CDLINFO News: Newsletter

Melvyl transition to WorldCat Discovery is delayed

March 21, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Melvyl will not transition from WorldCat Local (WCL) to WorldCat Discovery (WCD) this summer. While OCLC has made significant progress, WorldCat Discovery is not yet functionally complete for Melvyl. The earliest … More

Farewell to SCP Head Adolfo Tarango

March 17, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging,Staff News  |  Author: 

It is with mixed emotions that we announce that Adolfo Tarango, Head of the Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) at UC San Diego, is leaving UC to take an exciting … More

Heather Christenson joins HathiTrust Digital Library

March 15, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Heather Christenson, Manager of Digital Content Development and Strategy within the CDL Collections Program, has taken a new position with HathiTrust as Program Officer for Federal Documents & Collections. … More

DMPTool Service Update: February 2016

March 15, 2016  |  Category:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Migrations. The DMPTool application will be moving to the cloud (AWS) by the end of the month. This action will not involve any maintenance downtime. … More

UC’s Scopus database access ended January 31, 2016

March 11, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Systemwide access to the Scopus database ceased on January 31, 2016. CDL and the UC Libraries conducted extensive evaluations of the database and have concluded that current budgets do not … More


WorldCat Discovery beta: Personal lists are more robust

March 11, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on March 10, 2016 included the following new features, enhancements and bug fixes. The running list of release notes can be found at … More

Three film resources transitioning from Chadwyck-Healey to ProQuest in late March

March 9, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

The American Film Institute Catalog (AFI), Film Index International (FII) and the FIAF International Index to Film Periodicals will be moving to the main ProQuest platform in late March. These … More


Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: February 2016

March 8, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Our major serial record distributions for January  were for Open Access (244 titles) and  the Independent Voices records from Reveal Digital (168 titles).  The latter package is one that … More

New Licensed Resource – 60 MINUTES: 1997-2014

March 8, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

All UC campuses now have access to 60 MINUTES: 1997-2014:       (All campuses; on the Alexander Street Press platform) CDL fully funded this resource on behalf of all campuses. From … More


EZID Service Update: February 2016

March 1, 2016  |  Category:  EZID,Infrastructure Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities DataCite announced two draft specifications for comment. First, the DataCite to Dublin Core application profile (DC2AP) describes how to construct a Dublin Core … More

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