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Category: Infrastructure Services

Debra Bartling Retires

After more than a decade at CDL, Debra Bartling has announced her retirement, effective March 1st of this year.  She has been a key member of the technical staff throughout her tenure with us, first as a member of Discovery…

BagIt celebrates twin milestones

If two digital archives have been exchanging digital content in the past five years, chances are they were using “BagIt”, a file packaging format that’s extremely popular in cultural and scientific data archiving. BagIt is a standard for moving data…

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:…

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)…

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…

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…

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), http://www.bnf.fr/fr/professionnels/anx_journees_pro_2018/a.jp_180321_ark.html. The event, conducted in French, drew participants from around Europe. The…