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SCP Monthly Update, September 2017

September 7, 2017  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

SCP has posted the distribution statistics report for the month of August. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access … More

Digitization at the speed of light: 6,000 photos of sci-fi history now on Calisphere

August 29, 2017  |  Categories:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Almost 6,000 newly digitized photos of science fiction and fantasy conventions, held by UC Riverside, are now available on Calisphere. See collection. The photos depict the World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”) … More

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Need to Weed? WEST Webinar: On Demand Collection Comparison Report

August 28, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

On August 2nd and 9th, the WEST Project Team hosted two webinars aimed to support members in WEST archiving activities and the use of decision support services. The webinars featured … More

WEST Cycle 6 Disclosures Complete

August 28, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In July, WEST Archive Holders and Builders completed disclosures of archived materials for Cycle 6. The WEST Project team received 34 disclosure files. Overall, we estimate that Cycle 6 archiving … More

Compendex has a new look

August 28, 2017  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

In August, Compendex (on the Engineering Village platform) launched an updated interface, refreshed to improve usability.  According to the vendor’s information, “the new user interface will keep all the current … More

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EZID Service Update: August 2017

August 28, 2017  |  Categories:  EZID,Infrastructure Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities EZID announced a major shift in its DOI service, scaling back its scope of business to encompass solely the University of California (UC). … More

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Update Delivered at ALA Annual 2017 WEST Member Meeting

August 28, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST members met during the June ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Over 20 representatives of WEST member institutions were able to attend – hailing from California to Missouri. During the … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Maintain filters from search to search

August 21, 2017  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on August 17, 2017 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.oclc.org/support/services/discovery/release-notes.en.html. (Note that … More

UC Digital Library Forum 2018 — Call for Proposals

August 21, 2017  |  Categories:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

The UC Digital Library Forum meeting is happening @ UCR February 27 and 28, 2018.  The overall theme for this year’s conference is “Building the UC Digital Library: theory … More

Dash Receives Sautter Award for Innovation in Information Tech

August 16, 2017  |  Categories:  Dash,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

For the second year in a row, a California Digital Library service has captured a Larry L. Sautter Award for Innovation in Information Technology. This year the silver Sautter award went to … More