Category Archives: UC Stuff

October 23, 2010, 2:46 pm

Some UC projects: thinking systematically

One of the intriguing things about my job is working within the University of California. I’d always heard great things about the UC and so I was excited to become a part of the system. Of course, my second month here they cut my pay, but we’ve moved on.

 

In the past I’ve worked within some large consortiums in Florida, Georgia, and the D.C. Metro area. Since day one they corrected me letting me know that the UC campuses were not a consortium, but rather, a system: ten campuses + the California Digital Library.

 

These are transformative times in the library-land and the UC is really starting to think differently about itself and how it operates. There is a short and interesting paper that touches on the direction that our collections are heading: The University of California Library Collection: Content for the 21st Century and Beyond

And something a bit more practical is this…

Read More