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.
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:

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 (

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

UC Libraries Advisory Structure Inaugural Leadership

By Marlo Young (UCSD), UCLAS Communications Manager

The University of California Libraries Advisory Structure (UCLAS) is pleased to announce the establishment of its inaugural leadership. Based on an open nominations process within UCLAS, anonymous peer-voting, and the endorsement of the Council of University Librarians (CoUL), the roster of positions and their current representatives are as follows:

UCLAS Coordinating Committee

Last updated: August 7, 2013

University of California Faculty Senate Passes Open Access Policy

The press release below can also be seen on the Academic Senate’s homepage at:

Last updated: August 2, 2013

Official Launch of New Library Advisory Structure

By Lorelei Tanji, Chair, Council of University Librarians

It is with great pleasure that I announce the official launch of the new UC Libraries Advisory Structure (UCLAS).  Designed with extensive input from stakeholders systemwide, the UC Libraries Advisory Structure supports shared library services throughout multiple stages of development, strategic planning, design implementation, and operations. 

Last updated: July 15, 2013

UC-eLinks has moved to the Ex Libris Cloud

From: Users Council Liaison List for CDL [mailto:UCL-L@LISTSERV.UCOP.EDU] On Behalf Of Ellen Meltzer
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Subject: UC-eLinks has moved successfully to the Ex Libris Cloud

To: Users Council (for information and distribution)
HOPS (for information) via Amy Kautzman

Last updated: July 15, 2013