CDLINFO News: Collection Development

WEST invites title nominations for deep backfiles to hold in place

August 22, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

Does your library have a deep print journal backfile you would be willing to archive in place on behalf of the region? WEST would like to invite member libraries to … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: August 2014

August 19, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

I’m pleased to announce that on August 1st, Kate Garvey-Clasby was promoted to a Library Assistant V position. Being the successful candidate for the posted position, Kate’s responsibilities for batch … More

WEST Strategic Planning Progress – Initial Recommendations for Change, 2016 and beyond

August 18, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

On June 3rd, the WEST Executive Committee and Operations and Collections Council convened to review member feedback from the recent program assessment and plan for WEST’s future beyond 2016. A … More

New Licensed Resource — Statista

August 13, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

http://uclibs.org/PID/224553     (All campuses; on the Statista.com platform) All campuses have access to a new resource, Statista.  Statista.com is a statistics portal that integrates data on over 60,000 topics from over … More

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New Licensed Resource – Sixth National Population Census of China Database

August 6, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

Nine UC campuses (all except UCSF) now have access to the Sixth National Population Census of China Database. B, D, I, LA, M, R, SB, SC and SD; on the … More

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New Licensed Resource – JSTOR Arts & Sciences XIII

August 5, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

Nine UC campuses (all except UCSF) now have access to JSTOR Arts & Sciences XIII. http://uclibs.org/PID/1980 (B, D, I, LA, M, R, SB, SC, SD; on the JSTOR platform) … More

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WEST Update Delivered at Member Meeting at ALA Annual 2014

August 4, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting took place on Sunday, June 29, 2014 in LVCC-N120. Following a presentation from the WEST Project Team, we had an excellent Q&A session. Thank you to everyone … More

Emily Stambaugh speaks on “Moving Shared Print to the Network Level” at ALA Annual 2014

August 1, 2014  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual 2014 Print Archive Network (PAN) meeting on June 27 was followed by a session titled, “Looking to the Future of Shared Print,” co-sponsored by the Maine Shared … More

New Licensed Resource – Nature Reviews

August 1, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

UC campuses now have access to the six Nature Reviews journals listed below. [All UC campuses; on the Nature Publishing platform. SCP has distributed the catalog records.] … More

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Melvyl Central Index Update

July 31, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

It’s July 2014, 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 … More