Sun Microsystems has issued a press release
, announcing the
LOCKSS ("Lots Of Copies Keep Stuff Safe") Program.
"The LOCKSS program is
a joint undertaking of Sun Microsystems Laboratories and Stanford University
Libraries to develop a secure, reliable system which safeguards and preserves
access to digital publications.
The LOCKSS system is designed to make it feasible and affordable, even for
smaller libraries, to preserve access to the e-journals to which they
subscribe, and safeguard their community's access to them.
Fourty nine libraries will be using the system, it will be run
on Linux systems.
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