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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. http://uclibs.org/PID/268676 (D, I, … More

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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

Staff in Print—Emily Stambaugh co-authors “Shared Print Programs”

December 23, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print,Staff News,WEST  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to announce that a new book, Shared Print Programs, SPEC Kit 345, by Rebecca Crist and Emily Stambaugh, CDL’s Manager of Shared Print, was just published and … More

CRL and Partners Publish New e-Resources Model License

December 5, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) has just released the latest upgrade to the LIBLICENSE Model License Agreement (“LMLA”). Version 5.0 of the LMLA offers up-to-date language reflecting changes in … More