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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

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

UC DLFx 2019 – Call For Proposals

The UC DLFx 2019 meeting is happening @ UC San Diego on May 20-22, 2019. Registration and travel information will be available soon. Participants from across the UC libraries, archives, and museums are invited to submit proposals for presentations, sessions,

Merritt and Dash Certified by CoreTrustSeal as Trustworthy Repositories

University of California Curation Center (UC3) is happy to announce that its Merritt repository and companion Dash data publishing platform have received CoreTrustSeal certification. This certification helps to instill transparency and accountability to our stakeholder communities, as it provides public evidence of our adherence to community-accepted

Registration for the 2018 UC Digital Library Forum (UC DLFx) is now open!

The inaugural University of California Digital Library Forum (UC DLFx), including pre- and post-conference sessions, will take place Tuesday, February 27 – Thursday, March 1, 2018 at the University of California, Riverside. To view the program/schedule and register please visit:

UC Digital Library Forum 2018 — Call for Proposals

The UC Digital Library Forum meeting is happening @ UCR February 27 and 28, 2018.  The overall theme for this year’s conference is “Building the UC Digital Library: theory and practice”. Participants from across the UC libraries, archives, and museums

CDL in the Cloud!

The California Digital Library (CDL) provides many services for the scholarly community and the Infrastructure & Application Support (IAS) team is responsible for the technology underlying all of these services. The IAS team recently hit a new milestone as they

IPv6 and access to library resources

IEEE recently updated their IEEEXplore platform to be IPv6 aware, which means that if a user’s machine has an IPv6 address assigned to it – even if the machine has both an IPv6 address and a regular IP (“IPv4”) address

"Shellshock" Vulnerability Remediation

The wide-spread Bash vulnerability nicknamed “Shellshock” was announced publicly on Wednesday, September 24th, 2014.  This potential exploit exists on all UNIX-based systems (UNIX, Linux, Mac OS).  All CDL technical teams have analyzed their applications to assess the possible risk and