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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:…

Stephanie Simms Leaving CDL

For the past 3 ½ years, Stephanie Simms has led many Research Data Management projects within the University of California Curation Center (UC3).  In her role, she has been both a consultant to campuses, as a Research Data Specialist, and…

Maria Gould joins CDL as UC3 Product Manager

CDL is happy to welcome Maria Gould as our new UC3 Product Manager. In her new role, Maria will focus on persistent identifier-focused projects including the EZID service. Maria was previously the Scholarly Communication and Copyright Librarian at UC Berkeley,…

Community-Owned Data Publishing Infrastructure

As a library community, we continue to struggle to find scalable approaches to offering open, shared, sustainable scholarly infrastructure. This is especially true in the data publishing and research data management space where institution-focused approaches to capturing and curating data…

Greg Janée in Transition

Greg Janée, lead developer for the EZID service, has recently stepped up to be the Director of the Data Curation Program at the UCSB Library. Greg, who joined CDL’s UC3 team at 50% time 10 years ago, shifted to CDL’s…

Stephen Abrams leaving CDL

As many of you know, Stephen Abrams will be returning to the Boston area in order to be in closer geographic proximity to family.  His last day at CDL will be October 5, 2018. For over 10 years, Stephen has…

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…

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)…

Cobweb Update: Establishing a Collaborative Collecting Project

Over the next few weeks, we will be conducting user testing of the Cobweb functional prototype along with a few high-fidelity wireframes to learn from potential users about what they’d consider most useful in a collaborative collection development platform. One…

ARKs in the Open: Project Update #6, Advisory Group formed

The ARKs in the Open team is delighted to announce the formation of the ARKs-in-the-Open Advisory Group. The Advisory Group will provide a means for transitioning the ARK specification and registry from the California Digital Library to a community supported…