CDLINFO News: March, 2009

New Licensed Resources: Asahi Kikuzo II; The Sixties

March 24, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC campuses now have access to Asahi Kikuzo II and The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives, 1960 to 1974 as part of Tier 2 licenses.

UC/Springer Open Access Journal Publishing Pilot – Resources for Campus Use

March 23, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

A task force appointed by the Scholarly Communications Officers (SCO) worked with the California Digital Library (CDL) to prepare information on the UC/Springer Open Access Journal Publishing Pilot, originally announced in January, for distribution to UC authors on each campus. The information can be found on the Reshaping Scholarly Communication site.

Calisphere — share your University of California-created web sites with us

March 23, 2009  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Do you have a web site you’d like to share that has been created by a UC campus faculty member, librarian, or researcher? Let us know! We’d like to add it to Calisphere.

Next Generation Melvyl – Status Update; March Enhancements

March 20, 2009  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The current Melvyl and Next Generation Melvyl will run in parallel until such time as OCLC has met UC’s critical needs for the Melvyl Catalog. There were a number of enhancements brought into Next Generation Melvyl supported by WorldCat Local (WCL) on Sunday, March 15.

Digital Special Collections welcomes Sherri Berger

March 17, 2009  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to welcome Sherri Berger to the Digital Special Collections (DSC) group.

California Digital Library Announces Self-Guided Tutorial for the eXtensible Text Framework (XTF)

March 17, 2009  |  Category:  Newsletter,Publishing,Technology  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library (CDL) is pleased to announce the availability of an extensive self-guided tutorial for its eXtensible Text Framework (XTF) application.

NISC Databases Transitioning to EBSCOhost Research Platform

March 17, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

NISC USA resources have been purchased by EBSCO and will be transitioning to the EBSCOhost Research platform on April 17, 2009.

CDL’s Director of eScholarship Publishing, Catherine Mitchell, in the News

March 4, 2009  |  Category:  Newsletter,Publishing,Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL’s Director of eScholarship Publishing, Catherine Mitchell, has been re-envisioning scholarly publishing, a topic that’s of broad interest right now.