May 9, 2021

California Digital Library Joins Public Knowledge Project as Major Development Partner in Open Access Publishing

From a CDL Announcement: As the scholarly publishing landscape heats up with more talk of boycotts and Open Access mandates, research libraries increasingly find themselves at a crossroads between publishers and faculty — and eagerly working to provide new solutions to entrenched problems.  The California Digital Library’s (CDL) latest foray into this space, on behalf […]

OPACs: Major Melvyl Enhancements Coming in January

From the California Digital Library Blog: Two exciting new features enhancing Melvyl will be turned on in Melvyl beginning this January: View Now and Central Index…OPS [UC Heads of Public Schools] recommended to the new Melvyl Advisory Group (MAG) that these be activated in a pilot phase from January through June 2012. [Clip] The “View […]

Two New Reports Look at Web Archive Development and Tools

Direct to California Digital Library Web Archiving Service (WAS) From a California Digital Library Blog Post by Tracy Seneca: Chris Prom provides a Web Archiving Service Evaluation in his Practical E-Records blog using a range of criteria such as usability, scalability, license, support and many others.  This is a well-rounded look at the service addressing […]

Online Archive of University of Michigan Web Sites, Pages Now Publicly Available

The California Digital Library (CDL)  has announced that the University of Michigan Web Archive curated by Nancy Deromedi and Michael Shallcross was recently made publicly access on the web. The Bentley Historical Library (BHL) at the U. of Michigan partners with CDL’s Web Archiving Service. From a CDLInfo Post: The University of Michigan Web Archive contains 490 archived sites from the umich.edu […]