CDLINFO News: March, 2010

Journal Value Metrics Webinars Scheduled for May 2010

March 30, 2010  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Usage Statistics  |  Author: 

By Jacqueline Wilson, CDL Senior Associate for Shared Content CDL will host four sessions of Value-based Journal Metrics/Journal Review Process, 2011  on: Wednesday, May 12, 2:00 – 3:30 PM Thursday, … More

Journal Value Metrics Assessment

March 30, 2010  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Usage Statistics  |  Author: 

By Jacqueline Wilson, CDL Senior Associate for Shared Content In 2008, the UC libraries adopted a new value-based strategy developed by CDL which is now used in negotiations with major … More

Looking for Some Inspiration in Your Career?

March 30, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Are you someone who sees opportunities and potential in most situations? Are you open to new ideas? Do you try new things even if they intimidate you? If you answered … More

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Exit Stage Left

March 29, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

I’ve just been involved in planning the end of a project. You might even say that we killed it before it got off the ground. At the same time, I’m … More

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DataCite: UC Provides Long Term Public Visibility and Access to Research Data

March 23, 2010  |  Category:  Newsletter,Press Releases,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

By Patricia Cruse, Director, University of California Curation Center One of today’s most important priorities for academic scholarship and research is providing long term access to datasets. Data are now … More

Taking the Creep out of Scope Creep

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

You’re faced with a choice: If you pick Door Number 1, you have to add 1 new feature to the service you are creating. If you pick Door Number 2, you have to add 2 new features … More

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Site Registry for the Web Archiving Service

March 18, 2010  |  Category:  Web Archiving  |  Author: 

Over 20 organizations are now using the Web Archiving Service to capture and archive Web sites.  These organizations include the University of California libraries, other UC units and organizations beyond the UC.  … More

IOP Journals Platform Change

March 18, 2010  |  Category:  Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Sue Koskinen (UCB), IOP Resource Liaison Beginning Tuesday, March 2, 2010, the IOP Publishing journals, which UC licenses, are now accessed via the IOPscience <http://iopscience.iop.org/> platform. This new system … More

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Cochrane Library Platform Transition

March 18, 2010  |  Category:  Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Jayne Dickson, CDL Information Services Analyst The Cochrane Library has moved from Wiley InterScience to a new platform: http://www.thecochranelibrary.com.  Current subscribers include Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, San Diego, … More

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200,000 Digital Images in OAC and Calisphere

March 17, 2010  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

Digital Special Collections is celebrating a major milestone: as of today, more than 200,000 digital images are available on the Online Archive of California (OAC) and Calisphere websites. The images—photographs, … More