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Staff Recruitment: Metadata and Extraction, Transformation, and Loading Specialist

Working under the direction of the Head of Shared Cataloging Program, this position uses advanced professional library concepts and objectives to resolve highly complex issues. Duties and assignments are defined by overall objectives and involve a high level of complexity…

SCP Update – June 2022

Highlights on Titles Cataloged for CDL-Managed Electronic Collections in May 2022 ACM Digital Library Complete: 201 African American Newspapers, Series 1, 1827-1998: 297 (New) African American Newspapers, Series 2, 1835-1956: 87 (New) Airiti Books (華藝中文電子書) (Local-L DDA): 84 Cambridge eBooks…

Yearly WEST Contacts Review

WEST has recently sent an email to all Primary Contacts asking them to review and, if necessary, update their contacts for various WEST and AGUA activities. This ensures that WEST is sending communications to the appropriate staff at each member…

ACRL Top Trends – Collaborative collections and shared print

The 2021–22 ACRL Research Planning and Review Committee recently released its top trends in academic libraries, which includes collaborative collections and the rapidly expanding shared print community. The Committee highlights shared print’s status as a change agent helping libraries balance…

Merritt Digital Preservation Repository – May 2022

Merritt is a digital preservation repository from the University of California Curation Center (UC3) that enables the UC community to manage, archive, and share its valuable digital content. Welcome to the Merritt service update for May 2022! New Content and…

SCP Update – May 2022

Highlights on Titles Cataloged for CDL-Managed Electronic Collections in April 2022 ACM Digital Library Complete: 251 Airiti Books (華藝中文電子書) (Local-L DDA): 52 JSTOR Books DDA: 597 Latin American Anarchist and Labour Periodicals Online: 923 (NEW) Collection level records: 4 Link…

Welcome Devin Smith, new part-time Application Programmer on the PAD team

We are delighted to announce that Devin Smith has joined the Publishing, Archives, and Digitization group as a part-time Application Programmer, starting today, May 16, 2022. Devin will be working closely with the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory on Open Access and…

A warm welcome to Zainab Olaosebikan, Director of Finance & Operations!

Please join me in extending a very warm welcome to Zainab Olaosebikan, CDL’s new Finance & Operations Director. In her role, Zainab will oversee all aspects of CDL operations, including its financial activities, audit and compliance, contracts and grants, and…

Save the date + Registration Open: WEST Member Meeting Tuesday July 19, 1-2:30pm PT

WEST will hold its 2022 summer member meeting virtually this year on Tuesday July 19 from 1-2:30pm PT. Please register in advance for this meeting. Information for joining the meeting will be shared automatically after registering. At this member…

Moving On

I want to let you know that I’m planning to retire from the University of California on July 1, 2022, with my last working day sometime in late April. This seemed like the right moment since CDL was significantly reducing…