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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

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