CDLINFO News: Collection Development

New Free Resource: American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955

April 26, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to American Doctoral Dissertations 1933-1955, a free index to nearly 100,000 key dissertations. http://uclibs.org/PID/282465      (All campuses; on the EBSCOhost Research Databases platform) This free … More

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New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – Trans Tech Publications

April 26, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

The German Swiss publisher, Trans Tech Publications based in Zurich was founded in 1967 and has become a major provider of journals and monographs in Engineering Research and Materials Science … More

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CDL Job Opening for Library Data and Services Analyst

April 20, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library, University of California, invites applications for the position of Library Data and Services Analyst. Overview: As a member of the Licensed Content Team within the CDL’s … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: April 2016

April 20, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

For the month of March, our major serial record distributions includes four new packages: American Society for Nutrition online journals (4 titles), ASCE [America Society for Civil Engineers] Library online journals (39 titles), Open … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: March 2016

April 20, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Our major serial record distributions for February were Open Access (449 titles), which included DOAJ 279 titles, and JSTOR online journals (67 titles). For monographs, we have added Elsevier … More

Welcome Mihoko Hosoi as CDL’s New Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing

March 23, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Following an extensive national search, CDL’s Collection Development and Management Group is delighted to welcome Mihoko Hosoi as Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing. Mihoko will report to Collections Director Ivy … More

Farewell to SCP Head Adolfo Tarango

March 17, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging,Staff News  |  Author: 

It is with mixed emotions that we announce that Adolfo Tarango, Head of the Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) at UC San Diego, is leaving UC to take an exciting … More

Heather Christenson joins HathiTrust Digital Library

March 15, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Heather Christenson, Manager of Digital Content Development and Strategy within the CDL Collections Program, has taken a new position with HathiTrust as Program Officer for Federal Documents & Collections. … More

UC’s Scopus database access ended January 31, 2016

March 11, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Systemwide access to the Scopus database ceased on January 31, 2016. CDL and the UC Libraries conducted extensive evaluations of the database and have concluded that current budgets do not … More

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Three film resources transitioning from Chadwyck-Healey to ProQuest in late March

March 9, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

The American Film Institute Catalog (AFI), Film Index International (FII) and the FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals will be moving to the main ProQuest platform in late March. These … More

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