CDLINFO News: October, 2001

UC Faculty Read about the CDL

October 25, 2001  |  Category:  Newsletter  |  Author: 

In the latest issue of “Notice” (a newsletter published for all UC faculty by the Academic Senate’s Academic Council) is an article about the CDL. It is … More

New Resources Available

October 25, 2001  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

a. The American Civil War Letters & Diaries The first release of the American Civil War Letters & Diaries is now available [ http://www.alexanderstreet2.com/CWLDLive/ ]. In this first … More

CDL Database Transitions

October 25, 2001  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

a. Ovid Chosen as Replacement Vendor The Transition Steering Committee, with analysis from the Resource Liaisons, has recommended Ovid Technologies as the vendor for the following databases: -BIOSIS Previews, 1970-present … More

Jobs at the CDL Web Page

October 25, 2001  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

The CDL has created a new "Jobs at the CDL" page (linked from the "About the CDL" page) [http://www.cdlib.org/about/jobs.html].  It contains a list of jobs currently under recruitment … More

CDL’s eScholarship Program and Berkeley Electronic Press Partnership

October 11, 2001  |  Category:  Newsletter,Publishing  |  Author: 

On October 4, the CDL and Berkeley Electronic Press (bepress) announced a partnership to advance innovations in scholarly communication.  Through the partnership, the CDL will make a suite of … More

Instruction Workshops Rescheduled

October 11, 2001  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL-sponsored instruction workshop, originally scheduled for this September, and aimed at instruction and reference practitioners responsible for teaching new versions of Abstracting and Indexing databases and other digital information … More

Usability Testing Workshops Scheduled for November

October 11, 2001  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL, with the endorsement and assistance of SOPAG, is sponsoring a workshop this November designed to increase UC library systemwide expertise in usability issues and methods.  … More

ContentsFirst and ArticleFirst Changes as of October 14, 2001

October 11, 2001  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The OCLC ArticleFirst database will be expanded to include tables of contents from the OCLC ContentsFirst database as well as citations from the OCLC FirstSearch Electronic Collections Online database.  These … More

CDL Database Transitions

October 11, 2001  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

a. WorldCat Retires from CDL-hosted Versions December 13, 2001 The CDL-hosted versions of WorldCat-telnet and web will retire December 13, 2001.  The CDL repeatedly asked OCLC to extend our versions … More