UC3 Dash Service Update: April 2014

May 14, 2014  |  Categories:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities We are working closely with UC Berkeley to get the first instance of CDL-hosted Dash up and running. Stay tuned for more … More

WEST Strategic Planning Meeting June 3rd

May 12, 2014  |  Categories:  Newsletter,Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The WEST Executive Committee and Operations & Collections Council will meet on June 3 in Oakland, California to plan for subsequent WEST phases. The goals of WEST’s strategic planning this … More

Embed with HathiTrust: Putting Digital Books in Your Users’ Path

May 8, 2014  |  Categories:  Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Did you know that it’s easy to embed HathiTrust books in your website? You can embed any public domain book into HTML code.  Follow the instructions on the HathiTrust website or simply … More

Latest eScholarship Activity: Find It Here

May 6, 2014  |  Categories:  eScholarship,Newsletter,Publishing,UC Publishing Services (UCPubS)  |  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

EZID Service Update: April 2014

May 2, 2014  |  Categories:  Digital Preservation (UC3),Newsletter  |  Author: 

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities EZID responded to the widely reported OpenSSL “Heartbleed” bug by upgrading our OpenSSL installation and replacing our security certificates to eliminate this particular … More

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WorldCat Discovery Services beta is launched

April 30, 2014  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

On April 30, 2014 OCLC released the WorldCat Discovery Services beta to existing WorldCat Local customers. OCLC has provided campus-specific preview URLs for the WorldCat Discovery Services (Beta) interface. Links … More

WEST assessment survey a success!

April 30, 2014  |  Categories:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The “WEST Phase 2 Assessment Survey 2014” ran from March 5, 2014 through March 24, 2014. Thank you to all participants! We received a very good response rate, with a … More

Melvyl Enhancements – April 2014

April 28, 2014  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

OCLC brought in three enhancements to WorldCat Local impacting Melvyl on April 24, 2014, described below. The running list of release notes can be found at (Note that many … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: April 2014

April 24, 2014  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

I’m pleased to announce that SCP is now cataloging two high profile open access monographic collections, Knowledge Unlatched and the Directory of Open Access Books (DOAB). The UC’s are charter … More

WEST at ALA Annual 2014 in Las Vegas: Please RSVP if you plan to attend

April 23, 2014  |  Categories:  Shared Print,WEST  |  Author: 

The ALA Annual WEST Member Meeting is happening on Sunday, June 29, 2014 from 1-2:30 pm in LVCC-N120. This year, in addition to a general program update, we will also include … More