California Digital Library

Survey launched about “Understanding researcher needs and values about software”

Software is as important as data when it comes to building upon existing scholarship. However, while there has been a small amount of research into how researchers find, adopt, and credit software, there is currently a lack of empirical data on how researchers use, share, and value software and computer code.

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Redesigned Calisphere: better navigation of California's digital collections

Search results on the new Calisphere web site

A redesigned and enhanced version of Calisphere, a one-stop website for searching and browsing through the digital assets of more than one hundred California libraries, archives, and museums, became available as a polished, public beta in September 2015.

Research Data Management kickoff workshop draws large crowd

RDM workshop one

Seventy people crowded into a meeting room in Doe Library on Monday, May 11th for a Research Data Management (RDM) workshop on "Information, Input and Community." The first in a series of planned workshops was organized by the joint Library/Research IT/California Digital Library RDM service team, and was attended by librarians, information technology support staff, and research service providers.