CDLINFO News: April, 2009

Next Generation Melvyl – April Enhancements

April 28, 2009  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Over the weekend of April 19th, a number of changes were brought into Next Generation Melvyl, supported by WorldCat Local (WCL).  These changes are especially noticeable on the detailed record display.

University of California Libraries Evaluation of Scopus

April 24, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The University of California Libraries will be evaluating Scopus , a large interdisciplinary abstract and citation database of research literature and selected web sites developed by the publisher Elsevier.

Want to know what’s happening at the CDL? Here’s your chance!

April 24, 2009  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Attendees at this year’s lively Users Council meeting in Oakland (April 10, 2009) learned about an array of CDL programs and services and how they interact with our campuses, partners, and other national and international initiatives.

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INSPEC moving from Ovid to Web of Science Platform

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

INSPEC, the premier database for computer science, information technology, physics and electronics engineering, will move from Ovid to the ISI Web of Knowledge platform.

New UC Shared Images Metadata Guidelines

April 24, 2009  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,UC Shared Images  |  Author: 

The UC Shared Images program recently revised and published its guidelines for shareable metadata. Version 2.0 of the “Metadata Submission Guidelines” (MSG) is now available on Inside CDL.

Columbia Earthscape to be Discontinued June 30, 2009

April 13, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Columbia University Libraries and Columbia University Press have announced that Columbia Earthscape: An Online Resource on the global environment will cease on June 30, 2009.