CDLINFO News: October, 2008

Updated EndNote Import Filter available for Melvyl

October 28, 2008  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

A new version of the EndNote Import Filter for the Melvyl catalog is now available.

Springer E-Book Trial: Clarification

October 28, 2008  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This article clarifies the years included (2005-2008) in the Springer ebook trial.

CDL’s Publishing Program’s permanent placements

October 20, 2008  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL’s Publishing program announces two permanent placements: Catherine Mitchell is named Director of the Publishing program and Suzanne Lim joins as the Publishing Group Support Programmer

Google Book Search Target in UC-eLinks

October 15, 2008  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

Google Book Search has recently been enabled as a target in UC-eLinks, linking to the same content as is in the current Melvyl Catalog. In the UC-eLinks window, the online link to Google Book Search will appear as the first link in the window, as is the case for all other online items.

Major Library Partners Launch HathiTrust Shared Digital Repository

October 15, 2008  |  Category:  Newsletter  |  Author: 

A group of the nation’s largest research libraries are collaborating to create a repository of their vast digital collections, including millions of books, organizers announced today. These holdings will be archived and preserved in a single repository called the HathiTrust (http://www.hathitrust.org/).

Next Generation Melvyl Pilot – Request Delayed; October Enhancements

October 15, 2008  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Information on the latest happenings with the Next Generation Melvyl Pilot project: the Request service will be delayed and October enhancements are implemented.

Former Contributors to Melvyl Cease Contributing Records

October 10, 2008  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Three former Melvyl Catalog library contributors (the California Historical Society, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, and UCB’s Law Library) have ceased contributing records to Melvyl.

Maureen Burns joins Digital Special Collections

October 6, 2008  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Maureen Burns (Humanities Curator, UCI Visual Resources Collection) will be joining the CDL 25% time, for a 5-month assignment providing support and management assistance for the UC Image Service.

New UC Shared Images Collections are Now Available via ARTstor

October 3, 2008  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,UC Shared Images  |  Author: 

Select art and architecture images from UC Berkeley and UC Santa Barbara image collections are now available in ARTstor to all 9 ARTstor-participating UC campuses. These collections are listed on the ARTstor home page under Institutional Collections.