Jun 07 2011
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Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals preserves QScience.com articles with the CLOCKSS Archive
By archiving with CLOCKSS, Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals ensures that its open access articles remain open access forever. If necessary, CLOCKSS will make this content available, under a Creative Commons license, at no cost to all scholars around the world.
Arend Kuster, Managing Director of Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals, said "Archiving and securing the permanent availability of eJournals is of paramount importance. We at Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals are pleased to participate in and support this initiative, while working in conjunction with the international publishing community. It is key to our mission in establishing QScience.com as a leading journals platform from the region, and we want to establish preservation and archiving into our workflow early on."
CLOCKSS Executive Director Randy S. Kiefer adds, "CLOCKSS welcomes Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals and the QScience.com platform. Working with such publishers in an online format is exciting. We are pleased to be a partner with the Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals in their new venture."
Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals is the publisher of online journals at their recently launched site QScience.com, an innovative and collaborative peer-reviewed online publishing platform from Bloomsbury Qatar Foundation Journals (BQFJ). It offers a fast and transparent scholarly publishing process that is centered on the author, bringing their research to a global
audience. QScience.com is the online home of a growing range of peer-reviewed open-access journals and also provides a central resource for databases and repositories. Our aim is to reflect the burgeoning research environment of Qatar to the wider world and to foster scientific and scholarly communication in the 21st century. http://www.qscience.com/
About the CLOCKSS Archive
The CLOCKSS (Controlled Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) 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. http://www.clockss.org/
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