CDLINFO News: Collection Development

Elsevier Contract Renewed for Next 5 Years

January 31, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources  |  Author: 

CDL has completed a favorable negotiation with Elsevier to renew the Science Direct journals for 2014-2018.  The agreement continues UC’s strong record of excellent long-term cost control for this important … More

Newsletter Spotlight: CDL’s Mass Digitization projects

January 30, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recently, UCOP’s link newsletter included an article, Digitization project breathes new life into UC Libraries’ collections, focusing on the University of California Reprints website and CDL’s Mass Digitization projects.  Check it out! … More

UC Shared Print Update Delivered to the CRL Print Archives Network Meeting at ALA Midwinter 2014

January 28, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print  |  Author: 

The University of California Libraries have completed a strategic planning effort to guide the development of shared print collections and services in the upcoming years. The environment for print collections … More

WEST Update Delivered to the CRL Print Archives Network Meeting at ALA Midwinter 2014

January 28, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) has entered into its second three-year implementation phase with the support of the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. Between 2013 and 2016, WEST libraries will … More

Upcoming Meeting at ALA Midwinter 2014

January 22, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Midwinter WEST Member Meeting is happening this Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 1-2:30 pm in MAR-Franklin 08. Thank you to everyone who has already RSVP’d. If you haven’t … More

Announcing a new strategic plan for UC Shared Print

January 17, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print  |  Author: 

The Shared Print Strategic Plan 2013-2018 includes a new set of goals and strategies for advancing the development shared collections. Highlights include a revised scope of collaboration for shared print … More

HathiTrust – December 2013 Update

January 13, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

HathiTrust highlights for the month of December include the following: An update on the Executive Director Search Approval of HathiTrust’s 2014 budget and fees An arrangement to preserve and … More

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Licensed Resource Transition: Access Medicine

January 8, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Access Medicine (Tier 2 with UCB, UCD, UCI, UCLA, UCR, UCSD, and UCSF participating; on the McGraw-Hill Platform) http://uclibs.org/PID/36842 Access Medicine has moved to a new web platform with a … More

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Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: December 2013

January 8, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

The major journal package distributions for November were for Open Access (373 tiles), EBSCO (48 titles), JSTOR (35 titles), Project Muse (28 titles), and LexisNexis Academic (27 titles). For monographs, … More

Melvyl Central Index Update – Changes for 2014

January 8, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

It’s January 2014, and time for the biannual addition of new databases released by OCLC to Melvyl’s Central Index.  As of this January, we are making a minor change to … More