CDLINFO News: July, 2010

CDL Recruiting for Discovery & Delivery Programmer Analyst IV

July 29, 2010  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,Resource Sharing,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

Shape the future of discovery and delivery in library systems. Position: Programmer Analyst IV About you You are a senior programmer and digital library strategist committed to growing … More

Going Beyond Pie Charts: More Ways to Use Visuals

July 28, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

“Love pie. Hate pie-charts” is a playful quote from a talented data designer featured below. It captures the we-can-do-better attitude of the individuals and organizations leading the charge for clear … More

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UC3 to host Curate Camp 2010!

July 28, 2010  |  Category:  Curation Micro-services,Digital Preservation (UC3)  |  Author: 

UC3 will host a conference on curation micro-services on August 16-17 at UC Berkeley. Or rather, we’re hosting an “unconference.” Unconferences are meetings where the participants set the agenda and … More

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UC-eLinks knows when you have left the building

July 27, 2010  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

UC-eLinks now alerts users to logon to their campus network. Why do we need this? Most of us have experienced the frustration of being denied access to articles and other … More

Recruiting for Digital Special Collections Programmer Analyst

July 26, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library’s Digital Special Collections (DSC) team is seeking a programmer analyst to help build and provide access to a world-class collection of historical and primary source materials.  … More

Bug tracking

July 26, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

I’m managing a project that recently launched an early limited release, and one of our next tasks was to select a bug tracking tool. It would help us manage tasks … More

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July-August 2010 Vendor Transitions

July 23, 2010  |  Category:  Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

By Jayne Dickson, CDL Information Services Analyst  Does your favorite resource look different?  Many of our licensed resources have undergone (or are about to undergo) changes due to interface upgrades … More

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How Meetings Steal Your Productivity (and 6 Ways to Get it Back)

July 21, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Are you sometimes amazed at how little of substance you accomplish in a day? Yes, you went to six meetings today and checked them off your to-do list, but it’s … More

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It’s the little things: protecting creative problem-solving

July 19, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

When it comes to creative solutions, often it’s the little things that make a big difference. I was talking with 2 campus colleagues about a project I’ve been working: an … More

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WAS at NDIIPP Partners’ Meeting

July 16, 2010  |  Category:  Web Archiving  |  Author: 

The National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Consortium (NDIIPP) is hosting its annual partners’ meeting in Washington DC from July 20-July 22.  The Web Archiving Service is the result of … More