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Web Accelerators Can Cause Real Problems Accessing Licensed Resources

September 7, 2006  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

The use of web accelerators can be a great convenience. As accelerator use is becoming more and more prevalent it is necessary for campus library staff to be aware of … More

Calisphere: UC and California Department of Education Joint Press Conference

August 24, 2006  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On Monday, August 21, University of California officials joined California State Superintendent of Public Instruction Jack O’Connell in Sacramento to announce the official launch of Calisphere.  See the press release … More

Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals Discontinued

August 24, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC’s consortial license to the Index to Foreign Legal Periodicals will be discontinued by RLG on August 31, 2006. This specialized database is continuing on the Ovid platform. … More

New Resource Available

August 24, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

a. CDL’s eXtensible Text Framework (XTF) 1.8 Now Available Version 1.8 of the CDL’s eXtensible Text Framework (XTF) is now available for download from SourceForge: In addition to minor … More

Library Staff News

August 10, 2006  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

a. CDL Reorganization The CDL recently reorganized in order to implement the vision that emerged from CDL’s Senior Management 2006 strategic planning process, which defined a revised mission and values … More

UC Libraries Partner With Google To Digitize Books

August 10, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Yesterday, the UC libraries announced their partnership with Google to digitize books from the libraries’ collections.  See the press release at: Additional information about the partnership is also available … More

New Resources Available

July 27, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

a. JSTOR Biological Sciences Collection By John Bloomberg-Rissman (UC Riverside ), CDL Resource Liaison UC now has access to JSTOR’s Biological Sciences Collection.  This collection is growing, and will include … More

SCP Cataloging Priorities

July 27, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

By Adolfo R. Tarango (UC San Diego), Head, Shared Cataloging Program Unit Shared Cataloging Program staff have posted an “SCP Cataloging Priorities” document.  The document should address many questions campus … More

CDL Resource Liaisons

July 27, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

The CDL is pleased to announce the appointment of the following CDL Resource Liaisons: American Assoc.  Cancer Research Journals – Penny Coppernoll-Blach, UC San Diego ATLA Religion Database … More

7train METS Generation Tool Released

July 13, 2006  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library (CDL) is pleased to announce the release of “7train”, an XSLT 2.0-based tool for generating Metadata and Encoding Transmission Standard (METS) files from standardized XML inputs.  … More