China Data Online Cancellation

September 21, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The China Data Online product is no longer available through UC’s Tier 2 subscription vendor. According to the China Data Center website ( “Effective immediately, this China Data Center … More


CDL receives additional LSTA grant funding to expose more cultural heritage collections through Calisphere and DPLA

September 20, 2018  |  Categories:  Calisphere,Grants,Newsletter,Publishing & Special Collections,Special Collections  |  Author: 

“1951 – Harvesting Hops in the West.” Courtesy of UC San Diego Library, Special Collections & Archives CDL is pleased to announce that we have received an additional year of … More

Stephen Abrams leaving CDL

September 19, 2018  |  Categories:  Newsletter,Staff News,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

As many of you know, Stephen Abrams will be returning to the Boston area in order to be in closer geographic proximity to family.  His last day at CDL … More

Digitization at the Click of a Shutter: Works of California Photographers Ruth-Marion Baruch and Pirkle Jones Now Online

Thousands of images by California photographers Ruth-Marion Baruch (1922–1997) and Pirkle Jones (1914–2009) are now digitized and available online (many for the first time!) on Calisphere and UC Santa Cruz University Library … More

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Thousands of Historic California Legislative Publications Newly Available for Access

September 11, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

A collaboration between CDL’s Mass Digitization Team, the California Office of Legislative Counsel, and librarians at UC Berkeley, Stanford University, and the California State Library has resulted in 4,000 … More

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Discovery and Delivery Is Looking for a Software Engineer

September 7, 2018  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Do you truly enjoy software engineering?  Do who want to learn new things in a job where you can have a real impact?  Do you enjoy working in a fun … More

Merritt and Dash Certified by CoreTrustSeal as Trustworthy Repositories

August 30, 2018  |  Categories:  Dash,Merritt,Newsletter,Technology,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

University of California Curation Center (UC3) is happy to announce that its Merritt repository and companion Dash data publishing platform have received CoreTrustSeal certification. This certification helps to instill transparency and accountability to our stakeholder communities, … More

Robin James joins CDL

August 24, 2018  |  Categories:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Robin James joined CDL on August 2nd as Günter Waibel’s new interim Executive Assistant. She comes to us courtesy of UCOP’s temporary staffing program. We’re hoping that Robin will … More

CDL Position Opening: Shared Content Service Coordinator

August 24, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

At the California Digital Library (CDL), we believe passionately that the library, in all its forms, is critically important to the vital work of students, scholars and the public. As … More

SCP Monthly Update — August 2018

August 16, 2018  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

SCP has posted the distribution statistics report for the month of July. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access collections. … More