CDLINFO News: Collection Development

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: November 2015

November 20, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

The holiday season is fast approaching and upcoming December campus closures will be affecting SCP operations. The UCSD campus will be officially closed December 24 through January 3. Additionally, … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: October 2015

October 22, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

The first set of records for two new journals packages, Reveal Digital’s Independent Voices and for SAE, went out this past month. You may have seen some press already … More

UC Libraries Statement on Authors Guild v. Google

October 20, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

October 20, 2015 The University of California libraries applaud the ruling by the U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals that Google’s digitization of library collections, creation of search functionality, display … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – Chinese Databases (Classic Ancient Books & Local Records)

October 14, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Eight campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, and Santa Barbara) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the Database of Chinese Classic … More

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ScienceDirect to discontinue support of Internet Explorer 8

October 9, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Elsevier/ScienceDirect is following Microsoft’s directive to focus support on newer, officially-supported IE browser versions. Microsoft announced in 2014 that, as of January 2016, it would only support the most recent … More

Ebooks or Print Books or Both? Graduate Students Focus Group Study at UCSC

October 7, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources  |  Author: 

This week, UCSC and CDL have launched a research project to study academic user behaviors around print and digital monographs at various points during the research lifecycle. This project … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: September 2015

September 24, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

The first set of records for two new monographic packages were sent out last month, for Business Expert Press and for the Oxford Literature Handbooks. Business Expert Press promotes … More

NewsBank Interface Upgrade

September 24, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

NewsBank recently released interface chances for the Access World News and America’s News Magazines databases — http://uclibs.org/PID/98452. Enhancements include: Searching • More navigators by which the content can be explored … More

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Ovid User Interface Enhancements

September 23, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

The OVID interface (UC’s current host platform for the Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins titles) will be undergoing an interface upgrade on September 30, 2015, including changes to Journal Views (Journal … More

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CDL’s Shared Cataloging Program helps support alternative press/open access resource

September 16, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging,Staff News  |  Author: 

SCP staff are constantly on the lookout for how their cataloging can be leveraged for the greater good. Such an opportunity recently presented itself with the licensing by CDL of … More