CDLINFO News: Collection Development

New Open Access (OA) Resources: Luminos, Open Library of Humanities, Open Book Publishers

May 18, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development  |  Author: 

The UC Libraries are supporting a number of innovative open access initiatives in scholarly publishing this year. Luminos ( is the University of California Press’s new OA publishing program for … More


CDL Welcomes Conclusion of Authors Guild v. Google

May 17, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

CDL welcomes the conclusion of the Authors Guild’s decade long lawsuit against Google. The suit came to an end April 18th when the Supreme Court declined to hear the Authors … More

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HathiTrust’s CRMS Project Win’s ALA’s L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award

May 10, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

HathiTrust’s CRMS Project (Copyright Review Management System) is the American Library Association’s 2016 winner of the L. Ray Patterson Copyright Award. The award recognizes CRMS’ dedication to creating a “balanced U.S. … More

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Opening More Books for Public Access – HathiTrust’s CRMS Project

April 27, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

For the past eight years, HathiTrust’s Copyright Review Management System (CRMS) project has developed the tools, infrastructure, and practices to support the collaborative review of books in HathiTrust to make … More

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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.      (All campuses; on the EBSCOhost Research Databases platform) This free … More


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


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