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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 (http://xtf.cdlib.org/), 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

Web Archiving Service Tech News – Code4Lib

Web Archiving Service developers Erik Hetzner and Scott Fisher will present at this year’s Code4Lib conference on the tools they used to re-index over 600 million files in the web archives: “Indexing Big Data with Tika, Solr & MapReduce”.   The

CDL Security guidelines adopted and posted

By John Ober, Manager, Infrastructure and Applications Support The CDL has adopted and published a set of Information Technology Key Security Guidelines & Baseline Supporting Practices, along with a companion System Access and Account Management Policy. The guidelines are available

Reading 5 Million Books at Once: Google N-Grams at TEDxBoston

Google has digitized millions of books from libraries across the world, including the UC Libraries. While our digitized books are great for traditional reading and research, the corpus also offers a unique opportunity for new kinds of inquiry. For instance:

California Digital Library Announces Release of XTF Version 3.0

The California Digital Library (CDL) is pleased to announce the release of version 3.0 of XTF (http://xtf.cdlib.org/), an open source, highly flexible software application that supports the search, browse and display of heterogeneous digital content.  XTF provides efficient and practical

eXtensible Text Framework (XTF) Website Launched

By Elise Proulx, Publishing Group Marketing & Outreach Coordinator The Publishing Group of the California Digital Library (CDL) announces the launch of the eXtensible Text Framework (XTF) website (http://xtf.cdlib.org/), supporting a robust open-source application for providing access to digital content.