CDLINFO News: Authored by Jayne Dickson

New Licensed Resource – Nature Reviews

August 1, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

UC campuses now have access to the six Nature Reviews journals listed below. [All UC campuses; on the Nature Publishing platform. SCP has distributed the catalog records.] … More

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Melvyl Central Index Update

July 31, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

It’s July 2014, and time for the biannual addition of new databases released by OCLC to Melvyl’s Central Index. Currently, CDL adds databases to the all instances of the … More

New Licensed Resource – Scientific American

July 31, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to Scientific American; some campuses may have already had access via local subscriptions. [All campuses; on the Nature Publishing platform. SCP has distributed … More

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New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – JSTOR Global Plants

July 31, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Seven campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside and San Diego) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to JSTOR Global Plants. http://uclibs.org/PID/264382 [B, D, I, … More

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New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – IOP ebooks

June 19, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Four campuses (Berkeley, Irvine, Los Angeles and San Diego) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the IOP ebooks. http://uclibs.org/PID/263234  (B, I, LA, SD; on the IOP … More

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Melvyl Enhancements – May 2014

May 28, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in two enhancements to WorldCat Local impacting Melvyl on May 22, 2014, described below. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/. (Note that many … More

WorldCat Discovery Services beta is launched

April 30, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On April 30, 2014 OCLC released the WorldCat Discovery Services beta to existing WorldCat Local customers. OCLC has provided campus-specific preview URLs for the WorldCat Discovery Services (Beta) interface. Links … More

Newsletter Spotlight: CDL’s Mass Digitization projects

January 30, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recently, UCOP’s link newsletter included an article, Digitization project breathes new life into UC Libraries’ collections, focusing on the University of California Reprints website and CDL’s Mass Digitization projects.  Check it out! … More

CDL office closure Dec. 20, 2013 PM – Jan. 1, 2014

December 20, 2013  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

This year, UC’s Office of the President, including the California Digital Library (CDL), will be officially closed during the Winter and New Year holiday periods from Friday, December 20, 2013 … More

SCP’s New PID Service

November 26, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

One of the tools used by the Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) is the PID (Persistent Identifier) Service, which allows SCP to create PIDs for systemwide-licensed resources. PIDs act as substitute … More