CDLINFO News: Authored by Joan Starr

EZID now offers QR codes

February 27, 2012  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Joan Starr, EZID Service Manager The EZID User Interface now displays a QR code representing the URL form of the DOI or ARK. The QR Code appears on the … More

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What is EZID’s status?

February 21, 2012  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3)  |  Author: 

By Joan Starr, EZID Service Manager In response to user requests, we are introducing two new channels for distributing EZID status updates: a blog and an RSS feed from the … More

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EZID Service Update

February 3, 2012  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Joan Starr, EZID Service Manager Service Description EZID (easy-eye-dee) is a production service that makes it simple for digital object producers (researchers and others) to obtain and … More

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EZID Client List growing

October 19, 2011  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

EZID (easy-eye-dee) offers a simple but powerful way to use identifiers to track research materials, including datasets, throughout their lifecycle. EZID’s unique identifiers can be highly reliable aids in data management, … More

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EZID: A Tool for Creation and Long-Term Management of Identifiers

March 30, 2011  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recently our EZID service was reviewed on four points: 1. EZID represents a single point of failure, and, as such is vulnerable. 2. URLs are “a globally deployed identifier scheme” … More

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DataCite Metadata Scheme update

March 28, 2011  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3)  |  Author: 

The DataCite Metadata Scheme has been updated, and the schema and accompanying documentation are now available in Version 2.1. The Schema is accessible at this location: http://datacite.org/schema/datacite-metadata-v2.1.xsd. The documentation is … More

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A line from here to there

February 15, 2011  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

What is the most direct route to from start to finish? This morning I walked to BART behind a guy who veered right and left on the sidewalk as he … More

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DataCite Metadata Scheme is published

January 24, 2011  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

The DataCite Metadata Scheme has been finalized and is now available here. After many months and a lot of very early morning conference calls with my European colleagues, I am … More

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Now, Dashboard! Now, Dancer!

December 6, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

Are you using a dashboard to assess your organization’s performance? At CDL, we decided to give this approach a try. This time last year, I was beginning the necessary background … More

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A time for thanks

November 22, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

This is a good time to pause for a moment and take stock, to reflect on what we have, where we are, and to say thanks. There is always plenty … More

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