CDLINFO News: September, 2010

Deposit, save, share, find that content and data: new UC3 services launch

September 16, 2010  |  Category:  Curation Micro-services,EZID,Merritt,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

The University of California Curation Center (UC3) is excited to be launching three new services September 15 and 17, 2010.   They include Merritt (named for CDL’s close neighbor, Lake Merritt), … More

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Which way forward?

September 15, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

Does your organization do 5 or 10 year plans? What about 15-year plans? I sat in a meeting recently with someone who was asking for this kind of forward thinking: … More

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What Gets Measured Gets Done: Key Performance Indicators

September 15, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

We’ve all heard the saying, “What gets measured gets done.” It means regular measurement and reporting keeps you focused — because you use that information to make decisions to improve your results. … More

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Making connections

September 13, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

The other morning, I rather crankily tweeted, “I’m trying to write about barriers to adoption, thinking about technology + new business practices. Not that pleasant of a way to start … More

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More Visuals: Picture Your Strategic Plan

September 8, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Your team has a strategic plan. Now how do you make sure it’s front of mind (and easy to comprehend) for the people implementing it? Creating a one-page infographic chart … More

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The Story of the Digital Book [Video]

September 8, 2010  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Millions of books from the UC Libraries have been digitized, but how?  Go behind the scenes to learn about the UC Libraries’ digitization process and see several ways you can … More

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Just one more thing…

September 7, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

I suspect that we don’t often link projects and perfection in our minds. Projects–even well-run projects–are human affairs with ups and downs, ins and outs. The art of project management … More

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In a Sea of Urgency, How to Focus on What’s Important Today

September 1, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Now that we’ve shared ways to embrace Monday, here’s another thing to contemplate as you start your week: Do you have a plan for the week, or are you facing … More

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