CDLINFO News: Collection Development

NCBI will be transitioning to using HTTPS-only protocols on September 30, 2016

August 16, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

NCBI (host server for the PubMed database and others) will be transitioning to using HTTPS-only protocols on September 30, 2016 NCBI will be transitioning to using HTTPS-only protocols on September … More

UC Davis and CDL complete Pay It Forward project

August 11, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

The University of California, Davis and the California Digital Library have recently completed the 18-month Pay It Forward project, an effort funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon … More

14.6 Million Books to be Made Available to Blind & Print-Disabled Readers

August 4, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

HathiTrust Digital Library is collaborating with the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) to make 14.6 million digital volumes fully accessible to blind and print-disabled readers in the United States. The … More

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Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) transitions to EBSCOhost

July 28, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

For the 8 participating UC campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, and San Diego) access to the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS), which was previously provided … More


New Platform for Declassified Documents Reference System

The Declassified Documents Reference System has been launched and is now live on the Artemis platform from Gale Cengage.  The DDRS is now known as U.S. Declassified Documents. The … More


New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – ACM Books (Collection I)

July 28, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Four campuses (Berkeley, Irvine, Los Angeles, and San Diego) are participating in the Tier 2 license for ACM Books (Collection I).  (B, I, LA, and SD; on the ACM … More


New Licensed Resource – JSTOR Arts & Sciences XV

July 27, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

Nine UC campuses (all except UCSF) now have access to the JSTOR Arts & Sciences XV Collection.  (B, D, I, LA, M, R, SB, SC, SD; on the … More


Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: July 2016

July 26, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

For June 2016 record distributions, we added several new packages of monographs: ASCE (448 titles: 442 titles of conference proceedings and 6 titles of monographs), Cornell University Press online … More

AnthroSource now included in systemwide Wiley contract

July 20, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

AnthroSource is an online portal serving the research, teaching and practicing needs of anthropologists. An online service of the American Anthropological Association (AAA), AnthroSource offers access to more than 100 … More


IPv6 and access to library resources

July 14, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

IEEE recently updated their IEEEXplore platform to be IPv6 aware, which means that if a user’s machine has an IPv6 address assigned to it – even if the machine … More