CDLINFO News: Authored by Wendy Parfrey

Challenges to Licensing – MD Consult Update

January 27, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources  |  Author: 

The vast majority of publishers and vendors who enter into negotiations with CDL demonstrate an open-minded, flexible approach and are more than willing to reach common ground in pricing and … More

Complete DNSA Collection is Now Available

January 13, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL has reached an agreement for consortial access to the complete collection of the Digital National Security Archive for all ten campuses.  DNSA offers access to primary documents from the … More


New Licensed Resource – JSTOR Jewish Studies

October 28, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Nine UC campuses (all except UCSF) now have access to JSTOR Jewish Studies. [B, D, I, LA, M, R, SB, SC, SD; on the JSTOR platform] The Jewish Studies Archive … More


New Licensed Resource — Statista

August 13, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author:     (All campuses; on the platform) All campuses have access to a new resource, Statista. is a statistics portal that integrates data on over 60,000 topics from over … More


CDL purchases Nature Chemistry and Nature Nanotechnology backfiles

July 15, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL purchased two Nature backfiles for systemwide access with last-minute end-of-year funds that became available – the complete backfile (Volume 1, 2009 through 2013) for Nature Chemistry, and the … More

CDL purchases Elsevier eBooks, 2014

February 11, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources  |  Author: 

On behalf of all UC campuses, CDL made a one-time purchase of the frontlist of Elsevier’s ebook collection with over 850 titles to be published in 2014.  This collection spans … More


Elsevier Contract Renewed for Next 5 Years

January 31, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources  |  Author: 

CDL has completed a favorable negotiation with Elsevier to renew the Science Direct journals for 2014-2018.  The agreement continues UC’s strong record of excellent long-term cost control for this important … More

Cancellation of Informa Healthcare Journals as of January 1, 2011

January 31, 2011  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Collection Development Officers at the ten UC campuses, the UC health and life science selectors (UCHLS)  and CDL have decided to cancel the Informa Healthcare (IHC) systemwide license as … More


End-of-Year Funds Provide New Resources

September 30, 2010  |  Category:  Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By Wendy Parfrey, CDL Shared Content Coordinator CDL and a number of campuses were able to make significant purchases for perpetual rights on behalf of all UC campuses with end-of-year … More


Campus Discount Program

August 7, 2009  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As a way to facilitate individual campus licenses as well as potential Tier 2 efforts, CDL has begun to negotiate predetermined campus discounts and has set up the Campus Discount Program.