Need to Weed? WEST Webinar: On Demand Collection Comparison Report

August 28, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

On August 2nd and 9th, the WEST Project Team hosted two webinars aimed to support members in WEST archiving activities and the use of decision support services. The webinars featured … More

WEST Cycle 6 Disclosures Complete

August 28, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In July, WEST Archive Holders and Builders completed disclosures of archived materials for Cycle 6. The WEST Project team received 34 disclosure files. Overall, we estimate that Cycle 6 archiving … More

Compendex has a new look

August 28, 2017  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

In August, Compendex (on the Engineering Village platform) launched an updated interface, refreshed to improve usability.  According to the vendor’s information, “the new user interface will keep all the current … More


EZID Service Update: August 2017

August 28, 2017  |  Categories:  EZID,Infrastructure Services,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities EZID announced a major shift in its DOI service, scaling back its scope of business to encompass solely the University of California (UC). … More

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Update Delivered at ALA Annual 2017 WEST Member Meeting

August 28, 2017  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST members met during the June ALA Annual Conference in Chicago. Over 20 representatives of WEST member institutions were able to attend – hailing from California to Missouri. During the … More

WorldCat Discovery beta: Maintain filters from search to search

August 21, 2017  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on August 17, 2017 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at (Note that … More

UC Digital Library Forum 2018 — Call for Proposals

August 21, 2017  |  Categories:  Newsletter,Technology  |  Author: 

The UC Digital Library Forum meeting is happening @ UCR February 27 and 28, 2018.  The overall theme for this year’s conference is “Building the UC Digital Library: theory … More

Dash Receives Sautter Award for Innovation in Information Tech

August 16, 2017  |  Categories:  Dash,Newsletter,UC Curation Center (UC3)  |  Author: 

For the second year in a row, a California Digital Library service has captured a Larry L. Sautter Award for Innovation in Information Technology. This year the silver Sautter award went to … More

SPIE Digital Library moves to new platform

August 14, 2017  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The SPIE Digital Library is migrating from the Silverchair platform to a new SPIE Digital Library platform on Tuesday, August 15, 2017. Features of the new platform include improved search … More


Beaumont Yung Accepts Appointment at UCSF

August 11, 2017  |  Categories:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

After 10+ years of distinguished service at CDL, Beaumont is pursuing a tremendous new career opportunity at UCSF. Please join us in congratulating him on his new appointment as Director … More