CDLINFO News: February, 2005

New Web Page: “Information Literacy: What the UC Libraries Are Doing”

February 24, 2005  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

A new web page, “Information Literacy: What the UC Libraries are Doing” is now available at http://libraries.universityofcalifornia.edu/infolit/. The purpose of the site is to link to information literacy resources, to … More

Counting California: New Datasets

February 24, 2005  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As a result of collaboration with Berkeley’s UC data staff, Ilona Einowski and Fred Gey, Counting California now has two new datasets: Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [California] … More

UC Libraries Digital Preservation Repository Pilot Released

February 24, 2005  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

After months of innovative and collaborative work, we are pleased to announce the pilot release of the UC Libraries Digital Preservation Repository (DPR).  The DPR is a set of services … More

H. W. Wilson Upgrades Its Interface and Improves Features

February 24, 2005  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Susan Moon (Resource Liaison), UC Santa Barbara The H. W. Wilson Company has released an improved interface with upgrades to a number of features. The first change is … More

Vendor Interface Changes

February 24, 2005  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Many vendors of CDL-licensed resources have changed or will be changing their interfaces in the near future. (Note that these are not changes in vendors, but simply changes in the … More

New Resources Available

February 24, 2005  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

a. ASM Handbooks Online By Camille Wanat (UC Berkeley), Resource Liaison The ASM Handbooks Online is a new Tier 2 acquisition negotiated on behalf of six participating campuses: UC Berkeley, … More

eScholarship Repository: One Million Downloads Reached; Postprints Service Launched

February 24, 2005  |  Category:  Newsletter,Publishing  |  Author: 

The eScholarship Repository has reached one million full-text downloads, a remarkable achievement given the repository’s short life. On Wednesday, the eScholarship program announced the launch of its new eScholarship Repository … More

Library Staff News

February 10, 2005  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

a. Roy Tennant Receives Literati Club Award for Excellence; Named User Services Architect Roy Tennant’s article, “A bibliographic metadata infrastructure for the twenty-first century,” has been named the … More

VDX: Status Update

February 10, 2005  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

VDX (Virtual Document eXchange) is UC’s consortial borrowing system for use in interlibrary loan (ILL), based on Fretwell-Downing’s product.  The VDX implementation is a large and complex project that has … More

Resource Update

February 10, 2005  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

a. America’s Newspapers Features a New Interface and New Search By Kay Collins (Resource Liaison), UC Irvine America’s Newspapers from Newsbank recently launched a new interface.  With the new interface, … More