October 1, 2014

Potential Crisis May Be Brewing in Preservation of E-Journals

A recently released study of e-journal preservation at Columbia and Cornell universities revealed that only about 15 percent of e-journals are being preserved and that the responsibility for preservation is diffuse at best.

Grant to Support Development of Stable Governance Structure for arXiv Scientific Repository

A $60,000 grant from the Simons Foundation to the arXiv scientific repository maintained by Cornell University Library will help the repository move toward a self-sustaining funding model.