CDLINFO News: Authored by Ellen Meltzer

UC Libraries Advisory Structure (UCLAS) Coordinating Committee Chair Appointed

September 19, 2013  |  Category:  Newsletter,Systemwide Library Information,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

By Marlo Young (UCSD), UCLAS Communications Manager Monthly updates from the new University of California Advisory Structure will commence in October 2013. Rosalie Lack (CDL) has been appointed Chair of … More

CDL Welcomes CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellow John Kratz

August 28, 2013  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to welcome John Kratz as a CLIR/DLF Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for the Sciences and Social Sciences.  John earned his Ph.D. in Biological Sciences from Columbia … More

Melvyl Enhancements — August 2013

August 26, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in several enhancements to WorldCat Local that impact Melvyl on August 22, 2013.   These contain enhancements for both July and August and include the following: Display changes for … More

New Licensed Resource: Foreign Broadcast Information Service (FBIS)

August 14, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As an end-of-year acquisition, CDL purchased the Foreign Broadcast Information Service, 1941-1996, from Readex on behalf of all campuses, with a start date of July 1, 2013. The Foreign … More


UC Libraries Advisory Structure Inaugural Leadership

August 7, 2013  |  Category:  Newsletter,Systemwide Library Information,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

By Marlo Young (UCSD), UCLAS Communications Manager The University of California Libraries Advisory Structure (UCLAS) is pleased to announce the establishment of its inaugural leadership. Based on an open nominations … More

University of California Faculty Senate Passes Open Access Policy

The press release below can also be seen on the Academic Senate’s homepage at: The Academic Senate of the University of California has passed an Open Access Policy, ensuring … More

Official Launch of New Library Advisory Structure

July 2, 2013  |  Category:  Newsletter,Systemwide Library Information,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

By Lorelei Tanji, Chair, Council of University Librarians It is with great pleasure that I announce the official launch of the new UC Libraries Advisory Structure (UCLAS).  Designed with extensive … More

Melvyl Central Index Update – Additional Changes in July 2013

July 1, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Information Services,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

In early June, CDL reported that staff had completed the biannual analysis for potential changes to the Melvyl Central Index configuration targeted for July 2013, and that while OCLC had … More

CDL Welcomes Brian Riley

June 27, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

CDL welcomes Brian Riley to the Discovery & Delivery group, filling the applications programmer position vacated last year by Claudia Woo on her retirement.  Brian comes to us most recently … More

Eric Kansa: Champion of Change

June 25, 2013  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Merritt,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Eric Kansa (UC Berkeley School of Information) has been honored with an “Open Science” Champions of Change Award. On June 20, Eric attended the White House, which hosted a Champions … More

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