CDLINFO News: June, 2011

Data and the Scholarly Record: the Changing Landscape: Join us August 24-25

June 29, 2011  |  Category:  Curation Micro-services,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

DataCite will hold its second Summer Meeting on August 24th and 25th at the historic Shattuck Plaza Hotel in Berkeley, California. The Summer Meeting — Data and the Scholarly Record: … More

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One Small Step for Metadata Management in HathiTrust

June 28, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

In November 2010, a small team at the California Digital Library set to work on this ambitious goal: “By 2012, the California Digital Library will build a major component of … More

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HathiTrust Mid-Year Review of Achievements & Activities

June 27, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The HathiTrust Communications Working Group has prepared a summary of HathiTrust achievements and activities for the first part of 2011.  Learn details about this year’s activities, including orphan works, new … More

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Staff Retirements – June 2011

June 27, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

With very mixed feelings, we bid farewell to three of our colleagues this summer: Phyllis Baker, Bob Brandriff, and Randy Lai.  Phyllis Baker, Executive Director Laine Farley’s Executive Assistant, has … More

Perspectives from HathiTrust: John Wilkin on discovery

June 24, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

HathiTrust has launched a new blog, Perspectives from HathiTrust.    The first post comes from John Wilkin, Associate University Librarian, University of Michigan, and Executive Director, HathiTrust, on the topic … More

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UC Librarians in Print – UC Library Homepages

June 24, 2011  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter,Staff News,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

“Academic library Web sites are complex mixes of information gateways and links to resources and services. Hours, staff directories, research guides, room reservation systems, catalogs, databases, and donor information are … More

New versions of LibX are here

June 22, 2011  |  Category:  Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Updated versions of the LibX Browser Toolbar for Firefox and Internet Explorer (IE) are now available from the CDL website.  The new versions of the UC Melvyl and Campus Libraries … More

Position for Metadata Analyst at CDL

June 22, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Job Opportunity at the California Digital Library (CDL): Be part of a metadata team shaping the future of discovery & delivery. Position:  Metadata Analyst  (2 positions: 1 filled, 1 open) … More

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Taylor & Francis Journals move to the Atypon platform

June 22, 2011  |  Category:  Licensed Resources,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

The Taylor and Francis Journals (T&F) will migrate platforms beginning Saturday, June 25, 2011 with expectations that the process will be completed Monday, June 27.  The journals will then be … More

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UC Libraries Academic e-Book Usage Survey Report

In a period of economic challenges, the University of California Libraries must have high quality information and analysis to guide their collection decisions. A new report, UC Libraries Academic e-Book Usage … More