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Forthcoming CDR Feature: Proxy Deposit

One of the many exciting features forthcoming in the new CDR is proxy deposit. Proxy deposit allows a user to deposit content on behalf of another user. This feature might be useful for: Research assistants who would like to deposit

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New CDR platform reaches feature freeze

We’re celebrating a milestone at the CDR! Last Friday, we reached the feature freeze stage of development of the new CDR platform. This means that we are done adding new features and will start moving existing content to the new

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Update on the New CDR

In November, we wrote about the impending launch of the brand new Carolina Digital Repository. We are launching this new platform so that our scholarly collections will be easier to locate both within the system and to search engines like

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CDR hosts Coates University Leadership Series

In partnership with UNC Press, the CDR is pleased to provide open access to the Coates University Leadership series which publishes works about UNC-Chapel Hill chancellors and presidents. The series is published by UNC Libraries and is edited by Robert G.

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Public Domain Day is Almost Here!

January 1, 2019 is Public Domain Day in the United States! On this date, works published in 1923 will be available to use freely. View a list of popular works that will enter the public domain in 2019. The Duke Center for

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Coming Soon: The New CDR

We are very excited to share that we will be launching the brand new Carolina Digital Repository in the coming months! What’s Changed? New Look The CDR will have a new look and feel.  It will be easier to navigate,

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WiderNet and the eGranary at Open Access Week

As part of UNC Libraries’ Open Access Week celebrations, Cliff Missen of the UNC School of Information and Library Science and the WiderNet Project spoke about the eGranary Digital Library. The eGranary is a server or USB drive containing more

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September 2018 New Content Roundup

We’ve been very busy over the past few months adding new content to the Carolina Digital Repository.  Here are some highlights:   The State of the University, 2000-2008: Major Addresses by UNC Chancellor James Moeser This ebook, made freely available

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Scholarly communications presentations at TRLN 2018

UNC library staff members attended the Triangle Research Libraries Network’s (TRLN) Annual Meeting in Durham, North Carolina.  This meeting brought together library staff from UNC, North Carolina State University, Duke University and North Carolina Central University to share projects and

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Frequently Asked Questions About DOIs

What is a DOI? DOI stands for Digital Object Identifier.  It is a unique sequence of numbers and letters that is assigned to a digital object as a permanent identifier.  Therefore, researchers searching for a particular document can type the

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