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Fond Farewell to Felicia Poe

Please join the California Digital Library in bidding a fond farewell to our colleague, Felicia Poe, who will retire from the University beginning July 2022.  Felicia began her UC career at CDL in late 2001 as a service design analyst.…

Oxford Ebooks migrate to Oxford Academic platform

In July 2022, Oxford research books collections will move to the Oxford Academic platform (https://academic.oup.com/). This means that books will be available alongside journals in a single place for the first time.  The Oxford Academic platform will be…

Merritt Digital Preservation Repository – June 2022

Merritt is a digital preservation repository from the University of California Curation Center (UC3) that enables the UC community to manage, archive, and share its valuable digital content. Welcome to the Merritt service update for June 2022! New Content and…

Brian Tingle’s retirement (and other milestones)

In the spirit of comings and goings, I have the bittersweet task of congratulating Brian Tingle on a milestone trifecta: 25 years of service to the University of California, his 50th birthday (imminently), and his retirement as of July 8,…

Staff Recruitment: Metadata and Extraction, Transformation, and Loading Specialist

Working under the direction of the Head of Shared Cataloging Program, this position uses advanced professional library concepts and objectives to resolve highly complex issues. Duties and assignments are defined by overall objectives and involve a high level of complexity…

SCP Update – June 2022

Highlights on Titles Cataloged for CDL-Managed Electronic Collections in May 2022 ACM Digital Library Complete: 201 African American Newspapers, Series 1, 1827-1998: 297 (New) African American Newspapers, Series 2, 1835-1956: 87 (New) Airiti Books (華藝中文電子書) (Local-L DDA): 84 Cambridge eBooks…

Merritt Digital Preservation Repository – May 2022

Merritt is a digital preservation repository from the University of California Curation Center (UC3) that enables the UC community to manage, archive, and share its valuable digital content. Welcome to the Merritt service update for May 2022! New Content and…

SCP Update – May 2022

Highlights on Titles Cataloged for CDL-Managed Electronic Collections in April 2022 ACM Digital Library Complete: 251 Airiti Books (華藝中文電子書) (Local-L DDA): 52 JSTOR Books DDA: 597 Latin American Anarchist and Labour Periodicals Online: 923 (NEW) Collection level records: 4 Link…

Welcome Devin Smith, new part-time Application Programmer on the PAD team

We are delighted to announce that Devin Smith has joined the Publishing, Archives, and Digitization group as a part-time Application Programmer, starting today, May 16, 2022. Devin will be working closely with the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory on Open Access and…

A warm welcome to Zainab Olaosebikan, Director of Finance & Operations!

Please join me in extending a very warm welcome to Zainab Olaosebikan, CDL’s new Finance & Operations Director. In her role, Zainab will oversee all aspects of CDL operations, including its financial activities, audit and compliance, contracts and grants, and…