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Blog Topic: Preservation

April 22, 2024

Skidmore College and JSTOR collaborate to enhance digital access to special collections

By Maria Papadouris, Content and Community Engagement Manager, ITHAKA
Explore how Skidmore College digitizes its special collections in this insightful blog post detailing David Seiler's efforts in leading the transition to the digital age.

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October 17, 2023

On the road to future-proofing all digital content:
How Portico now preserves libraries’ self-curated collections

By Jason Przybylski, Associate Director, Infrastructure Services, Outreach & Participation, JSTOR; Kate Wittenberg, Managing Director, Portico
Portico has earned its reputation as a trusted guardian of digital content for publishers, with over 1,000 publishers and 1,000 libraries worldwide relying on its time-honored preservation approach. Portico centers long-term content management and organizational commitment, as well as a dedication to addressing the needs of future scholars.

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October 5, 2023

On the road to future-proofing all digital content:
The origin story of preserved collections with Portico

By Jason Przybylski, Associate Director, Infrastructure Services, Outreach & Participation; Kate Wittenberg, Managing Director, Portico
Preserved collections were launched with Portico as part of ITHAKA’s suite of infrastructure services. Preserved collections provides long-term digitally managed preservation for institutions’ digital collections with Portico. The service is designed to be flexible, so that it can be taken up on its own or integrated with ITHAKA’s other infrastructure services and work as part of institutions’ existing workflows. 

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September 15, 2023

Preserving Memories:
The Intersection of Family, Personal Archives, and Digital Libraries

By Natalia Celine Arias, Senior Digital Designer, ITHAKA
Growing up in Miami, Florida, surrounded by Caribbean cultures across the diaspora, I developed a strong sense of identity as a proud Caribbean creative, a Belizean Cuban American designer. My intersectionalities have significantly influenced my creativity and the stories I choose to tell through my work as I delve into the importance of preserving family memories, the power of personal archives, and the transformative role of working at ITHAKA/JSTOR.

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