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UC Davis and CDL complete Pay It Forward project

August 11, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

The University of California, Davis and the California Digital Library have recently completed the 18-month Pay It Forward project, an effort funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon … More

CDL Welcomes Conclusion of Authors Guild v. Google

May 17, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

CDL welcomes the conclusion of the Authors Guild’s decade long lawsuit against Google. The suit came to an end April 18th when the Supreme Court declined to hear the Authors … More

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HathiTrust’s CRMS Project Win’s ALA’s L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award

May 10, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

HathiTrust’s CRMS Project (Copyright Review Management System) is the American Library Association’s 2016 winner of the L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award. The award recognizes CRMS’ dedication to creating a “balanced U.S. … More

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Message from AVP / Executive Director

May 6, 2016  |  Category:  UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

It’s early days for a message of deep substance, but never too early to say hello! I started work at CDL less than two weeks ago when a small ad-hoc … More


California Digital Library announces new leadership

February 1, 2016  |  Category:  Newsletter,Press Releases,Staff News,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

  Following an extensive international search, the University of California is pleased to announce the appointment of Günter Waibel as the new Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director of the … More

Groundbreaking University of California policy extends free access to all scholarly articles written by UC employees

October 28, 2015  |  Category:  Access & Publishing,eScholarship,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

On October 26, 2015, the University of California expands the reach of its research publications by issuing a Presidential Open Access Policy, allowing future scholarly articles authored by all UC … More

UC Libraries Statement on Authors Guild v. Google

October 20, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

October 20, 2015 The University of California libraries applaud the ruling by the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals that Google’s digitization of library collections, creation of search functionality, display … More

CDL Interim Leadership Named

October 8, 2015  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

Yesterday, Susan Carlson, UCOP’s Vice Provost for Academic Personnel and Programs, issued a formal announcement (below) regarding the California Digital Library’s interim leadership.   October 7, 2015 I am … More

The Elephant Weighs In: Updates from HathiTrust and UC Libraries

June 5, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

It’s been a busy year for HathiTrust Digital Library. In April, the five millionth volume was opened for public reading and partner downloading. That’s a weighty accomplishment and it couldn’t have happened without … More

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CDL Technical Requirements for Licensed Resources – 2015 Update

An updated version of the Technical Requirements for Licensed Resources document has been posted to The Technical Requirements document is primarily intended for new and continuing vendors of the … More