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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).…

UC Libraries’ Shared Print Program Joins the Partnership for Shared Book Collections

The University of California Libraries’ Shared Print program has joined the Partnership for Shared Book Collections, a federation of shared print monographic programs that aims to coordinate shared print collaboration in North America to support cost-effective retention and access to…

HathiTrust Provides Emergency Temporary Access to Copyrighted Books

In response to COVID-19 library service disruptions, HathiTrust has taken an important step to open up copyrighted material in their digital library to member institutions with copies of those items in their physical collections. UC faculty, students, and staff at…

eBook Usability Criteria and Case Study Report

In light of the global coronavirus pandemic, campus closures and significant disruption to teaching, learning, and research, our UC campuses have moved to e-format resources purchasing to allow our researchers quick access to the needed materials. Because print collections at…

CDL COVID-19 Update

Update (6/3/20): Bay Area counties have updated their shelter in place orders with a phased re-opening approach for some businesses; however, the shelter in place order is still in place for the general population. Currently, CDL will remain on telecommute…

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