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Category: Press Releases

UC Press and the CDL Receive $750K Grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The University of California Press (UC Press) and the California Digital Library (CDL), have received a grant of $750,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to develop a web-based, open source content and workflow management system to support the publication

CDL and CrossRef agreement to benefit EZID's library publisher clients

Today, August 5, 2014, California Digital Library and CrossRef announced an agreement that opens a route for the library publishers served by CDL’s EZID service (ezid.cdlib.org) to participate in the scholarly communications hub created by CrossRef. EZID’s non-profit publishing clients

Data Management Planning Tool More Responsive to Researchers’ Needs

The University of California and several partners have released a new version of a free tool that helps researchers and their institutions create effective data management plans required by the federal government. The DMPTool v2 aids researchers with this critical

DPLA Welcomes CDL and UC Libraries Participation: Content Hub Launch

Today, April 17, 2014, the Digital Public Library of America welcomed the California Digital Library, in collaboration with the ten-campus University of California (UC) Libraries system, as a DPLA Content Hub. A Content Hub is a centralized aggregation point for

UC Libraries receive grant to support Phase 2 of the Western Regional Storage Trust

Researchers can be assured that the scholarly record will be preserved for future generations through a coordinated system of trusted print archives held at libraries throughout the western United States. The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded the University of

University of California Faculty Senate Passes Open Access Policy

The press release below can also be seen on the Academic Senate’s homepage at: http://senate.universityofcalifornia.edu/ The Academic Senate of the University of California has passed an Open Access Policy, ensuring that future research articles authored by faculty at all 10

California Digital Library and partners launch DataUp

The University of California’s Digital Library (CDL) and its partners today (Oct. 2) launched DataUp, a free data management tool. Researchers struggling to meet new data management requirements from funders, journals and their own institutions now can use the DataUp

Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) Announces Print Archiving Milestone

The press release below can also be seen at the UC Newsoom. The Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST), a partnership to create a distributed retrospective print journal repository in the western United States, has completed its first round of print

Portal for Earth Science Data Exploration

As research in the Earth and environmental sciences evolves to become more data-intensive, the ability to discover, integrate and analyze massive amounts of heterogeneous scientific information has become critical to enabling researchers to address complex questions about the environment and

California Digital Library Joins PKP as Major Development Partner in Open Access Publishing

By Catherine Mitchell, Director of Publishing As the scholarly publishing landscape heats up with more talk of boycotts and Open Access mandates, research libraries increasingly find themselves at a crossroads between publishers and faculty — and eagerly working to provide