CDLINFO News: July, 2013

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update — July 2013

July 30, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

The significant record distributions for July include the following for journals: Open Access (307 titles), Wiley-Blackwell (45 titles), and JSTOR (33 titles). We had one new monographs package, MIT Press, … More

UC Davis Joins Google Book Digitization Project

July 29, 2013  |  Category:  Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Heather Christenson, CDL, & Karleen Darr, UC Davis In June 2013, the UC Davis Library began sending public domain (out-of- copyright) books and journals to be digitized as part … More

PDF processing: a behind-the-scenes but important update to the OAC

July 25, 2013  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

This week we changed how we process PDF documents on the Online Archive of California (OAC). Although this won’t result in any flashy new features on the OAC, it will … More

Announcing DataCite Metadata Version 3.0

July 25, 2013  |  Category:  EZID,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Scholarly research is producing more digital research data, and scholarly communication depends on data to verify findings, create new research, and share outcomes. Until recently, a persistent approach to access, … More

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CDL Welcomes Danielle Watters Westbrook

July 16, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print,Staff News  |  Author: 

We are pleased to announce that Danielle Watters Westbrook has joined CDL as our Shared Print Collections Analyst. Danielle will be supporting UC Shared Print and the Western Regional Storage … More

WAS Service Update: June 2013

July 12, 2013  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3),Web Archiving  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities WAS 2.0 release of new curator tools. Development and testing completed. Release date scheduled for the week of July 8. The curator features … More

DataUp Service Update: June 2013

July 12, 2013  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities The DataUp project received a 12-month grant from the National Science Foundation to improve on the current feature set. The funds are a … More

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Merritt Service Update: June 2013

July 12, 2013  |  Category:  Merritt,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities The migration of the Merritt infrastructure to Virtual Machines (VMs) is complete. Each of the Merritt microservices had to be moved and … More

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DMPTool Service Update: June 2013

July 11, 2013  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities The DMPTool blog has moved! To get the latest updates and news, redirect your browsers to http://blog.dmptool.org. Next generation DMPTool development status: We … More

Web Archiving Service (WAS) 2.0 Release of New Curator Tools

July 10, 2013  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3),Web Archiving  |  Author: 

The web is ephemeral – sites are continually redesigned and updated. Pages and even sites can disappear overnight. The Web Archiving Service (WAS) provides curator tools for selecting, capturing, managing, … More