Accessing the DCC
LIGO User (upload and access all documents)
Public User (view public documents only)

Public Document Search
Old DCC Search

Using the DCC
The Document Control Center is the central repository for electronic documents related to LIGO.

In order to access private documents, you will be prompted for your LIGO account name and password, of the form albert.einstein. If you do not have a LIGO account, you may request one from the LIGO Directory. If you have forgotten your password you may reset it.

The LIGO DCC is built on top of DocDB. For more information on the DCC, please consult the Users Manual.

NEWS
The DCC was updated on March 8, 2011 with usability improvements for searching and authorship and to apply security patches.

There are backup read-only DCC systems at each Observatory (dcc-lho.ligo.org and dcc-llo.ligo.org) that may be used when the main system is unavailable.

All type L documents (Letters) from the old document system have been migrated.

All type P documents (Publications/Formal Notes) from the old document system have been migrated.

All type M documents (Management/Policy) from the old document system have been migrated.

All type C documents (Contractual/Procurements) from the old document system have been migrated.

All type G documents (Presentations) from the old document system have been migrated.

All type T documents (Technical Notes) from the old document system have been migrated.

All type E documents (Engineering) from the old document system have been migrated.

All type D documents (Drawings) from the old document system have been migrated.

The DCC was updated on October 8, 2009 to add a faster search engine, apply more restrictive author and file content searches by default, and to add a richer group hierarchy for document access starting with an Advanced LIGO Business group. Further details may be found here.

The DCC was updated on May 7, 2009 to offer support for Author Groups, granting access to documents based on who is an author, and adding custom access groups apart from the initial set of hierarchical groups. Further details may be found here.

The DCC was updated on February 26, 2009 to offer initial support for the public release of documents and QA approval of document metadata by the DCC support team. The full list of bugs and enhancements associated with this release are linked to the version 2.1.0 support ticket.

The new DCC was released to the LSC on Jan 26, 2009 as announced here.
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