New and improved Dash

November 29, 2016  |  Categories:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter,Dash  |  Author: 

Researchers are increasingly being asked to publish their datasets. For some disciplines, there are well-known conventions and repositories for doing this. However, for the vast majority of researchers, it is … More

New milestones for electronic theses and dissertations (ETDs)

November 23, 2016  |  Categories:  Access & Publishing,Digital Preservation (UC3),Merritt,eScholarship  |  Author: 

CDL is proud to assist UC campus libraries with the publishing and preservation of ETDs (electronic masters theses and PhD dissertations). In recent months, we have accomplished a couple of … More

Berg Fashion Library moves to Bloomsbury platform

November 17, 2016  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Licensed Resources  |  Author: 

For the 6 participating UC campuses (Berkeley, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, and Santa Cruz) access to the Berg Fashion Library, which was previously provided by Oxford University Press has … More


Software Developer Opening for the Discovery and Delivery Team

November 10, 2016  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Staff News  |  Author: 

Software developers, analysts and product managers on the CDL’s Discovery and Delivery (D2D) team work collaboratively and creatively to develop and support a wide variety of library services for the … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: November 2016

November 4, 2016  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Licensed Resources,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

For the month of October, our major serial record distributions included AnthroSource online journals (24 titles), JSTOR online journals (97 titles), Open Access journals (315 titles).  Of the OA journals, 197 titles … More

Cambridge University Press content moves to new platform: Cambridge Core

November 3, 2016  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Licensed Resources  |  Author: 

Cambridge Core is the new academic platform from Cambridge University Press. It consolidates all Cambridge content, and Cambridge hosted content (Materials Research Society Proceedings Online) onto the single Cambridge Core … More


EZID Service Update: October 2016

November 2, 2016  |  Categories:  Infrastructure Services,Newsletter,EZID  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities EZID’s big news this month was the introduction of link checking. EZID will be checking target URL links for DOIs and ARKs … More

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New Request Feature: Remember User Login

October 31, 2016  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Resource Sharing  |  Author: 

We are pleased to release a new Request feature: Remember User Information Starting the morning of November 7, 2016, users will no longer need to re-enter their patron information when … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: CJK Author Field Order

October 27, 2016  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Melvyl  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on October 27, 2016 included the following bug fix. The running list of release notes can be found at (Note that many of … More

DMPTool Service Update: September 2016

October 26, 2016  |  Categories:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities New template: Department of Defense (details on the blog) Themes: We’re still collecting feedback on the revised set of themes for DMP templates and guidance … More