CDLINFO News: Press Releases

University of California Faculty Senate Passes Open Access Policy

The press release below can also be seen on the Academic Senate’s homepage at: The Academic Senate of the University of California has passed an Open Access Policy, ensuring … More

California Digital Library and partners launch DataUp

October 2, 2012  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter,Press Releases  |  Author: 

The University of California’s Digital Library (CDL) and its partners today (Oct. 2) launched DataUp, a free data management tool. Researchers struggling to meet new data management requirements from funders, … More


Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) Announces Print Archiving Milestone

August 30, 2012  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Press Releases  |  Author: 

The press release below can also be seen at the UC Newsoom. The Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST), a partnership to create a distributed retrospective print journal repository in the … More

Portal for Earth Science Data Exploration

July 23, 2012  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter,Press Releases  |  Author: 

As research in the Earth and environmental sciences evolves to become more data-intensive, the ability to discover, integrate and analyze massive amounts of heterogeneous scientific information has become critical to … More

California Digital Library Joins PKP as Major Development Partner in Open Access Publishing

February 7, 2012  |  Category:  Newsletter,Press Releases,Publishing  |  Author: 

By Catherine Mitchell, Director of Publishing As the scholarly publishing landscape heats up with more talk of boycotts and Open Access mandates, research libraries increasingly find themselves at a crossroads … More


UC Libraries expand access to orphan works

August 24, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Press Releases,Mass Digitization  |  Author: 

The University of California Libraries will join with the University of Michigan, University of Wisconsin and University of Florida in a groundbreaking initiative to identify and make available digital versions … More


Online data management planning tool tames data and meets researchers’ funding requirements

February 15, 2011  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter,Press Releases  |  Author: 

A group of major research institutions is partnering to develop a flexible online tool to help researchers generate data management plans.  This effort is in response to demands from funding … More

Mellon Grant Awarded to University of California Libraries to Implement the Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST)

January 31, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Press Releases,Shared Print  |  Author: 

Researchers can now be assured that the scholarly record will be preserved for future generations through a coordinated system of trusted print archives held at libraries throughout the western United … More

DataCite: UC Provides Long Term Public Visibility and Access to Research Data

March 23, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter,Press Releases  |  Author: 

By Patricia Cruse, Director, University of California Curation Center One of today’s most important priorities for academic scholarship and research is providing long term access to datasets. Data are now … More

Uncovering California’s Environmental Collections

December 7, 2009  |  Category:  Grants,Newsletter,Press Releases,Digital Special Collections  |  Author: 

Researchers worldwide will soon have access to previously inaccessible collections of documents, photographs, and other rich archival materials related to California’s environmental history.