CDLINFO News: January, 2014

Elsevier Contract Renewed for Next 5 Years

January 31, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources  |  Author: 

CDL has completed a favorable negotiation with Elsevier to renew the Science Direct journals for 2014-2018.  The agreement continues UC’s strong record of excellent long-term cost control for this important … More

WorldCat Discovery Services –Coming When?

January 30, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC has announced that their WorldCat® Discovery Services, a new suite of cloud-based applications, will be bringing the FirstSearch® and WorldCat® Local (WCL) services together.  They have also announced that … More

Newsletter Spotlight: CDL’s Mass Digitization projects

January 30, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recently, UCOP’s link newsletter included an article, Digitization project breathes new life into UC Libraries’ collections, focusing on the University of California Reprints website and CDL’s Mass Digitization projects.  Check it out! … More

Melvyl Enhancements – January 2014: Data from MARC fields/subfields added to display

January 29, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in one enhancement to WorldCat Local impacting Melvyl on January 13, 2014, described below. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/.   (Note that many … More

UC Shared Print Update Delivered to the CRL Print Archives Network Meeting at ALA Midwinter 2014

January 28, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print  |  Author: 

The University of California Libraries have completed a strategic planning effort to guide the development of shared print collections and services in the upcoming years. The environment for print collections … More

WEST Update Delivered to the CRL Print Archives Network Meeting at ALA Midwinter 2014

January 28, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) has entered into its second three-year implementation phase with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Between 2013 and 2016, WEST libraries will … More

Ethnomusicology Archive Records Added to Melvyl

January 23, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Working with UCLA Library and CDL staff, OCLC added a second UCLA Library with a separate ILS, the Ethnomusicology Archive, to Melvyl as of January 22, 2014.  The first added … More

¡Viva la Causa!: Herman Baca Collection reveals 50 years of Chicano community activism in San Diego

By Sherri Berger, CDL and Marlayna Christensen, UC San Diego Approximately 40,000 pages of textual and visual material documenting Chicano community activism in San Diego are now freely available on … More

Upcoming Meeting at ALA Midwinter 2014

January 22, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Midwinter WEST Member Meeting is happening this Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 1-2:30 pm in MAR-Franklin 08. Thank you to everyone who has already RSVP’d. If you haven’t … More

Announcing a new strategic plan for UC Shared Print

January 17, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print  |  Author: 

The Shared Print Strategic Plan 2013-2018 includes a new set of goals and strategies for advancing the development shared collections. Highlights include a revised scope of collaboration for shared print … More