CDL Job Opening for Discovery and Delivery Systems Librarian

August 10, 2016  |  Categories:  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  |  Categories:  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  |  Categories:  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  |  Categories:  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  |  Categories:  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

July 28, 2016  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

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  |  Categories:  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


New Licensed Resource – JSTOR Arts & Sciences XV

July 27, 2016  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Resource Liaisons  |  Author: 

Nine UC campuses (all except UCSF) now have access to the JSTOR Arts & Sciences XV Collection.  (B, D, I, LA, M, R, SB, SC, SD; on the … More


Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: July 2016

July 26, 2016  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

For June 2016 record distributions, we added several new packages of monographs: ASCE (448 titles: 442 titles of conference proceedings and 6 titles of monographs), Cornell University Press online … More

Latest eScholarship Activity: Campus 2nd Quarter 2016 Reports

July 26, 2016  |  Categories:  Access & Publishing,eScholarship,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Check out this quarter’s reports to discover eScholarship’s publishing profiles (and more). Here’s a listing of each campus’s most popular publications this quarter brought to you by the eScholarship … More