CDLINFO News: Collection Development

New Licensed Resource – Scientific American

July 31, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to Scientific American; some campuses may have already had access via local subscriptions. [All campuses; on the Nature Publishing platform. SCP has distributed … More

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New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – JSTOR Global Plants

July 31, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Seven campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside and San Diego) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to JSTOR Global Plants. http://uclibs.org/PID/264382 [B, D, I, … More

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Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: July 2014

July 25, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

The major distributions for serials last month were for Open Access (488 titles), ScienceDirect (52 titles), JSTOR (50 titles), and ASME (49 titles) with those from ASME being the first … More

Big Strides for the Elephant – HathiTrust Mid-Year Update 2014

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

  2014 has been a great year for the HathiTrust Digital Library, and the year is only half over! Milestones In February, HathiTrust surpassed 11 million volumes … More

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CDL purchases Nature Chemistry and Nature Nanotechnology backfiles

July 15, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL purchased two Nature backfiles for systemwide access with last-minute end-of-year funds that became available – the complete backfile (Volume 1, 2009 through 2013) for Nature Chemistry, and the … More

It Takes a Village to Digitize a Library: UC Davis’ Mass Digitization Project Concludes

July 9, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

  Some U.C. Davis’ staff who helped make Google Book Digitization Project a success: Front Row: D. Leonard, Loretta Firestone, Jing Jiang; Back Row: Liz Phillips, Miriam Hull, Sarah Koller, … More

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Announcing AGUA – WEST’s decision-support information center!

July 9, 2014  |  Category:  Newsletter,WEST  |  Author: 

WEST is proud to announce AGUA, the information center where WEST members and Archive Holders can review archiving proposals and make local archiving decisions online. The first release will go … More

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