Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: September 2014

September 12, 2014  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

For monographs, our major distributions included titles for Naxos (4999 titles), Springer (1402 titles), Wiley (208 titles), IEEE (152 titles), Apabi (100 titles), and YBP/Ebrary DDA (95 titles). For serials, … More

Calisphere in Atlantic Monthly Series

September 8, 2014  |  Categories:  Access & Publishing,Calisphere,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Calisphere is the University of California’s free public gateway to primary sources from across the state. Containing more than 240,000 unique digital items — such as photographs, letters, newspaper pages, and … More

EZID Service Update: August 2014

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

Recent Enhancements, News, and Activities The EZID Team introduced the long-awaited suffix-passthrough feature for ARK identifiers. Suffix- passthrough greatly reduces the management burden for large datasets. To … More

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HathiTrust – Cool Happenings in July

August 27, 2014  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Mass Digitization,Newsletter  |  Author: 

HTRC Awarded Grant to Build Cool Tool Exciting news for the HathiTrust Research Center! In July, HTRC was awarded a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to explore the “Billions … More

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Introducing the New Interlibrary Courier Service and the New ILL Courier Operations Team

August 22, 2014  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Newsletter,Resource Sharing  |  Author: 

The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) units of the UC Libraries have a new courier service that started August 7, 2014. We are once again working with Tricor Courier & Cargo Service, … More

WEST invites title nominations for deep backfiles to hold in place

August 22, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

Does your library have a deep print journal backfile you would be willing to archive in place on behalf of the region? WEST would like to invite member libraries to … More

Melvyl Enhancements: Availability on Brief and Call Numbers in Lists

August 20, 2014  |  Categories:  Discovery & Delivery,Melvyl,Newsletter  |  Author: 

In their latest installation of enhancements, OCLC fixed a bug where call numbers were not appearing in saved lists. In order to take advantage of this fix, it was necessary … More

Shared Cataloging Program (SCP) Monthly Update: August 2014

August 19, 2014  |  Categories:  Collection Development,Licensed Resources,Newsletter,Shared Cataloging  |  Author: 

I’m pleased to announce that on August 1st, Kate Garvey-Clasby was promoted to a Library Assistant V position. Being the successful candidate for the posted position, Kate’s responsibilities for batch … More

Identifier Wild Card! Introducing Suffix Pass-through

August 19, 2014  |  Categories:  EZID,Newsletter  |  Author: 

Earlier this year, the ARK resolver software was upgraded in some important ways, most of which were technical enhancements that improve performance and/or lay the groundwork for interesting things to … More

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WEST Strategic Planning Progress – Initial Recommendations for Change, 2016 and beyond

August 18, 2014  |  Category:  WEST  |  Author: 

On June 3rd, the WEST Executive Committee and Operations and Collections Council convened to review member feedback from the recent program assessment and plan for WEST’s future beyond 2016. A … More