CDLINFO News: Collection Development

HathiTrust Reaches 16 Million Volumes + Most Popular UC Books of 2017

December 14, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On December 5th, 2017, the 16 millionth volume was deposited into HathiTrust. That’s an elephant-sized accomplishment for an organization that has only existed for nine years! The University of … More

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SCP Monthly Update, December 2017

December 11, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

SCP has posted the distribution statistics report for the month of November. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access collections. … More

Duke University Press Journals move to Silverchair platform

November 30, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On Monday, November 20, 2017, Duke University Press Journals transitioned from Highwire to the Silverchair platform. According to Duke University Press, the transition to Silverchair will provide an integrated user … More

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Oxford updates Biography & Music/Art databases

November 29, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Oxford Biography Resources On Monday, November 27, 2017, Oxford University Press (OUP) updated their Biography resources: American National Biography Online: UCB, UCI, UCLA, UCM, UCR, UCSB, UCSC, and UCSD … More

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Introducing the WEST Technical Support and Expertise Forum

November 20, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The past six months or so—marked by disclosures of archived titles and collecting files of unarchived holdings—have demonstrated that many of our members are managing ILS transitions and other technical … More

SCP Monthly Update — November 2017

November 14, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

SCP has posted the distribution statistics report for the month of October. This monthly report shows net increase or decrease of titles from CDL licensed and selected open access … More

Global Financial Data (GFD) moves to a new platform

November 1, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Currently, eight of the UC campuses (except UCSF and UCSB) license the Global Financial Data (GFD) database. On Wednesday, November 1st, GFD will transition to a new platform, powered by … More

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Farewell to Emily Stambaugh

November 1, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print,Staff News,WEST  |  Author: 

Transitions are often bittersweet, and the one we announce today is no exception.  With some sadness at the loss of a valued colleague but also with anticipation of exciting new … More

Taylor & Francis Ebooks transition to new platform

October 19, 2017  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Taylor & Francis (T&F) is migrating ebook content from the CRCnetBase platform (as well as other ebook imprints hosted by T&F) to their new Ebook platform (https://www.taylorfrancis.com/). As of November … More

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WEST Webinar: Rosemont Shared Print Alliance Overview

October 19, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

On October 11th and 18th, the WEST Project Team hosted two webinars, during which Emily Stambaugh provided an overview of the Rosemont Shared Print Alliance and WEST’s role in that … More