New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – IEEE Smart Grid Research

December 22, 2014  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Four campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Los Angeles, and San Diego) have purchased the IEEE Smart Grid Research package. Prepared by the IEEE Standards Association, these reports compile “smart grid-related intelligence” in … More


CDL Staff in Print: John Kunze

December 19, 2014  |  Categories:  EZID,Infrastructure Services,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

John Kunze, Identifier Systems Architect, along with two collaborators from the Bibliothèque nationale de France (BnF) , published an article entitled “The ARK Identifier Scheme: Lessons Learnt at the BnF … More

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CDL Staff in Print – Joan Starr and John Kratz in PeerJ

December 16, 2014  |  Categories:  Digital Preservation (UC3),EZID,Infrastructure Services,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Joan Starr, EZID Service Manager, and John Kratz, a CLIR/DLF Data Curation Fellow, along with a number of collaborators, published an article entitled “Achieving human and machine accessibility of cited … More

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Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: December 2014

December 16, 2014  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

The UCSD campus will be closed from Wednesday, Dec. 24, 2014 through Sunday, Jan. 4, 2015. SCP operations will cease entirely during this time period. The last file of … More

Scopus Access Available through December 2015

December 16, 2014  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to be able to fund another year of Scopus access for the UC campuses. Scopus ( is a large interdisciplinary abstract and citation database of research literature … More


Merritt Service Update: November 2014

December 15, 2014  |  Categories:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Merritt,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities SDSC content migration complete. We have finished the migration of content from the UCOP Data Center to SDSC. As mentioned previously, this … More

EZID introduces an OAI-PMH interface

December 15, 2014  |  Categories:  EZID,Infrastructure Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

EZID has just implemented a standard Open Archives Initiative, Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) interface, allowing external harvesting of the information we store for most of our identifiers. That’s right–not … More

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UC3 Dash Service Update: November 2014

December 15, 2014  |  Categories:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

The UC3 Dash ( service provides an easy-to-use solution for the effective curation of and access to research data. Dash is a centralized UC3-hosted service, with UC campus … More

CRL and Partners Publish New e-Resources Model License

December 5, 2014  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The Center for Research Libraries (CRL) has just released the latest upgrade to the LIBLICENSE Model License Agreement (“LMLA”). Version 5.0 of the LMLA offers up-to-date language reflecting changes in … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: December 2014 Service Update

December 3, 2014  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Licensed Resources,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

What’s happening with the WorldCat Discovery Beta? The WorldCat Discovery Services beta launched in April 30, 2014 and is currently slated to conclude in April 2015. WorldCat Discovery merges … More