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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

Calisphere Web Site Launched

July 13, 2006  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Calisphere is now available at: Calisphere is a free public gateway to thousands of digitized primary sources – including photographs, documents, newspaper clippings, works of art – from UC … More

New Resources Available

July 13, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

a. ATLA Religion Database, Index Islamicus, Philosopher’s Index By Jan Carter, UC Berkeley The CDL is pleased to announce access to three new databases in philosophy and religious studies available … More

New Resources Available

June 22, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

a. Education Index Retrospective By Diane Childs (UCLA), Resource Liaison Education Index Retrospective, with indexing for 1929 through 1983, has recently been purchased by the CDL. On WilsonWeb, it complements the … More

Metasearch Infrastructure Project Reaches Key Milestone

May 25, 2006  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

A milestone in creating a UC campus configurable metasearch tool has been reached: an alpha, or very first testing stage, version of UC’s “Find It” metasearch tool was unveiled … More

UC Libraries Presentation at Board of Regents Meeting

May 25, 2006  |  Category:  Newsletter  |  Author: 

On Thursday, May 18, Dan Greenstein, Associate Vice Provost and University Librarian for the CDL, gave a presentation at the UC Board of Regents meeting about the accomplishments the UC … More

Updated CDL Technical Requirements for Vendors

May 25, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The CDL’s technical requirements for database and ejournal vendors were updated in April 2006.  These documents reflect new or revised sections on information security, preservation, metasearch, and authentication … More


May 25, 2006  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library is making available the first draft of its XML schema for copyright metadata, CopyrightMD.  This schema grew out of work at the CDL to address the … More