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Category: UC Curation Center (UC3)

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 […]

Letter to the Community: CDL and Dryad Partnership

CDL has invested considerable effort researching and building exemplars in research data management and data publishing. Like most institutions, we have had varying levels of success, especially when it comes to adoption and reach. While we have tried to convince […]

Welcome Chris Erdmann, Library Carpentry Community and Development Director

The University of California Curation Center (UC3) is excited to announce that Chris Erdmann has been hired as the Library Carpentry Community and Development Director starting May 4, 2018. Chris has been working in the libraries for more than 21 years to […]

Cobweb Update: How Cobweb Facilitates Participatory Web Archiving

Given its breadth and depth, archiving the web can seem an overwhelming endeavor. Digital curators typically approach web archiving by first determining what to collect based on the collecting scope established by their organization. Once they’ve identified the general theme […]

CDL Staff in Print – Stephanie Simms in Nature article on Data Management

Congratulations to CDL’s Stephanie Simms (Research Data Specialist and DMPTool Service Manager) who was quoted extensively in “Data management made simple: Keeping your research data freely available is crucial for open science – and your funding could depend on it,” […]

New DMPTool Launched!

We’re delighted to announce a successful launch of DMPTool version 3 and the official release of the DMPRoadmap code (release notes). This milestone represents the convergence of the two most popular data management planning tools—US-based DMPTool and UK-based DMPonline—into a […]

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 […]

Dash Service Update: March, 2018

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities The Dash team has been busy parsing out the Code of Practice for Research Data to implement standardized and comparable data usage metrics (views, downloads) of datasets. A “how-to” guide for repositories and blog post […]

DMPTool Launch News: February 27

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities DMPTool Launch Date. We’re excited to announce the much-anticipated launch date for the new version of the DMPTool: Tues, 27 Feb. Please note that the tool will be unavailable from 8am-5pm on the day of […]

DMPTool Service Update: January 2018

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Roadmap/DMPTool upcoming release. We’re on track for our target release date (check out the roadmap to MVP and monitor our progress on Github)! Roadmap v1.0 should be ready in time for a demo at the […]