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New Citation Report provides H Index

December 14, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The latest quarterly software update for Web of Science introduced a new feature called the Citation Report.  It captures citation activity and identifies citation trends.  The Citation … More

XTF Update

December 14, 2006  |  Category:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

CDL announces the latest XTF release: version 1.9. The main feature of the new XTF release is greatly improved documentation.  Almost all features are now fully documented, allowing users … More

UC Electronic Resources Management System (ERMS) Project Update

December 14, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,ERMS,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The following is a summary of recent ERMS project activities, and plans for the coming months. Ex Libris product manager Ted Koppel visited the CDL in November.  As a result … More

Mass Digitization: Open Content Alliance and the UC Libraries

December 14, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On December 6, 2006, Microsoft released the beta Live Search Books (, providing a new portal to access UC libraries books scanned by the Internet Archive (IA) for the Open … More

Local History Digital Resources Featured in Calisphere and the Online Archive of California (OAC)

November 9, 2006  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Grants,Newsletter,Online Archive of California  |  Author: 

More than 3,600 digitized primary resources from 19 California cultural heritage institutions are now featured in the CDL’s Calisphere ( and Online Archive of California ( websites. The … More

Make Searching More Convenient

November 9, 2006  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL has created a UC version of LibX, a Firefox open source extension that allows you to search the Melvyl Catalog, all the UC campus catalogs, and Google Scholar, … More

Melvyl Recommender Project Findings

October 26, 2006  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Grants,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Melvyl Recommender Project, which explored next-generation services for library catalogs, has reached its conclusion.  The project was funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Popular commercial … More

Library Staff News

October 12, 2006  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

a. Welcome Library Data Analyst Chan Li Chan Li has accepted the position of Library Data Analyst in the CDL Collections Licensed Content Group beginning Monday, October 9.  Ms. … More

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