CDLINFO News: Collection Development

ScienceDirect to discontinue support of Internet Explorer 8

October 9, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Elsevier/ScienceDirect is following Microsoft’s directive to focus support on newer, officially-supported IE browser versions. Microsoft announced in 2014 that, as of January 2016, it would only support the most recent … More

Ebooks or Print Books or Both? Graduate Students Focus Group Study at UCSC

October 7, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources  |  Author: 

This week, UCSC and CDL have launched a research project to study academic user behaviors around print and digital monographs at various points during the research lifecycle. This project … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: September 2015

September 24, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

The first set of records for two new monographic packages were sent out last month, for Business Expert Press and for the Oxford Literature Handbooks. Business Expert Press promotes … More

NewsBank Interface Upgrade

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

NewsBank recently released interface chances for the Access World News and America’s News Magazines databases — http://uclibs.org/PID/98452. Enhancements include: Searching • More navigators by which the content can be explored … More

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Ovid User Interface Enhancements

September 23, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

The OVID interface (UC’s current host platform for the Lippincott, Williams and Wilkins titles) will be undergoing an interface upgrade on September 30, 2015, including changes to Journal Views (Journal … More

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CDL’s Shared Cataloging Program helps support alternative press/open access resource

September 16, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging,Staff News  |  Author: 

SCP staff are constantly on the lookout for how their cataloging can be leveraged for the greater good. Such an opportunity recently presented itself with the licensing by CDL of … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – Gunsho Ruiju Online

September 9, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Nine campuses (all except UCSF) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to Gunsho Ruiju Online. http://uclibs.org/PID/168427   (B, D, I, LA, M, R, SD, SB and … More

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Informa Healthcare journals moving to the Taylor and Francis platform on September 1st

August 28, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

As of September 1,  Informa Healthcare journal content will be hosted on the Taylor and Francis platform.  This follows the transfer in management of the Informa Healthcare titles to Taylor and … More

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Readex Interface Enhancements, released August 19

August 27, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

Readex released changes to the Early American Newspapers and Early American Imprints databases on August 19, 2015. These changes affect the local databases only, and do not affect the larger … More

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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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