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Introducing Digital Preservation Leadership and thanking past members of the Working Group

Dear UC Library colleagues We are writing to inform you of the newly formed Digital Preservation Leadership Group (DPLG) within the UC Libraries Advisory Structure (UCLAS)  structure. This group is charged by the Direction and Oversight Committee (DOC) to lead…

CDL office closure Dec. 23, 2021 – Jan. 2, 2022

This year, UC’s Office of the President (UCOP), including the California Digital Library (CDL), will be officially closed during the Winter and New Year holiday periods from Thursday, December 23, 2021 through Sunday, January 2, 2022. The Office of the…

CDL, CRL & HathiTrust Summit for Shared Print in the Collections Lifecycle

Background In 2020, CDL joined in collaboration with the Center for Research Libraries and HathiTrust (the CCH Collaboration) to play a facilitative leadership role in advancing shared print’s transition to a new phase of integration and interoperability (read more here

SCP Update — December 2021

SCP Cataloging Activities Art and Architecture Portal: 234 CNPe-Reading (易阅通) (Local-L DDA): 123 JSTOR Books DDA: 396 Open access resource selected by the UC Libraries (Local-OA): 2597 Note: bringing local standalone OA journals into Network Zone also triggered changes of…

A warm welcome to Kristen Chua!

We are delighted to announce that Kristen Chua has joined the Information Services team as an Information Services Analyst beginning December 6, 2021. In her role, Kristen will provide essential support to both the users of CDL services and to…

Combinatorial Theory Publishes First Issue!

The eScholarship Publishing program at the University of California is delighted to announce the publication of the first issue of Combinatorial Theory, a new open access journal focused on mathematical research in Combinatorics, with applications throughout the mathematical, computational…

SCP Update — November 2021

Introduction to new SCP Statistical Reports Thank you to Gem Stone-Logan, CDL Senior Systems Analyst, who has been exploring and designing SCP statistical reports using Alma Analytics, working closely with Kate Garvey-Clasby (who prepared SCP statistics pre-Alma) and Shi Deng.…

CDL Job Opening: Software Engineer

Are you a Python, Java or Ruby programmer?  Are you interested in learning and using machine learning technologies (Tensorflow, PyTorch, etc.)?  Are you an enthusiastic practitioner of software development best practices (agile, continuous integration, test first development, etc.)?  Do you…

Donal O’Sullivan Retires

It is with mixed feelings we announce Donal O’Sullivan’s upcoming retirement in December 2021. His last working day will be Tuesday, November 30, 2021. Donal joined the Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) in July 2006 performing copy cataloging of electronic monographs…

CDL Job Opening: Assistant Director of Systemwide Licensing and Collection Services

The California Digital Library (CDL) at the University of California is recruiting for an Assistant Director of Systemwide Licensing and Collection Services to lead and manage systemwide licensing activities, including negotiating business arrangements and license agreements for digital scholarly content…

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