CDLINFO News: April, 2010

Mark Twain Project Online and the 100th Anniversary of Twain’s Death

April 29, 2010  |  Category:  Newsletter,Publishing  |  Author: 

By Elise Proulx Publishing Group Outreach & Marketing Coordinator This month marks the 100th anniversary of the death of one of America’s favorite writers, thinkers, and humorists: Mark Twain. The … More

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CDL to Investigate Mobile Device Use

April 28, 2010  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

By Rachael Hu, User Experience Design Manager CDL is beginning a formal exploration and investigation into mobile device use on the UC campuses and how that impacts our services. We … More

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New E-Journal Troubleshooting guide highlights the CDL ERMS Portal

April 28, 2010  |  Category:  ERMS,Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Jayne Dickson, CDL Information Services Analyst Have you ever wondered if you should be able to access the online content of a specific journal but found different resources (your … More

How to Discover Your DNA

April 28, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

If you can’t say what your value is, how can you expect others to understand it?  It’s not enough to wait for someone to critique or praise you to know … More

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More details about the Scientific American Archive Online discontinuation

April 26, 2010  |  Category:  Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Jayne Dickson, CDL Information Services Analyst As reported earlier this month, the Scientific American Archive Online (SAAO) will no longer be available after May 31, 2010.  See Scientific American … More

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SCP Distribution Statistics for April 26, 2010

April 26, 2010  |  Category:  Collection Development,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

The Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) has released record distribution statistics for the week of April 26, 2010.  See:  http://www.cdlib.org/services/collections/scp/updates/scpstats2010.html#apr2010

Learning from mistakes

April 26, 2010  |  Category:  Strategic & Project Planning  |  Author: 

Courtesy of the California Historical Society, North Baker Research Library, San Francisco, CA Earlier this month we marked the 104th anniversary of the San Francisco Earthquake. The anniversary brought to my … More

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HathiTrust Books Available via UC-eLinks

April 21, 2010  |  Category:  Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to announce access to selected HathiTrust books via UC-eLinks.  HathiTrust books free of copyright restrictions, contributed by both UC and other HathiTrust partners, are now available via … More

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How to be Happy at Work

April 21, 2010  |  Category:  Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Are you happy at work? Are you happy with work? Are you supposed to be happy at work? Maybe you aren’t – after all, there’s a reason they call it … More

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SNAC project will use archival authority records to expand access

April 20, 2010  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL’s Digital Special Collections Program is collaborating on an exciting research and development project with the Institute for Advanced Technology in the Humanities at the University of Virginia (project lead) … More