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Category: Publishing & Special Collections

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 –…

Welcome to Mahjabeen Yucekul, P&SC’s new Senior Software Engineer

We are excited to have Mahjabeen Yucekul join the Publishing & Special Collections group as our new Senior Software Engineer, starting August 1, 2019. Mahjabeen will be responsible for the technical architecture, operations, and continued evolution of the publication management…

UC Libraries Open UC Publications for Worldwide Access in HathiTrust

Librarians at UC Merced and UC San Diego recently completed projects to open University of California publications in the HathiTrust Digital Library and make them available for worldwide access. To accomplish this, they used HathiTrust’s Rights Holder Creative Commons Declaration

Job Alert: Publications Manager, eScholarship

The Publishing & Special Collections Group at the California Digital Library is seeking candidates for our Publications Manager position. If you have publishing experience and are looking for an exciting opportunity to help work toward open and sustainable scholarly communication…

CDL Job Opening: Senior Software Developer

As a senior level applications programmer in the Publishing & Special Collections group at the California Digital Library, this position is responsible for the technical architecture, operations, and continued evolution of a publication management system in support of the University…

Exploring innovations in history: architecture, television, travel — new collections made available through LSTA!

New collection highlights Calisphere continues to grow, not only in size but also in breadth with new collections providing insight into innovations in architecture, television, and travel. UC Santa Barbara’s Art, Design & Architecture (AD&A) Museum is a longstanding contributor…

At long last, HathiTrust records have been fixed in Melvyl

After many years of frustration with HathiTrust books that campus users do not have digital access to appearing in the Melvyl catalog with an indication of a digital holding, we are pleased to inform you that the HathiTrust records in…

Justin Gonder becomes CDL’s Senior Product Manager, Publishing

CDL is delighted to announce that Justin Gonder has accepted the newly established position of Senior Product Manager, Publishing in CDL’s Publishing & Special Collections (P&SC) group, effective March 1, 2019. In this position, Justin will focus on strategically managing…

Summer Internship at CDL: Machine Learning Techniques Applied to Calisphere

During the summer of 2018, the Publishing and Special Collections group at CDL was fortunate enough to host UCB School of Information masters student Sejal Popat as an intern. While at the CDL, Popat worked to apply machine learning techniques…