Digital Preservation Policy
Digital preservation can be defined as a set of processes and activities that ensure that information currently available in digital formats is backed up and distributed in order to assure long-term access. The journal's digital content is immensely valuable, and safeguards have been put in place to assure both current accessibility and long-term preservation. The following measures are part of the preservation policy:
All of our electronic content (websites, documents, and so on) is saved in three places. Readers can access content stored on a single server. A backup copy of the same content is preserved on two different sources. In the event of a server failure, any of the other sources can be brought online, and the website should be up and running in less than 24-36 hours.
Abstracting/Indexing services for our journal store a lot of important information about the articles. Furthermore, two of our journal's Abstracting/Indexing services archive not just the article's metadata, but also the electronic versions of the articles. As a result, the scientific community has access to copies of the publications through their systems, in addition to the journals' own.
Immediately after publication, authors may preserve the final published version of their work in personal or institutional repositories.
Public Knowledge Project Preservation Network (PKP PN)
IJEMR has been accepted into the PKP Preservation Network (PN). The PKP Preservation Network (PKP PN) was created by PKP to digitally archive OJS journals. The LOCKSS software provides decentralised and distributed preservation, as well as continuous perpetual access and the preservation of the content's authentic original version. The PKP PN guarantees that journals not part of the Global LOCKSS Network, which primarily maintains content from major publishers and suppliers, or an existing PLN, which saves a small number of OJS journals hosted by member libraries, can be saved using the LOCKSS software. See the high-level overview for further information on the PKP PN.
Metadata and Full-Text XML Harvesting
The Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) is a low-barrier approach for repository interoperability that is used to harvest (or collect) metadata descriptions, as well as full-text articles in our case. The OAI Metadata Harvesting Protocol 2.0 is fully supported by Vandana Publications. All published articles have metadata in the Dublin Core format (oai-dc).
- IJEMR journal as OAI2 data provider: http://www.openarchives.org/Register/BrowseSites
- To retrieve the set structure: https://www.ijemr.net/ojs/index.php/ojs/oai?verb=ListSets
- To retrieve the available metadata and full-text formats: https://www.ijemr.net/ojs/index.php/ojs/oai?verb=ListMetadataFormats
- To retrieve records: https://www.ijemr.net/ojs/index.php/ojs/oai?verb=ListIdentifiers&metadataPrefix=oai_dc
- To retrieve an individual metadata record (e.g. 479): https://www.ijemr.net/ojs/index.php/ojs/oai?verb=GetRecord&metadataPrefix=oai_dc&identifier=oai:ojs2.www.ijemr.net:article/479 for oai-dc