Long-term preservation of access to electronic resources subscribed to by libraries becomes more and more popular in the world. The authors discuss and compare two American projects for preservation of library electronic resources: Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe (LOCKSS) and Portico. They present the results of research on the use of LOCKSS and Portico in selected European university libraries and potential usefulness of both systems for Polish scholarly community.
Financed by the National Centre for Research and Development under grant No. SP/I/1/77065/10 by the strategic scientific research and experimental development program:
SYNAT - “Interdisciplinary System for Interactive Scientific and Scientific-Technical Information”.