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National Science Foundation Grant Final Report

October 12, 2006  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library was awarded a National Science Foundation grant in 2003 to build on and enhance the National Science Digital Library (NSDL). The work has been completed Update: … More

Release 1 of the Web Archiving Service

October 12, 2006  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter,Web Archiving  |  Author: 

The Web-at-Risk, a CDL Digital Preservation Group project, achieved a major milestone with Release 1 of the Web Archiving Service (WAS) to a pilot group of project curators.  Development of … More

Librarian Toolkits for Scholarly Communication

October 12, 2006  |  Category:  Newsletter,Publishing  |  Author: 

This summer the Scholarly Communications Officers completed work on three toolkits to help librarians when discussing scholarly communication issues with faculty and each other.  One toolkit deals with the economic … More

UC Campuses Awarded IMLS Grants

October 12, 2006  |  Category:  Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC Berkeley and UC Irvine were recently awarded leadership grants from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to build digital resources and conduct research projects. … More

Library Staff News

September 21, 2006  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

a. Alison Ray Joined the CDL as an Information Services Analyst The CDL very pleased to announce that Alison Ray joined our staff as an Information Services Analyst on Tuesday, … More

SCP Use of OpenURLs

September 21, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Becky Culbertson, Manager, Shared Cataloging Program, reported that on July 1, SCP catalogers began to use SFX OpenURLs on new and existing serial records.  These URLs will be used in … More

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