CDLINFO News: Collection Development

Big Strides for the Elephant – HathiTrust Mid-Year Update 2014

July 17, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

  2014 has been a great year for the HathiTrust Digital Library, and the year is only half over! Milestones In February, HathiTrust surpassed 11 million volumes … More

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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 Volume … More

It Takes a Village to Digitize a Library: UC Davis’ Mass Digitization Project Concludes

July 9, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

  Some U.C. Davis’ staff who helped make Google Book Digitization Project a success: Front Row: D. Leonard, Loretta Firestone, Jing Jiang; Back Row: Liz Phillips, Miriam Hull, Sarah Koller, … More

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Announcing AGUA – WEST’s decision-support information center!

July 9, 2014  |  Category:  Newsletter,WEST  |  Author: 

WEST is proud to announce AGUA, the information center where WEST members and Archive Holders can review archiving proposals and make local archiving decisions online. The first release will go … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – ASME Digital Collection

July 3, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Eight campuses (UCB, UCD, UCI, UCLA, UCM, UCR, UCSD, and UCSB) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the ASME Digital Collection (on the Silverchair platform). … More

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Roles and Responsibilities of an Archive Holder

July 3, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST is excited to invite more members to act as Archive Holders this cycle. WEST believes strongly in the importance of the distributed model for serials print archiving. WEST currently … More

WEST member meeting this Sunday

June 26, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting is happening this Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 1-2:30 pm in LVCC-N120. Thank you to everyone who has already RSVP’d! If you haven’t RSVP’d yet, … More

WEST Program Assessment: survey results released

June 25, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In Spring 2014, WEST conducted a program assessment of its first three years. The assessment included a survey of all WEST members to collect valuable feedback about member views and priorities … More

WEST welcomes additional Archive Holders for cycle 4

June 20, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In Archive Cycle 4, WEST will invite approximately 60 current members to participate as Archive Holders in the distributed archive; during previous cycles, approximately 20 members participated as Archive Holders. … More

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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