CDLINFO News: Press Releases

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,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,Press Releases  |  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:  Digital Special Collections,Grants,Newsletter,Press Releases  |  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.

DataONE to Deal with Data Deluge

November 20, 2009  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Grants,Press Releases  |  Author: 

Researchers at the University of California have partnered with dozens of other universities and agencies to create DataONE (, a global data access and preservation network for earth and environmental scientists that will support breakthroughs in environmental research.