CDLINFO News: Collection Development

CDL Technical Requirements for Licensed Resources – 2015 Update

An updated version of the Technical Requirements for Licensed Resources document has been posted to http://www.cdlib.org/gateways/vendors/guidelines_technical.html. The Technical Requirements document is primarily intended for new and continuing vendors of the … More

Digitization is Golden: UC Berkeley Book Scanning Projects

May 7, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This post contributed by Erik Mitchell, Associate University Librarian and Director of Digital Initiatives and Collaborative Services at UC Berkeley In July 2014, the UC Berkeley Libraries sent their first … More

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Call for Cycle 4 Archive Disclosures – Due May 29th

May 1, 2015  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The WEST project team recently sent out a call for WEST Archive Holders to submit metadata records describing the journal backfiles archived during WEST Cycle 4. The archiving agreements formalized each cycle … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: April 2015

April 29, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

The major monograph distributions were for Naxos (7485 titles), Naxos Jazz (1327 titles), Knovel (1182 titles), Materials Research Society (288 titles), MIT Press (219 titles), IEEE (197 titles), SPIE (135 … More

Announcing WEST’s new FAQ!

April 21, 2015  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

WEST has revised its FAQ! The new WEST FAQ includes the following three sections: The Who, What, Where and How of WEST Accessing WEST Archives The Call for Holdings … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – Loeb Classical Library

April 21, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Five campuses (Berkeley, Irvine, Los Angeles, Riverside, and Santa Barbara) are now participating in a Tier 2 license for the digital Loeb Classical Library, which was recently made available online … More

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New Licensed Resource – Nature Plants

April 21, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to Nature Plants on the Nature.com (NPG) platform. Nature Plants is a new systemwide license in 2015. After numerous faculty requests across a number … More

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Cycle 5 Collections Analysis Currently Underway

April 10, 2015  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In the fall, 86 members submitted files for 109 OCLC symbols, totaling 2.4 million records. With those records, approximately 30,000 journal backfiles were identified for cycle 5 collections analysis – which … More

New WEST Archive Holders Orientation Webinar

April 3, 2015  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In Archive Cycle 4, WEST welcomed several more institutions to act as Archive Holders. Thank you to both our new and existing Archive Holders (now totaling 32!) for their commitment … More

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online transition to new platform

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

Three campuses (Berkeley, Irvine, and San Diego) participatie in a Tier 2 license for access to six (Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish; plus Arabic for UCB only) of … More

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