CDLINFO News: Authored by Jayne Dickson

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online transition to new platform

March 30, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Three campuses (Berkeley, Irvine, and San Diego) participatie in a Tier 2 license for access to six (Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish; plus Arabic for UCB only) of … More


New ACRL workshop presenter: CDL’s Katie Fortney

March 23, 2015  |  Category:  Access & Publishing,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Katie Fortney, CDL’s Copyright Policy expert with the Access & Publishing group, was selected as a new presenter for ACRL’s “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement” workshop, which is offered … More

UC Davis, CDL to Lead Major Project to Build Open Access Financial Model

March 20, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Press Releases,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

(Davis, CA) – The University of California, Davis and the California Digital Library (CDL) will lead a major new project, with an $800,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Easier to print search results & lists

March 16, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on March 12, 2015 included the following new features & enhancements. The running list of release notes can be … More

SCP’s Becky Culbertson receives Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award

March 5, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging,Staff News  |  Author: 

Becky Culbertson The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) has announced that Becky Culbertson, part of CDL’s Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) based at UC San Diego, is a … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – Red Book Online

February 23, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Six campuses (Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, and San Francisco) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to Red Book Online. (D, I, … More


WorldCat Discovery beta: Staff Accounts are now available!

February 17, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Staff User Accounts are here! With a staff user account, you can view MARC records, view the OCLC# on the brief record … More

Melvyl Central Index Update

February 3, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

It’s February 2015, 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 Melvyl … More

Wiley Journals integrate “ReadCube” into platform

January 30, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

It seems that ReadCube is everywhere lately. It’s a desktop, web browser and mobile app-based program for managing, annotating, and accessing academic research articles. It provides access to research materials … More

CDL office closure Dec. 23, 2014 PM – Jan. 1, 2015

December 23, 2014  |  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 Tuesday, December 23, 2013 … More