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Save the Date: “Choosing Pathways to OA” Working Forum, Oct 16-17

On behalf of all ten campuses of the University of California Libraries plus the California Digital Library, we wish to share the below invitation for an October 16-17 working forum.  Full details below, and on our site Choosing Pathways to […]

EZID DOI Service is Evolving

By Joan Starr, EZID Service Manager, California Digital Library;  Michael Witt, Associate Professor of Library Science, Purdue University Libraries; and, Patricia Cruse, Executive Director, DataCite The California Digital Library (CDL) and Purdue University are adopting a new strategic direction for […]

New Open Access (OA) Resources: Luminos, Open Library of Humanities, Open Book Publishers

The UC Libraries are supporting a number of innovative open access initiatives in scholarly publishing this year. Luminos ( is the University of California Press’s new OA publishing program for monographs.  The project has strong support from UC scholars as […]

HathiTrust Mobile – With You Wherever You Go

Did you know that HathiTrust Mobile is a digital library that’s small enough to carry wherever you go? It’s a simplified version of the HathiTrust Digital Library optimized for mobile devices. The collection of 13 million volumes includes 5 million open […]

CDL and CrossRef agreement to benefit EZID's library publisher clients

Today, August 5, 2014, California Digital Library and CrossRef announced an agreement that opens a route for the library publishers served by CDL’s EZID service ( to participate in the scholarly communications hub created by CrossRef. EZID’s non-profit publishing clients […]

The University of California awards contract to Symplectic for the implementation of a publication harvesting system to support UC’s Open Access Policy

The California Digital Library (CDL), in conjunction with University of California campus partners, has chosen Symplectic as the vendor to implement a publication harvesting system in support of the UC Open Access Policy, passed by the Academic Senate in July […]

SCOAP3 Open Access Publishing Initiative to Go Live on 1 January 2014

Thanks to the hard work and steadfast commitment of hundreds of libraries and individuals across the globe, SCOAP3, the Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics, will soon become a reality.  This ground-breaking initiative will make a large […]

UC Faculty Publish in eScholarship

Interested in the research and open access publishing at your campus?  At other UC campuses?  CDL sends campuses a quarterly report with each campus’s eScholarship publishing statistics (and more).  For a summary of UC’s most popular campus eScholarship publications this […]

Latest eScholarship Publishing Report

By Justin Gonder, eScholarship Operations Coordinator UC Researchers are publishing open access articles on a fascinating array of topics—from minimum wage to green marketing to nursing practice.  This quarter’s top ten most popular eScholarship articles include the following: UC Berkeley: […]

UC Libraries Announce Open Access Publishing Fund Pilot

By Joanne Miller, Senior Analyst, Strategic and Project Planning The UC Libraries are pleased to announce new campus-based open access fund pilots to support UC faculty members who wish to make their research findings immediately and freely available to the […]