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Category: Merritt

Merritt Digital Preservation Repository – June 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 June 2022! New Content and…

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…

Merritt and Dryad Certified by CoreTrustSeal as Trustworthy Repositories

University of California Curation Center (UC3) is happy to announce that its Merritt repository and Dryad’s underlying technical platform (Dash) have received CoreTrustSeal certification. This certification helps to instill transparency and accountability to our stakeholder communities, as it provides…

Eric Lopatin joins CDL as UC3’s new Product Manager

We are excited to have Eric Lopatin join us as UC3’s new Product Manager.  Eric brings with him a long-standing appreciation for software quality, UX prototyping, and technical workflows which stem from prior roles at Amazon Music, Adobe Systems, Inc,…

Birds, Bees, and EZIDs: Where Do CDL’s Persistent Identifiers Come from?

Leading up to UC-DLFx, CDL staff had been asked  to explain how our services work with EZID and how the identifiers used in each system are related. At the conference we gave a brief presentation illustrating how Merritt, eScholarship

Disambiguating Dash and Merritt

What’s Dash? What’s Merritt? What’s the difference? After numerous questions about where things should go and what the differences are between our UC3 services, we got the hint that we are not communicating clearly. Clearing things up A group of…

New milestones for electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)

CDL is proud to assist UC campus libraries with the publishing and preservation of ETDs (electronic masters theses and PhD dissertations). In recent months, we have accomplished a couple of huge milestones that the entire UC system can be proud…

Merritt Service Update: March 2015

  Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Replication at UCLA close to completion. We are very close to having replicated all Merritt content in SDSC and UCLA data centers. There are approximately 3,000 objects left (out of a total of 1.5…

Merritt Service Update: February 2015

  Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Replication at UCLA. We are currently replicating all content in SDSC to our storage node at UCLA. We estimate this will be completed by the end of March 2015. Automated harvesting process. We recently…

Merritt Service Update: January 2015

  Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Merritt experienced some significant problems with ingest and retrieval beginning around January 21. In some cases, objects larger than 100 Mb submitted to ingest simply failed, but smaller objects failed as well. We isolated…