CDLINFO News: February, 2010

Next Generation Melvyl Pilot – February 2010 Enhancements

February 25, 2010  |  Category:  Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Ellen Meltzer, Manager, CDL Information Services Four enhancements that impact the UC Libraries Next Generation Melvyl Pilot were made by OCLC on Sunday, February 21, 2010.  These changes include … More

Music Index Online moves to EBSCOhost on March 1, 2010

February 25, 2010  |  Category:  Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Ellen Meltzer, Manager, CDL Information Services EBSCO Publishing (EBSCO) has acquired The Music Index Online™ from Harmonie Park Press, and access to this resource via the Harmonie Park Press … More

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UC-eLinks new website and 2009 usage statistics

February 24, 2010  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

By Lena Zentall, UC-eLinks Project Manager UC-eLinks new website UC-eLinks has a new face on the CDL website. http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/ucelinks/ As part of the CDL website redesign, we reorganized and refreshed … More

Double Issue of California Italian Studies Journal Launches in eScholarship

February 23, 2010  |  Category:  eScholarship,Newsletter,Publishing  |  Author: 

by Elise Proulx, Outreach & Marketing Coordinator, Publishing Group eScholarship is pleased to announce the inaugural double issue of California Italian Studies Journal (http://escholarship.org/uc/ismrg_cisj), a digital, peer-reviewed, open access journal … More

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EconLit, FIAF Transitioning to CSA Illumina and Chadwyck-Healey Platforms

February 23, 2010  |  Category:  Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Ellen Meltzer, Manager, CDL Information Services Two databases, EconLit and FIAF (Film/TV Periodicals Index [International Federation of Film Archives]), will be transitioning from their current platform on OvidSP.   EconLit … More

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CDL’s Twitter account, Part 2

February 22, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

In an earlier post , I promised I’d cover our Twitter guidelines and also provide you with some information about how the account is performing. Before I get going, let … More

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Farewell Rosalie Lack

February 16, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

By Ivy Anderson, Director of Collection Development & Management Rosalie Lack will be leaving the CDL in early March for an exciting new opportunity as Deputy Director of an international … More

Finding and teaching with images using ARTstor

February 16, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,UC Shared Images  |  Author: 

By Sherri Berger, Digital Special Collections Program Coordinator As the new semester ramps up, we thought it was a good time to remind you about the wealth of digital images … More

Project citizenship

February 16, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

In the fall of 2008, as CDL was gearing up to become deeply involved in HathiTrust, I was part of the team managing our efforts. We anticipated a long-term initiative … More

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Hurtling Toward the Finish Line: Should the Google Books Settlement Be Approved?

February 16, 2010  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Ivy Anderson, Director of Collections California Digital Library (The image presented here is a mashup: for the actual book in HathiTrust, see http://hdl.handle.net/2027/uc1.b543888) Late last week, Google and … More

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