CDLINFO News: Collection Development

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

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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

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Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: December 2014

December 16, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

The UCSD campus will be closed from Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 through Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. SCP operations will cease entirely during this time period. The last file of … More

Scopus Access Available through December 2015

December 16, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to be able to fund another year of Scopus access for the UC campuses. Scopus (http://www.scopus.com/) is a large interdisciplinary abstract and citation database of research literature … More

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CRL and Partners Publish New e-Resources Model License

December 5, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) has just released the latest upgrade to the LIBLICENSE Model License Agreement (“LMLA”). Version 5.0 of the LMLA offers up-to-date language reflecting changes in … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: December 2014 Service Update

December 3, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

What’s happening with the WorldCat Discovery Beta? The WorldCat Discovery Services beta launched in April 30, 2014 and is currently slated to conclude in April 2015. WorldCat Discovery merges … More

WEST member meeting at ALA Midwinter in Chicago: Please RSVP if you plan to attend

November 26, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting is happening on Sunday, Feb. 01, 2015 from 1-2:30 pm in the Hilton Chicago (Continental C). Please RSVP to our poll (found here) if you plan … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: November 2014

November 21, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

For monographs, our major distributions included titles for Springer (1,269 titles), SuperStar (238 titles), YBP/Ebrary DDA (177 titles), Airiti PDA (153 titles), Open Access (106 titles), IEEE (101 titles) and … More