CDLINFO News: Collection Development

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – ASME Digital Collection

July 3, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Eight campuses (UCB, UCD, UCI, UCLA, UCM, UCR, UCSD, and UCSB) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the ASME Digital Collection (on the Silverchair platform). … More

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Roles and Responsibilities of an Archive Holder

July 3, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST is excited to invite more members to act as Archive Holders this cycle. WEST believes strongly in the importance of the distributed model for serials print archiving. WEST currently … More

WEST member meeting this Sunday

June 26, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting is happening this Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 1-2:30 pm in LVCC-N120. Thank you to everyone who has already RSVP’d! If you haven’t RSVP’d yet, … More

WEST Program Assessment: survey results released

June 25, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In Spring 2014, WEST conducted a program assessment of its first three years. The assessment included a survey of all WEST members to collect valuable feedback about member views and priorities … More

WEST welcomes additional Archive Holders for cycle 4

June 20, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In Archive Cycle 4, WEST will invite approximately 60 current members to participate as Archive Holders in the distributed archive; during previous cycles, approximately 20 members participated as Archive Holders. … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – IOP ebooks

June 19, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Four campuses (Berkeley, Irvine, Los Angeles and San Diego) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the IOP ebooks. http://uclibs.org/PID/263234  (B, I, LA, SD; on the IOP … More

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HathiTrust – May 2014 Update

June 18, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

      Highlights from HathiTrust’s May update: HathiTrust released a statement on the Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Appeal Ruling. The HathiTrust Research Center released a new dataset, … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: June 2014

June 18, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Once again the only major distributions for serials were for Open Access (229 titles). For monographs, our major distributions included titles for NBER (883), SuperStar (411 titles), Open Access (224 … More

WEST Phase 2 Systems Development Update

June 17, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST is currently developing additional systems functions to support archiving activities, including a graphical user interface (or “dashboard”) to the existing print journal collections analysis system. The collections analysis system … More

The Shipment that Launched 3.6+ Million Digitized Books: NRLF Celebrates Major Accomplishment

June 17, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

NRLF Celebrates 3 Million Books Sent to Google In October 2006, NRLF (Northern Regional Library Facility) sent the first shipment of UC books to Google to be digitized. This shipment launched … More