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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

To: UC Libraries Advisory Structure (for information) via Jayne Dickson
Users Council (for information & distribution) via Jayne Dickson
LAUC (for information & distribution) via Diane Mizrachi
Cc: CoUL

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

New UC Libraries Annual Systemwide Plan and Priorities Announcement

To: UC Libraries Advisory Structure (via Rosalie Lack for information)
Users Council (via Jayne Dickson for information & distribution)
LAUC (via Diane Mizrachi for information & distribution)
Cc: CoUL
From: Lorelei Tanji, Chair, CoUL
Date: 29 September 2015

UC Libraries Colleagues,

Last updated: February 22, 2016

CoUL/LAUC APM 360-4 Joint Task Force

To: UC Libraries Advisory Structure (via Jayne Dickson for information)
Users Council (via Jayne Dickson for information & distribution)
LAUC (via Matt Conner for information & distribution)

Cc: CoUL

RE: CoUL/LAUC APM 360-4 Joint Task Force

Last updated: February 22, 2016

UC Libraries Metadata Sharing Policy

To: UC Libraries Advisory Structure (via Jayne Dickson for information)
Users Council (via Jayne Dickson for information & distribution)
LAUC (via Matt Conner for information & distribution)
Cc: CoUL
From: Rosalie Lack, Chair, Coordinating Committee, UCLAS
Date: 11 June 2015

Last updated: February 22, 2016

The Elephant Weighs In: Updates from HathiTrust and UC Libraries

It’s been a busy year for HathiTrust Digital Library. In April, the fivelephant_with_sune millionth volume was opened for public reading and partner downloading. That’s a weighty accomplishment and it couldn’t have happened without the vast contributions made by UC libraries, librarians, and staff.

Last updated: January 17, 2017

UCLAS 2.0 Draft Proposal & Timeline From CoUL

6/2/15

TO: CC Members; SAG 1-3 Members; CLS Members;

LAUC; UC Libraries/CDL Employees

FR: CoUL

RE: UCLAS 2.0 Draft Proposal & Timeline (below, and attached [PDF])

With benefit of two years of experience now, CoUL is proposing some changes to the UC Libraries Advisory Structure. Below is background information, draft UCLAS 2.0 highlights, next steps and a timeline.

Last updated: February 22, 2016

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