CDLINFO News: April, 2014

WorldCat Discovery Services beta is launched

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

On April 30, 2014 OCLC released the WorldCat Discovery Services beta to existing WorldCat Local customers. OCLC has provided campus-specific preview URLs for the WorldCat Discovery Services (Beta) interface. Links … More

WEST assessment survey a success!

April 30, 2014  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The “WEST Phase 2 Assessment Survey 2014” ran from March 5, 2014 through March 24, 2014. Thank you to all participants! We received a very good response rate, with a … More

Melvyl Enhancements – April 2014

April 28, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in three enhancements to WorldCat Local impacting Melvyl on April 24, 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

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: April 2014

April 24, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

I’m pleased to announce that SCP is now cataloging two high profile open access monographic collections, Knowledge Unlatched and the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB). The UC’s are charter … More

WEST at ALA Annual 2014 in Las Vegas: Please RSVP if you plan to attend

April 23, 2014  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting is happening on Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 1-2:30 pm in LVCC-N120. This year, in addition to a general program update, we will also include … More

New Archive Holders in Cycle 4

April 18, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST will invite many more member institutions to serve as Archive Holders in Archive Cycle 4 (2014-2015). WEST is currently completing its annual regional collections analysis for Archive Cycle 4 … More

HathiTrust Update – Spring 2014

April 17, 2014  |  Category:  Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Mike Furlough (photo by Penn State) Recent highlights and events at HathiTrust: HathiTrust released a statement regarding the “Heartbeat Bug”  on April 9th. In February Mike Furlough was appointed Executive … More

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DPLA Welcomes CDL and UC Libraries Participation: Content Hub Launch

Today, April 17, 2014, the Digital Public Library of America welcomed the California Digital Library, in collaboration with the ten-campus University of California (UC) Libraries system, as a DPLA Content … More

WAS Service Update: March 2014

April 15, 2014  |  Category:  Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3),Web Archiving  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Presentation. Rosalie Lack (WAS Service Manager) will be chairing a lightning talk session at the upcoming Society of American Archivists (SAA) Conference in … More

Merritt Service Update: March 2014

April 15, 2014  |  Category:  Merritt,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities 9 campuses use Merritt to preserve Electronic theses and dissertations—we have over 14,000 ETDs in Merritt. We have been working with Emily … More