CDLINFO News: December, 2017

WEST Representatives Attend Rosemont Shared Print Alliance In-person Meeting

December 22, 2017  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

On November 3rd, WEST representatives from the WEST Executive Committee, supported by the WEST Project Team, traveled to Rosemont, Illinois to take part in an in-person strategic meeting of the … More

CDL office closure Dec. 22, 2017 PM – Jan. 1, 2018

December 22, 2017  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

This year, UC’s Office of the President (UCOP), including the California Digital Library (CDL), will be officially closed during the Winter and New Year holiday periods from Friday, December 22, 2017 … More

Wendy Parfrey retires in January

December 21, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Wendy Parfrey, CDL’s Shared Content Coordinator and stalwart participant of CDL’s licensing and negotiations team, will be retiring on January 31, 2018. After twenty years with sales and marketing … More

Momentum Press Ebooks move to iG Library platform

December 21, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Momentum Press ebooks are moving from the ProQuest ebrary platform to the iG Library platform, which is the same platform that hosts the Business Expert Press ebooks. A Tier 2 … More

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WEST Members Meeting at ALA Midwinter in Denver, Colorado – Please RSVP if you plan to attend!

December 21, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Midwinter WEST Members Meeting is happening on Sunday, February 11, 2018, from 1-2:30 pm (MT) in the Hyatt Regency Hotel, Room Centennial H. Please RSVP to our poll (found here) … More

Si ku quan shu EastView access ceasing December 31; new platform starting in January

December 20, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Si ku quan shu 四庫全書 (complete library in four sections), compiled in the Qianlong period of the Qing dynasty, was the largest collection of texts in pre-modern China and has an … More

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Nexis Uni debuts; January webinars are available

December 18, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As mentioned in a previous CDLINFO article, LexisNexis Academic Becomes Nexis Uni, Nexis Uni is now the platform for LexisNexis Academic online content.  The PID that previously pointed to LexisNexis … More

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WEST passes resolution honoring Emily Stambaugh

December 15, 2017  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

On November 17, 2017, the WEST Executive Committee passed the following resolution honoring Emily Stambaugh for her many contributions to shared print and the WEST program. Resolution Honoring Emily Stambaugh … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Personal lists with customized messages

December 15, 2017  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on December 12, 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

CDL Staff in Print – SCP Article in Cataloging & Classification Quarterly

December 15, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging,Staff News  |  Author: 

Congratulations to CDL’s current Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) staff and former SCP staff member, Renee Chin, on the recent publication of their article, “One for Nine Ten: Cataloging for … More