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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,Newsletter,UC Libraries News,Mass Digitization  |  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,Newsletter,UC Libraries News,Mass Digitization  |  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

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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,Newsletter,UC Libraries News,eScholarship  |  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,Newsletter,UC Libraries News,Mass Digitization  |  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,Newsletter,UC Libraries News,Mass Digitization  |  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 http://www.cdlib.org/gateways/vendors/guidelines_technical.html. The Technical Requirements document is primarily intended for new and continuing vendors of the … More