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Merritt and Dash Certified by CoreTrustSeal as Trustworthy Repositories

University of California Curation Center (UC3) is happy to announce that its Merritt repository and companion Dash data publishing platform have received CoreTrustSeal certification. This certification helps to instill transparency and accountability to our stakeholder communities, as it provides public evidence of our adherence to community-accepted

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, and Dash

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

Merritt Service Update: December 2014

  Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Trisha Cruse, UC3 Director, has retired from CDL after 20 years of service in UC including her previous position at UCSD. Trisha was the original director of the Digital Preservation Program and UC3, and

Merritt Service Update: November 2014

  Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities SDSC content migration complete. We have finished the migration of content from the UCOP Data Center to SDSC. As mentioned previously, this involved feeding all the objects through Ingest. You’ll see that your objects