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Category: Publishing, Archives, and Digitization

Diverse Narratives and Myriad Perspectives: New Collections on Calisphere!

We are thrilled to highlight new collections on Calisphere that feature community voices and stories. These collections are made available in close collaboration with local community members and broaden our worldview through the diverse narratives and myriad perspectives that resonate…

UC Irvine first campus to launch Presidential OA Policy

This week, UC Irvine became the first UC campus to launch the UC Presidential Open Access Policy implementation, enabling UC Irvine Health Science Clinical Professors and Librarians to join their Academic Senate colleagues in using the UC Publication Management System

Changes are afoot for CDL’s Mass Digitization team!

As of Oct. 1, the Publishing & Special Collections team is delighted to welcome Renata Ewing, Paul Fogel, and Kathryn Stine into its ranks. This transition will provide opportunities to expand upon both existing and newly identified common and complementary…

Welcome Rachel Lee, P&SC’s New Publications Manager

The Publishing & Special Collections Group welcomes Rachel Lee as the new Publications Manager for eScholarship! Leveraging her deep expertise in journal publishing, Rachel will develop new programs and materials to support the success of the 80+ open access journals

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 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…

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

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