CDLINFO News: October, 2005

NISC Improves Its Interface

October 27, 2005  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The database provider, NISC, has asked the CDL to move to a new interface as of November 1.  UC licenses the following databases from NISC (Your campus may … More

Google Scholar Emphasized Links

October 27, 2005  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

Now that UC-eLinks has migrated to Version 3 of SFX, the CDL has the necessary technical capability to share UC’s ejournal holdings with Google Scholar.  By doing so, Google Scholar … More

Directory of CDL-Licensed Content Retiring

October 27, 2005  |  Category:  Newsletter  |  Author: 

Reminder: The Directory of CDL-Licensed Content [http://www.cdlib.org/cgi-bin/directory_search] will be retired October 31, 2005.  At that time, please be prepared to remove any links to or mention of the Directory in … More

Updated versions of OAC and eScholarship Editions

October 13, 2005  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Publishing  |  Author: 

Last week the CDL released updated versions of the Online Archive of California (OAC) <http://www.oac.cdlib.org/> and eScholarship Editions <http://publishing.cdlib.org/ucpressebooks/>. The eScholarship Editions home page provides more visible access to various … More

New CDL Resource Liaisons

October 13, 2005  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

The CDL is pleased to announce the appointment of the following CDL Resource Liaisons: ArtBibliographies Modern (Tier 2) — Krista Ivy, UC Riverside Bibliography of the History of Art — … More

UC Libraries Partner With Technology Companies and Non-Profits to Provide Free Public Access to Digital Books

October 13, 2005  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The University of California libraries are participating in a new partnership to build a freely accessible digital library with materials drawn from across the world. The UC libraries will contribute … More

CDL Receives Grant for Melvyl Catalog Recommender Project

October 13, 2005  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

What if your library catalog was smart enough to offer good recommendations? The Melvyl Catalog Recommender Project is an experimental research and prototyping project that is investigating a number of … More