CDLINFO News: Collection Development

CDL Acquires New One-time Systemwide Resources in 2015

August 26, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

One of the goals for the Joint Steering Committee (JSC) in 2015 was to evaluate and ‘refresh’ the annual survey to bibliographer groups.   The survey has been in practice since … More

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New Licensed Resource — Business Expert Press Digital Library (2010-2015)

August 25, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to Business Expert Press Digital Library (2010-2015).  Note: Some campuses may have already had access via local subscriptions. http://uclibs.org/PID/276063; all campuses, on the IG … More

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DNSA is transitioning to the ProQuest search platform September 16th

August 24, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

The Digital National Security Archive (DNSA) will transition from the Chadwyck-Healey platform to the main ProQuest platform on September 16.  Both versions of the databases are available in parallel until … More

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Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: August 2015

August 21, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Our major serial record distributions for July were for Open Access (508 titles) and EBSCO (40 titles). For monographs they were for SuperStar (577 titles), Springer (564 titles), IEEE (185 … More

ProQuest Updates Platform Interface, August 20th

August 20, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

ProQuest will be rolling out changes to the interface of the main ProQuest platform on August 20, 2015.   The ProQuest Congressional interface implemented a similar look and feel on August … More

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New Licensed Resource: Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO) — Literature

August 18, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to Oxford Handbooks Online (OHO) — Literature. Note: Some campuses may have already had access via local subscriptions. http://uclibs.org/PID/276064; All campuses, on the Oxford … More

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Alexander Street Press Debuts New Interface for Selected Resources

August 13, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

The Alexander Street platform will be debuting a new interface on Friday August 14.   From the vendor’s announcement, the new interface includes: More intuitive search, browse, video, and audio … More

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Mirroring FirstSearch searching in WorldCat Discovery (WCD)

August 13, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As you know, OCLC is rolling out a new discovery interface (WorldCat Discovery) which will merge together the existing OCLC FirstSearch and WorldCat Local (WCL) interfaces onto this new platform. … More

CDL Job Opening for Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing

August 7, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Staff News  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library has an outstanding opportunity for an experienced and motivated professional to lead its content licensing unit.  The Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing will lead and manage … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: July 2015

July 31, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Our major serial record distributions for June were for ProQuest (78 titles), IEEE (70 titles), Open Access (42 titles), Black Studies Center (37 titles), International Index to Black Periodicals (32 … More