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Category: UC Libraries News

Introducing Digital Preservation Leadership and thanking past members of the Working Group

Dear UC Library colleagues We are writing to inform you of the newly formed Digital Preservation Leadership Group (DPLG) within the UC Libraries Advisory Structure (UCLAS)  structure. This group is charged by the Direction and Oversight Committee (DOC) to lead…

Introducing the UC Libraries HathiTrust Help Center

CDL’s Digitization team is pleased to announce the launch of the UC Libraries HathiTrust Help Center, designed for UC libraries staff who participate in, contribute to, and/or use the HathiTrust Digital Library.  The new Help Center will allow users…

Register now for the UC Libraries Forum Conference, October 26-29th!

Dear UC Libraries colleagues, The UC Libraries Forum 2021 planning committee is excited to announce that registration is now open for the UC Libraries Forum 2021 Conference!  Registration is free and open to all UC library staff who wish to…

Welcome, UC Library Search!

Today, the manner in which patrons and staff discover materials across the entire University of California has fundamentally changed with the introduction of UC Library Search. Replacing Melvyl, which has dutifully served as the UC union catalog since 1981,…

Seeking Stories on Innovative Publishing Projects for the OSC Blog

Have you caught wind of an exciting open access publishing project on your campus? If so, the “Innovative Publishing Models” working group of the Office of Scholarly Communication (OSC) wants to hear from you! We are collecting examples of recent…

CDL’s Justin Gonder Elected to Library Publishing Coalition Board

  The California Digital Library (CDL) is delighted to announce that Justin Gonder, CDL’s Senior Product Manager for Publishing, has been elected to the board of the Library Publishing Coalition (LPC), of which CDL is a longstanding member. The…

UC secures landmark open access deal with world’s largest scientific publisher

The University of California today (March 16) announced a pioneering open access agreement with the world’s largest scientific publisher, Elsevier, making significantly more of the University’s research available to people worldwide — immediately and at no cost. The deal will…

Welcome to Gem Stone-Logan as CDL’s new SILS Senior Systems Analyst!

The California Digital Library’s Discovery & Delivery program is pleased to welcome Gem Stone-Logan as our Senior Systems Analyst, effective Jan 7, 2021. In this analyst role, Gem will primarily work on the Systemwide Integrated Library System (SILS) project, helping…

HathiTrust October Member Meeting, Community Week, & Call for Presentations

2020 Member Meeting: Library Interdependence  This October, there will be no sojourn of HathiTrust staff and member representatives, library directors and deans to Chicago as is typical. Owing to COVID-19 and social distancing, HathiTrust’s annual Member Meeting, taking place…

UC Request Software Offers Links to HathiTrust’s Emergency Temporary Access to Copyrighted Books

In order to help UC faculty, students, and staff at all ten University of California campuses get electronic content as quickly as possible, the Request program has integrated access to copyright protected material via HathiTrust’s Emergency Temporary Access System (ETAS).…

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