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CDL Job Opening: Senior DevOps/Infrastructure Engineer

CDL’s University of California Curation Center (UC3) is actively seeking candidates who want to develop and manage the tools and infrastructure supporting our growing suite of digital curation and preservation services.  As a member of our team, you will be

Early English Books Online (EEBO) migrates to the ProQuest platform

Early English Books Online migrated from its legacy Chadwyck-Healey interface, to the newly-enhanced ProQuest Platform, on August 22, 2019. The ProQuest platform delivers research experience that guides discovery, access and management of content sources. As a result, Early English Books

Next Gen Library Publishing partnership awarded $2.2M Arcadia grant to improve scholarly publishing infrastructure

Educopia Institute and California Digital Library are pleased to announce an award in the amount of $2,200,000 from Arcadia—a charitable fund of Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin—in support of the “Next Generation Library Publishing” project. Through this project, Educopia and

CDL’s Publishing & Special Collections Group Releases 2019/2020 Service Roadmaps

CDL’s Publishing & Special Collections (P&SC) Group is excited to announce that our 2019/2020 service roadmaps are now publicly available: Calisphere Collection Management Systems eScholarship Online Archive of California Open Access Policy Implementation As was the case last year, these

Meet UC3’s Associate Director, Catherine Nancarrow

CDL happily welcomes Catherine Nancarrow as UC3’s Associate Director. Catherine will be working across the range of systemwide projects at UC3, providing oversight and support for the group’s product managers and facilitating communications within UC3 and across CDL and the UC campuses. Catherine brings to

New DynaMed premieres on August 21st

EBSCO is merging DynaMed Plus and DynaMed into the new DynaMed® on August 21. The next generation of DynaMed combines quality evidence-based information with a user-friendly, personalized experience that delivers accurate answers fast. http://uclibs.org/PID/302737      All UC campuses/selected medical sites;

WorldCat Discovery: Bug Fixes

The WorldCat Discovery installation on August 14, 2019 included the following improvements. 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.) Bug fixes Local

CDL joins 11 partner libraries, the Library Publishing Coalition and Educopia on grant to study library publishing workflows

The California Digital Library, along with 11 partner libraries (Atlanta University Center, Claremont Colleges, Columbia University, Illinois Wesleyan University, Pacific University, University of Alberta, University of Michigan, University of Pittsburgh, University of Redlands, Virginia Tech, and Wayne State University) is

SCP Monthly Update – August 2019

SCP has posted the distribution statistics report for the month of July 2019. 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) —

Toward a National Archival Finding Aid Network: planning initiative update and release of new report

We are pleased to share the availability of a new report, “Finding Aid Aggregation at a Crossroads” (“Crossroads”): https://escholarship.org/uc/item/5sp13112 This report is a primary deliverable of the “Toward a National Archival Finding Aid Network” project, a one-year (October 2018 –