CDLINFO News: Newsletter

WorldCat Discovery beta: Staff Accounts are now available!

February 17, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Staff User Accounts are here! With a staff user account, you can view MARC records, view the OCLC# on the brief record … More

EZID introduces a batch download feature

February 17, 2015  |  Category:  EZID,Infrastructure Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

EZID has just implemented a feature allowing clients to download a copy of all or some of their identifiers and descriptive information (i.e. metadata). We call it “batch” download, because … More

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Calisphere: Gearing up for DPLA in April

Last year, the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) welcomed the California Digital Library as a DPLA Content Hub, on behalf of the UC Libraries and with the endorsement of … More

The Consortium of California Herbaria (CCH) has its roots in the California Digital Library (CDL)

February 12, 2015  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

By Staci Markos, UCB Jepson Herbaria ( All over the world, dried plant collections are maintained in herbaria. Collections from California date from the early 1800s to the present. Each plant … More

UC Libraries Digital Collection Project: Shared DAMS Upgrade

February 11, 2015  |  Category:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL continues to reach milestones for the UC Libraries Digital Collection (UCLDC) Implementation Project. This month, the major news is an upgrade to the shared DAMS platform. … More

New Elsevier Ebook Collections for 2013 and 2015

February 4, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses will have access to 2013 and 2015 ebook collections from Elsevier.  The two CDL purchases made in December complement a purchase of the 2014 frontlist by CDL … More


EZID Service Update: January 2015

February 4, 2015  |  Category:  EZID,Infrastructure Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities EZID added new functionality to the User Interface (UI). Starting immediately, you can edit an existing identifier that uses any metadata profile … More

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Melvyl Central Index Update

February 3, 2015  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

It’s February 2015, and time for the biannual addition of new databases released by OCLC to Melvyl’s Central Index. Currently, CDL adds databases to the all instances of the Melvyl … More

Wiley Journals integrate “ReadCube” into platform

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

It seems that ReadCube is everywhere lately. It’s a desktop, web browser and mobile app-based program for managing, annotating, and accessing academic research articles. It provides access to research materials … More

Scholarly Publishing Data Analyst – California Digital Library, University of California

January 30, 2015  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Are you a data-driven information professional passionate about transforming scholarly communication?  Do you want to understand how academic research institutions can support the shift to open access?  So do we! … More