CDLINFO News: Authored by Jayne Dickson

CDLers (and UCBer) in Print

UC librarians Sherri Berger (CDL), Lynn Jones (UCB) and Ellen Meltzer (CDL) have contributed a chapter to Past or Portal?  Enhancing Undergraduate Learning through Special Collections and Archives, edited by … More

Melvyl Mobile Stats Debut

February 22, 2012  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Have you wondered which campus Melvyl gets the most mobile searches or if iPad users do more catalog searches than iPhone users?  Are you a mobile-stats watcher?   Beginning with the … More


CDL office closure Dec. 23, 2011 PM – Jan. 2, 2012

December 23, 2011  |  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 23, 2011 … More

New Custom URL for PubMed

October 25, 2011  |  Category:  Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Recently, it came to our attention that PubMed had changed its URL, which subsequently changed the custom URL used by the UC campuses. PubMed’s custom URL includes specific components (tool … More


New Look/New URL for the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS)

September 28, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

(All campuses except UCR, UCSF; on the Univ. of Michigan platform) A new version of the Bibliography of Asian Studies was recently launched, along with an upgrade having close to … More


Mark Twain Project Online Receives Award for Best Reference Web Site 2011

July 8, 2011  |  Category:  Newsletter,Publishing  |  Author: 

The Mark Twain Project Online (MTPO), a joint project of the Mark Twain Papers and Project of The Bancroft Library, the California Digital Library, and the University of California Press, … More

SciFinder is now Web-only

July 5, 2011  |  Category:  Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As of June 30, 2011, SciFinder Scholar – the research discovery tool provided by the Chemical Abstracts Service (CAS) – is available only as a web resource. Previously, SciFinder Scholar … More


New versions of LibX are here

June 22, 2011  |  Category:  Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Updated versions of the LibX Browser Toolbar for Firefox and Internet Explorer (IE) are now available from the CDL website.  The new versions of the UC Melvyl and Campus Libraries … More

Position for Metadata Analyst at CDL

June 22, 2011  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Job Opportunity at the California Digital Library (CDL): Be part of a metadata team shaping the future of discovery & delivery. Position:  Metadata Analyst  (2 positions: 1 filled, 1 open) … More


World Banking Abstracts Transition

February 28, 2011  |  Category:  Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC’s access to the licensed content (from 2006 to the present) of World Banking Abstracts (ISSN 0265-9484) was previously available via the Wiley Online Library platform.  Wiley has now made … More