CDLINFO News: February, 2013

Migration of FirstSearch Databases to EBSCO Complete as of 2/28/13

February 26, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The migration of several databases migrating from the FirstSearch platform to EBSCOhost will be complete by February 28, 2013.   These databases include the following: Anthropological Index Anthropological Literature Anthropology … More

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WAS Service Update: January 2013

February 21, 2013  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3),Web Archiving  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities WAS 2.0 Release Work on the new release continues. Significant progress was made in January; testing will begin in early February. Based on … More

New Licensed Resource: LandScan 2011 Global Population Database

February 21, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Brian Quigley, UC Berkeley Six campuses (Berkeley, Irvine, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, and Santa Barbara) have purchased the LandScan 2011 Global Population Database. Produced by the Oak Ridge … More

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AGU Migration to Wiley-Blackwell

February 21, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Amy Butros, UCSD, AGU Resource Liaison The American Geophysical Union (AGU) entered into a publishing partnership agreement with Wiley-Blackwell in January 2013.  As detailed in the press release,  Wiley-Blackwell is … More

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Got a question about Melvyl?

February 19, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Technical questions Where do you inquire about Melvyl technical questions, configuration or customization requests?  Send a message to MelvylOps@cdlib.org. Your question will be directed to CDL’s WorldCat Local operating … More

HathiTrust January 2013 Update

February 19, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Heather Christenson, Project Manager, Mass Digitization The January HathiTrust update was released on 2/15/13, and, in addition to the regular updates on ingest, projects, working groups and new development, the new bylaws have … More

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Do You Use Calisphere? Tell Your Story!

February 19, 2013  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL’s Calisphere Website is a finalist for an IMLS National Medal Award.  Calisphere will be featured on the IMLS Facebook page on February 22.  If you’ve used Calisphere in your … More

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Undefined Future Uses

February 18, 2013  |  Category:  Calisphere,eScholarship,Opinion and Commentary  |  Author: 

Last week I attended a lecture titled “Computing and the Practice of History” by Dan Cohen, Director of the Center for History and New Media  at George Mason University.   … More

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DMPTool Service Update: January 2013

February 14, 2013  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities As announced in last month’s update, the DMPTool partners were awarded $590,000 by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for further development of the … More

Merritt Service Update: January 2013

February 14, 2013  |  Category:  Merritt,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities We’ve just created a listserv, merritt-l@ucop.edu. We will use the listserv to communicate with Merritt users, particularly with information about scheduled or unscheduled … More

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