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Mass Digitization: Open Content Alliance and the UC Libraries

December 14, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On December 6, 2006, Microsoft released the beta Live Search Books (, providing a new portal to access UC libraries books scanned by the Internet Archive (IA) for the Open … More

Local History Digital Resources Featured in Calisphere and the Online Archive of California (OAC)

November 9, 2006  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Grants,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

More than 3,600 digitized primary resources from 19 California cultural heritage institutions are now featured in the CDL’s Calisphere ( and Online Archive of California ( websites. The … More

Make Searching More Convenient

November 9, 2006  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL has created a UC version of LibX, a Firefox open source extension that allows you to search the Melvyl Catalog, all the UC campus catalogs, and Google Scholar, … More

Melvyl Recommender Project Findings

October 26, 2006  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Melvyl Recommender Project, which explored next-generation services for library catalogs, has reached its conclusion.  The project was funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Popular commercial … More

Library Staff News

October 12, 2006  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

a. Welcome Library Data Analyst Chan Li Chan Li has accepted the position of Library Data Analyst in the CDL Collections Licensed Content Group beginning Monday, October 9.  Ms. … More

National Science Foundation Grant Final Report

October 12, 2006  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library was awarded a National Science Foundation grant in 2003 to build on and enhance the National Science Digital Library (NSDL). The work has been completed Update: … More

Release 1 of the Web Archiving Service

October 12, 2006  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter,Web Archiving  |  Author: 

The Web-at-Risk, a CDL Digital Preservation Group project, achieved a major milestone with Release 1 of the Web Archiving Service (WAS) to a pilot group of project curators.  Development of … More

Librarian Toolkits for Scholarly Communication

October 12, 2006  |  Category:  Newsletter,Publishing  |  Author: 

This summer the Scholarly Communications Officers completed work on three toolkits to help librarians when discussing scholarly communication issues with faculty and each other.  One toolkit deals with the economic … More

UC Campuses Awarded IMLS Grants

October 12, 2006  |  Category:  Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC Berkeley and UC Irvine were recently awarded leadership grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to build digital resources and conduct research projects. … More

Library Staff News

September 21, 2006  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

a. Alison Ray Joined the CDL as an Information Services Analyst The CDL very pleased to announce that Alison Ray joined our staff as an Information Services Analyst on Tuesday, … More