CDLINFO News: Collection Development

WEST libraries achieve 500,000 volumes

June 7, 2016  |  Category:  Press Releases,Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

Member libraries of the Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST) have reached a major milestone, successfully archiving half a million journal volumes. Forum Journal 3, no. 3 (1989). Photo by … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: May 2016

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

For the month of April, our major serial record distributions include EBSCO journals (78 titles), JSTOR online journals (55 titles), Superstar Chinamaxx journals (52 titles), and Open Access journals … More

University of Chicago Press Journals Move to the Atypon Platform

May 20, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Licensed Resources  |  Author: 

The University of Chicago Press launched of a new online home for the University of Chicago Press’s portfolio of nearly 70 journals on the Atypon platform.  The new platform … More

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New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – Nutrition Science Collection

May 20, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Licensed Resources  |  Author: 

Seven campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego, and San Francisco) are participating in a Tier 2 license for the Nutrition Science Collection from the American Society of Nutrition. … More

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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 (http://www.luminosoa.org/) is the University of California Press’s new OA publishing program for … More

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CDL Welcomes Conclusion of Authors Guild v. Google

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

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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