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Category: UC Curation Center (UC3)

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 […]

CDL Job Opening for UC3 Product Manager (EZID) / Research Data Specialist

The California Digital Library (CDL) was founded at the University of California in 1997 to take advantage of emerging technologies that were transforming the way digital information was being published and accessed. Since then, CDL has built a strong portfolio […]

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 […]

EZID Staff in Print: John Kunze and Greg Janée in Scientific Data

CDL’s John Kunze and Greg Janée contributed significantly to this new standard — a harmonized compact identifier system. Congratulations! —————————————————————– First big output of FORCE11 Data Citation Implementation Group – the harmonized compact identifier system. Paper published in Scientific Data […]

ARKs in the Open: Project Update #5, DuraSpace Summit and CNI engagement

The ARKs in the Open team has been out on the road, attending the DuraSpace Summit as well as the Coalition for Networked Information (CNI) Spring meeting in San Diego, California. Both events provided great networking opportunities, and, at the […]

Joan Starr to retire in June

Joan Starr, EZID Service Manager, in CDL’s Infrastructure and Applications Support group, will be retiring on June 28, 2018. While this is sad news for CDL and the UC community, it is the right time for Joan  (first grandchild on […]

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 […]

EZID Service Update: March 2018

  Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Identifier Systems Architect John Kunze was the keynote speaker at an ARK Summit hosted by the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BNF), The event, conducted in French, drew participants from around Europe. The Library […]

ARKs in the Open: Project Update #4 on the ARK Identifier Summit and Experts Day

The Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) organized an ARK Identifier Summit followed by an ARK Experts Day in Paris last week. The California Digital Library’s John Kunze, Identifier Systems Architect and creator of ARKs, was invited to give the opening […]