CDLINFO News: November, 1999

STIC Task Force Change

November 19, 1999  |  Category:  Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Science Technology and Industry Collection Task Force (STIC Task Force) has completed its main work and its role will now be subsumed within the CDL Joint Steering Committee on … More

CDL-hosted Database Statistics

November 19, 1999  |  Category:  Newsletter,Resource Liaisons,Usage Statistics  |  Author: 

Remember that use statistics for CDL-hosted databases are available at [http://www.cdlib.org/inside/assess/melvyl_system_web/].

Online Surveying Software Available

November 19, 1999  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL has licensed an online survey service called “Websurveyor”.  This new service allows you to create and publish online surveys without writing HTML code or hosting the survey on … More

Adaptable Outreach and Instructional Materials

November 19, 1999  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Responding to input from the Education Working Group and others, CDL has modified the existing Adaptable Outreach Materials page on the CDL Libstaff site and added new materials (such as … More

CDL Directory Release Phase II — Comments requested by DECEMBER 10, 1999

November 19, 1999  |  Category:  Newsletter  |  Author: 

Several new functions have been added to the test site for the January, 2000 CDL Release at [http://www.cdlib.org/libstaff/jan2000/]. a. Searchlight On November 15, 1999, SearchLight opened in test mode.  Searchlight … More

PsycINFO Database Regeneration Test

November 19, 1999  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Please test the latest regeneration of the PscyINFO database, which makes available new indexes and reduces the number of limits on searches, making more things directly searchable in the database.  … More

CDL Welcomes David Walker as New CDL-T Director

November 19, 1999  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to announce the appointment of David Walker as Director, California Digital Library (CDL) Technologies, effective December 1, 1999.  David will provide leadership for the ongoing technical design … More

Request for Articles Test Begins

November 2, 1999  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Extending REQUEST to CDL-mounted journal-article databases is planned to debut with the January 2000 release of the CDL Directory.  Testing of the service and its interface by PIR liaisons will … More

Reminder: PREMEDLINE Going Away December 1, 1999

November 2, 1999  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Remember that the Telnet PREMEDLINE database will not be available after December 1 of this year.  PUBMED, which includes PREMEDLINE content is available via the National Library of Medicine’s free … More

New Resources Update: Wiley and Institute of Physics Coming Soon

November 2, 1999  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Contracts are in negotiation now for licenses to John Wiley and Institute of Physics journal titles.  Trial access with Wiley, with full expectation of continued access, is expected to start … More