It is not new to anyone that the coronavirus pandemic affected the global economic situation. The pandemic has had an impact not only on countries as a whole, but also on individuals and various industries around the world.
Licensing negotiations between libraries and publishers continued, a radical open-access plan made changes, and the flaws of some publishing tools and techniques came to light.
The California Digital Library exists to support the University of California community’s pursuit of scholarship and to extend the University’s public service mission. Scholars will have access to the highest quality research collections worldwide through services that support and enable new scholarship and make it as open as possible. CDL will support all digital formats throughout their life cycle with a full range of services, especially to surface UC’s unique digital assets and collections. Through partnerships and alliances, CDL will elevate services to the network level for maximum impact.