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Call for UC Born Digital Planning Group Common Knowledge Group (CKG)

This memo serves as call for members interested in the UC Born Digital Planning Group (UCBDPG) Common Knowledge Group (CKG).  Membership is open to all levels of staff interested in and responsible for digital materials and services.

Last updated: May 6, 2014

UC Libraries Advisory Structure Report

The UC Libraries Advisory Structure (UCLAS) Coordinating Committee (CC) and Strategic Action Groups (SAGs) are pleased to be able to provide an inaugural report designed to update our colleagues throughout the UC Libraries on noteworthy activities and developments within the advisory structure.  

 

Last updated: May 6, 2014

Introducing Zephir, HathiTrust’s New Metadata Management System

The California Digital Library (CDL), in collaboration with staff from the University of Michigan, has developed and implemented a new bibliographic metadata management system, Zephir, for the HathiTrust Digital Library. HathiTrust is a large-scale collaborative repository of digital content from research libraries including content digitized via the Google Books project and Internet Archive digitization initiatives, and content digitized locally by libraries.  The University of California is a founding partner in HathiTrust.

Last updated: November 7, 2013

UC Open Access Policy implementation is live!

The Academic Senate of the University of California adopted an Open Access Policy on July 24, 2013, ensuring that future scholarly articles authored by faculty at all 10 UC campuses will be made available to the public at no charge.

Last updated: November 4, 2013

Persistence Policy Revision Project Team Launched

Marlo Young (UCSD), UC Libraries Advisory Structure Communications Manager


The Council of University of University Librarians (CoUL) charged a small project team to revise the existing persistence policy and related documents.
PROJECT TEAM
Persistence Policy Revision Project Team Membership

Last updated: October 24, 2013

Common Knowledge Group Guidelines Now Available

Marlo Young, UCSD, UCLAS Communications Manager

The new UC Libraries Advisory Structure, its Coordinating Committee and Strategic Action Groups are beginning to operate as a cohesive structure pursuing systemwide plans and priorities established by the Council of University Librarians.   

Last updated: October 22, 2013

UC Libraries receive grant to support Phase 2 of the Western Regional Storage Trust

Researchers can be assured that the scholarly record will be preserved for future generations through a coordinated system of trusted print archives held at libraries throughout the western United States. 

Last updated: April 28, 2014

UC Libraries Advisory Structure (UCLAS) Coordinating Committee Chair Appointed

By Marlo Young (UCSD), UCLAS Communications Manager

Monthly updates from the new University of California Advisory Structure will commence in October 2013.

Rosalie Lack (CDL) has been appointed Chair of the Coordinating Committee.

More detail on the UCLAS Charge to the Coordinating Committee is online at: http://libraries.universityofcalifornia.edu/groups/files/cc/docs/charge-coordinating.pdf

Last updated: October 1, 2013

Next Generation Technical Services Management Team Final Report

The Council of University Librarians (CoUL) has just endorsed the Next Generation Technical Services Management Team Final Report (http://libraries.universityofcalifornia.edu/groups/files/ngts/docs/NGTS_final_report_0813.pdf).

Last updated: September 12, 2013

Introducing the Open Access Policy Implementation (OAPI) project

On July 24, 2013, the Academic Senate of the University of California passed an Open Access Policy, ensuring that future research articles authored by faculty at all 10 campuses of UC will be made available to the public at no charge. The Open Access Policy Implementation (OAPI) project is a partnership between the California Digital Library and UC campuses to build tools and services that will support faculty participation in the UC Open Access Policy, including:

Last updated: September 4, 2013

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