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National and International Initiatives

The landscape of digital preservation and curation is large and complex, and demands a range of solutions and partners. UC3 is deeply engaged with a number of partners to provide the highest quality and most cost-effective solutions for digital curation to the UC community.

DataCite

DataCite is an international initiative to improve access to research data on the internet. It will, through its members, establish and promote common methods, best practices, and guidance. UC3 is an active participant in this initiative. Off Site Link More ...

DataONE

DataONE is a project to ensure preservation and access to multi-scale, multi-discipline, and multi-national science data, funded by the US National Science Foundation. Patricia Cruse is a member of the leadership team, and other UC3 staff members are involved in work on metadata and technology. Off Site Link More ...

DataUp (formerly DCXL)

The goal of the DataUp (formerly Digital Curation for Excel or "DCXL") project is to facilitate data management, sharing, and archiving for scientists. Funded by Microsoft Research and the Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation, we are working with researchers to develop requirements and software to encourage archiving and sharing of research data.

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End of Term Harvest

In 2008, there was recognition that many US government websites would change when the new administration took office in January 2009. UC3 worked with the Library of Congress, University of North Texas, Internet Archive and US Government Printing Office to archive websites from the .gov domain. Off Site Link More ...

HathiTrust

The HathiTrust is a multi-institutional repository for digital collections created by mass digitization projects with Google and the Open Content Alliance. UC3 staff members serve on the Strategic Advisory Board and also advise on technology. Off Site Link More ...

International Internet Preservation Coalition

Members of the IIPC are libraries, archives, museums and cultural heritage institutions from 26 countries in Europe, Asia, North America and Oceania. All are involved in web archiving, and engage in building tools, writing standards, and holding conferences and workshops. UC3 staff members serve on the Executive Board and working groups. Off Site Link More ...

JHOVE2

JHOVE2 is an open source next-generation application and framework for format-aware characterization. With funding from the Library of Congress under its National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP), the UC3 is partnering with Portico and Stanford University Libraries to develop and deploy a next-generation architecture providing enhanced performance, streamlined APIs, and significant new features. Off Site Link More ...

NAAN Registry

Name Assigning Authority Numbers (NAANs) identify organizations that assign identiers. UC3's EZID service is one system that uses them in assigning ARKs (Archival Resource Keys) and other identifiers. The complete registry of such organizations and their NAANs is hosted by CDL and mirrored at the (U.S.) National Library of Medicine and the Bibliothèque nationale de France. More ...

National Digital Stewardship Alliance

The National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) is a collaborative effort to preserve a distributed national digital collection for the benefit of current and future generations. Members of the NDSA are committed to managing digital content for current and long-term use. CDL is one of the founding members of NDSA, and UC3 staff serve on various NDSA working groups. Off Site Link More ...

Portico

Portico preserves scholarly literature published in electronic form and ensures that these materials remain accessible to future scholars, researchers, and students. CDL is a member of Portico, and uses their repository service as an archive for many of the ejournals that UC libraries own. Off Site Link More ...

Research Hub

The Research Hub provides an easy way for campus scholars to gather, organize and share their digital files, such as office documents, images, audio, video, and PDFs. The Research Hub helps you work with colleagues, co-authors, lab-mates and project team members by providing powerful collaborative tools, including blogs, wikis, document libraries, discussion forums and more. Off Site Link More ...

Last updated: February 06, 2014
Document owner: Perry Willett