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UC Libraries Discontinue Taylor & Francis Systemwide Journals License

July 3, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources  |  Author: 

Following a rigorous value assessment, the Libraries on the ten UC campuses and the California Digital Library (CDL) have discontinued their systemwide Taylor & Francis journals license in favor of local … More


Welcome to the new UC libraries website

March 19, 2013  |  Category:  UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

By Ginny Steel, University Librarian, UCSC & Council of University Librarians Chair I am delighted to announce the redesigned UC Libraries website. The website is the primary communication vehicle for … More

2005 Annual Usage Statistics Report Available

March 22, 2007  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Usage Statistics  |  Author: 

Selective Tier One and Tier Two journal and database usage statistics for calendar year 2005 are now available on the Inside CDL website at There are two reports included: … More

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