CDLINFO News: Newsletter

Melvyl Changes – Hold Your Horses!

June 19, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The long-awaited ability to see MARC records is coming June 26, 2014 to WorldCat Discovery—the merger of FirstSearch WorldCat and WorldCat Local (aka Melvyl) — in what is called staff … More

HathiTrust – May 2014 Update

June 18, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

      Highlights from HathiTrust’s May update: HathiTrust released a statement on the Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Appeal Ruling. The HathiTrust Research Center released a new dataset, … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: June 2014

June 18, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Once again the only major distributions for serials were for Open Access (229 titles). For monographs, our major distributions included titles for NBER (883), SuperStar (411 titles), Open Access (224 … More

The Shipment that Launched 3.6+ Million Digitized Books: NRLF Celebrates Major Accomplishment

June 17, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

NRLF Celebrates 3 Million Books Sent to Google In October 2006, NRLF (Northern Regional Library Facility) sent the first shipment of UC books to Google to be digitized. This shipment launched … More

UC Libraries Statement on Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Digital Library Appellate Court Ruling

The University of California Libraries join with our HathiTrust colleagues in welcoming the decision by the Second Circuit of the US Court of Appeals that key services of the HathiTrust … More

EZID Service Update: May 2014

June 4, 2014  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities As a result of an upgrade announced in April to N2T, EZID’s backend storage system and ARK resolver, for the first time … More

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Working with Resource Vendors on Web Accessibility

June 3, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC Berkeley Web Accessibility Evangelist and chair of UC’s Electronic Accessibility Leadership Team (EALT), Lucy Greco serves on a working group to improve the accessibility of Elsevier’s products.   Elsevier ScienceDirect … More

Data Management Planning Tool More Responsive to Researchers’ Needs

June 3, 2014  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter,Press Releases,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

The University of California and several partners have released a new version of a free tool that helps researchers and their institutions create effective data management plans required by the … More

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Melvyl Enhancements – May 2014

May 28, 2014  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in two enhancements to WorldCat Local impacting Melvyl on May 22, 2014, described below. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/. (Note that many … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: May 2014

May 28, 2014  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Our past month’s distributions for monographs included titles for Open Access (1195 titles), SuperStar (640 titles), Springer (345 titles), CRC Press (288 titles), Apabi (113 titles), IEEE (76 titles), Wiley … More