CDLINFO News: August, 2003

Library Staff News

August 28, 2003  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

a. Mary Engle’s Retirement Party As reported in a previous CDLINFO issue (/inside/news/cdlinfo/cdlinfo072403.html#2) after over 24 years working on UC systemwide library automation, Mary Engle is retiring. Mary’s … More

New Resource Liaisons Appointed

August 28, 2003  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to announce the appointment of the following new Resource Liaisons: Paul Machlis, UCSC — RISM (International Inventory of Musical Sources) Sheila O’Hare, UCSC — Early American Imprints … More

New BIOSIS Previews URL; bookmark that PID!

August 28, 2003  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Beth Weil, the BIOSIS Previews Resource Liaison, recently uncovered a problem with access to Ovid’s BIOSIS Previews database. In reviewing the statistics from Ovid for this database, it became clear … More

New Resource Available

August 28, 2003  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

a. Wilson Art Fulltext Wilson Art Fulltext (http://uclibs.org/PID/33002), is an upgrade to Art Index, a systemwide centrally-funded database (SCAP fund). Art Fulltext was a high priority for UC art selectors.  … More

New Resources Available

August 14, 2003  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

NOTE: New resources listed below may not yet be in the CDL Directory of Collections and Services; they will be added within the next 2 weeks.  You can access them … More

Latest Issue of El Mel Tells Available

August 14, 2003  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The latest issue of El Mel Tells bids a fond goodbye to legacy Melvyl, highlighting some of its history [http://www.cdlib.org/libstaff/elmeltells/emtv2v4.html]

Changes to MOAC Collection via Luna Insight

August 14, 2003  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The following changes have been made to the MOAC collection via Luna Insight (http://www.bampfa.berkeley.edu/moac/search.html) with the goals of providing simpler search options and easier to understand search and … More

FirstSearch Changes (Kay Collins, UCI)

August 14, 2003  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

FirstSearch recently made some changes to their databases. Essentially, they are cosmetic, but it does make navigating the various databases much easier and search functions which are available … More

Los Angeles Times Joins Proquest Historical Newspapers (Elliot Kanter, UCSD)

August 14, 2003  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On June 28, 2003, Proquest released the first segment of the Historical Los Angeles Times, 1881-1923.  Because of unexpected production difficulties with the layout and design of the early newspapers, … More