CDLINFO News: April, 2011

Heather Christenson In Print

April 22, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL’s Heather Christenson has published an article in Library Resources & Technical Services (LRTS) entitled, “HathiTrust; A Research Library at Web Scale.”  The article,  in vol. 52 (2), pages 93-102, discusses the challenges digitized … More

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Five UC Campuses now Shibboleth Enabled, Making Downloading of HathiTrust Materials Easier

April 21, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Five University of California campuses, UC Berkeley, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced and San Diego, are now Shibboleth enabled for access to HathiTrust advanced services.   Shibboleth is open source software for … More

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Preview of Forthcoming Web Archiving Service Features

April 19, 2011  |  Category:  Web Archiving  |  Author: 

A recording of our recent web-conference session on Forthcoming Web Archiving Service Features: QA Tools, Duplicate Reduction and Search Enhancements is now available.  This 60 minute demo covers: WAS … More

Moving Forward with Next Generation Melvyl

April 18, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Next Generation Melvyl Executive Team (Karen Butter, UCSF [Chair]; Luc Declerck, UCSD [Implementation Team], Laine Farley, CDL; Patricia Martin, CDL [Chair, Implementation Team] and Gary Strong, UCLA) and Implementation Team … More

Center for Research Libraries (CRL) Records now more prominent in NGM

April 14, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

From the inception of the Next Generation Melvyl (NGM) Pilot, the University of California libraries have wanted to display Center for Research Libraries (CRL) records as part of the UC … More

Web Archiving Service: Blog Posts and Articles

April 13, 2011  |  Category:  Web Archiving  |  Author: 

We’d like to alert you to two recent write-ups of the Web Archiving Service that cover both an initial evaluation and an in-depth examination of extensive use of the service.  … More

Second position for Principal Metadata Analyst at CDL

April 6, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Job Opportunity at the California Digital Library (CDL): Be part of a metadata team shaping the future of discovery & delivery. Position: Principal Metadata Analyst (2 positions: 1 filled, 1 … More


California Digital Library Announces Release of XTF Version 3.0

April 6, 2011  |  Category:  Newsletter,Publishing,Technology  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library (CDL) is pleased to announce the release of version 3.0 of XTF (, an open source, highly flexible software application that supports the search, browse and … More

Recently Released: University of Michigan Web Archive

April 5, 2011  |  Category:  Web Archiving  |  Author: 

Web Archiving Service partners at the Bentley Historical Library of the University of Michigan have made their comprehensive archive of university websites available to the public.  The University of Michigan Web Archive … More

April Web Archiving Service Workshops (14th, 19th & 25th)

April 4, 2011  |  Category:  Web Archiving  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library will be offering two introductory Web Archiving Service sessions in April and another session to preview forthcoming enhancements to the service. Web Archiving Service Introduction Sessions … More