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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,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 http://www.cdlib.org/gateways/vendors/guidelines_technical.html. The Technical Requirements document is primarily intended for new and continuing vendors of the … More

Calisphere collections now available through the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

Researchers are now able to explore Calisphere’s incredible collection of digital primary sources within the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA). This month, the CDL successfully shared more than 225,000 … More

UC Davis, CDL to Lead Major Project to Build Open Access Financial Model

March 20, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Press Releases,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

(Davis, CA) – The University of California, Davis and the California Digital Library (CDL) will lead a major new project, with an $800,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, … More

UC Press and the CDL Receive $750K Grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

March 5, 2015  |  Category:  Access & Publishing,Newsletter,Press Releases,Publishing,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

The University of California Press (UC Press) and the California Digital Library (CDL), have received a grant of $750,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to develop a web-based, open … More

Calisphere: Gearing up for DPLA in April

Last year, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) welcomed the California Digital Library as a DPLA Content Hub, on behalf of the UC Libraries and with the endorsement of … More