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CDL Welcomes Conclusion of Authors Guild v. Google

CDL welcomes the conclusion of the Authors Guild’s decade long lawsuit against Google.

Last updated: January 17, 2017

Research Data Matters video available for broad distribution

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From: Direction & Oversight Committee, UC Libraries Advisory Structure

Subject: Research Data Matters video available for broad distribution

Last updated: October 12, 2016

HathiTrust’s CRMS Project Win’s ALA’s L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award

HathiTrust’s CRMS Project (Copyright Review Management System) is the American Library Association’s 2016 winner of the L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award. The award recognizes CRMS’ dedication to creating a “balanced U.S. Copyright system through advocacy for a robust fair use doctrine and public domain”. It is named for L.

Last updated: January 17, 2017

Message from AVP / Executive Director

It’s early days for a message of deep substance, but never too early to say hello! I started work at CDL less than two weeks ago when a small ad-hoc greeting committee opened the door at 415 20th street.

Last updated: January 17, 2017

UCLAS Direction & Oversight Committee (DOC) Quarterly Update

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From: Direction & Oversight Committee, UC Libraries Advisory Structure

Date: March 2016

With this inaugural quarterly update, the Direction & Oversight Committee (DOC) launches a regular communication about its activities. Recent DOC activities include:

Completed

Last updated: October 12, 2016

California Digital Library announces new leadership

 

gwaibelFollowing an extensive international search, the University of California is pleased to announce the appointment of Günter Waibel as the new Associate Vice Provost and Executive Director of the California Digital Library (CDL). Waibel’s appointment will take effect in early May, 2016.

Last updated: January 17, 2017

Groundbreaking University of California policy extends free access to all scholarly articles written by UC employees

On October 26, 2015, the University of California expands the reach of its research publications by issuing a Presidential Open Access Policy, allowing future scholarly articles authored by all UC employees to be freely shared with readers worldwide.

Last updated: January 17, 2017

UC Libraries Statement on Authors Guild v. Google

October 20, 2015

The University of California libraries applaud the ruling by the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals that Google’s digitization of library collections, creation of search functionality, display of snippets, and provision of copies to its partner libraries are all non-infringing fair uses.

Last updated: January 17, 2017

UC Libraries Advisory Structure -- October 2015

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Please find attached documents from the University of California Libraries Direction and Oversight Committee (DOC) regarding the new UCLAS structure and UCLAS organizational chart.

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Last updated: February 22, 2016

CDL Interim Leadership Named

Yesterday, Susan Carlson, UCOP’s Vice Provost for Academic Personnel and Programs, issued a formal announcement (below) regarding the California Digital Library’s interim leadership.


 

October 7, 2015

Last updated: January 17, 2017

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