CDL office closure Dec. 22, 2016 PM – Jan. 2, 2017

December 22, 2016  |  Categories:  Newsletter,Staff News  |  Author: 

This year, UC’s Office of the President (UCOP), including the California Digital Library (CDL), will be officially closed during the Winter and New Year holiday periods from Thursday, December 22, 2016 … More

A New Look for All Journals on Scitation

December 19, 2016  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Licensed Resources  |  Author: 

All American Institute of Physics Publishing (AIP) journals and Member Society publications transitioned in December 2016 to a newly redesigned Scitation platform. Member Societies include: AVS (American Vacuum Society) … More


Cambridge Books Online, 2016-2018

December 15, 2016  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Licensed Resources  |  Author: 

The UC Libraries have acquired the Cambridge Books Online collection for systemwide access to Cambridge University Press eBooks published in 2016-2018.  All 10 campuses and CDL contributed toward this purchase. … More


Taylor & Francis: New UC Systemwide Agreement

December 14, 2016  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Licensed Resources  |  Author: 

CDL is pleased to announce that it has finalized an agreement on a new consortial contract for systemwide access to Taylor & Francis journals  effective with the 2016 calendar year.  … More


WorldCat Discovery beta: Cover art for every item

December 8, 2016  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Melvyl  |  Author: 

This month’s WorldCat Discovery installation on December 8, 2016 included the following new features and enhancements. The running list of release notes can be found at (Note that … More

DMPTool Service Update: November 2016

December 7, 2016  |  Categories:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities Bug fixes and enhancements: Our development efforts are mostly trained on the new Roadmap platform, however, there were a few DMPTool things that deserved attention this … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: December 2016

December 5, 2016  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Newsletter,Licensed Resources,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

For the month of November, our major serial record distributions include EBSCO journals (17 titles), Open Access journals (512 titles which include: DOAJ, 286 titles; PubMed Central online journals, … More

EZID Service Update: November 2016

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

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities On Nov. 10, John Kunze (EZID’s Lead Architect) presented at Pidapalooza, the first international conference dedicated to persistent identifiers. The full schedule … More

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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