association: The American Diabetes Association's mission is to prevent and cure diabetes and to improve the lives of all people affected by diabetes. They lead the fight against the deadly consequences of diabetes and fight for those affected by diabetes.----
"The American Meteorological Society takes its role as perpetual steward of its journal content very seriously" said Kenneth F. Heideman, Director of Publications. "CLOCKSS provides a very important supplementary technology for ensuring that all of that content is available and readily accessible to future readers in its original format. The importance of this safeguard cannot be overstated."
About the American Meteorological Society: The American Meteorological Society promotes the development and dissemination of information and education on the atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic sciences and the advancement of their professional applications. Founded in 1919, AMS has a membership of more than 14,000 professionals, students, and weather enthusiasts. AMS publishes 11 atmospheric and related oceanic and hydrologic journals - in print and online - sponsors more than 12 conferences annually, and offers numerous programs and services.----
The Clay Minerals Society is very pleased to join the CLOCKSS family of publishers and to preserve its content in this way? said Kevin Murphy, Managing Editor. ?We expect our journal content to hold value for many decades into the future and therefore need to be sure that it will remain available to the community of clay researchers.
About the Clay Minerals Society: The Clay Minerals Society is an international organization devoted to the study of clays and clay minerals, and is the product of a sustained and determined effort by many people from diverse disciplines. By working together they run an Annual Conference, and publish a series of books, in addition to outreach, K-12, and other activities.----
"Researchers and practitioners in applied geophysics do work essential to the advancement of mankind, and by partnering with CLOCKSS, SEG is ensuring that reports of it will be forever available," said SEG Publications Director Ted Bakamjian. 'SEG's participation in CLOCKSS is a means by which the Society's mission of advancing applied geophysics can endure."
About the Society of Exploration Geophysicists: The Society of Exploration Geophysicists is a not-for-profit organization that promotes the science of geophysics and the education of applied geophysicists. SEG, founded in 1930, fosters the expert and ethical practice of geophysics in the exploration and development of natural resources, in characterizing the near surface, and in mitigating earth hazards. The Society, which has more than 33,000 members in 138 countries, fulfills its mission through its publications, conferences, forums, Web sites, and educational opportunities.
About CLOCKSS: The CLOCKSS (Controlled LOCKSS) Archive is a not-for-profit joint venture between the world's leading scholarly publishers and research libraries whose mission is to build a sustainable, geographically distributed dark archive with which to ensure the long-term survival of Web-based scholarly publications for the benefit of the greater global research community.