CDLINFO News: Authored by Joan Starr

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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Go Giants! Persist!

November 15, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

Hundreds of thousands of Giants fans crowded the streets of downtown San Francisco to welcome their conquering heroes home, many having waited a lifetime for the pleasure. Orange and black … More

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Reducing the Cost of Change

November 1, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

Two of the authors of the Agile Manifesto, Jim Highsmith and Alistair Cockburn, have said here that the strategy behind Agile methods “is to reduce the cost of change.” To … More

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UC3 EZID webinar 10/26 3:30-4:30pm PT

October 19, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3)  |  Author: 

UC3 is offering a webinar on the new EZID (easy-eye-dee) service on October 26th at 3:30 pm (PT). EZID makes it simple for researchers and others to obtain and … More

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