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Author: John Kunze

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 […]

Announcing the ARK Alliance

We are thrilled to introduce the ARK Alliance as heir to the successful ARKs-in-the-Open initiative, which began in 2018 with the goal of launching an open, global community around Archival Resource Keys (ARKs) and their use as persistent identifiers in […]

BagIt celebrates twin milestones

If two digital archives have been exchanging digital content in the past five years, chances are they were using “BagIt”, a file packaging format that’s extremely popular in cultural and scientific data archiving. BagIt is a standard for moving data […]

ARKs in the Open: Project Update #8, 2018 Wrap-Up and Looking to 2019

The ARKs-in-the-Open (AITO) team made great strides in 2018 toward their goal to transition the ARK specification and registry from the California Digital Library to a community supported and managed activity. Some highlights of the work so far this year: The […]

ARKs in the Open: Project Update #7, inaugural meeting of the Advisory Group

The ARKs-in-the-Open Advisory Group (AG) met for the first time July 17, 2018. This is the high-level group that will provide the means for transitioning the ARK infrastructure (specification, NAAN registry) from the California Digital Library (CDL) to a community […]

Welcome developer/intern Manoj Tuguru

We are happy to announce the arrival of Manoj Tuguru at CDL as a developer intern. Manoj graduated in June with a Master of Science in Software Engineering degree from Drexel University, where he was a student of Jane Greenberg.  The […]

CDL welcomes Greg Janée

By John Kunze, CDL Preservation Technologies Architect Please join me in welcoming a new half-time developer, Greg Janée to the UC Curation Center.  Greg will be working remotely from Santa Barbara, where the other half of his time goes to […]

CDL Staff in Print

CDL's Preservation Program staff member Erik Hetzner presented a paper at JCDL (Joint Conference on Digital Libraries) in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania last month.  His paper is entitled, "A simple method for citation metadata extraction using hidden Markov models" and is now available online.