CDLINFO News: Collection Development

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

UC Libraries Statement on Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Digital Library Appellate Court Ruling

The University of California Libraries join with our HathiTrust colleagues in welcoming the decision by the Second Circuit of the US Court of Appeals that key services of the HathiTrust … More

Strategic Planning for WEST beyond 2016; Achieving Sustainability

June 10, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The WEST Executive Committee and Operations and Collections Council convened in person in Oakland, CA on June 3rd to initiate a strategic planning process to achieve sustainability by 2016, when … More

Working with Resource Vendors on Web Accessibility

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

UC Berkeley Web Accessibility Evangelist and chair of UC’s Electronic Accessibility Leadership Team (EALT), Lucy Greco serves on a working group to improve the accessibility of Elsevier’s products.   Elsevier ScienceDirect … More

Upcoming WEST Meeting at ALA Annual Reminder: Please RSVP if you plan to attend

May 29, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting is happening on 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 … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: May 2014

May 28, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Our past month’s distributions for monographs included titles for Open Access (1195 titles), SuperStar (640 titles), Springer (345 titles), CRC Press (288 titles), Apabi (113 titles), IEEE (76 titles), Wiley … More

New Licensed Resource: TAIR

May 22, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

TAIR http://uclibs.org/PID/262407 Nine UC Campuses (all except UCSF) entered a Tier 2 agreement to become among the first institutional subscribers to The Arabidopsis Information Resource (TAIR). Arabidopsis thaliana is … More

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UC Special Collections Highlighted

In a news article on the University of California website, UC archival collections are highlighted across the campuses. States the article, “While there’s no other band like the Grateful Dead, … More