CDLINFO News: October, 2013

First release of the UC Libraries Digital Collection Project

October 30, 2013  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL is pleased to announce the first release of the UC Libraries Digital Collection Implementation Project (UCLDC). The primary goal of the release was to establish infrastructure for the … More

Melvyl Enhancements – October 2013

October 29, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

There are several Melvyl enhancements as a result of OCLC’s October 28, 2013 WorldCat Local install described below and at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/24October2013_WCL_ReleaseNoteUpdate.doc. (Some of the changes described at the link above … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – SAE Digital Library

October 29, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

In October 2013, five campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles and Riverside) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the SAE International Digital Library of Technical Papers: … More

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Licensed Resource Transition: AP Images

October 28, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

AP Images Collection (Tier 1; AP Images continues to be hosted by the Associated Press and although distributed and licensed by EBSCO, is not hosted on the EBSCO platform.) http://uclibs.org/PID/6955 … More

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Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update — October 2013

October 28, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Last month there were only a couple of significant serial distributions, for Open Access serials (121 titles) and SuperStar (77 titles). The major monograph distributions were for the Alexander Street … More

Licensed Resource Transition: Merck Index Online

October 24, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Teri Vogel (UCSD), Merck Index Researouce Liaison Merck Index Online (Tier 1; on the RSC Platform) The Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) recently acquired the rights to The … More

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CDL Past and Future: 2012-2013 Annual Report and 2013-2014 Strategic Initiatives

October 24, 2013  |  Category:  Information Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Hot off the press are two publications from CDL: the CDL 2012-2013 Annual Report and CDL’s 2013-2014 Strategic Themes.  Read a report from CDL’s Executive Director Laine Farley in the … More

Licensed Resource Transition: World Bank eLibrary

October 24, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

World Bank eLibrary (Tier 2: UCB, UCI, UCLA, UCM, UCR, UCSD; on the World Bank eLibrary platform) has transitioned to a new platform. http://uclibs.org/PID/129801 The World Bank eLibrary contains the … More

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Common Knowledge Group Guidelines Now Available

October 22, 2013  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

Marlo Young, UCSD, UCLAS Communications Manager The new UC Libraries Advisory Structure, its Coordinating Committee and Strategic Action Groups are beginning to operate as a cohesive structure pursuing systemwide plans … More

WEST members provide journal files for Archive Cycle 4 collection analysis

October 21, 2013  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST members are currently providing files of library journal holdings data for the fourth round of collection analysis (Archive Cycle 4.) Each year, WEST members provide their holdings for regional … More