CDLINFO News: January, 2009

UC Libraries and Springer Sign Pilot Agreement for Open Access Journal Publishing

January 22, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Press Releases,Publishing  |  Author: 

CDL Collections and eScholarship in partnership with the UC Scholarly Communication Officers (SCOs) are piloting a ground-breaking open access publishing arrangement with Springer on behalf of UC faculty.

New Licensed Resources: Blackwell Compass; AGU’s Digital Library

January 16, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC campuses now have access to Blackwell Compass and AGU’s Digital Library as part of CDL consortial licenses.

Elise Proulx joins CDL’s eScholarship Publishing Program

January 9, 2009  |  Category:  Newsletter,Publishing,Staff News  |  Author: 

It is with delight that I announce the arrival of Elise Proulx, eScholarship’s new Outreach and Marketing Coordinator. Elise comes to us with a remarkable convergence of extremely relevant and promising professional experiences.

Shared Print issues a call for prospective monograph proposals in Area Studies

January 9, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print  |  Author: 

CDL Shared Print has issued a call for proposals for prospective Shared Print monograph collections in Area Studies. CDC and CDL Shared Print collaborated to design a new, distributed framework for cooperative monograph collecting which will support the continued development of the UC Libraries’ collective collections of international materials.

UC-eLinks Enhancements Coming Early January!

January 5, 2009  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

It’s now easier to link directly to an article using UCeLinks.

CDL has recently evaluated a series of enhancements to UC-eLinks centering around the user experience in cases where at least one provider with full text can be identified.