CDLINFO News: Newsletter

Nga Ong joins CDL

August 23, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

On August 3rd, Nga Ong joined CDL’s Licensed Content Team as a Library Data and Services Analyst. In her new position, Nga will work on various collection analysis and assessment projects and will … More

NCBI will be transitioning to using HTTPS-only protocols on September 30, 2016

August 16, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

NCBI (host server for the PubMed database and others) will be transitioning to using HTTPS-only protocols on September 30, 2016 NCBI will be transitioning to using HTTPS-only protocols on September … More

UC Davis and CDL complete Pay It Forward project

August 11, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Newsletter,UC Libraries News  |  Author: 

The University of California, Davis and the California Digital Library have recently completed the 18-month Pay It Forward project, an effort funded by a grant from the Andrew W. Mellon … More

CDL Job Opening for Discovery and Delivery Systems Librarian

August 10, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter,Resource Sharing,Staff News,UC-eLinks  |  Author: 

The Discovery and Delivery Systems Librarian serves as a domain expert in both library and key technical domains, responsible for operating key library services (union catalog, link resolvers) and integrated … More

14.6 Million Books to be Made Available to Blind & Print-Disabled Readers

August 4, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

HathiTrust Digital Library is collaborating with the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) to make 14.6 million digital volumes fully accessible to blind and print-disabled readers in the United States. The … More

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WorldCat Discovery & FirstSearch: Latest updates from OCLC

August 2, 2016  |  Category:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On July 14th, OCLC presented a Virtual WorldCat Discovery User Community Meeting webinar that included information on the latest status of WorldCat Discovery, FirstSearch, the OCLC Community Center and … More

EZID Service Update: July 2016

August 2, 2016  |  Category:  EZID,Infrastructure Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities With the help of CDL’s User Experience team we conducted acceptance testing of the new user interface. Volunteers from seven UC campuses … More

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Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS) transitions to EBSCOhost

July 28, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

For the 8 participating UC campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz, and San Diego) access to the Bibliography of Asian Studies (BAS), which was previously provided … More


New Platform for Declassified Documents Reference System

The Declassified Documents Reference System has been launched and is now live on the Artemis platform from Gale Cengage.  The DDRS is now known as U.S. Declassified Documents. The … More


New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – ACM Books (Collection I)

July 28, 2016  |  Category:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Four campuses (Berkeley, Irvine, Los Angeles, and San Diego) are participating in the Tier 2 license for ACM Books (Collection I).  (B, I, LA, and SD; on the ACM … More