CDLINFO News: Collection Development

SCP Monthly Update, September 2017

September 7, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

SCP has posted the distribution statistics report for the month of August. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access … More

Digitization at the speed of light: 6,000 photos of sci-fi history now on Calisphere

August 29, 2017  |  Category:  Calisphere,Digital Special Collections,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Almost 6,000 newly digitized photos of science fiction and fantasy conventions, held by UC Riverside, are now available on Calisphere. See collection. The photos depict the World Science Fiction Convention (“Worldcon”) … More

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Need to Weed? WEST Webinar: On Demand Collection Comparison Report

August 28, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

On August 2nd and 9th, the WEST Project Team hosted two webinars aimed to support members in WEST archiving activities and the use of decision support services. The webinars featured … More

WEST Cycle 6 Disclosures Complete

August 28, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In July, WEST Archive Holders and Builders completed disclosures of archived materials for Cycle 6. The WEST Project team received 34 disclosure files. Overall, we estimate that Cycle 6 archiving … More

Compendex has a new look

August 28, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

In August, Compendex (on the Engineering Village platform) launched an updated interface, refreshed to improve usability.  According to the vendor’s information, “the new user interface will keep all the current … More

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Update Delivered at ALA Annual 2017 WEST Member Meeting

August 28, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST members met during the June ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Over 20 representatives of WEST member institutions were able to attend – hailing from California to Missouri. During the … More

SPIE Digital Library moves to new platform

August 14, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The SPIE Digital Library is migrating from the Silverchair platform to a new SPIE Digital Library platform on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Features of the new platform include improved search … More

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Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: August 2017

August 11, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

SCP has posted the distribution statistics report for the month of July [xlsx]. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access … More

LexisNexis Academic Becomes Nexis Uni

August 8, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

The national transition from legacy LexisNexis Academic to its completely reengineered successor Nexis Uni™ is now under way, and all UC campuses are among the first wave of migrating subscribers … More

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New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – North-China Daily News

August 1, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Five campuses (Irvine, Los Angeles, San Diego, Santa Barbara & Santa Cruz) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the North-China Daily News & Herald Newspapers and … More

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