CDLINFO News: May, 2010

Patricia Cruse: Digital Preservation Pioneer

May 19, 2010  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

CDL Director of the University of California Curation Center (UC3), Patricia Cruse, was profiled in the May 2010 issue of the Library of Congress Preservation Newsletter, where she was dubbed … More

New features for OAC Contributors: Dashboard and Search Box

May 19, 2010  |  Category:  Newsletter,Special Collections  |  Author: 

Digital Special Collections is pleased to announce the release of two new features for OAC contributing institutions: the OAC contributor dashboard and an OAC search box for institution websites. OAC … More

UC President’s book now available via open access in eScholarship

May 19, 2010  |  Category:  eScholarship,Newsletter,Publishing  |  Author: 

By Elise Proulx Publishing Group Outreach & Marketing Coordinator The Publishing Group of the California Digital Library announces the open access digital publication of Mark G. Yudof’s book When Government … More

5 Steps to Managing Your Performance Evaluation

May 19, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Most of us shudder when it’s time for our annual performance review. Not only is it time-consuming but it can also be stressful, since you don’t know whether you and … More

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Reshaping Scholarly Communication Website Update

May 18, 2010  |  Category:  Newsletter,Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

by Joanne Miller The Reshaping Scholarly Communication website (, an information resource especially for UC faculty on the facts and issues surrounding scholarly publishing, has been revised and updated. The … More


CDL Users Council: You can view this year’s sessions

By Ellen Meltzer, Information Services Manager From your desktop, you can attend sessions on CDL program activities tailored for Users Council.   UC campuses and selected California institutions have a Users … More


Project ecology

May 17, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

It’s standard to describe software development and implementation projects as having “life cycles.” If you look at some of the cool new agile tools, you’ll see another paradigm: story-telling, in … More

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HathiTrust Update & Significant Milestone

By Heather Christenson, Mass Digitization Project Manager and CDL HathiTrust Project Manager HathiTrust Reaches 1.1 Million Public Domain Volumes The HathiTrust has collectively reached one of our long-anticipated goals; over … More


Is Your Career Fit or Fat?

May 12, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

You exercise to build stamina and muscle. You meditate to gain greater serenity. You take your car to the mechanic to keep it running. In different ways, these are all … More

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JHOVE2: characterization matters

May 10, 2010  |  Category:  Grants,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

JHOVE is software used by most digital libraries and repositories to help manage their collections of digital files. First released in 2005, it quickly became an indispensible tool for format … More

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