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Next-Generation Technical Services Update: December 2011

December 19, 2011  |  Category:  Systemwide Library Information  |  Author: 

Power of Three (POT) 1 to build UC Digital Collection infrastructure The NGTS Management Team held a kickoff conference call with Power of Three (POT) group 1, which has been … More

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Next-Generation Technical Services Update: November 2011

November 30, 2011  |  Category:  Systemwide Library Information  |  Author: 

Power of Three Groups: Lightning Teams charged and moving forward Lightning Teams (LTs) created under POTs 2 through 6 have begun working on specific, defined tasks in support of the … More

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Next-Generation Technical Services Update: October 2011

October 28, 2011  |  Category:  Systemwide Library Information  |  Author: 

NGTS develops definitions, best practices for system-wide work The UC Libraries’ Next-Generation Technical Services initiative has four major aims: 1) cooperative collection development; 2) collaborative technical services; 3) … More

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Next-Generation Technical Services Update: September 2011

September 30, 2011  |  Category:  Systemwide Library Information  |  Author: 

Power of Three (POT) groups have generated initial task lists and timelines and are setting up Lightning Team memberships. After review and feedback from the NGTS Management Team, the POTs … More

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Next-Generation Technical Services Update: August 2011

August 17, 2011  |  Category:  Newsletter,Systemwide Library Information  |  Author: 

The NGTS Management Team has held kickoff conference calls with Power of Three groups (POTs) 2 through 7 to review their charges and provide an overview of the interdependencies between … More

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NGTS Power of Three Groups Appointed and Charged

July 13, 2011  |  Category:  Systemwide Library Information  |  Author: 

The NGTS Management Team reporting to Systemwide Operations and Planning Advisory Group (SOPAG) has charged the following Power of Three groups (POTs) to proceed with implementation of the Next Generation … More

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Two Library Reviews Underway

October 27, 2010  |  Category:  Newsletter,Systemwide Library Information  |  Author: 

Ellen Meltzer, Information Services Manager Two reviews of UC’s libraries are currently underway: one of the California Digital Library (CDL), and a second of all UC Library services.   All of … More

Nature Publishing Group Price Increases Controversy Continues

The Nature Publishing Group has issued a response to a letter to UC faculty describing inflated price increases for the Nature Publishing Group’s (NPG) 67 journals (including Nature) that UC … More

Letter to UC Faculty on Nature Publishing Group Subscription Increases

A letter dated June 4, 2010 describing exorbitant subscription increases on the part of the Nature Publishing Group (NPG) for the 67 journals UC licenses (including Nature) was distributed to … More

Scholarly Communication Planning: Faculty Seminars Report

January 22, 2004  |  Category:  Newsletter,Systemwide Library Information  |  Author: 

(Courtesy Announcement for Systemwide Library Planning) The Office of Systemwide Library Planning sponsored two regional seminars in late fall 2003 to discuss scholarly communication issues and strategies for change.  More … More