CDLINFO News: Authored by Ellen Meltzer

Melvyl Central Index Update – Changes for 2014

January 8, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

It’s January 2014, and time for the biannual addition of new databases released by OCLC to Melvyl’s Central Index.  As of this January, we are making a minor change to … More

Licensed Resource Transitions: Art Source; Education Source; Lion

December 16, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Art Source (All campuses; on the EBSCOHost platform) http://uclibs.org/PID/33002 Art Source was developed from a merger of several EBSCO and H.W. Wilson art and architecture databases, with additional full-text journals … More

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Licensed Resource Change: Science of Synthesis 4.0 Platform Now Available

December 16, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Thieme has announced the availability of the new Science of Synthesis (SoS) 4.0 platform.   Access will be provided to both the new (SoS 4.0) and old (SoS 3.10) platforms through … More

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New Licensed Resource – JSTOR Ecology & Botany Collection II

November 13, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC campuses now have access to the JSTOR Ecology & Botany Collection II as part of the CDL consortial license; on the JSTOR platform.   JSTOR Ecology & Botany II … More

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K-Theory now available through Portico

November 13, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The academic community lost access to the mathematics journal K-Theory on the SpringerLink platform when the editorial board resigned in 2007 and founded a new journal, Journal of K-Theory, published … More

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HathiTrust October 2013 Update

November 12, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

There are a number of exciting announcements from HathiTrust this month: Zephir, a new bibliographic data management system developed for HathiTrust by the California Digital Library was released. HT … More

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Introducing Zephir, HathiTrust’s New Metadata Management System

November 7, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library (CDL), in collaboration with staff from the University of Michigan, has developed and implemented a new bibliographic metadata management system, Zephir, for the HathiTrust Digital Library. … More

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Melvyl Enhancements – October 2013

October 29, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

There are several Melvyl enhancements as a result of OCLC’s October 28, 2013 WorldCat Local install described below and at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/24October2013_WCL_ReleaseNoteUpdate.doc. (Some of the changes described at the link above … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – SAE Digital Library

October 29, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

In October 2013, five campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles and Riverside) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the SAE International Digital Library of Technical Papers: … More

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Licensed Resource Transition: AP Images

October 28, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

AP Images Collection (Tier 1; AP Images continues to be hosted by the Associated Press and although distributed and licensed by EBSCO, is not hosted on the EBSCO platform.) http://uclibs.org/PID/6955 … More

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