CDLINFO News

WEST Program Assessment: survey results released

June 25, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In Spring 2014, WEST conducted a program assessment of its first three years. The assessment included a survey of all WEST members to collect valuable feedback about member views and priorities … More

Introducing Nancy Hoebelheinrich — DPLA Project Coordinator

June 25, 2014  |  Categories:  Digital Special Collections,Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

Please join us in welcoming Nancy Hoebelheinrich to the CDL, as the Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) Project Coordinator.  As part of a 9-month project (June 2014-February 2015) funded … More

Tags:

DMPTool Service Update: May 2014

June 20, 2014  |  Categories:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

    Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Launch! We launched the new version of the DMPTool (at dmptool.org), first to institutional administrators on May 19, and then to … More

UC3 Dash Service Update: May 2014

June 20, 2014  |  Categories:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

UC3 Dash is a systemwide service we are developing in partnership with UC campus libraries. It will allow UC campuses to provide an easy-to-use solution for the effective curation … More

WEST welcomes additional Archive Holders for cycle 4

June 20, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

In Archive Cycle 4, WEST will invite approximately 60 current members to participate as Archive Holders in the distributed archive; during previous cycles, approximately 20 members participated as Archive Holders. … More

New Tier 2 Licensed Resource – IOP ebooks

June 19, 2014  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Four campuses (Berkeley, Irvine, Los Angeles and San Diego) began participation in a Tier 2 opportunity for access to the IOP ebooks. http://uclibs.org/PID/263234  (B, I, LA, SD; on the IOP … More

Tags:

Melvyl Changes – Hold Your Horses!

June 19, 2014  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

The long-awaited ability to see MARC records is coming June 26, 2014 to WorldCat Discovery—the merger of FirstSearch WorldCat and WorldCat Local (aka Melvyl) — in what is called staff … More

HathiTrust – May 2014 Update

June 18, 2014  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

      Highlights from HathiTrust’s May update: HathiTrust released a statement on the Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Appeal Ruling. The HathiTrust Research Center released a new dataset, … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: June 2014

June 18, 2014  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

Once again the only major distributions for serials were for Open Access (229 titles). For monographs, our major distributions included titles for NBER (883), SuperStar (411 titles), Open Access (224 … More

WEST Phase 2 Systems Development Update

June 17, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

WEST is currently developing additional systems functions to support archiving activities, including a graphical user interface (or “dashboard”) to the existing print journal collections analysis system. The collections analysis system … More