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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…

Michael Urashka moves to UCSF

Michael Urashka, who joined CDL in April of 2017 from LBNL, has accepted a new position at UCSF which brings the attractions of a (much) shorter commute and new challenges.  Here’s wishing Michael well in his new opportunity and we…

Hardy Pottinger and Dave Pcolar join the Publishing, Archives, and Digitization team

The Publishing, Archives, and Digitization group is thrilled to announce two new members. Hardy Pottinger has joined CDL as the new Publishing Systems Developer! Hardy joins us from UCLA Libraries where he: Developed & deployed VSim – a DSpace-based repository…

CDL COVID-19 Update

Here at the California Digital Library, our top priority has always been to support the academic mission of the University of California and the work of our faculty and students. This has not changed. However, in accordance with national and…

SCP Update – March 2020

SCP posted the distribution statistics report for the month of February 2020. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access collections. They are color coded as: Net Increase (Green) —…

Martin Haye is moving on, but not too far!

After almost 17 years designing, implementing, and maintaining innovative publishing technologies for the CDL and UC, Martin Haye is moving to the other “side” of the application equation. As of February 1, 2020, Martin begin transitioning into the Infrastructure and…

New Resource: BungeiShunju Archives

Bungei Shunjū is one of the most popular and influential monthly literary magazines in Japan for almost 100 years. Since founded in 1923, the magazine has been a central venue for numerous contemporary writers to publish their essays, debates, and…

CDL Open Access Appointments: Welcome Ellen Finnie and Tran Ha!

We are delighted to announce two stellar new appointments on the CDL Collection Development Program’s open access team effective March 2020. It is our great pleasure to announce that Ellen Finnie will be joining CDL as Open Access Publisher Agreements…

SCP Updates – February 2020

SCP posted the distribution statistics report for the month of January 2020. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access collections. They are color coded as: Net Increase (Green) —…

WorldCat Discovery: Updated Citation Styles

The WorldCat Discovery installation on January 29, 2020 included the following new enhancement. The running list of release notes can be found at https://help.oclc.org/Discovery_and_Reference/WorldCat_Discovery/Release_notes. (Note: Not all of the enhancements/bug fixes are relevant to the UC Melvyl instances.) New…