CDLINFO News: December, 2012

CDL office closure Dec. 21, 2012 PM – Jan. 1, 2013

December 21, 2012  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

This year, UC’s Office of the President, including the California Digital Library (CDL), will be officially closed during the Winter and New Year holiday periods from Friday, December 21, 2012 … More

EZID wins 2012 DataCite Gold Award

December 17, 2012  |  Category:  EZID,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

At DataCite‘s General Assembly meeting this year in Cologne, EZID was honored with the 2012 Gold Award for assigning more than 250,000 DOIs (digital object identifiers) in one year. This reflects … More

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HathiTrust November 2012 Update

December 14, 2012  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Heather Christenson, Project Manager, Mass Digitization November was a busy month at HathiTrust.  HT prepared technical systems to offer access to out of print and brittle works at partner … More


More Content in Melvyl

December 14, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Melvyl Users will have access to yet more resources as of January 2013 with the addition of several new databases to the Central Index.  As was reported earlier, CDL will … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update — December 2012

December 13, 2012  |  Category:  Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

By Adolfo Tarango, Head, Systemwide Collection Services The UCSD campus will be closed December 24-January 1. Additionally, individual staff may be taking additional time off January 2-4. Be advised therefore, … More

Work in progress: UC libraries website redesign update, December, 2012

December 11, 2012  |  Category:  Newsletter,Systemwide Library Information,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

The following is another update on the progress of the 2012-2013 redesign project for the UC libraries website ( Here is some background on the project. ( We’re nearing the … More

New environmental history collections now available through the OAC

December 10, 2012  |  Category:  Newsletter,Online Archive of California,Special Collections  |  Author: 

The CDL is pleased to announce the availability of over 41 important collections, held by nine institutions throughout California, which document environmental history within and beyond the state. The availability … More

New! Contributor Showcases on Calisphere

December 6, 2012  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Calisphere contributors have a new way to highlight their digital images and texts with the recently released “showcase” feature. These pages, unique to each of Calisphere’s 120 contributing libraries, archives, … More