CDLINFO News: October, 2017

Taylor & Francis Ebooks transition to new platform

October 19, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Taylor & Francis (T&F) is migrating ebook content from the CRCnetBase platform (as well as other ebook imprints hosted by T&F) to their new Ebook platform (https://www.taylorfrancis.com/). As of October … More

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WEST Webinar: Rosemont Shared Print Alliance Overview

October 19, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

On October 11th and 18th, the WEST Project Team hosted two webinars, during which Emily Stambaugh provided an overview of the Rosemont Shared Print Alliance and WEST’s role in that … More

Adding Links to HathiTrust Resources in Your Local ILS

October 19, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC libraries interested in helping their users find digitized books in HathiTrust, may wish to include links to HathiTrust volumes in your local catalog. The Mass Digitization team recently posted … More

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OCLC’s Vision and Services to Support the Collective Collection

October 17, 2017  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

In August, OCLC’s President and CEO, Skip Prichard, announced OCLC’s vision for supporting the Collective Collection. This will include support for shared print services. For more details, please watch this … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Group and ungroup editions and formats

October 12, 2017  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on October 5, 2017 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.oclc.org/support/services/discovery/release-notes.en.html. (Note that … More

SCP Monthly Update, October 2017

October 5, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

SCP has posted the distribution statistics report for the month of September [xlsx]. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open … More

New Reaxys is now available

October 2, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recently, Elsevier launched a new release of Reaxys©, a chemistry research database.  According to the Elsevier press release, the new Reaxys combines a highly streamlined user interface with search and … More

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Introducing Oscar Luna

October 2, 2017  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL has contracted with an eminently qualified finance professional to fill the Business Services Manager role on an interim basis. Oscar Luna will join us starting September 20th on … More

Announcing the Completion of New Enhancements for the AGUA Analysis and Decision Support Tool

October 2, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

During the past year, the WEST Development and Project teams have worked together to realize six important enhancements for the AGUA tool. We are pleased to announce that these enhancements … More

Call for WEST Cycle 6 (2016/17) Statistics is Underway – extended deadline: Friday, October 27, 2017

October 2, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST Cycle 6 statistics gathering is well underway! Thank you to everyone who has responded to our call – we greatly appreciate it. Following each cycle, WEST collects deselection, archiving, … More