EZID wins 2012 DataCite Gold Award

December 17, 2012  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

At DataCite‘s General Assembly meeting this year in Cologne, EZID was honored with the 2012 Gold Award for assigning more than 250,000 DOIs (digital object identifiers) in one year. This reflects … More

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EZID Service Update — September & October 2012

November 6, 2012  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

September & October Activities We conducted an identifier clean-up exercise and were able to reduce substantially the incidence of broken and bad links. To all who assisted, we … More

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UC Librarians in Print

Five UC librarians have coauthored an article in the Journal of eScience Librarianship, “A Collaborative Framework for Data Management Services: The Experience of the University of California”.  The abstract describes … More

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EZID Service Update — August 2012

September 25, 2012  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

  August Activities Service Manager Joan Starr held a webinar on August 15th attended by more than 100 participants from organizations all over the country. The webinar was recorded, … More

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EZID goes abroad: Announcing EZID UK

September 4, 2012  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

The EZID Team is excited to announce a new partnership with EDINA, a UK national academic data center based at the University of Edinburgh, and JISC, the UK’s “expert on … More

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EZID Service Update – July 2012

August 16, 2012  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

July Activities EZID added support for an additional DataCite metadata element, resourceType. This is similar to the Dublin Core Format element, and it will become a required by DataCite … More

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EZID Summer 2012 Webinar on August 15

July 23, 2012  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

Do you manage or help others manage any kinds of digital objects, such as texts, data sets, terms, or images? Do you need an easy solution to citing and providing … More

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EZID Service Update – June 2012

July 16, 2012  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

Service Description EZID (easy-eye-dee) is a production service that gives researchers the ability to create and manage long-term identifiers so that they can to track usage, get credit for their … More


EZID wins honorable mention in Sautter Award Program

July 3, 2012  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

EZID (, a tool for creating and maintaining long-term identifiers, has been selected for honorable mention in the Larry L. Sautter Award Program. A key tool for researchers handling data, … More

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New updates to EZID

June 27, 2012  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

EZID, the service that makes long-term identifiers easy, just got informative new content: FAQ for (and from) libraries (see Documentation) Slides from Joan Starr’s two recent ALA Annual Meeting … More