CDLINFO News: Collection Development

WorldCat Discovery beta: Staff Accounts are now available!

February 17, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Staff User Accounts are here! With a staff user account, you can view MARC records, view the OCLC# on the brief record … More

New Elsevier Ebook Collections for 2013 and 2015

February 4, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses will have access to 2013 and 2015 ebook collections from Elsevier.  The two CDL purchases made in December complement a purchase of the 2014 frontlist by CDL … More


Wiley Journals integrate “ReadCube” into platform

January 30, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

It seems that ReadCube is everywhere lately. It’s a desktop, web browser and mobile app-based program for managing, annotating, and accessing academic research articles. It provides access to research materials … More

Scholarly Publishing Data Analyst – California Digital Library, University of California

January 30, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Are you a data-driven information professional passionate about transforming scholarly communication?  Do you want to understand how academic research institutions can support the shift to open access?  So do we! … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: January 2015

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

Our major monograph distributions for last month included titles for Springer (1,644 titles), Knovel (374 titles), IEEE (158 titles), YBP/Ebrary DDA (144 titles), Wiley (141 titles), and Airiti (61 titles). … More

Morgan & Claypool Synthesis Digital Library Collection Six is Available

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

‘Libraries and the Semantic Web’ is one of the new titles available in Synthesis Collection 6. Morgan & Claypool (M&C) Publishers has two fulltext series of short books acquired as … More


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


Staff in Print—Emily Stambaugh co-authors “Shared Print Programs”

December 23, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print,Staff News,WEST  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to announce that a new book, Shared Print Programs, SPEC Kit 345, by Rebecca Crist and Emily Stambaugh, CDL’s Manager of Shared Print, was just published and … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – IEEE Smart Grid Research

December 22, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Four campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Los Angeles, and San Diego) have purchased the IEEE Smart Grid Research package. Prepared by the IEEE Standards Association, these reports compile “smart grid-related intelligence” in … More