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Author: Patricia Cruse

Staff in Print: New article in PLOS Biology

CDL’s Carly Strasser, UC3, and Jennifer Lin, PLOS, just published an article in PLOS Biology titled, Recommendations for the Role of Publishers in Access to Data. Read the article here: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pbio.1001975. Abstract: As appeals for public access of research data continue

Staff in Print—Carly Strasser and Laura Krier

CDL is pleased to announce that a new book, Data Management for Libraries: A LITA Guide, by Carly Strasser, UC3 Data Curation Project Manager, and former CDL Discovery & Delivery staffer, Laura Krier, was just published and is available at

UC3 Makes Customizable Outreach Materials Available

At the UC3 Workshops held in November, many of you mentioned wanting access to our outreach materials.   Consequently, we have created a page (http://www.cdlib.org/uc3/resources/outreach.html) that pulls together flyers, logos, etc. for all of the services. Note that these are all customizable

WAS Service Update – July 2012

WAS News Tracy Seneca, the WAS service manager and project leader since its inception in 2008, is leaving the California Digital Library for a position as Digital Projects Librarian at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Tracy has been a

Portal for Earth Science Data Exploration

As research in the Earth and environmental sciences evolves to become more data-intensive, the ability to discover, integrate and analyze massive amounts of heterogeneous scientific information has become critical to enabling researchers to address complex questions about the environment and

Data and the Scholarly Record: the Changing Landscape: Join us August 24-25

DataCite will hold its second Summer Meeting on August 24th and 25th at the historic Shattuck Plaza Hotel in Berkeley, California. The Summer Meeting — Data and the Scholarly Record: the Changing Landscape—will be a 1.5 day event hosted by

Ensuring Digital Formats Remain Usable: CDL Partnering on Unified Digital Formats Registry

The CDL, with funding from the Library of Congress, is working collaboratively to develop a Unified Digital Formats Registry (UDFR).  A post describing this international project is on the LC digital preservation site. For those not familiar with the project

Learn more about digital preservation, web archiving and data curation

UC3, CDL is pleased to announce a Summer Webinar Series highlighting projects, services, and developments in the areas of digital preservation, web archiving and data curation.  A goal of the webinars is to raise awareness of these issues, and the

Deposit, save, share, find that content and data: new UC3 services launch

The University of California Curation Center (UC3) is excited to be launching three new services September 15 and 17, 2010.   They include Merritt (named for CDL’s close neighbor, Lake Merritt), a tool for the UC community to manage, archive and

DataCite: UC Provides Long Term Public Visibility and Access to Research Data

By Patricia Cruse, Director, University of California Curation Center One of today’s most important priorities for academic scholarship and research is providing long term access to datasets. Data are now seen as the building blocks of scholarship and research in