The SAFE Private LOCKSS Network is an international distributed preservation network based on the LOCKSS technology. Using LOCKSS technology, short of Lots of Copies Keeps Stuff Safe, we store digital assets in a private network on servers hosted by universities on multiple continents.

The SAFE PLN network creates multiple preservation copies of born-digital open-access collections currently hosted by 7 different institutions:

See Collections for more information on the content.


The SAFE-PLN is based on the following principles:

For more information about Private LOCKSS Networks, visit LOCKSS website.


Don’t hesitate to contact us for additional information.

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