CDLINFO News: Newsletter

WEST collects statistics from members and Archive Holders

March 4, 2014  |  Category:  Newsletter,WEST  |  Author: 

WEST recently collected statistics about deselection, archiving and lending and borrowing from our members and Archive Holders. These statistics are important parts of our reporting to the Andrew W. Mellon … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: February 2014

March 4, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

We had only three major e-book package distributions in January, for Springer (1,121 titles), SuperStar (211 titles), and IEEE (53 titles). There was an overall decrease (117 titles) in the … More

The University of California awards contract to Symplectic for the implementation of a publication harvesting system to support UC’s Open Access Policy

March 3, 2014  |  Category:  Access & Publishing,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library (CDL), in conjunction with University of California campus partners, has chosen Symplectic as the vendor to implement a publication harvesting system in support of the UC … More


CRL Webinar: PAPR’s New Public Features

February 26, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The Center for Research Libraries will present new features added to the Print Archives Preservation Registry in an online webinar. A significant amount of holdings data has been added to … More

Licensed Resources: New Content Added to Web of Knowledge Subscription

February 20, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

The following new content has been added to UC’s World of Knowledge subscription for all campuses, on the Thomson Reuters platform ( Book Citation Index (2005-present) Conference Proceedings … More


Melvyl Enhancements – February 2014: Data from MARC fields/subfields added to display

February 20, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in one enhancement to WorldCat Local impacting Melvyl on February 13, 2014, described below. The running list of release notes can be found at   (Note that many … More

New Licensed Resource: PsychiatryOnline Premium

February 14, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Seven campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Riverside, San Diego and San Francisco) began participation in a Tier 2 agreement for PsychiatryOnline Premium (; on the American Psychiatric Publishing platform.  … More


CDL Welcomes Joel Hagedorn

February 6, 2014  |  Category:  Newsletter,Staff News,User Experience Design  |  Author: 

By Eric Satzman, CDL Web production Manager CDL is pleased to announce that Joel Hagedorn has joined the CDL as the newest member of the Web Production team.  Joel comes … More

EZID Service Update: January 2014

February 3, 2014  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities In late January 2014, the URL for EZID’s home page changed from to The URL for the application programming … More

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WorldCat Discovery Services –Coming When?

January 30, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC has announced that their WorldCat® Discovery Services, a new suite of cloud-based applications, will be bringing the FirstSearch® and WorldCat® Local (WCL) services together.  They have also announced that … More