CDLINFO News: Collection Development

WEST at ALA Midwinter 2014 in Philadelphia: Please RSVP if you plan to attend

November 30, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,WEST  |  Author: 

There will be a WEST Member meeting at ALA Midwinter in Philadelphia, Sunday, January 26, 2014 from 1-2:30 pm in MAR-Franklin 08. WEST members are encouraged to attend to hear … More

SCP’s New PID Service

November 26, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

One of the tools used by the Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) is the PID (Persistent Identifier) Service, which allows SCP to create PIDs for systemwide-licensed resources. PIDs act as substitute … More

Managing the Print Archiving Process: Building a WEST Archive

November 25, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,WEST  |  Author: 

Winter is a busy time of year for WEST. In addition to gathering holdings data for cycle 4 collections analysis, our Archive Builders are also building cycle 3 print archives … More

Updates from beyond WEST: Shared Print at the 2013 Charleston Conference

November 19, 2013  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

At the Charleston Conference, two shared print groups, the Maine Shared Collections Strategy (MSCS) and the Committee on Institutional Cooperation’s (CIC) Shared Print Repository, presented on their projects, goals and … More

New Licensed Resource – JSTOR Ecology & Botany Collection II

November 13, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC campuses now have access to the JSTOR Ecology & Botany Collection II as part of the CDL consortial license; on the JSTOR platform.   JSTOR Ecology & Botany II … More


K-Theory now available through Portico

November 13, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The academic community lost access to the mathematics journal K-Theory on the SpringerLink platform when the editorial board resigned in 2007 and founded a new journal, Journal of K-Theory, published … More


HathiTrust October 2013 Update

November 12, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

There are a number of exciting announcements from HathiTrust this month: Zephir, a new bibliographic data management system developed for HathiTrust by the California Digital Library was released. HT … More


Introducing Zephir, HathiTrust’s New Metadata Management System

November 7, 2013  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library (CDL), in collaboration with staff from the University of Michigan, has developed and implemented a new bibliographic metadata management system, Zephir, for the HathiTrust Digital Library. … More


Emily Stambaugh speaks on “Reinventing Shared Print” and provides update on UC Shared Print and WEST

November 5, 2013  |  Category:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The OCLC Collective Insight Series event, “Getting off the Island: Collaborating to Create Boundless Collections,” was held at Loyola Marymount University on October 15, 2013. The interactive program explored current … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – SAE Digital Library

October 29, 2013  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

In October 2013, five campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles and Riverside) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the SAE International Digital Library of Technical Papers: … More