CDL – UCSC Focus Group Study on Print and E-book Use webinar for library staff

August 26, 2016  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Please join Danielle Watters Westbrook (CDL), Chan Li (CDL), Kerry Scott (UCSC) and Sarah Troy (UCSC) for a discussion about a focus group project conducted at UCSC last fall, about … More

DMPTool Service Update: July 2016

August 26, 2016  |  Categories:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Templates. The template inventory is underway. We recently added templates for the DOT and NASA (blog updates here and here). Next in line are … More

CDL welcomes Matthew McKinley

August 24, 2016  |  Categories:  Access & Publishing,Calisphere,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Matthew McKinley has just joined CDL as the new Metadata Harvest Operator for Calisphere, and will be working alongside Mark, Adrian and Brian to perform/monitor Calisphere metadata harvests, as well … More

Bernadette Scully: Movin’ on up

August 24, 2016  |  Categories:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

On August 17th, Bernadette Scully joined Janet Napolitano’s office as a career Administrative Assistant.  Bernadette’s new role will allow her to use her program coordinator experience to support the … More

Nga Ong joins CDL

August 23, 2016  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

On August 3rd, Nga Ong joined CDL’s Licensed Content Team as a Library Data and Services Analyst. In her new position, Nga will work on various collection analysis and assessment projects and will … More

NCBI will be transitioning to using HTTPS-only protocols on September 30, 2016

August 16, 2016  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

NCBI (host server for the PubMed database and others) will be transitioning to using HTTPS-only protocols on September 30, 2016 NCBI will be transitioning to using HTTPS-only protocols on September … More

UC Davis and CDL complete Pay It Forward project

August 11, 2016  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

The University of California, Davis and the California Digital Library have recently completed the 18-month Pay It Forward project, an effort funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon … More

CDL Job Opening for Discovery and Delivery Systems Librarian

August 10, 2016  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,Resource Sharing,Staff News,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

The Discovery and Delivery Systems Librarian serves as a domain expert in both library and key technical domains, responsible for operating key library services (union catalog, link resolvers) and integrated … More

14.6 Million Books to be Made Available to Blind & Print-Disabled Readers

August 4, 2016  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

HathiTrust Digital Library is collaborating with the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) to make 14.6 million digital volumes fully accessible to blind and print-disabled readers in the United States. The … More

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WorldCat Discovery & FirstSearch: Latest updates from OCLC

August 2, 2016  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On July 14th, OCLC presented a Virtual WorldCat Discovery User Community Meeting webinar that included information on the latest status of WorldCat Discovery, FirstSearch, the OCLC Community Center and … More