CDLINFO News: Collection Development

UC Berkeley Researcher Mines HathiTrust Volumes for Cliometric History of Postsecondary Education in California

September 16, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

By guest blogger, UC Berkeley Economist Zach Bleemer Editor’s note: UC Libraries continue to digitize and add to the HathiTrust corpus that is now over 14.7 million volumes. A key reason for digitizing … More

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Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: September 2016

September 9, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

For August 2016, we completed cataloging of Taylor & Francis online journal of total 3210 titles, thanks to Becky, Kate, and the rest of CDLA/SCP staff working very hard … More

Flood of UC Riverside Books Flow through Google Digitization Channel

September 8, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

  In January 2016, the UC Riverside Libraries joined the University of California’s ongoing digitization project and began sending books to be digitized as part of the Google Books Library Project. … More

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Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: August 2016

August 30, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

For July 2016 monographs distributions, we added a new package Cambridge online monographs (383 titles).  Other major monographs packages are: ACM Digital Library online conference proceedings (77 titles), IEEE Xplore … More

CDL – UCSC Focus Group Study on Print and E-book Use webinar for library staff

August 26, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Please join Danielle Watters Westbrook (CDL), Chan Li (CDL), Kerry Scott (UCSC) and Sarah Troy (UCSC) for a discussion about a focus group project conducted at UCSC last fall, about … More

Nga Ong joins CDL

August 23, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

On August 3rd, Nga Ong joined CDL’s Licensed Content Team as a Library Data and Services Analyst. In her new position, Nga will work on various collection analysis and assessment projects and will … More

NCBI will be transitioning to using HTTPS-only protocols on September 30, 2016

August 16, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

NCBI (host server for the PubMed database and others) will be transitioning to using HTTPS-only protocols on September 30, 2016 NCBI will be transitioning to using HTTPS-only protocols on September … More

UC Davis and CDL complete Pay It Forward project

August 11, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

The University of California, Davis and the California Digital Library have recently completed the 18-month Pay It Forward project, an effort funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon … More

14.6 Million Books to be Made Available to Blind & Print-Disabled Readers

August 4, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

HathiTrust Digital Library is collaborating with the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) to make 14.6 million digital volumes fully accessible to blind and print-disabled readers in the United States. The … More

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Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) transitions to EBSCOhost

July 28, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

For the 8 participating UC campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, and San Diego) access to the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS), which was previously provided … More

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