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LOCKSS is a unique digital preservation solution that enables libraries to
easily and inexpensively collect and preserve their own copy of authorized
e-content. LOCKSS Alliance members who subscribe to The American Psychiatric
Publishing Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry, Fourth Edition, at will have access to this e-book in perpetuity. The
Fourth Edition of Textbook of Clinical Psychiatry is being made available
for LOCKSS preservation in conjunction with the March 2008 release of the
new Fifth Edition to current subscribers at, the
book-and-journal portal from APPI. 


"We are thrilled to support APPI in its endeavor to preserve for future
generations, not simply its world-class e-journals on the LOCKSS system, but
also this important digital textbook. Through these actions, APPI helps
libraries fulfill their role as custodians of scholarly content," says Vicky
Reich, LOCKSS Director. 


"We feel lucky to have the LOCKSS system as a preservation solution," says
Pam Harley, Director of e-Publishing Strategy at APPI, "and to be able to
extend their innovative and collaborative approach beyond our journals to
our key online textbooks, making sure they remain accessible for generations
to come." 


About LOCKSS (


The LOCKSS (Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe) Program was started a decade ago
by Stanford University Libraries to address the challenges of preserving
digital scholarly content.  Today LOCKSS is a thriving international
community-based initiative with libraries and publishers working together
with the shared goal to preserve e-content for the long-term. More than 200
leading scholarly publishers have granted permission for its content to be
preserved by LOCKSS Alliance members.


About American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. (;


American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. (APPI) is the world's premier
publisher of books, journals, and multimedia on psychiatry, mental health,
and behavioral science. APPI is a wholly owned subsidiary of the American
Psychiatric Association and the publisher of the Diagnostic and Statistical
Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM). APPI's web portal at offers site license access to DSM-IV-TR, Gabbard's
Treatments of Psychiatric Disorders and other textbooks, and journals
including The American Journal of Psychiatry.


For more information, please contact:

Pam Harley, Director of e-Publishing Strategy, American Psychiatric
Publishing, Inc., [log in to unmask], 703.907.7870; Amy Kohrman, Marketing
Manager, LOCKSS and CLOCKSS, Stanford University Libraries,
[log in to unmask], 650.721.5838