CDLINFO News: Newsletter

DMPTool Service Update: March 2016

April 22, 2016  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Migrations. Thanks to a tremendous effort by the UC3 team, all of our services—including the DMPTool—have been successfully migrated to AWS! The switch should not be … More

CDL Job Opening for Library Data and Services Analyst

April 20, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

The California Digital Library, University of California, invites applications for the position of Library Data and Services Analyst. Overview: As a member of the Licensed Content Team within the CDL’s … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: April 2016

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

For the month of March, our major serial record distributions includes four new packages: American Society for Nutrition online journals (4 titles), ASCE [America Society for Civil Engineers] Library online journals (39 titles), Open … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: March 2016

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

Our major serial record distributions for February were Open Access (449 titles), which included DOAJ 279 titles, and JSTOR online journals (67 titles). For monographs, we have added Elsevier … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Feedback link implementation

April 19, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on April 14, 2016 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at http://www.cdlib.org/services/d2d/melvyl/public/. (Note that … More

EZID Service Update: March 2016

April 11, 2016  |  Category:  EZID,Infrastructure Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Last month, we announced two draft DataCite specifications available for comment: the DataCite to Dublin Core application profile (DC2AP) and the DataCite in … More

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A bee’s flight and other wonders: 41,000 new items to explore on Calisphere

April 6, 2016  |  Category:  Calisphere,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Flying bees, North Korean propaganda, and Catholicism in Los Angeles are just some of the subjects depicted in the more than 41,000 new items that have recently been added to … More

Farewell to Margery Tibbetts

March 29, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,Resource Sharing,Staff News,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

After 31 years of service, Margery Tibbetts, long time technical lead for UCe-Links and WorldCat Local, will retire from CDL, effective April 5, 2016. Margery started working in academic libraries … More

OCLC announces FirstSearch will continue as a separate service

March 24, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC has decided to keep FirstSearch as a separate product rather than merging it with WorldCat Discovery. The official announcement is shown below. And, OCLC’s Executive Director of End-User Services, Mike Showalter … More

Welcome Mihoko Hosoi as CDL’s New Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing

March 23, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Following an extensive national search, CDL’s Collection Development and Management Group is delighted to welcome Mihoko Hosoi as Assistant Director for Systemwide Licensing. Mihoko will report to Collections Director Ivy … More