CDLINFO News: Collection Development

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

WEST Program Assessment: survey results released

June 25, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In Spring 2014, WEST conducted a program assessment of its first three years. The assessment included a survey of all WEST members to collect valuable feedback about member views and priorities … More

WEST welcomes additional Archive Holders for cycle 4

June 20, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In Archive Cycle 4, WEST will invite approximately 60 current members to participate as Archive Holders in the distributed archive; during previous cycles, approximately 20 members participated as Archive Holders. … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – IOP ebooks

June 19, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Four campuses (Berkeley, Irvine, Los Angeles and San Diego) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the IOP ebooks. http://uclibs.org/PID/263234  (B, I, LA, SD; on the IOP … More

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HathiTrust – May 2014 Update

June 18, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

      Highlights from HathiTrust’s May update: HathiTrust released a statement on the Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Appeal Ruling. The HathiTrust Research Center released a new dataset, … More

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