CDLINFO News: Newsletter

WorldCat Discovery beta: Full text snippets & searching

April 14, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on April 13, 2015 included the following new features & enhancements. The running list of release notes can be … More

EZID Service Update: March 2015

April 1, 2015  |  Category:  EZID,Infrastructure Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities EZID’s CrossRef service went into production this month with CDL’s own eScholarship as the first publisher to make use of the ground-breaking … More

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Melvyl’s Central Index will be updated more frequently

April 1, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Because OCLC recently simplified the underlying processes, CDL can now update Melvyl’s Central Index monthly rather than twice yearly (in January and July) as was previously the case. New Databases … More

Oxford Language Dictionaries Online transition to new platform

March 30, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Three campuses (Berkeley, Irvine, and San Diego) participatie in a Tier 2 license for access to six (Chinese, French, German, Italian, Russian, and Spanish; plus Arabic for UCB only) of … More


New ACRL workshop presenter: CDL’s Katie Fortney

March 23, 2015  |  Category:  Access & Publishing,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Katie Fortney, CDL’s Copyright Policy expert with the Access & Publishing group, was selected as a new presenter for ACRL’s “Scholarly Communication: From Understanding to Engagement” workshop, which is offered … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: March 2015

March 23, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

I’m very pleased to share the news that Becky Culbertson has been named a recipient of the annual Ulrich’s Serials Librarianship Award. The ALA press release highlights many of … More

Discovery and Delivery Services Product Manager position opens at CDL

March 20, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

You are experienced with managing large, end-user-facing, hosted services in digital libraries. You enjoy working in a collegial and collaborative environment with an experienced team of analysts, product managers and … More

UC Davis, CDL to Lead Major Project to Build Open Access Financial Model

March 20, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Press Releases,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

(Davis, CA) – The University of California, Davis and the California Digital Library (CDL) will lead a major new project, with an $800,000 grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, … More

CDL Job Opening for Metadata Product Manager

March 18, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

You are an experienced metadata analyst and product manager. You have the ability to understand how metadata is mapped and transformed as it travels between discovery, delivery and decision support … More

WAS Service Update: February 2015

March 18, 2015  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter,Web Archiving  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities WAS to Archive-it Transition. We have been working with Archive-it staff to successfully test and document the migration process. WAS tech staff have … More