CDLINFO News: Collection Development

Melvyl Central Index Update – Changes for 2014

January 8, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

It’s January 2014, and time for the biannual addition of new databases released by OCLC to Melvyl’s Central Index.  As of this January, we are making a minor change to … More

Happy Holidays from the WEST Project Team!

December 23, 2013  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

We wish you and your staff a very happy holiday season and peaceful, prosperous new year!

Managing the Print Archiving Process: Answering a Call for Holdings

December 20, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

In November, we looked at how WEST Archive Builders manage and build print archives for silver and gold archive types (click here for a refresher). As part of this archive building process, … More

Licensed Resource Transitions: Art Source; Education Source; Lion

December 16, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Art Source (All campuses; on the EBSCOHost platform) http://uclibs.org/PID/33002 Art Source was developed from a merger of several EBSCO and H.W. Wilson art and architecture databases, with additional full-text journals … More

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Licensed Resource Change: Science of Synthesis 4.0 Platform Now Available

December 16, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Thieme has announced the availability of the new Science of Synthesis (SoS) 4.0 platform.   Access will be provided to both the new (SoS 4.0) and old (SoS 3.10) platforms through … More

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WEST Executive Committee Election Results

December 16, 2013  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) is governed by an Executive Committee that oversees the operation and development of WEST and works to integrate WEST with related archiving programs nationally … More

SCOAP3 Open Access Publishing Initiative to Go Live on 1 January 2014

December 13, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Thanks to the hard work and steadfast commitment of hundreds of libraries and individuals across the globe, SCOAP3, the Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics, will soon … More

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Reminder – WEST ALA Midwinter Meeting: Please RSVP if you plan to attend

December 10, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

ALA Midwinter is fast approaching; if you plan to attend the WEST Member meeting on Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 1-2:30 pm in MAR-Franklin 08, please RSVP. You can RSVP to our … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: November 2013

December 9, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

A couple of announcements regarding the Airiti Demand Driven Acquisitions (DDA) package, first, ongoing problems with the ability of Airiti to provide the DDA records for the campuses necessitated SCP … More

WEST at ALA Midwinter 2014 in Philadelphia: Please RSVP if you plan to attend

November 30, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,WEST  |  Author: 

There will be a WEST Member meeting at ALA Midwinter in Philadelphia, Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 1-2:30 pm in MAR-Franklin 08. WEST members are encouraged to attend to hear … More