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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 […]

CDL Notice Regarding US-CERT CVE-2014-0160, “Heartbleed Bug” OpenSSL Vulnerability

By Kurt Ewoldsen, Manager, CDL Information & Applications Support On April 8, the US Computer Emergency Readiness Team (US-CERT) announced a serious vulnerability (CVE-2014-0160, aka the “Heartbleed Bug”) in OpenSSL, a cryptographic software library that underlies much of the encryption […]

California Digital Library Announces Release of XTF Version 3.1

The California Digital Library (CDL) is pleased to announce the release of version 3.1 of XTF (, an open source, highly flexible software application that supports the search, browse and display of heterogeneous digital content.  XTF provides efficient and practical […]

CDL Departures May, June 2012

CDL reports with mixed feelings the upcoming retirements of three of our valued colleagues: John Ober, Margaret Low, and Claudia Woo. John Ober began his stint as CDL Assistant Director for Education and Communications in 1998 and leaves us as […]

CDL Position: Manager, Infrastructure and Applications Support

Are you excited about supporting the building and creative use of the world’s scholarship and knowledge?  Are you a strong IT technical manager who can meet the challenges of managing complex relationships, keeping technologies up-to-date and working with developers to […]

Meet Virtual Martin

We here at the California Digital Library (CDL) are very serious when it comes to all things digital. Some of our colleagues work virtually so we’ve explored the gamut of long-distance communication solutions. The latest solution, a robot, has been […]