CDLINFO News: August, 2004

Current Contents to be Cancelled

August 26, 2004  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This is a reminder that Current Contents via Ovid will be cancelled as of January 1, 2005. The CDL will send a series of three reminders to UC patrons who … More

New Resources Available

August 26, 2004  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

a. Vanderbilt Television News Archives By Gary Handman (UC Berkeley), Resource Liaison Over the course of the last half century, television has become thoroughly integrated into the cultural and political … More

Assessment Reports Now Available

August 26, 2004  |  Category:  Newsletter,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

How do our users conduct their research? What tools do they currently use and what are they lacking? What tools do librarians and teachers find their users want? Interviews were … More

OAC 3.0: Migrating to EAD Version 2002 and a New Platform (XTF)

August 12, 2004  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

The OAC is upgrading to OAC 3.0 with the migration to a new platform and support for EAD Version 2002 finding aids.  The migration is scheduled to be completed in … More

Melvyl Catalog Maintenance: UCLA Record Load into the Melvyl Catalog

August 12, 2004  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UCLA has moved its catalog, ORION2, to an Endeavor Voyager system and renamed the catalog the “UCLA Library Catalog.”  The CDL has been working intensively for several months with Ex … More

New CDL Glossary

August 12, 2004  |  Category:  Newsletter  |  Author: 

If you’ve been mystified by the term “dark archive,” or if you’ve always wanted to know the difference between OAI and OAIS but didn’t know where to turn, the new … More

Library Staff News

August 12, 2004  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

a. Robin Chandler named Director of Built Content Robin Chandler, who has been managing the Online Archive of California at the CDL since May 2000, was recently named the Director … More

Use of Watermarking Technology

August 12, 2004  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL is inserting language about watermarks in its contracts with publishers and vendors and in its technical requirements documents for database and ejournal vendors. A digital watermark is a … More

The CDL Digital Object Framework: A Core Digital Library Building Block

August 12, 2004  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

The CDL is in the process of revising the 2001 CDL Digital Object Standard: http://www.cdlib.org/inside/diglib/. The new guidelines are slated for release in January 2005. Digital “built content” … More