CDLINFO News: Authored by Laine Farley

Undefined Future Uses

Last week I attended a lecture titled “Computing and the Practice of History” by Dan Cohen, Director of the Center for History and New Media  at George Mason University.   … More


The Progress of Preservation

I was very pleased by the nice recognition from Library of Congress’s “Top Ten Digital Preservation Developments of 2012” of three projects CDL has been involved in: The DataUp Project. … More

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DataCite Turns One

December 22, 2010  |  Category:  EZID,Message from the Executive Director,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recently I attended the General Assembly of DataCite, the international organization devoted to providing a reliable means of citing research data. The organization has made remarkable progress in a … More


The Scholar’s Library is Global

There has been much talk of late about the need for and possibility of creating a National Digital Library (see the call by Robert Darnton and one response by Roy … More

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Uncommonly In Common

November 2, 2010  |  Category:  Message from the Executive Director,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Colleagues from JISC (Joint Information Systems Committee) Rachel Bruce and Neil Jacobs visited CDL on October 29. We have often met with various representatives from JISC who have been … More

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Welcome to CDL’s remodeled web site

January 19, 2010  |  Category:  Message from the Executive Director,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Redesigning a web site has much in common with remodeling a house.  It takes longer than you anticipate, you find unexpected challenges along the way, and in the end, you … More

Next Generation Melvyl – Changing of the Guard

December 19, 2008  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

With the retirement of Terry Ryan (UCLA) from the Next Generation Melvyl Pilot Implementation Team, a slightly new governance structure is in place for moving the project forward.

CDL’s Publishing Program’s permanent placements

October 20, 2008  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL’s Publishing program announces two permanent placements: Catherine Mitchell is named Director of the Publishing program and Suzanne Lim joins as the Publishing Group Support Programmer

Major Library Partners Launch HathiTrust Shared Digital Repository

October 15, 2008  |  Category:  Newsletter  |  Author: 

A group of the nation’s largest research libraries are collaborating to create a repository of their vast digital collections, including millions of books, organizers announced today. These holdings will be archived and preserved in a single repository called the HathiTrust (

CDL recruiting for Manager, Infrastructure and Applications Support

June 29, 2007  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library (CDL) invites applications for the position of Manager, Infrastructure and Applications Support.