CDLINFO News: April, 2008

New OAC Redesign Project Page

April 30, 2008  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

A new web page has been created for the OAC Redesign Project.

New Shared Print Website

April 30, 2008  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print  |  Author: 

CDL/CDC Shared Print has a new website on Inside CDL.

Request (Interlibrary Loan) Recent Enhancements

April 28, 2008  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Resource Sharing  |  Author: 

RSS feed: Several enhancements make the Request (interlibrary loan) service more secure for users; add features to My ILL; and provide more accessible statistics.

Ever wonder what your users are up to? So do we!

April 24, 2008  |  Category:  Newsletter,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

Want to chat about users and usability? Contact CDL staff.

Journal and Database Usage Statistics Update

April 24, 2008  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Usage Statistics  |  Author: 

2007 UC systemwide and campus-by-campus usage statistics for selected Tier 1 and Tier 2 journals and database are now available on the Inside CDL website.

UC Image Service News: Luna Insight Collections Update

April 15, 2008  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,UC Shared Images  |  Author: 

UC Shared Images implementation continues with CDL moving some collections from Luna Insight to ARTstor, while access to other collections is reverting to UC websites.

Mass Digitization Projects Update

April 15, 2008  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The UC Libraries are in the process of scanning millions of books from our print collections so that ultimately users will be able to discover and access these books in digital form.

Michael McKinnon joins CDL as Principal Systems Architect

April 15, 2008  |  Category:  Infrastructure Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

It is a real pleasure to announce that Michael McKinnon will be joining us permanently as the CDL’s principal systems architect.

Transition to EBSCO Academic Search Complete from Gale Expanded Academic ASAP

April 15, 2008  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The UC campuses will have systemwide access to a new multidisciplinary database with full text content in the arts, social sciences, humanities and sciences beginning immediately via EBSCO Academic Search Complete. Access to Gale’s Expanded Academic ASAP database ends on June 30, 2008.

Wiley: Newly Licensed Titles for 2008

April 9, 2008  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As part of the 2008 renewal process for the Wiley InterScience online journals, 7 recommended titles have been added to the CDL’s site license with Wiley.