CDLINFO News: February, 2012

One step closer to making space with PAPR: A project update

February 13, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Why does print archiving matter? University of California (UC) libraries are running out of space for print journals at the same time that circulation of print journals has … More

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Diaries digitized by UC Merced tell first-hand of Civil War, Lincoln assassination

A new digital collection provides a glimpse into the everyday life of a Union soldier during the U.S. Civil War, as well a first-hand account of President Lincoln’s assassination and … More

California Digital Library Joins PKP as Major Development Partner in Open Access Publishing

February 7, 2012  |  Category:  Newsletter,Press Releases,Publishing  |  Author: 

By Catherine Mitchell, Director of Publishing As the scholarly publishing landscape heats up with more talk of boycotts and Open Access mandates, research libraries increasingly find themselves at a crossroads … More

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Web Archivists: Two Calls for Papers

February 7, 2012  |  Category:  Web Archiving  |  Author: 

Librarians and archivists engaged in building web archives have two upcoming opportunities to share your experience with an international audience. April 30th, 2012: “The Broad Value of Web Archives: Demonstrated … More

Web Archiving Service Tech News – Code4Lib

February 6, 2012  |  Category:  Technology,Web Archiving  |  Author: 

Web Archiving Service developers Erik Hetzner and Scott Fisher will present at this year’s Code4Lib conference on the tools they used to re-index over 600 million files in the web … More

Merritt Service Update

February 3, 2012  |  Category:  Merritt,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

By Perry Willett, Digital Preservation Services Manager Merritt Service Description Merritt is a production level service that provides the UC community with an easy to use tool to manage, … More

EZID Service Update

February 3, 2012  |  Category:  EZID,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

By Joan Starr, EZID Service Manager Service Description EZID (easy-eye-dee) is a production service that makes it simple for digital object producers (researchers and others) to obtain and … More

DMPTool Service Update

February 3, 2012  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

By Perry Willett, Digital Preservation Services Manager DMPTool Service Description The Data Management Plan Tool (DMPTool) provides an easy to use interface that: Helps users create ready-to-use data … More

UC is Moving to a Hosted VDX Solution at OCLC in 2012

February 3, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Resource Sharing  |  Author: 

By Patricia Martin, Director, Discovery & Delivery The Council of University Librarians, in consultation with several All Campus Groups and SOPAG, has endorsed CDL’s plan to move the management of … More

PsycINFO Records Missing Publication Dates

February 1, 2012  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

By Teal Smith, User Communication and Instruction Librarian, UC Merced and Resource Liaison, PsycINFO Teal Smith (UCM), the Resource Liaison for PsycINFO (on the ProQuest/CSA Illumina platform), has notified CDL … More