Archiving and Repository Policy

Journal of Applied Science, Engineering, Technology, and Education (ASCI) is committed to preserving the scholarly articles it publishes to ensure their long-term availability and accessibility. To achieve this, ASCI employs multiple archiving services, including Portal Garuda, while also adhering to the principles of the Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe (LOCKSS) initiative under official agreements and the use of free plugins.

The Indonesia Publication Index (IPI, forerly Portal Garuda Indonesian Publication Index) digitally preserves a full copy of the content this journal. The digital archives accessible through the Garba Rujukan Digital (GARUDA) Ministry of Education and Culture Republic of Indonesia.

This journal uses the LOCKSS and CLOCKSS systems to create a distributed filing system among participating libraries and allows these libraries to create permanent journal archives for preservation and restoration purposes.

PKP PN Archiving Service

ASCI participates in the Public Knowledge Project (PKP) Preservation Network (PN) Archiving Service to ensure the preservation of its published articles. This archiving service allows ASCI to safely store and maintain digital copies of its articles in a secure and decentralized network, ensuring their availability for future generations of readers and researchers.

LOCKSS Concept

ASCI adopts the principles of the LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) initiative, which is based on the concept of preserving content through distributed archiving. By maintaining multiple copies of its articles across different locations, ASCI ensures the redundancy and resilience of its archival system, minimizing the risk of content loss and guaranteeing continued access to its publications.

PKP PN Archiving Plugin

ASCI utilizes the PKP PN Archiving Plugin, a free and efficient tool provided by the Public Knowledge Project. This plugin facilitates the archiving process by automatically depositing articles into the PKP PN Archiving Service, contributing to the widespread dissemination and preservation of ASCI's scholarly content.

Compliance and Review

ASCI regularly reviews and monitors its archiving policies and practices to ensure their effectiveness and alignment with the evolving standards of digital preservation. The journal remains committed to providing enduring access to its publications and will continue to explore new archiving solutions to enhance its preservation efforts.