CDLINFO News: Newsletter

New Mass Digitization Section Added to

April 18, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Mass Digitization section on the website has a brand new look!  New and updated content describes the work, goals, and projects of the Mass Digitization team. Included is … More

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Welcome Chris Erdmann, Library Carpentry Community and Development Director

April 17, 2018  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

The University of California Curation Center (UC3) is excited to announce that Chris Erdmann has been hired as the Library Carpentry Community and Development Director starting May 4, 2018. Chris has been … More

Over one million digital items from California cultural heritage institutions now available through Calisphere!

April 16, 2018  |  Category:  Access & Publishing,Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The deeper you look, the even more you discover! Big news: over one million historical images, texts, recordings, and other primary resources are now available in the statewide digital … More

CDL Job Opportunity: Metadata Product Manager (career position)

April 16, 2018  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library (CDL) is a collaborative effort of the ten campuses of the University of California. As a UC systemwide library, CDL provides services to and on behalf … More

UC Libraries on eScholarship

April 12, 2018  |  Category:  Access & Publishing,eScholarship,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

The UC Libraries now have a presence on eScholarhip. The URL is: You can also find this content by searching “University of California Systemwide Libraries” in the eScholarship search box. The … More

Introducing CDL’s Strategic Vision

April 12, 2018  |  Category:  Newsletter  |  Author: 

When CDL set out to articulate a new strategy for our organization, we called the activity “strategic visioning,” not “strategic planning.” While a subtle distinction, it was a deliberate attempt … More

SCP Monthly Update – April 2018

April 10, 2018  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

SCP has posted the distribution statistics report for the month of March. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access … More

Cobweb Update: How Cobweb Facilitates Participatory Web Archiving

Given its breadth and depth, archiving the web can seem an overwhelming endeavor. Digital curators typically approach web archiving by first determining what to collect based on the collecting scope … More

EZID Service Update: March 2018

April 2, 2018  |  Category:  EZID,Infrastructure Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Identifier Systems Architect John Kunze was the keynote speaker at an ARK Summit hosted by the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BNF), The event, … More

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CDL joins Royal Society Open Access Membership

April 2, 2018  |  Category:  Access & Publishing,Newsletter,Publishing  |  Author: 

CDL has recently signed on to the Royal Society Open Access Membership, an arrangement under which UC-affiliated authors (from any UC campus, UC Office of the President, or Lawrence Berkeley … More