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Category: Discovery & Delivery

New publication: AGUA Technical Team Accomplishments on Major WEST Development Project

The AGUA team has recently published an article in the Code4Lib Journal describing a major development project the team executed during the fourth WEST Development Phase (Phase 4), completed in 2019. This development project enhanced the AGUA system’s ability to…

Enhancing Print Journal Analysis for Shared Print Collections

CDL’s WEST group published a paper in Code{4}Lib Journal; abstract and links are below. ****** Abstract:  The Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST), is a distributed shared print journal repository program serving research libraries, college and university libraries, and…

You Don’t Have To Be A Techie To Create Computer Transcriptions of Handwritten Documents

If your collection contains handwritten documents that could benefit from transcription, then Transkribus may be just what you need. Funded by the European Commission’s READ project, Transkribus can transcribe documents written in many languages and requires no technical knowledge on…

CDL, CRL & HathiTrust Shared Print Collaboration collection comparison tool release

In the beginning of 2020, CDL joined with the Center for Research Libraries (CRL) and HathiTrust to form a Collaboration for Shared Print Infrastructure. Working together, the Collaboration seeks to build on a decade of community innovation and expertise to…

Welcome to Gem Stone-Logan as CDL’s new SILS Senior Systems Analyst!

The California Digital Library’s Discovery & Delivery program is pleased to welcome Gem Stone-Logan as our Senior Systems Analyst, effective Jan 7, 2021. In this analyst role, Gem will primarily work on the Systemwide Integrated Library System (SILS) project, helping…

CDL Job Opening: Discovery & Delivery Senior Systems Analyst

About You We’re looking for a problem-solver and creative thinker, someone who can work as an independent detective to understand the root of a problem and come up with customer-oriented solutions. The ideal candidate is a clear communicator who can…

Hiring Announcement for SILS Service Manager

The California Digital Library’s Discovery & Delivery program is pleased to welcome Caitlin Nelson as its Systemwide ILS Service Manager, effective July 1, 2020. The role is critical to the implementation and operation of the UC Systemwide ILS, and in…

Put Crowdsourcing to Work for Your Library

Does your library need help transcribing manuscripts or radio broadcasts? Do you need help identifying people and places in photographs? Could you use a hand in finding constellations in historical celestial maps or identifying bird species in old prints? Then…

UC Request Software Offers Links to HathiTrust’s Emergency Temporary Access to Copyrighted Books

In order to help UC faculty, students, and staff at all ten University of California campuses get electronic content as quickly as possible, the Request program has integrated access to copyright protected material via HathiTrust’s Emergency Temporary Access System (ETAS).…

Congratulations to Lena Zentall, Discovery and Delivery’s new Associate Director

The California Digital Library’s Discovery and Delivery program is pleased to welcome our own Lena Zentall to her new role as Associate Director. Lena brings with her eighteen years of experience with CDL, working in various programs and roles including…

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