CDLINFO News: August, 2006

Calisphere: UC and California Department of Education Joint Press Conference

August 24, 2006  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On Monday, August 21, University of California officials joined California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell in Sacramento to announce the official launch of Calisphere.  See the press release … More

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals Discontinued

August 24, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC’s consortial license to the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals will be discontinued by RLG on August 31, 2006. This specialized database is continuing on the Ovid platform. … More

New Resource Available

August 24, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

a. CDL’s eXtensible Text Framework (XTF) 1.8 Now Available Version 1.8 of the CDL’s eXtensible Text Framework (XTF) is now available for download from SourceForge: http://xtf.sourceforge.net. In addition to minor … More

Library Staff News

August 10, 2006  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

a. CDL Reorganization The CDL recently reorganized in order to implement the vision that emerged from CDL’s Senior Management 2006 strategic planning process, which defined a revised mission and values … More

UC Libraries Partner With Google To Digitize Books

August 10, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Yesterday, the UC libraries announced their partnership with Google to digitize books from the libraries’ collections.  See the press release at: http://www.universityofcalifornia.edu/news/2006/aug09.html. Additional information about the partnership is also available … More