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Reports of EZID’s death are greatly exaggerated

In 1897, Mark Twain is said to have read his own obituary, and then remarked, “The reports of my death are greatly exaggerated.” And Mark Twain isn’t the only one to have this sorry experience, as Wikipedia’s List of premature […]

Release of new EZID user interface

CDL is pleased to announce the all-new EZID user interface, which improves the site’s look and feel, provides a better platform for outreach, and makes it even easier for researchers and librarians to create and manage persistent identifiers.   What’s […]

CDL Staff in Print – Joan Starr and John Kratz in PeerJ

Joan Starr, EZID Service Manager, and John Kratz, a CLIR/DLF Data Curation Fellow, along with a number of collaborators, published an article entitled “Achieving human and machine accessibility of cited data in scholarly publications” in the inaugural issue of PeerJ’s  […]

CDL Staff in Print: John Kunze

John Kunze, Identifier Systems Architect, along with two collaborators from the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) , published an article entitled “The ARK Identifier Scheme: Lessons Learnt at the BnF and Questions Yet Unanswered” in the Journal for the DCMI […]

Identifier Wild Card! Introducing Suffix Pass-through

Earlier this year, the ARK resolver software was upgraded in some important ways, most of which were technical enhancements that improve performance and/or lay the groundwork for interesting things to come. One change we can now make available is an […]

Data Management Planning Tool More Responsive to Researchers’ Needs

The University of California and several partners have released a new version of a free tool that helps researchers and their institutions create effective data management plans required by the federal government. The DMPTool v2 aids researchers with this critical […]

Announcing DataCite Metadata Version 3.0

Scholarly research is producing more digital research data, and scholarly communication depends on data to verify findings, create new research, and share outcomes. Until recently, a persistent approach to access, identification, sharing, and re-use of datasets has been missing. DataCite, […]

Eric Kansa: Champion of Change

Eric Kansa (UC Berkeley School of Information) has been honored with an “Open Science” Champions of Change Award ( On June 20, Eric attended the White House, which hosted a Champions of Change event to highlight “outstanding individuals, organizations, or […]

CDL Welcomes New UC3 Staff

By Stephen Abrams, UC3 Associate Director CDL’s UC3 program has just completed a flurry of hiring to fill four positions, two funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Joshua Hubbard and Bhavitavya (Bhavi) Vedula were hired to work on the […]

CDL and Partners Receive Sloan Funding to Enhance DMPTool Features; Reach Out to Community

By Carly Strasser, Data Curation Specialist The California Digital Library and its partners were awarded a $590,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to fund further development of the popular Data Management Planning Tool (DMPTool) in 2013.  The bulk […]