CDLINFO News: Collection Development

CDL Technical Requirements for Licensed Resources – 2015 Update

An updated version of the Technical Requirements for Licensed Resources document has been posted to The Technical Requirements document is primarily intended for new and continuing vendors of the … More

Digitization is Golden: UC Berkeley Book Scanning Projects

May 7, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This post contributed by Erik Mitchell, Associate University Librarian and Director of Digital Initiatives and Collaborative Services at UC Berkeley In July 2014, the UC Berkeley Libraries sent their first … More

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Call for Cycle 4 Archive Disclosures – Due May 29th

May 1, 2015  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The WEST project team recently sent out a call for WEST Archive Holders to submit metadata records describing the journal backfiles archived during WEST Cycle 4. The archiving agreements formalized each cycle … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: April 2015

April 29, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

The major monograph distributions were for Naxos (7485 titles), Naxos Jazz (1327 titles), Knovel (1182 titles), Materials Research Society (288 titles), MIT Press (219 titles), IEEE (197 titles), SPIE (135 … More

Announcing WEST’s new FAQ!

April 21, 2015  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

WEST has revised its FAQ! The new WEST FAQ includes the following three sections: The Who, What, Where and How of WEST Accessing WEST Archives The Call for Holdings … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – Loeb Classical Library

April 21, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Five campuses (Berkeley, Irvine, Los Angeles, Riverside, and Santa Barbara) are now participating in a Tier 2 license for the digital Loeb Classical Library, which was recently made available online … More


New Licensed Resource – Nature Plants

April 21, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to Nature Plants on the (NPG) platform. Nature Plants is a new systemwide license in 2015. After numerous faculty requests across a number … More


Cycle 5 Collections Analysis Currently Underway

April 10, 2015  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In the fall, 86 members submitted files for 109 OCLC symbols, totaling 2.4 million records. With those records, approximately 30,000 journal backfiles were identified for cycle 5 collections analysis – which … More

New WEST Archive Holders Orientation Webinar

April 3, 2015  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In Archive Cycle 4, WEST welcomed several more institutions to act as Archive Holders. Thank you to both our new and existing Archive Holders (now totaling 32!) for their commitment … More

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online transition to new platform

March 30, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Three campuses (Berkeley, Irvine, and San Diego) participatie in a Tier 2 license for access to six (Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish; plus Arabic for UCB only) of … More