CDLINFO News: Technology

CDL in the Cloud!

September 15, 2016  |  Category:  Infrastructure Services,Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library (CDL) provides many services for the scholarly community and the Infrastructure & Application Support (IAS) team is responsible for the technology underlying all of these services. … More

IPv6 and access to library resources

July 14, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Technology,Licensed Resources  |  Author: 

IEEE recently updated their IEEEXplore platform to be IPv6 aware, which means that if a user’s machine has an IPv6 address assigned to it – even if the machine … More

“Shellshock” Vulnerability Remediation

October 6, 2014  |  Category:  Infrastructure Services,Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

The wide-spread Bash vulnerability nicknamed “Shellshock” was announced publicly on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014.  This potential exploit exists on all UNIX-based systems (UNIX, Linux, Mac OS).  All CDL technical teams … More

CDL Notice Regarding US-CERT CVE-2014-0160, “Heartbleed Bug” OpenSSL Vulnerability

April 11, 2014  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

By Kurt Ewoldsen, Manager, CDL Information & Applications Support On April 8, the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) announced a serious vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160, aka the “Heartbleed Bug”) in OpenSSL, … More

California Digital Library Announces Release of XTF Version 3.1

August 8, 2012  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology,Publishing  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library (CDL) is pleased to announce the release of version 3.1 of XTF (, an open source, highly flexible software application that supports the search, browse and … More

CDL Departures May, June 2012

CDL reports with mixed feelings the upcoming retirements of three of our valued colleagues: John Ober, Margaret Low, and Claudia Woo.  John Ober began his stint as CDL Assistant Director … More

CDL Position: Manager, Infrastructure and Applications Support

March 12, 2012  |  Category:  Infrastructure Services,Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

Are you excited about supporting the building and creative use of the world’s scholarship and knowledge?  Are you a strong IT technical manager who can meet the challenges of managing … More

Meet Virtual Martin

February 13, 2012  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News,Technology,Publishing  |  Author: 

We here at the California Digital Library (CDL) are very serious when it comes to all things digital. Some of our colleagues work virtually so we’ve explored … More

Web Archiving Service Tech News – Code4Lib

February 6, 2012  |  Category:  Technology,Web Archiving  |  Author: 

Web Archiving Service developers Erik Hetzner and Scott Fisher will present at this year’s Code4Lib conference on the tools they used to re-index over 600 million files in the web … More

CDL Security guidelines adopted and posted

October 27, 2011  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

By John Ober, Manager, Infrastructure and Applications Support The CDL has adopted and published a set of Information Technology Key Security Guidelines & Baseline Supporting Practices, along with a companion … More