CDLINFO News: November, 2009

DataONE to Deal with Data Deluge

November 20, 2009  |  Category:  Grants,Press Releases,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Researchers at the University of California have partnered with dozens of other universities and agencies to create DataONE (, a global data access and preservation network for earth and environmental scientists that will support breakthroughs in environmental research.

HathiTrust Large Scale Search

November 20, 2009  |  Category:  Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Effective November 18th, the HathiTrust Digital Library is now providing full-text searching capabilities across the entire library of 4.6 million volumes (1.6 billion pages) in the collection.

Follow John Muir on Twitter and Facebook

November 19, 2009  |  Category:  Newsletter,Special Collections  |  Author: 

This December, hear renowned California writer and naturalist John Muir (1838-1914) in his own words as he travels to California, encounters Yosemite for the first time, and works to preserve the open land he calls home.

Meet Stephen Abrams

November 19, 2009  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

How extraordinary to have an undergraduate senior thesis portend the themes throughout one’s career!   That’s the case for Stephen Abrams, CDL’s Senior Manager for Digital Preservation Technology who arrived at CDL in February of 2008.

Next Generation Melvyl Pilot Enhancements – November 8, 2009

November 12, 2009  |  Category:  Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Several enhancements were made to Next Generation Melvyl with OCLC’s Sunday, November 8, install.

Mellon Planning Grant Awarded to UC Libraries for a Western Regional Storage Trust

November 3, 2009  |  Category:  Grants,Newsletter,Shared Print  |  Author: 

The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the University of California Libraries a nine month planning grant to organize the “Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST)” — a shared print repository service, focused initially on retrospective journal archives.

The Bibliographic Services Team has a new name

November 3, 2009  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery  |  Author: 

Do you know what the name Bibliographic Services means? We couldn’t agree on it either, so we decided to change the name of our team from Bibliographic Services to a name that better describes the services we provide as a CDL team.

Web Archiving Resource: IIPC “Active Solutions”

November 2, 2009  |  Category:  Web Archiving  |  Author: 

In September the California Digital Library hosted the 2009 iPRES digital preservation conference in San Francisco.  In conjunction with iPRES, the International Internet Preservation Consortium hosted a one-day open session: … More