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Merritt Service Update: November – December 2012

  Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities We have made significant changes to Merritt’s Inventory micro-service architecture, which supports indexing of metadata records for search, browse, and display. The process involved transitioning from 4Store (an RDF-based database) to MySQL. This has […]

UC Librarians in Print

Five UC librarians have coauthored an article in the Journal of eScience Librarianship, “A Collaborative Framework for Data Management Services: The Experience of the University of California”. The abstract describes the article’s content as follows: The National Science Foundation and […]

Merritt webinar, August 22, 2012

We will host a webinar on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 from 2:00-3:00pm (PT) to highlight new enhancements to Merritt. The webinar is open to the public, with a limit to the first 150 attendees; a recording will be made available […]

Merritt Service Update – July 2012

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities A number of enhancements have been deployed to Merritt as of July 2012, as summarized on the UC3 Curation wiki ( Some of the key highlights: Merritt now supports public access to designated collections and […]

Merritt Service Update – June 2012

Service Description Merritt is a production level service that provides the UC community with an easy to use tool to manage, archive, and share their content. Content can be deposited and managed via a user-interface or an API. Service Managers […]

Visit the Data Pub at CDL

By Patricia Cruse, Director, UC Curation Center Data management plans, data publication, and calls for open data are raising  the visibility of digital data as a medium to be addressed by a wide community of researchers, libraries, museums and data centers.  […]

Digital preservation: content now more secure than ever

In order to provide a greater level of preservation assurance to its customers, the University of California Curation Center (UC3) has upgraded the Merritt curation repository with a new version of the Fixity micro-service.  “Fixity” refers to a method of […]

Learn more about digital preservation, web archiving and data curation

UC3, CDL is pleased to announce a Summer Webinar Series highlighting projects, services, and developments in the areas of digital preservation, web archiving and data curation.  A goal of the webinars is to raise awareness of these issues, and the […]

Fixity micro-service draft specification available

We’re at a point in Merritt development where we are creating more user-facing services, and we will be seeking public response on a more regular basis. We are now working on the fixity micro-service, and have a draft specification available […]

OCLC webinar on Merritt, Thursday Nov. 18

OCLC Research is hosting a webinar on Merritt as part of their Technical Advances for Innovation in Cultural Heritage Institutions (TAI CHI) series on Thursday, Nov 18 at 11am PT (2pm ET). The webinar will be led by Stephen Abrams […]