CDLINFO News: Collection Development

New Open Access (OA) Resources: Luminos, Open Library of Humanities, Open Book Publishers

May 18, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development  |  Author: 

The UC Libraries are supporting a number of innovative open access initiatives in scholarly publishing this year. Luminos (http://www.luminosoa.org/) is the University of California Press’s new OA publishing program for … More

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CDL Welcomes Conclusion of Authors Guild v. Google

May 17, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

CDL welcomes the conclusion of the Authors Guild’s decade long lawsuit against Google. The suit came to an end April 18th when the Supreme Court declined to hear the Authors … More

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HathiTrust’s CRMS Project Win’s ALA’s L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award

HathiTrust’s CRMS Project (Copyright Review Management System) is the American Library Association’s 2016 winner of the L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award. The award recognizes CRMS’ dedication to creating a “balanced U.S. … More

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Opening More Books for Public Access – HathiTrust’s CRMS Project

April 27, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

For the past eight years, HathiTrust’s Copyright Review Management System (CRMS) project has developed the tools, infrastructure, and practices to support the collaborative review of books in HathiTrust to make … More

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New Free Resource: American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955

April 26, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955, a free index to nearly 100,000 key dissertations. http://uclibs.org/PID/282465      (All campuses; on the EBSCOhost Research Databases platform) This free … More

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New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – Trans Tech Publications

April 26, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

The German Swiss publisher, Trans Tech Publications based in Zurich was founded in 1967 and has become a major provider of journals and monographs in Engineering Research and Materials Science … More

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CDL Job Opening for Library Data and Services Analyst

April 20, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library, University of California, invites applications for the position of Library Data and Services Analyst. Overview: As a member of the Licensed Content Team within the CDL’s … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: April 2016

April 20, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

For the month of March, our major serial record distributions includes four new packages: American Society for Nutrition online journals (4 titles), ASCE [America Society for Civil Engineers] Library online journals (39 titles), Open … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: March 2016

April 20, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Our major serial record distributions for February were Open Access (449 titles), which included DOAJ 279 titles, and JSTOR online journals (67 titles). For monographs, we have added Elsevier … More

Welcome Mihoko Hosoi as CDL’s New Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing

March 23, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Following an extensive national search, CDL’s Collection Development and Management Group is delighted to welcome Mihoko Hosoi as Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing. Mihoko will report to Collections Director Ivy … More